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The 15 Best Chinese Restaurants In SF

<i>Food people in the know are going to tell you that if you want the best Chinese food in the Bay Area, these days you have to leave the city. This may</i> …

Magic happens when you combine soy sauce and butter

<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i><p>These last few weeks I’ve …

The Absolute Best Soup Dumplings in New York

<i>To declare the city’s best xiao long bao, otherwise known as soup dumplings, we wanted dough that was delicate without being flimsy and filled with</i> …

Food & Dining

10 major differences between rich and poor people

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I've been rich and I've been poor. I know both sides very well.<p>Growing up poor, I knew that I wanted to be rich. I …

Self-improvement

What Your Car Lease Really Costs: Five Points to Know

According to IHS Automotive, a quarter of all new-car buyers lease their vehicles, and the number goes up for luxury shoppers. For example, more than half of all retail buyers chasing a new BMW, Mercedes-Benz, or Lexus drive off in a leased vehicle. And while financing is a relatively …

Personal Finance

The World's Best Short Ribs Recipe

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>There are few dishes as satisfying in the winter as short ribs. But you don't want to make just any old short ribs -- you need a world-famous recipe.<p>Luckily we were able to sit down with chef Justin Smillie of Upland to talk about his …

Gabriela Cámara’s Recipe for Seafood and Chili Poblano Rice

This comforting rice dish from chef Gabriela Cámara of Mexico City’s Contramar gets its pretty color and bright flavor from mild poblano chilies. Tender pieces of flaky fish make it a meal.<p>By<p>Kitty Greenwald<p><b>AT GABRIELA CÁMARA’S</b> flagship restaurant, Contramar, in Mexico City, the dishes draw on a …

Mexico City

Know Your Lox and Nova from Your Gravlax

Because you're not really a deli pro unless you can pick out your lox and nova from your gravlax.<p>Deli speak is a language all its own: "I'll have an everything bialy with schmear and lox, please." Yet the hardest part of making it up to the counter—besides figuring out what you actually want to …

Seafood

30 Qualities of a Good Home Cook

Although you may not have put it into words, you likely have a sense of what you believe makes a good home cook. Some of us immediately think of our grandmothers or roommates or daughters or sons. (Some of us think of ourselves.)<p>And while all of these people probably function in the kitchen very …

Cooking

This Waffle Recipe Will Change Brunch Forever

Pancakes are easy, but achieving that perfect waffle ratio of crispy exterior and fluffy interior can be pretty tough. With the help of our friends at ChefSteps and some key ingredients, you'll be improving your breakfast game in no time. Get the recipe for yeasted waffles here.<p>Make …

The Hottest Restaurants in London Right Now, March 2018

More often than not, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: <i>Where should I eat right now?</i> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favourite chef just launched their follow-up effort. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and …

The 8 Healthiest Cheeses to Eat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p>Whether it's paired with wine or melted over a burger, cheese is where it's at. And not just because eating it makes life worth living.<p>Cheese is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in nutrients including protein, phosphorus, and don't forget calcium, says Jim White, …

2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400

The grown-up's sports car.<p>It seems an inescapable eventuality: Reach a certain age (it starts with a four) and the little irritations of sports cars—the noise, the vibrations, and their spartan nature—begin to grow into full-blown annoyances. Angling the nose to keep it from scraping on driveways, …

The Baking Steel Griddle Has Arrived

It's been a full year since I first announced the new Baking Steel Griddle. Since that day, I've received almost daily emails and Tweets inquiring about when it will be released to the public. I'm happy to announce that today, Baking Steel is finally ready to start taking discounted pre-orders from …

Oxygen Skincare Treatments

Mexican Noodle Casserole (Sopa Seca)

Heat oven to 350°. Grease an 8" x 8" baking dish with oil; set aside. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Working in two batches, add …

Casseroles

Zahav

98<p>5<p>1<p>Shares 104<p>I didn’t believe them when they told me, but when I was in Washington, D.C. a few months back, when having dinner with my friends Carol …

How to Make Indian Fried Chicken

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Michelle Peters-Jones of The Tiffin Box shows us why it's time for Indian spicy fried chicken to take the spotlight.</i><p>Chicken 65 might have an …

Chili Powder

Morel and Asparagus Spaghetti

Place morels and 8 cups boiling water in a bowl, set aside until morels are tender, about 30 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer mushrooms to a …

Asparagus

The 12 Hottest New Restaurants in Mexico City

Today, Eater heads to Mexico City to take a look at 12 buzzy spots from the past year. For this installment, food and travel writer Natalia de la Rosa has offered her picks for the hottest drinking and dining her city has to offer.<p>Locals in Mexico's capital are flocking to Enrique Olvera's …

The American People: Larry Kramer's Blistering Magnum Opus

"Why do they hate us?"<p><b>THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: LARRY KRAMER'S BLISTERING MAGNUM OPUS</b><p>by Lawrence D. Mass<p>"This is always history's greatest failure, its inability to believe what it sees, what, almost always, someone sees."<p>--Larry Kramer, <i>The American People</i><p>Larry Kramer<p>There's a paradox inherent in …

How to Pair Wine with Chicken Stews

Almost any time you’re pairing wine with chicken, you want to start by thinking about the sauce. Here, a few types of wines to try with different …

Wanna Be a Great Baker? Master Pâte à Choux First

Pate a choux is one baking recipe that you absolutely must master. Here's how to do it.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for</i> …

Baking

Winemaker David Lett's quest to make 'the great American pinot noir'

In 1966 David Lett and his wife, Diana, spent their honeymoon planting the first commercial pinot noir grapes in Oregon. "I wanted to make the great …

Wine & Spirits

Blind tasting 6 above-average California olive oils

<i>This is the second taste test presented by Muir Glen organic tomatoes. Find the vegetable stock taste test here.</i><p>Between bad weather and pests, olive …

The Best of the New Breed of Mattresses

There is no rest for the weary mattress shopper. Next to used car shopping and getting your fingers stuck in a sausage maker, it’s the kind of brutal …

Creamy Broccoli & Cannellini Bean Soup

This recipe requires a powerful blender or a food processor. I love soups and after much research over many months to find a blender that can puree …

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What to eat in Beijing

Mongolian lamb, Sichuan-style chilli-spiked crayfish and flaky flatbreads with sweet wafts of fried spring onions cooked before you. Beijing showcases the best of China's (and neighbouring) flavours, with a few surprising additions of its own. You’ll find Beijing’s food is as headstrong as its …

The Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

It has everything you need for an incredibly nutritious meal<p>This blueberry breakfast smoothie may be the definition of a perfectly balanced breakfast. Created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Nutrition Adviser Michael Roussell, Ph.D., it has a healthy 42-gram dose of protein—which will help you feel fuller the rest …