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Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

National Parks

22 Superb Sandwich Shops in NYC

In New York, a sandwich is an argument waiting to happen. While Americans all over can name their favorites, in Manhattan alone, the variety of delis, pita shacks, torta-slinging Mexican cafes, and newfangled American lunch stands is enough to keep any enthusiast of the bread-based meal busy for …

Greenwich Village

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Pounds — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

The Roast Chicken We’re Still Not Over—9 Years Later

Jennifer Hess joined Food52 “back when it was in the beta stage.” Since then, she’s won a recipe contest <b>eight times</b> (short rib chili! linguine with sardines!) and tallied up <i>28</i> community picks. (Go, Jennifer!) Also since then, our website—and Jennifer’s life—both have changed, a lot. She now has two …

Cooking

4 Reasons to Go to Belgium

Bordered by France, Germany, and the Netherlands, little Belgium is often overlooked. Yet it manages to squeeze an amazing amount into a landmass …

Remembrance Day

Around The World In 29 Sandwiches

Bread + things in bread = the universal language.

16 Excellent New Lunch-Only Dishes (Plus a Bunch of Burgers)

If you actually have a job where you can get away for lunch, you owe it to yourself to make it count: Restaurants around town are becoming …

The 10 Best Bagel Shops In New York City

There must be something magical in the water here in New York that gets the perfect amount of chewiness outside and softness inside.<p>Our friends at Yelp helped us put together a list of the top 10 bagel shops in the city.<p>Yelp reviewers named the Upper West Side's Absolute Bagels their number one …

Manhattan

The 10 Best Cheese Shops In New York City

Our friends at Yelp helped us put together a list of the best cheese shops in New York. The winner, Murray's Cheese, was so lauded by customers that Yelpers actually voted both shop locations in the top 10.<p>From a "stinky" cheese shop in Brooklyn to an East Village gem that delivers, here are the 10 …

Cheese

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

Japan

10 Reasons to Go Eat in Brooklyn

From crabs in Red Hook to pizza in Bushwick, there are plenty of great eateries all over Brooklyn. Check out our list below of some of the best restaurants in the borough from Williamsburg's Nitehawk Cinema, where you can enjoy dinner and a movie at the same time, to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, which now …

Food Trucks

The 100 Hottest Restaurants In The US

The restaurant reservation website compiled the list by surveying over 5 million diners who ranked about 19,000 American restaurants as hot spots.<p>The restaurants span 21 states in the U.S., and include everything from trendy restaurants to hotel lounges and nightclubs that serve food.<p>Here's the …

California

11 Truly Old-School Red Sauce Italian Joints in NYC

Nowhere in the world does red sauce Italian American fare as competently as New York City. The cuisine was born here, where names of dishes have taken on slang: Gabagool is capicola, galamad is calamari, moozadell is mozzarella. The youngest restaurant on this list was born in 1981, while the …

11 Great New Places to Get Ice Cream During the August Heat

<i>Top scoop, from left: Peach-Yogurt (Fresco Gelateria); Blueberry-Mojito Sorbet (Itizy); Celery Sorbet (OddFellows); Melon Sorbetto (L’Albero dei</i> …

How to Save Money on Phone Data Abroad

<i>Photo Courtesy Ajv123ajv/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello</i><p>You probably know someone who has returned from overseas with a horror story about a crazy-big -- and utterly unexpected -- mobile phone or tablet bill. In some cases people have been socked with five-figure tabs for using …

Mobile

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

The Korean Secret To Poreless Skin

You’ve heard it all before: "American BB is not like the Korean BB; Korean makeup is a decade ahead in science." Yet, when you ask around as to why, …

Miss Universe

10 Best Ski Resorts for Summer Fun

The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, the best resorts in the country ramp up their offerings and really come alive in the summer months. Biking, alpine slides, golf, and fly fishing are …

Skiing

5 Great Small-Space Reading Nooks

Built within the Mapledene Road house, designed by Platform 5 Architects, a glass box juts out from the structure creating a dreamy, sun-filled …

Interior Design

The 5 Eyeliners I Swear Are 100 Percent Smudge-Proof

And I've tested roughly one-zillion of them.<p>Here's a short list of things I hate: 1. smudged eyeliner. Yes, that's my entire list, because (almost) nothing frustrates me more than seeing my meticulously applied eyeliner melt beneath my lashes or leave a stamp of black across my lids by noon.<p>And if …

Makeup

The 26 Most Raved-About Retinols and Why You Should Be Using Them

Skin Care

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

I Could Eat a Whole Plate of These Sweet & Spicy Cauliflower Bites — Delicious Links

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

Cooking

Yotam Ottolenghi’s noodle recipes

I’m often asked what my guilty food pleasure is, and my reply is usually: “I don’t mix guilt with pleasure.”But if pressed, I’ll come up with another answer: “Pot Noodles.” I know several chefs who are more than happy to pour boiling water into a plastic cup for their dinner, especially after many …

Soysauce

6 Symptoms That Point to a Magnesium Deficiency (and How to Treat It)

Most of us aim to eat balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or at least two of the three (on a good day). But we haven't really gone over …

8 Must-See Cities of Eastern Europe

Surprisingly modern, thrillingly packed with people, and budget-friendly as can be, Eastern Europe should be on your list this year. Not only will fall flights be cheaper, but the U.S. dollar is strong against many Eastern European currencies. Aside from all that, you can expect to see some …

European Travel

Six Swiss Mountain Villages for the Ultimate Escape

Our picks for mountain villages guaranteed to help you hit the rest button.<p>The Swiss Alps are popular for a lot of reasons, but what about a …

Skiing

7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

<i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head straight to Ikea. But 1) the lines. And …

IKEA

The One-Pot Lentil Soup That's Perfect for the First Chilly Days of Spring

Today, you requested a soup recipe with beans. We think you're gonna like this one-hour, one-pot meal.<p><i>Welcome to the second annual Bon Appétit Readers’ Choice Week, where we’re committed to celebrating the people who make what we do all worthwhile (that’s you!). As part of the festivities, we’re</i> …

Food Preservation

The 12 Best Food Blog Recipes of 2014

<i>We've gathered (some of) our favorite recipes from the world of food blogs in 2014. Which would you add to our list?</i><p>2014 was a great year for food blogs. We saw so many innovative, beautiful, and -- most importantly -- delicious recipes over the last 12 months. From gummy bear sangria and …