Michael Rocchins

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Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

Flank Steak on Texas Toast with Chimichurri Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a substantial sandwich,tender flank steak that I marinaded in chimichurri and pan seared. I grilled the brioche that's cut extra thick, made a chimichurri mayonnaise, and added slices of fresh tomato. The steak would be equally delicious grilled. - sdebrango —sdebrango<p><b>Food52</b> …

Jagermeister Shotmeister

Pour ice-cold shots of your favorite anise-flavored liqueur just like they do out at the bar with the Jagermeister Shotmeister ($200). This tap …

Prawn Green Curry

Curries

Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland

If you’ve got “See the northern lights” on your bucket list, you may want to start planning a trip to Swedish Lapland later this year because your chances of catching the aurora borealis are pretty high. NASA is predicting that the strongest solar explosions of the last decade (called “solar …

Eat, Pray, Love your way through Italy

More than six million people have read <i>Eat Pray Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert's account of her year-long trip through Italy, India and Bali. But seriously, how did she ever make it past eating in Italy?<p>After sampling Rome's gelato, departures require serious discipline – plus maybe some non-refundable …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Florence and Venice Sites in Inferno by Dan Brown

01 of 12<p>Boboli Gardens<p>Robert Langdon and his new partner, Sienna Brooks, start their quest in the Boboli Gardens, a huge park behind the <i>Pitti Palace</i>, …

5 Must Hit Bars While Backpacking Through Europe

Backpacking through Europe can be one wild ride, especially if you know the best places to meet fellow travelers and locals along the way. Below are some of the top bars to check out while you are on your great adventure that will fit your budget and surely fuel incredible stories to take home with …

Rome, Italy: The Colosseum

Japanese noodles for beginners

<i>This is an excerpt from the Eating chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>Tokyo</i> <i>guide.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine how Tokyo could function without noodles. From traditional Japanese staples such as <i>soba</i> and <i>udon</i> to that much beloved Chinese import that is <i>rāmen</i>, Tokyoites slurp down an impressive amount of noodles in …

Japan

Costa’s First World Cruise to Sail from China in 2014

If you’ve ever dreamed of taking a world cruise, consider this new—albeit unusual—option: Costa Atlantica‘s first world cruise departing Shanghai, …

Demand for International Travel Through the Roof

According to Hipmunk, demand for international travel is at an all-time high, which is great news for certain people in the hospitality industry. This doesn't just include Americans heading overseas for their vacations, but a slew of international travelers are also coming to America for their …

Profit

A Boozy Pub Crawl in London (VIDEO)

In the British capital, I met up with James Dowdeswell, a local comedian who actually grew up in a pub! The plan was to sample a few brews at his favorite boozers in East London but our pub crawl got interrupted! And I'm glad it did. Watch the video to find out why.<p>Please subscribe to my Youtube …

East London

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Sunday Brunch: Eggs Baked in Avocado

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If your first response to a baked avocado dish is "gross," I beg you to consider …

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Most doctors will gladly agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But breakfast is also the most fun meal of the day — and the most delicious. So why endure a sub-par cup of coffee and a lowly, dry-tasting muffin? Let’s redeem ourselves and make breakfast for dinner!<p>I like to …

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14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Gallery14 Taco Recipes We Love for Your Cinco De Mayo Fiesta<p>With Cinco de Mayo coming up, we collected all of our favorite taco recipes. Everything from carnitas and barbacoa to vegetarian fillings like charred asparagus and butternut squash. And we couldn't forget the breakfast taco. Check out all …

Orange-Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Sick of tomatoes but still craving salsa? This sweet and tangy orange-tomatillo salsa will do you just right.<p><b>Read more: Sauced: Orange-Tomatillo Salsa</b><p>Ingredients1 pound (about 8 medium) tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and halved3/4 cup finely chopped white onion (about 1 medium onion)1 tablespoon …

Morning Mug

Morning Mug is a fun, temperature-sensitive mug. The mug changes its appearance once you pour something hot into it! The clever design by Damion …

Salt And Pepper Mills | By Vipp

We love a clean, minimal, functional design…we recently discovered these Salt And Pepper Mills by Danish homeware store Vipp. The heavy duty mills …

Jeep Action Camper

The Jeep Action Camper is an expedition ready slide-on camper developed for two passengers. The complete unit can be taken on or off in very little …

Automatic App

Automatic is a clever little device you can plug into your car´s data port which then makes a connection wirelessly with your smartphone. It helps …

Beaver Pencil Sharpener | By Alessi

How cool is this little guy? The Beaver Pencil Sharpener is a collaboration of artist Rodrigo Torres for iconic Italian design brand Alessi. The …

Cordito Cord Wrap

There are some great products on Etsy, our latest crush is this stylish Cordito Cord & Plug Organizer made by Mike Macadaan from "This is Ground" …