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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How a Restaurant with a 25 Year-Old Chef Opened in Four Weeks

"When I told my parents I was gonna do this they thought I was crazy, but to me it seemed like a massive opportunity and fun time."<p>When Chef Vanessa Miller heard about what Kim Stolz (America's Next Top Model) and Amanda Leigh Dunn (The Real L-Word) were doing with the large two-level space that …

Lettuceless Salad Recipes (PHOTOS)

It's no secret that salads aren't exactly considered the world's most exciting food. Friends make fun of you for ordering them at restaurants, advertisements need to pull out all the stops to make them look fun, and most of the time you are still hungry when you're done eating one.<p>But salads …

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country.<p>Some dishes evolved from early immigrants and others were inspired by celebrities, but each contributes to the …

Ice Cream

National Geographic Travel

Top 10 Historic Trail Drives

Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.<p><i>From the October 2010 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>and the National Geographic book</i> Drives of a Lifetime<p><b>Three hundred years of U.S. history come alive along these ten roadways.</b><p><b>George Washington Memorial Parkway, …

The Beauty That Is Banff National Park On This Travel Tuesday (PHOTOS)

Banff, Canada's oldest national park (and the world's third), is a stunning place to visit in both summer (for hikers, canoers) and winter (skiers).<p>Last month, Calgary and surrounding areas were hit by massive flooding, but Banff was largely spared. The park reopened late last month.<p>To celebrate …

The First-Timer's Guide to Cruising in Alaska

Alaska is sometimes thought of as America's last frontier, with the state's rugged mountains covering huge amounts of land, and much of it largely untouched by humans. It is also home to glaciers and wide waterways, referred to as passages, bordering the thick brush of the mountains. It is these …

Glaciers

How to Make Friends (In Real Life)

Studies show that forging—and maintaining—real bonds is more important than ever to our health and happiness. The problem: We've lost sight of how to do it.<p>The last time I checked, I had 643 Facebook friends and 1,124 Twitter followers. To me, it feels like a pretty exclusive group. But when a lazy …

Losing Weight Is Easy -- No Seriously, It Is

If you are currently at a stage where you are overexercising or don't eat enough food in general, don't read this. This is for the people who are unhappy with the extra weight they put on, keep on and can't seem to get off. This is for all the people who say:<p><i>"Food is my life." "I'm a foodie." "I</i> …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev photos: Massachusetts police officer put on restricted duty

The Massachusetts state police officer who leaked photos of the accused Boston marathon bomber has been placed on restricted duty pending the results …

Paris riots sparked by police identity check on veiled Muslim woman

Two nights of rioting in the Paris suburb of Trappes have left dozens of cars destroyed, at least 10 arrests and a 14-year-old injured, after police …

First tourists arrested under Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda”

<b>Russian President Vladimir Putin (AP/Ivan Sekretarev)</b><p>Four Dutch nationals were arrested on Sunday for reportedly asking young people about their views on gay rights<p>Katie McDonough<p>July 22, 2013 1:15pm (UTC)<p>Four Dutch tourists were arrested in Russia on Sunday for violating the country's ban on …

Speed limits going up in many states

Gentlemen, ladies and kids with driver's licenses: Start your engines. Five state legislatures voted this year to raise speed limits on some divided highways in their states.<p>They're following the lead of Texas, which last year bumped the speed limit on one stretch to 85 mph, the highest in the …

Study: Happiness Peaks at age 23, 69

Blame your high expectations. According to a study from the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics to be published this week, life satisfaction peaks at 23 and 69, dipping dramatically in your 50s as life's myriad disappointments kick in.<p>After surveying 23,161 Germans, …

More bodies of immigrants being found near Texas border

Each year dozens of illegal immigrants are found dead along the U.S.-Mexican border, usually from sweltering heat or from bullets fired by human smugglers<p>FALFURRIAS, Texas – Deputy Rolando Gutierrez knew he'd be breaking up domestic disputes and handing out speeding tickets as part of his duties …

The Graham family's burning issue with the Washington Post

The Washington Post Company is going into the furnace business.<p>Late last week, the company announced the acquisition of Texas-based Forney Corp, a …

Which Nations Hate The U.S.? Often Those Receiving U.S. Aid

To figure out which countries dislike the U.S., one quick way is to simply look at which ones are getting the largest dollops of U.S. aid.<p>This wasn't the focus of a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. But it did emerge when Pew spoke to people in 39 countries about the U.S. and China, asking …

Art World Now Just Confused About Romanian Mom

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last week, pretty much all of Western Civilization was upset when it looked like Olga Dogaru, the …