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Cream Cheese Frosting

Try Martha Stewart's quick and easy cream cheese frosting recipe! Cream cheese frosting is a delicious delight atop cupcakes and a favorite on pumpkin cake, carrot cake and more!

Dessert

Explore Parts Unknown – Eat, Drink, Know, Go: The world according to Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

Top 10 Food Markets

Scruffy and chaotic or orderly and refined, the world’s street markets offer fresh, local—and often cheap—seasonal produce, alongside a slice of local life.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Food Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>St. Lawrence, Toronto, Canada</b><br>This farmers market emporium has operated since 1803, …

Top 10

We try Japan's top-ranked hotel breakfast for ourselves, find out if it's worth the trip to Kobe

For anyone who has stayed in a Japanese hotel, you know that <b>the breakfast can be a little lacking</b>. We aren’t talking about a ryokan, which is a …

Life in the land of the golden temples: A mesmerising tour of Burma’s monks, sea gypsies and spellbinding sites

• <b>Photographer David Heath captured the country in his book Burma: An Enchanted Spirit</b>• <b><br>The Californian spent five years snapping everything from monks</b> …

Burma

20 Design Rules You Should Never Break – Learn

<i>Just like with any profession or discipline, design comes with some rules.</i><p>While breaking design rules is allowed and even (in some circumstances) …

Graphic Design

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Design

Free Things to Do in Tokyo

With a population that simultaneously embraces unapologetic trendiness and centuries-old traditions, Tokyo presents travelers with paradoxical experiences at every turn. Kimono-clad women amble past contemporary architectural masterpieces. Well-dressed young professionals enjoy a tea ceremony …

Japan

I Ate The Best Carrot Cake In The Entire World

On a Friday in January, I had the great pleasure and privilege of consuming The Best Carrot Cake In The Entire World. It was a good start to 2015, to say the least.<p>The cake was inconceivably moist. It wasn't too sweet, and it was full of texture. Never have I ever.<p>Ming Lim, the general manager of …

Live shrimp covered in ants, anyone? Noma's Japanese restaurant serves up a rare treat

The world’s best restaurant has opened a pop-up in Tokyo and its still-twitching, slightly gruesome menu, has critics salivating<p>Tokyo’s restaurants are celebrated for serving the freshest seafood on the planet.<p>But at his new pop-up in the Japanese capital, the celebrated chef behind Noma, Rene …

Japan

The Best New Restaurants Around the World According to Travel + Leisure

Another day, another list: <i>Travel + Leisure</i> officially published its Best New Restaurants in the world list. What sets the collection apart is that it is isolated to "<b>11 of the world's most compelling food capitals</b>" like London, New York City, Istanbul, Mexico City, and beyond.<p>In Istanbul, three …

Where To Find The Best Sushi In Tokyo

Obviously, if you love sushi, Tokyo is probably your number one foodie vacation destination, but Tokyo is a big place! There are plenty of excellent sushi restaurants-and plenty of great ones at that. But for seriously fresh sushi, there might be no better place than right off the boat.<p>And if you …

The Psychedelic Posters and Graphic Design of Japan's Tadanori Yokoo

View Gallery<p>One of the most well-known, influential, and transcedent artists of post-war Japan, Tadanori Yokoo has one of the best styles of …

5 Posh Apartment Interiors

• 1 |<br>• Architect: Sergey Makhno<p>The first apartment comes from architect Sergey Makhno and uses many neutral colors to create a simple but luxurious …

Interior Design

Articles about celebrating city’s best restaurant design dodla on Dwell.com - Dwell

Making the most of an overlooked lot, this modern home rises over the surrounding neighborhood to capture snowcapped views.<p>Last week, we shared our discoveries from Caravana Americana by LAGO, Mexico City’s design fair that showcased the best of Latin...<p>The 20 finalists in the Your Design City …

Mexico City

Articles about 7 modern rug ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>Whether it’s a …

Los Angeles

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The Road to Serendipity

Here are ten around-the-world ways to pack awe into your next trip.<p>Every travel tale needs a plot twist—a fluke, a folly, a fortunate turn that leads to new worlds. In 1754 Horace Walpole gave name to these happy accidents: He called them “serendipities,” a term derived from the ancient Persian …

Travel

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China

Japanese village converted into gorgeous open-air museum makes an easy day-trip escape from Tokyo

There’s a lot to love about Tokyo. Aside from the sheer energy of being the most bustling metropolis in Japan, it’s home to some amazing modern …

21 Best Selling Script & Calligraphy Fonts – 97% Off

I’m such a sucker for these awesome font package deals and I do apologize in advance for burning a hole in your pocket, but these are just too good …

Typography

Holy Cake! 18 Crazy Crepe Cakes to Make for Your Sweetie

There’s nothing quite like a sky-high layer cake to turn heads. Shake up your stacked cake game with an unexpected, straight-from-the-griddle twist. What? That’s right. These 18 crepe-based creations are totally stunning, without even having to fire up the oven. Bon appetit!<p>1. Pistachio Coconut …

Cambodia

Asia Travel

Firenze – Italian Restaurant Identity by Sarah Le Donne

Brand identity design by Sarah Le Donne for Firenze, a traditional Italian restaurant.<p>Sarah Le Donne is a graphic designer and art director based in …

Graphic Design

Pleno – Restaurant Identity by Futura

Pleno, an Art Deco inspired restaurant identity.<p>Futura, a Monterrey, Mexico based independent design studio has created this fresh and colorful …

Graphic Design

Arigatou, Tokyo: How to Maximize a Trip to Japan on a Limited Budget

Arigatou, Tokyo: How to Maximize a Trip to Japan on a Limited Budget<p>If you had told me that I would be in Tokyo in 2014 for a week with only a month …

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

Travel Photography

Hyperrealism with Pencil and Ink by: Karla Mialynne