Diane Soriano-Bonfert

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The Complete App Toolkit For Your Next Budget Travel Adventure

Travel expands the mind, broadens your palette (and your palate), opens your worldview and, for many, drains your wallet. But travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can often be a more enriching experience to show up with a budget, because it means you look more closely at the places you …

Napa's Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms

From an art-filled atrium to a subterranean space inspired by Roman architecture, here are the most beautiful places to drink wine in the Napa …

Inside Wrigley Field, The Scorekeepers Stay True To Baseball's Beginnings

Modern technology has advanced the game of baseball in many ways. Teams use computer models to help strategize, data analytics to find the best players, and even tablets in the dugouts to instantly review plays. But the game itself can move at a leisurely pace — and some traditions may never change …

9 Things You Should Never Skimp on When Traveling

A few smart splurges can make your trip a lot more fun<p>Travel should be pleasurable — not stressful. While it’s almost inevitable for something to go …

The 50 Most Romantic Paris Spots You've Never Seen Before

Just when you thought it couldn't possibly get any better.<p>Paris is often considered the most romantic city in the world—and it's easy to see why. There's the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the "I love you" wall, the Louvre, and the list goes on. And, while these these places will absolutely …

14 of the quirkiest European Airbnbs you can actually stay in

A plane. A PLANE.<p>If you're in the market for an alternative holiday destination or something a bit out of the ordinary, Airbnb have rounded up 14 super quirky and unique places you can rent right now in Europe. And from a boat to an actual plane, it's safe to say your travelling pics will …

The Differences Between Champagne, Prosecco and Cava

They all sparkle, but that's where the similarities end.<p>As any student of Wayne's World can tell you, not all that sparkles is Champagne. Here's how …

Make Spain’s Most Famous Tapa with Just Three Ingredients

One of them is an everyday supermarket snack.<p>Today, Justin Chapple (<i>Food & Wine</i>’s friendly neighborhood Mad Genius) shows us an easy way to make a …

How to Buy Better Flour for Home Baking Projects

If you’re not seeking out quality flour, you should start—just ask these professional baking nerds.<p>For those of us who can digest wheat, the war on …

Tesla wants everyone to know: The Model 3 won’t be more advanced than the Model S

With Tesla poised to begin Model 3 production in just about three months, the company in recent weeks has taken steps to temper unreasonably high …

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

Drain the swamp

Let us tell you about a recent day in New York City.<p>We left a meeting and opened our smartphones to call an Uber. A car picked us up within 3 minutes and took us to our offices in the West Village. A cab used to cost $25 for this ride, but now an Uber is $9. While on the way, Arvind jotted …

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Listen up! Your weeds are trying to tell you something.<p>Like all varieties of plants, individual weeds thrive in particular conditions. Some like it …

Gardening

11 Cakes that Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it <i>now</i>. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it—no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

The coolest people under 40 in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley revolves around the minds of tech pioneers that are striving to burst through the industry ceiling each year.<p>These innovators have the power and ambition to change the way we think and live.<p>Business Insider recently released its annual Silicon Valley 100 list, highlighting the people …

Silicon Valley

Warren Buffett Says This Is the Best Investment Most People Can Buy

You won't get rich quickly, though.<p>Warren Buffett is arguably the best stock picker of all time, so it’s no surprise that during turbulent times, …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates | Inc.com

If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes unconventional--advice for your people …

This Is the Best Restaurant You've Never Heard Of | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It had begun to rain.<p>We'd just arrived in Lisbon. We were jet-lagged out of our minds.<p>At least we had a couple of days before my business meetings started.<p>I tend to travel without researching. …

Business Strategy

Rise and shine: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for home-baked bread

In last week’s column, I said that bread baking is a pretty daunting proposition to many people, and that flatbreads were perhaps the ideal gateway to this wonderful art, because they’re often just cooked in a pan and need little or no fermentation. Well, I’ve picked today’s recipes to show that …

Baking

Culture predictions for 2017

Telegraph culture critics offer up their predictions for 2017, including the continued rise of on demand TV and the best art exhibitions, theatre and films to look forward to in the coming year.<p>On demand TV in 2017: <i>Anne of Green Gables, American Gods</i> and JK Rowling's <i>Strike Series</i><p>By Ben Lawrence, …

Blade Runner

11 Things You Need to Ban From Your Kitchen

It might be hard (R.I.P. cookie jar), but you'll thank us later.<p>Kitchens are the heart of the home, and just like with your blood-pumping organ, it's important to keep it clean and healthy. These sneaky things may be spreading germs, adding stress, or causing you to overeat. Ditch 'em today.<p>1. …

Cleaning

Slow Cooker Mushroom Stroganoff with Egg Noodles

Using butter and olive oil together when sautéing the mushrooms is not traditional, but it adds a bit of richness to the stroganoff that you can't …

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Pumpkin Pie Cake<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>45 mins<p>Total time<p>1 hour<p>A favorite holiday staple turned into an easy and delicious cake! This Pumpkin Pie …

The 2016 Michelin Stars for San Francisco Are Announced

The French restaurant guide made its announcement for awards in the Bay Area today and the biggest news is that <b>Manresa</b>, David Kinch’s …

5 pieces in the Broad collection that highlight Pop art history and its almost immediate impact

T<p>he Broad collection is especially strong in classic 1960s Pop art and its subsequent offshoots. Here are three Pop masterpieces by Ed Ruscha, Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein, plus two by John Baldessari and Richard Artschwager that show Pop's almost immediate impact on other artistic …

9 Tips and Tricks for Using a Slow Cooker

Save money by doing these DIY projects yourself

These DIY projects can be done for minimal costs and maximum benefit.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

15 smart questions to ask at the end of every job interview

So, when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way to determine if you'd be happy working for this employer, and whether your goals are aligned with theirs.<p>"The very process of asking questions …