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Squid Is the Real Chicken of the Sea

Don't be scared of squid. Cook it, already!<p>Look, squid isn't weird anymore. When a would-be challenge food like squid becomes a ubiquitous menu item at chain restaurants like Olive Garden and The Cheesecake Factory (fried calamari, anyone?), it's safe to say that it's swam its way into the category …

29 Gochujang Recipes to Give Your Food Some Sweet, Sweet Heat

We love gochujang for its sweet heat on everything from chicken to vegetables. Here are 29 recipes to get you started.<p><b>Gochujang is a staple in Korean cooking</b> and one of our favorite condiments to have on hand. Not familiar with it? It's the bright red paste found in everything from bibimbap to</i> …

Cooking

Pan-Roasted Sea Scallops with Scallop Jus + Miso-Creamed Kale

<i>Today:</i> <i>Trade in a heavy and dense winter meal for a lighter, but still satisfying option of scallops and creamed kale.</i><p>Winter meals don't always need to be dense and heavy to warm you up. It's possible for them to be juicy and full of rich and comforting flavors, like miso and soy, and still feel …

9 Budget Beach Hotels That Are Really, Truly Cheap

Finding an acceptable beach hotel on a shoestring budget is no mean feat -- and it can be all the more frustrating when recommendations from well-meaning friends leave you wondering whether they understand what "budget" really means. (Sometimes it can feel like you're not speaking the same …

Costa Rica

World's Most Romantic Honeymoon Treats

You're planning your honeymoon and you feel like you deserve some VIP treatment. Just how extravagant can things get?<p>Check out my slideshow to discover the most romantic add-ons to make your special trip just that little bit more special.<p>You can find more ideas at 101 Honeymoons.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Most …

Weddings

How To Create And Care For Your Stunning Succulent Arrangements

There are basically three ingredients you need to grow healthy and beautiful succulents in your home: <b>soil</b>, <b>water</b> and <b>sunlight</b>. It sounds really easy …

The 10 Best Cities In America

From the "smartest," and "fittest" to the "best place to meet single men." PureWow ranks the 10 best cities in America. Did your hometown make the cut?<p><b>Smartest city: Ithaca, New York</b><p>According to Lumosity, a polling company that seeks to understand human intelligence, Ithaca, New York, tops the list …

San Francisco

24 Rice Noodle Recipes to Make Instead of Ordering Delivery

You don't need delivery! Instead, slurp away on these 24 rice noodle recipes.<p><b>We've all done it: In a (completely understandable) fit of laziness</b>, we've plopped down on the couch, picked up the phone, called the neighborhood takeout joint for some pad thai. But many rice noodle dishes are just as …

CA's Ramen Yokocho Festival; 5280 Dines in Denver

<b>SAN JOSE</b>— Japan's uber-popular <b>Ramen Yokocho Festival</b> is heading to San Jose for the first time: Eater SF reports the event will feature many popular Tokyo, Fukushima, and Hakata ramen shops, including Kohmen, Hide-Chan, and Tatsunoya, alongside familiar stateside ramen restaurants like LA's …

The Succulent New Trend Sweeping Bay Area Cafes

An air plant at Coloso Coffee.<p>The Bay Area is at the bleeding edge of all the hot new trends–from wealth disparity, to art and music, to café …

Taste Test: Shin Ramyun Instant Noodles

As a kid, my sisters and I would spend our Saturdays expanding our minds, honing our hand eye coordination, and discovering the meanings of discipline, hard work, and lost childhood through the Tiger Mom-approved double-header of Japanese school and music school. It was a grueling eight hour …

Cozy Up To 5 Favorite Ramen Bowls

It's tough trying to keep up with all the new ramen shops, but that doesn't mean we can't try. And by try we mean investigate, bowl by bowl.<p>This very …

The Food Lab: Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun (Beef Noodle Soup)

When I asked you folks for your favorite instant noodle brands on Twitter a couple months back, I was chuffed to note that a great chunk of you picked <i>my</i> favorite non-Japanese noodle: <b>Shin Cup</b>. Spicy, savory, and intensely garlicky with flavor to spare, it's in a league of its own when it comes to …

The Food Lab, Ramen Edition: How to Make a Marinated Soft Boiled Egg (Ajitsuke Tamago)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Last week at The Food Lab, we plumbed the fascinating depths of homemade tonkotsu ramen broth and came up with a pretty great recipe. But great ramen is not built upon broth alone. What better to add to ultra-rich and creamy …