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America's Best New Restaurants 2018 | Bon Appétit America's Best New Restaurants 2018 | Bon Appétit

“Fuefuki-dai is a really prized shiromi, or whitefish: It’s one of the nicest whitefish you can possibly get. We lightly salt everything on the skin side and let it sweat a little bit. By pulling out the water, we’re also concentrating the flavor. We’ll age the fish for eight to ten days, serve it …

Whitefish

Small business owners are getting a new incentive to sell to their employees

The federal government just made it a lot easier to form an employee-owned business.<p>In an increasingly rare example of bipartisan cooperation, …

Middle-class

6 Quiet Daily Rituals of Every Billion-Dollar CEO

Focusing on high-priority projects in the morning leaves the rest of the day for dealing with the smaller stuff before it becoming a problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful people aren’t like the average person -- if they were, everyone would have a …

Time Management

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

Meet Tyler Mitchell, the Photographer Who Shot Beyoncé For Vogue’s September Issue

Ask any photographer to name the one thing that ignited their creative fire, and they’ll likely point you in the direction of their first camera. A filmmaker by training, Tyler Mitchell—who captured Beyoncé for this month’s issue—has an entirely different story: His love of images was sparked on …

Earrings

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — 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 …

Cooking

Climb the Google rankings: How to master SEO

There's no point having a beautifully designed website if no one can find it. That's where Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) comes in. SEO is both an …

Engines

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

The 10 Best Afrobeat Albums To Own On Vinyl

Afrobeat — a hypnotic synthesis of funk, jazz and traditional West African rhythms — began life in the mid-’60s as an offshoot of Ghanaian highlife …

African Music

How to Do a Digital Marketing Audit Using SEMRush, Google Analytics and Facebook Insights

People have opinions. That’s a fact.<p>When a client approaches our agency, Resolute PR, they typically have opinions about why their marketing is or …

Marketing

Only 3.25% of Visitors Visit Your Blog (and Other Scary Statistics)

ErikaWittlieb / PixabayLast week, I attended the Digital Summit here in Denver, and I heard some pretty staggering statistics about the state of …

Social Media

Nike’s New Store Concept Aims to Change How We Shop

The new stores blur the lines between digital and physical retail.<p>At Nike’s first “live concept store,” Nike by Melrose, buying sneakers is meant to be as easy as ordering food from a drive-thru. If your running shoes have worn thin and you’re pressed for time, you can text the West Los Angeles …

eCommerce

How to Experience Banff, Alberta: Ask a Local

GQ recently sent Luke Ditella across Canada to get to know our neighbors to the north. What he found is a place “far more unexpected, unique, fun—and surprisingly cooler— than I realized.”<p><b>BANFF, ALBERTA</b><p>Countless sections of Canada are famed for their natural, wild beauty—but the most awe-inspiring …

9 Simple Ways to Write Product Descriptions that Sell

It’s an easy mistake. Even professional copywriters make it sometimes: writing product descriptions that simply describe your products.Why is it …

The ultimate checklist for predicting early-stage startups’ success

To the extent that’s possible in the first place, here’s the criteria to look for.<p>I tried early-stage venture capital a while back and I couldn’t get a feel for it. I didn’t see how people could identify successful companies that early. Honestly, I was skeptical that they could.<p>We recently hit a …

Top 10 KPIs in Retail

Retail is one of the most competitive industries with sharp focus on increasing sales and retaining more customers. In order for a retail …

67 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Ecommerce

<b>Performance should inform business decisions, and KPIs should drive actions.</b>Key performance indicators (KPIs) are like milestones on the road to …

eCommerce

4 Reasons Why CRM is Essential For Sales and Marketing Teams

coffeebeanworks / Pixabay<p>A smooth-running CRM system is essential for your sales team to hit their targets and help business boom. The numbers don’t …

How to Market Better With Your Email Signature

rawpixel / PixabaySmall business owners have all types of marketing tools and tricks available at their fingertips. One of the smallest marketing …

How to Make Piles of Money Using Instagram

It’s the first day of class at Instagram. Students check in at two security desks and sign non-disclosure agreements before heading up to the …

Vintage Bear Photos Show National Parks Visitors What Not to Do

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Bear safety rules are pretty easy to follow. So why don’t people follow them?<p>It seems self-evident that bears, charmingly charismatic and thoroughly photogenic though they may be, are also 500-pound apex predators from which humans should keep a healthy distance.<p>But these vintage …

JAY-Z Looking Miserable On a Jet Ski Is the Meme We Deserve

Celebrities as rich, famous, and talented as JAY-Z can often take on mythical qualities. When you add in the fact that JAY-Z and his wife Beyoncé …

Infographic: What PR pros should know about typography and color

There’s more to good web design than avoiding Comic Sans.<p>The typography you choose, as well as the color and other concerns, will convey a lot about …

7 Google AdWords mistakes that blow up your budget

Managing an AdWords account is an exercise in patience.<p>It requires endless testing, occasional failure, and constant adaptation. It’s also a valuable …

Albums

How to Brine and Smoke a Turkey With Apple Wood

<b>Brining the Turkey</b><p>In a large container, mix together salt, brown sugar, maple syrup, and apple juice or apple cider until the sugar is dissolved.<br>• Add …

7 Steps to a (Financially) Healthier Business

If you are like most small business owners, you got into business because you liked the product or service that your business provides.<p>A cook buys a …

This midcentury modern-inspired cabin offers a cozy getaway

It has an indoor-outdoor fireplace<p>This quaint cabin in Winthrop, Washington, is tucked among the pines and looks like the perfect retreat from civilization. Sitting at the base of a rocky mountain slope, the home was designed by Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects as a holiday getaway spot for an …

Former Uchi Chef Makes This New Dallas Ice Cream Shop Anything But Vanilla: Inventive Flavors and a Secret Brunch Now Beckon in SMU Land

We’ve got the scoop on a brand new ice cream shop coming your way early this fall. Baldo’s, the popular Dallas food cart, is opening its first …

Italy's Luxottica buys sun lens maker Barberini for 140 million euros

MILAN (Reuters) - Ray-Ban owner Luxottica (LUX.MI) said on Friday it had bought the world’s top manufacturer of optical glass sun lenses Barberini in a 140 million euro (£123 million) deal.<p>FILE PHOTO: The Luxottica name is reflected in a pair of sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Rome …