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The Mission’s best Mexican and Latin American restaurants

Although the Mission District may be losing its Latino residents — according to a 2017 city report, since 2000 the Latino population of the neighborhood has decreased from 33 percent to 15 percent — the neighborhood is still the culinary heart of San Francisco’s diverse Latin American …

Mexico

Italy's Best-Kept Secret Isn't What You Think

A guide to the uncharted region that's breaking out in its own right.<p>From the winding cliffs of the Amalfi Coast to the rolling Tuscan hills and …

Italy

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

Japan

This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …

European Travel

San Francisco's Best Rooftop Bars

Rooftop bars just might be one of the best things about urban summers. Here are a few of our favorites, both old and new, in San Francisco.<p>The view …

San Francisco

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

Recipes

14 Bottles of Wine to Buy Right Now

Don’t want to overpay for great wine? Here’s your shopping list.<p>If you only remember two words from this story, make them these two: Tom Gore.<p>Gore is a second-generation California grape farmer, raised in Sonoma County. He’s passionate about wine and about farming. And he points out that while most …

Sonoma County

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

Yuca French Fries Recipe

"Like French fries? Then you will love this Latino version of an American favorite! Treat yuca just like you treat potatoes. Yuca can also be used to …

Recipes

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

Los Angeles

6 awesome smart home devices for under $100

Over the past five years or so, smart home technology has taken off in terms of capabilities and popularity.<p>With a few devices, you can turn off your …

Smart Homes

10 Essential Anthony Bourdain Episodes You Need to Watch

Anthony Bourdain was far more than a chef, author, host, or globetrotter - he redefined what we've come to expect of travel documentaries and cooking …

Vietnam

An Insider’s Guide to 3 Days in Lisbon

Ready to experience 3 days in Lisbon? Lisbon combines the old-time charm of Europe with a more affordable culture and modern twists. She does all …

European Travel

7 Great Quotes from Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, who passed Friday morning, was a father, chef, writer, and television host that grabbed the minds and hearts of his audience and …

Anthony Bourdain

The 12 Best Markets In Paris You Have To Visit

The best markets in Paris are the ones that let you forget, even if just for a few minutes, that you’re a visitor to the city of lights but instead …

France

I’ve Been a Dietitian for Almost 20 Years. These Are the 5 Most Important Healthy Eating Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve been a registered dietitian for a really long time—since 1999. And I've learned <i>a lot</i> about healthy eating over the years. I started in hospitals …

Hung Up

Xiaomi's new Mi 8 flagship looks identical to the iPhone X

At an event in Shenzhen today, Chinese hardware giant Xiaomi launched its 2018 flagship phone, the Mi 8 – and it’s hard to tell it apart from the iPhone X.<p>The Mi 8’s 6.21-inch display has a large notch cut out of the top for its front camera and sensors, and the dual camera system is stacked …

Mobile Technology

Indian food in Miami is better than ever. Here are the top restaurants:

While Miami is known for its phenomenal Latin cuisine (everything from Cuban to Peruvian), other forms of cuisine are sometimes a bit harder to come …

South Beach

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

Wine

15 cool things to do in Amsterdam

Fast shedding its image as place just to get high, Amsterdam’s thriving start-up scene and mass of big-name brand HQ’s (Netflix, Uber, Nike) means …

Daffodils

This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-notch Wines

Seemingly everyone you meet in Anderson Valley can tell you a migration story that has the flavor of myth — a tale that casts their arrival in this …

Mendocino County

10 Grill-Worthy Reds From the West Coast

From all over California and Washington, here are the big, bold reds you’ll want when you fire up the grill.<p>The days are longer and the weather is …

Wine & Spirits

Paris Itinerary For 7 Days To See, Do and Eat

Paris – the city of culture, art and romance. This Paris itinerary for 7 days will guide you on how to see, do and taste and snap the best pictures …

France

Forget Paris—This Tiny Town Is the Unofficial Food Capital of Europe

As I drift in and out of a jet-lagged haze during our drive from Frankfurt airport to Baiersbronn, a small town in Germany, I'm confused by the …

European Travel

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

European Travel

Acupuncture And Herbs Proven Effective For PID Treatment

Researchers find acupuncture combined with herbal medicine effective for the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. Guangzhou University …

Acupuncture

12 foods to eat when you're craving carbs but trying to lose weight

1/<p>Acorn Squash<p>Besides serving up a third of the day's fiber, a 1-cup serving of this highly nutritious, naturally sweet veggie contains 30 percent of …

Nutrition

Mala Strana District Prague

<i>Mala Strana</i> translates to "Lesser Quarter" in Czech, though this is something of a misnomer. Mala Strana has as many sights, restaurants, hotels, and …

European Travel

Seven Wine World Heritage Sites to Visit

Many famed wines regions, like France's Burgundy or Hungary's Tokakj, are also protected World Heritage sites. Here are the European UNESCO regions …

European Travel

How to Clean a Grill

Last weekend’s seared-on bits don’t stand a chance against this fast, easy method.<p>The secret to banishing stubborn grate grease from your gas or …

Country Lifestyle