Darragh Twomey

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How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

Who's the burger king? Dallas whups Austin in Top 50 Burgers list

It's a big moment for burger lovers: For the second time in seven years, <i>Texas Monthly</i> has just published its list of the 50 greatest hamburgers in …

Texas

48 hours in New Orleans

Arriving in New Orleans can seem like turning up to a party in a time-warp. Folk sip cocktails on colonial-era balconies, and restaurants thrum with buzzy gossip just like they have done since the 19th century.<p>But this vibrant city is not stuck in the past. New cocktail bars, inventive eateries and …

New Orleans

30+ Unbelievable Places That Look Like They’re From Another Planet

These out-of-this-world photos will make you feel like you're on another planet. Why spend years training to be an astronaut when you explore strange …

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Cooking

16 of America's Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Hiking

5 Best Barbecue Restaurants

The great debate over who has the best barbecue is a hot topic for aficionados. While some prefer Texas brisket, others swear by sweet and tangy Southern-style ribs. Our vote? We love it all!<p>The great debate over who has the best barbecue is a hot topic for aficionados. While some prefer Texas …

Kansas City

5 Legendary Central Texas Barbecue Joints

Aaron Franklin might be the biggest thing to come out of Texas in the past decade. The self-taught barbecue pitmaster and proprietor of Franklin …

The Best BBQ Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor

It's bacon-wrapped EVERYTHING season, y'all.<p>TripAdvisor has announced its annual lineup of the best barbecue restaurants in America, based on traveler reviews and ratings.<p>The top 10 includes restaurants with smoky-sweet stacks of slow-cooked ribs, ooey-gooey macaroni and even a bacon-covered …

Fort Myers

The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Las Vegas

Whether it's a day of shopping and dining in the suburbs to the latest celebrity-chef spots, we've got you covered.<p><i>By Lesley Balla</i><p>The Las Vegas restaurant scene is hotter than ever, from the flashiest new mega-restaurants on the Strip to unconventional steakhouses in the suburbs. Whatever you're …

Las Vegas

It's Official: Austin is America's Next Great Food Town

A renegrade wave of talented chefs with Texas-size ambitions and rock-and-roll swagger is turning Austin into the country's next next seat for great …

Top restaurants with the Best Breakfast in Las Vegas

If there’s one defining meal in Las Vegas, it’s breakfast. Sure, dinner usually gets the attention, especially at all those award-winning restaurants …

Las Vegas

These Are the 10 Best Places to Eat, According to Instagram

Consider this your cross-country eating and 'gramming bucket list.<p>If you're like most of Instagram's 400 million users, you probably snap a pic before digging in to whatever dish or drink you've ordered. From kitschy doughnuts to five-star dinners to cliché latte art, food has totally infiltrated …

Top Quality Fast Food Spots in Los Angeles, Summer 2018

Los Angeles is where fast food really took off, mainly due to cars, a desire for convenience, and inexpensive ingredients. Thankfully, Angelenos are starting to move past the mega chains like McDonald's and Jack in the Box in favor of smarter quick-service fare. Of course, the original great fast …

Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S.

• Porto’s Bakery & Cafe (Burbank, CA) – Link<br>• Cheese Board Pizza (Berkeley, CA) – Link<br>• Paseo (Seattle, WA) – Link<br>• Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que (Kansas City, …

7 tips for food-loving travelers to find the best, most authentic eats

So you’ve saved up for an epic vacation to Chicago, Los Angeles, New York …or Bangkok, and you’re asking all your friends and pleading on Facebook for suggestions on where you should eat. But if you’re looking for a trip built around authentic eats, you may have to work a little harder, according …

These are the hottest new restaurants in New York City, according to food insiders

RoundTable is an online restaurant guide powered by local experts, where you can discover great new places to eat. Award-winning chefs, internationally acclaimed sommeliers, and popular food writers curate lists of the best places to dine and drink in New York City and beyond.<p>Here, some of those …

New York City

The 50 best restaurants in America

A great meal at an outstanding restaurant can be a life-changing experience. But with new places popping up every day, it can be difficult to decide which spots are worth your time — and hard-earned cash.<p>We combined six noteworthy lists compiled by food critics, experts, and diners to come up with …

San Francisco

The Best Farm-to-table Restaurant in Every State

These incredible restaurants all pride themselves on sourcing ingredients locally, but they also go way beyond that. From only serving sustainable …

100 best places in the U.S. for brunch, including 16 in California

Just in time for Mother's Day, OpenTable has come out with its crowd-sourced list of what its users say are the 100 best brunch places in America.<p>New York topped the list of brunchable spots with 20 restaurants, and California came in second with these 16 (many of which have Mother's Day menus, in …

Eating America: A Coast-to-Coast Culinary Road Trip With Jane and Michael Stern

When we released the first edition of our guidebook <i>Roadfood</i>, back in 1977, food oracles and academic fusspots had been lamenting the fact that American food had gone downhill; that it was getting too homogenized, too corporate, and too bland. Our response had been to set out in our car to find …

The 21 Best Diners in America

We ate pie, drank milkshakes, and confusedly stared at birch beer for a while.<p>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers<p>A quality diner is like a minor league utility player: always ready in an emergency, does a few things well, and tends to have long experience spending time in weird, little towns. Our …

The Breakfast Club

Online Database Breaks Down the Power of the World’s Passports

The power of your passport can make all the difference when planning a trip abroad. Some countries' passports grant travelers access to most nations …

Where to Eat + Drink Outside: The Ultimate Guide to San Francisco's Patio Scene

Come every sunny day in San Francisco, whether it's Saturday or Wednesday, SF shares the collective urge for cocktails on a patio.<p>When the mythical …

6 Fruit-Infused Detox Water Recipes

A delicious detox water should be on your personal drink menu if you’re looking to get in shape or adapt a healthier diet.<p>My detox water recipes are …

Vegans Have Healthier Gut Bacteria, Study Suggests

Recently, more and more research is showing that having a healthy gut bacteria is key to overall health. A well-balanced microbiome can help with digestion, cholesterol levels, mental health, immune function and more.<p>It's clear that what you eat can directly affect your gut bacteria, but what is …

Plant-Based Diet

Can Festival Food Be Healthy? 6 Game-Changing Snacks at Panorama That Add Up to Yes

Ah, festival food: The endless onslaught of overpriced beer and chili cheese fries that leaves you blissed out then, alas, inevitably bloated. Yet Panorama, a brand-new New York City outing from the brains behind Coachella, just might change that game this weekend, with a well-curated lineup of …

Food

How Diet Soda Ruined My 20s

I lost eight years of my youth stuck in bed with horrible migraines.<p>​<p>I spent a large part of my 20s confined to my bedroom with the blinds shut because of chronic migraines. When I'd cancel plans last minute, people assumed I was using my condition as an excuse, but they didn't understand how badly …

Remove strawberry tops with a straw, separate eggs with a bottle and soften cold butter under a glass: Genius food hacks guaranteed to save you time in the kitchen

You'll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't want to cut a corner and speed up cooking's most laborious and messy moments.<p>Even if you're a …