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Italian Fans Call Shaw’s New San Lorenzo the Real Deal

Shaw’s latest Italian restaurant, San Lorenzo, debuted last month with a lineup of seasonal pastas and specialty cocktails amid a cozy rustic-meets-modern setting.<p>The new neighborhood hot spot comes from Massimo Fabbri, the seasoned chef turned restaurateur behind D.C. power dining spot Tosca. San …

Italy

Secrets of a US$35 soy sauce sun-dried and double fermented in Hong Kong the old-fashioned way | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

“Are you steaming fish with this? It’s also great with short ribs,” says Chau Wing-cheong, the third-generation owner of Tai Ma Sauce, offering …

Hong Kong

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

Washing Machines

How to Make Switchel, a Spicy-cool Caribbean Cocktail

A spicy-cool beverage that dates to the 17th-century Caribbean, the switchel has recently caught on with modern-day bartenders, who’ve revived the …

Cocktails

This fruity frozen float is summer in a glass

It was on one of those swampy Toronto afternoons, the ones that are impossibly hot, humid and clammy all at once, when my mother and I got on the topic of limeade. We specifically craved <i>nimbu pani</i> (<i>nimbu</i> meaning lemon in Hindi and <i>pani</i> is water). It is basically Indian lemonade and an utterly …

Recipes

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

c:recipes

The Secret to Perfectly Fried Fish Is an Ingredient You Probably Have in Your Pantry

The universally loved fish fry—from Lenten Fridays to slaw- and hush puppy-filled summer gatherings—transforms flaky white fillets into golden-fried …

Kitchens

Todd Snyder Teams Up With Timex on the Hand-Wound "Blackout" Marlin

A stylish blacked-out version of the original<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Last year, American menswear designer Todd Snyder partnered with Timex to …

Men's Fashion

Strawberry Cheesecake Bites Recipe

"Strawberries are stuffed with a cream cheese filling for a cute two-bite dessert. Can be prepared the night before, but not much earlier than that …

Dessert

11 Cult Condiments You Can Buy on Amazon

From blue cheese powder to Calabrian peppers.<p>We are living in Sriracha-mad times. Considering that 700 new condiments are introduced each month, it …

Blue Cheese

Squish Is The Vibrator That Changed My Sex Life

I’ve never been big into vibrators. I’ve bought a few over the years, but they usually ended up dusty and disused in the bedside drawer once the …

Relationships

Work Advice: New boss thinks you’re a slacker? Here are ways to change their mind.

<i>Reader: I'm a new hire at a biotechnology firm. I recently heard through a co-worker that our boss finds me lacking in self-motivation. I can understand his concern, since I'm new and still undergoing training. Before I can actively participate in any research, I have to perfect the practice</i> …

Employment

10 Three-Ingredient Cocktail Recipes You Need To Try This Summer

Nothing is more refreshing on a hot summer day than a tall glass of delicious cocktail. So, beat the heat in style with these three-ingredient summer sips you can make in a jiffy:<p><b>1. Cucumber Lime Margarita</b><p>This skinny no-hangover cocktail makes for a picture-perfect boozy treat that you can enjoy by …

Recipes

The Best Grooming Products That Cost Less Than $25

Shave, smell, and look better on the cheap.<p>Great grooming is not that complicated. Wash your face. Trim your beard. Use a lotion. Maybe toss on a spritz of cologne if you're feeling fancy. Some quick additions will make a big difference, too—moisturizing, for example, prevents scaly skin and makes …

Skin Care

Real Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

"Great on any Mexican dish. I use any leftover cheese sauce to make enchiladas."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>1/2 cup …

Recipes

29 Bite-Size Apps That Prove Everything Is Better Smaller

We are sort of obsessed with bite-size foods. First of all, you can try a little bit of everything. Secondly, they’re the easiest way to feed a …

Cooking

Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Home Improvement

French Sodas Taste Like Liquid Creamsicles, and We Are Here for It

Oui, the most refreshing (and fizzy!) drink of the summer has arrived. Find out how to make one at home.<p>We all want to live life like we’re on vacation in France, and though that is sadly not possible, we’ve found a way you can be one step closer: French sodas. The combination of fizzy water, …

Ice Cream

Finally, No-Show Socks that Don’t Suck

Bare ankles are a surefire way to stay cooler in the summer months. While going sockless is certainly an option, sweaty feet can leave shoes smelling …

Clothing

I'm 28 and I've saved over $240,000 — here's what I've learned about money from tracking my net worth for the past 2 years

They say you learn something about yourself when you keep a journal.<p>If that's true, then I think just graduated to a PhD in Me Studies. Because for the past two years, I've kept a very detailed (and very public) online diary.<p>It's a unique type of diary though. In it, you won't find any juicy gossip …

Personal Finance

For a French Fête — and Other Restaurants to Try This Weekend

<i>Need dining inspiration for this coming weekend? Don’t fret — Eater’s here to help.</i><p><i>Each week, the site’s editors select a new group of restaurants worth visiting throughout the weekend. These picks range from brand new restaurants to old, reliable favorites. Some pair well with fun weekend</i> …

Washington D.C.

Orchata (Indian Almond and Rosewater Drink)

During the stifling heat of summer in India, these cold, richly spiced drinks are comfort in a glass<p>Set a large bowl of ice water by the sink. Bring …

Recipes

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

11 delicious avocado recipes that don't involve avocado toast

Move over avocado toast, these nutritionist-approved recipes are delicious, healthy and deserving of an Instagram post.<p>Avocados quickly went from occasional treat at your local Mexican joint to a prized grocery store staple in a matter of a decade. Today, a quick look on Instagram and Pinterest …

Healthy Eating

Grilled Marinated Leg of Lamb with Asparagus and Mint Chimichurri

Lamb and mint are a classic combination that doesn't need to be messed with, but the chimichurri sauce in this recipe is a fun riff on these spring …

Award Winning Peaches and Cream Pie Recipe

"I am always asked for the recipe when I take this anywhere. Plus I won 5 blue ribbons and Best Pie of Show for this pie. It's a great …

Hacking Elevators: How to Bypass Access Control Systems to Visit Locked Floors & Restricted Levels in Any Building

Many operators use elevators to control access to particular floors, whether it be the penthouse at a hotel or a server room in an office building. …

10 Mac and Cheese Recipes Every Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Get the basic recipe for a pot of creamy classic mac and cheese down, and you've opened up a world of possibilities for yourself. This perennial …

Pressed Flower Art

This is a DIY that uses the natural beauty of flowers to create stunning pressed flower art. Could be perfect for a wedding bouquet or any flowers …

Filipino Pork Belly Restaurant Kuya Ja’s Is Here

<b>More pork belly for all</b><p>Pop-up turned brick-and-mortar restaurant Kuya Ja’s Lechon Belly today joins the expanding universe of D.C’s Filipino restaurants. In addition to serving his slow-roasted, stuffed pork belly, founder Javier Fernandez has also worked up adobo chicken wings, veggie lumpia, a …