Eric Gerstein

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Don't chuck that watermelon skin | Waste Not

Next time you buy a watermelon, don’t throw the skin in the bin – instead, make it the star of the show in a rather moreish pickle<p>A juicy watermelon is a joy in summer: thirst-quenching, sweet and cooling. Its shape and colour are a universally recognised symbol, an emoji for hot weather and good …

Small Spaces

The best upstate New York resorts

Best upstate New York resorts<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy The Sagamore<p>The Sagamore Resort<p>Poised on the southern end of Lake George’s Green Island, the …

10 Sandwiches to Eat in Italy Before You Die

Add these regional panini to your bucket list, and get to work.<p>Italy is one of the great sandwich nations of the world. A leader in cured meats, …

No-Mayo Peperonata Pasta Salad

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Want to know how to change hearts and minds about pasta salad? Make this one for your next backyard BBQ or picnic with friends. Peperonata—the classic Southern Italian side dish of sweet peppers, onions, and tomatoes melted in olive oil—is a swell companion to pasta. It’s packed full …

Recipes

Campo Dei Fiori Market and Nightlife in Rome, Italy

Campo dei Fiori, a piazza in the historic center of Rome, is one of the top squares in Rome. By day, the square is the site of the city's best known …

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Laissez-Faire

The Simplest Ways to Make the Best of a Fear of Flying

Aviophobia, or the fear of flying, is not confined to first-time flyers but is also experienced by more seasoned air travelers. Dr. Nadeen White is …

Florida

Best New York City Stores for Foodies

One of the greatest things about shopping in New York City is that there is a store for nearly everything; you just need to know where to go. For …

New York City

20 of Toronto’s best dumplings

Our favourite soup-filled, pan-fried, perfectly pinched pouches

The Sandwich King of Astoria

It’s early morning, but Sal, Kris & Charlie’s Deli, a small shop in Astoria, Queens, which specializes in supersize sandwiches, is full of customers with lunch on their minds.<p>The deli, set between a laundry and a private house in the shadow of the Amtrak overpass near the Astoria- Ditmars Boulevard …

The best xiaolongbao in Shanghai: where to eat soup dumplings in China’s biggest city

Legend has it that Huang Mingxian, owner of a snack shop and bakery in the village of Nanxiang, now part of Shanghai, set out to reimagine the …

Selling

To truly experience this Italian eatery, step inside its dry-aged meat locker

In the last few years, Toronto's Design District corridor of Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue West has slowly been seeing a ramp up of food and drink …

A Tourist Trap-Free Restaurant Guide to New Orleans

Before any trip to New Orleans, friends and relatives will bombard you with lists of places you <i>have</i> to go. Think bead tossing on Bourbon Street, …

35 Iconic French Quarter Dining Experiences

No fail spots for every dining situation in the Vieux Carre<p>So you've never been to the French Quarter. First of all, welcome. Second of all, do not just immediately head to Bourbon street. Instead, Eater NOLA suggests approaching the Vieux Carre with an eye for the must-visit spots, from the oldest …

11 things every foodie should eat in Rome

Italians are famous for their food the world over, and for good reason. But there's more to the country's cuisine than spaghetti and pizza. Here's how to taste each of Rome's great food experiences<p>1. Join the city's high society for a refined Roman brunch at Ciampini<p>Caffè Ciampini has a satisfying …

Find the best international market in NYC

Best international market in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Yelp/Cathy B.<p>Shopping, Grocery stores<p>Kalustyan's<p>Kalustyan’s is a chili head’s utopia. This …

East Village

There's a magically easy way to get more space on your iPhone

Running out of storage is one of the worst things that can happen to your iPhone. And if you have a 16GB model, you probably run into the problem all too often.<p>We've already highlighted several clever ways to recover storage space on your iPhone. But nothing is quite as easy as a trick that's been …

iTunes

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Food in NYC

The are hundreds of Chinese restaurants in New York City, and they're only getting better.<p>Thank greater regional diversity of the city's immigrant communities. More discerning diners with higher standards for good food. And a growing sense of competition among restaurants to win us over. But for …

A Noste

Although I’m trying to make it less-so, it’s rare that I go out to lunch with friends. People tend to think that everybody in Paris sits around all …

The Holy Rock Star of Italian Cured Ham Is Hosting "Pilgrims" at His Magical Retreat

If you love violins, Stradivarius is obviously your go-to guy. If you're a worshipper of frescoes, Giotto is probably your man. Unfortunately, neither man is with us any longer. But if you can find art in artisanal Italian cured pork -- that otherworldly Italian specialty known as salumi, borne of …