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30 restaurants where Anthony Bourdain got to know San Francisco

Food writer and TV host Anthony Bourdain loved San Francisco and visited often to film episodes for his travel and food shows.<p>When visiting a city, Bourdain was known for eating at hole-in-the-wall restaurants frequented by locals, and in SF he put many of these on the map.<p>In one classic …

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Dessert

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

How to make asparagus sing? Mustard, soy sauce and honey

Asparagus is by far the favorite vegetable of the d'Arabian family. All four of my school-aged daughters truly love it. I can serve nearly three pounds of asparagus at the table a couple of times of week to my family of six, and the girls will still argue over who gets the last stalk.<p>I say this not …

Food

Texas Sheet Cake with Fudge Icing

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often. Remove from …

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Crack Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Using a serrated knife, make lengthwise cuts 1 inch apart in bread loaf, cutting to but not through the …

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …

8 Life lessons from Julia Child to inspire you in the kitchen and beyond

It's the late culinary guru's birthday today ... and here's some of the best advice she left us with.<p>When Julia Child (née McWilliams) was born in …

TV Series

A Luxurious Prime Roast Dinner Menu for a Crowd

Prime rib is the ultimate Christmas feast — a grand roast brought to the table with pride and served with a luscious creamy horseradish sauce. You …

Better Lasagna Is Only A Day Away

I can’t remember a Christmas dinner without a lasagna on the table. This is largely due, in part, to watery sauce with pasta and cheese sort of …

Recipes

Herbed Potato Stacks Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray. Cut potatoes into 1⁄16-inch-thick slices using a mandoline or …

Switzerland’s Grand Tour: Train Travel Itinerary

Climb aboard for an epic public transit tour of Switzerland. This seven-day itinerary is a celebration of all things transport: trains, boats, buses, zip lines, cogwheel trains, funiculars, and more.<p><i>By Maryellen Kennedy Duckett</i><p><b>GATEWAY AND DEPARTURE AIRPORT</b> Zurich Airport, Zurich<p>Climb aboard for an …

Trains

How to make the best roast potatoes - Top cooking tips from Heston Blumenthal for the perfect crispiness

Most people think they can absolutely nail roast potatoes. They have their method, a process they swear by.<p>The thing is, if all these homely claims …

Potatoes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

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Ingredients<p>1 pound hot or mild breakfast sausage<br>• 1 yellow onion, chopped<br>• 1 red bell pepper, chopped<br>• 12 large eggs<br>• ½ cup whole milk<br>• 1 tablespoon hot sauce, …

11 Reasons Why Your Ski Holiday This Winter Should Be in Switzerland

You’re packing up your skis, stowing away your waterproofs, polishing your googles and are about to buy your tickets. Here’s 11 reasons why you …

Skiing

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

12 Addictive Salad Dressing Recipes To Make In Bulk

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Cheesy Taco Casserole Is a Kid’s Dream Dinner

Ground Beef Taco Casserole<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for the baking dish <br>1 pound ground beef <br>1 medium white or yellow …

Our favorite Northern California weekend getaways that won't break the bank

One of the great things about living in the Bay Area is its incredible proximity to countless beautiful places. But if you don't have a ton of spare cash, those beautiful places are as inaccessible as Mars.<p>Tahoe, Mendocino and Monterey are all lovely, pricy spots so, if you're on a budget or just …

Northern California

The ultimate trip: Around the world in style

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the RMS Queen Mary sailed from Britain to New York City in 1936, the elegant ship made the trip in just over four days, snatching the prestigious speed record for trans-Atlantic passenger liners.<p>As the Queen Mary cut through the waves, first-class passengers mingled in a Grand Salon …

The best European Christmas markets to visit in 2017 from Winter wonderland to Swedish delights in Stockholm

Is it too early to start talking about Christmas ? Not if you want to secure an amazing trip to one of Europe’s most enchanting winter …

Lasagna-Stuffed Garlic Bread

Lasagna meets calzone meets stromboli in this Italian-American mash-up. Layers of mozzarella, cooked lasagna noodles, marinara sauce, and ricotta are …

Recipes

10 prettiest ski resorts in Europe for alpine fans

<b>(CNN) —</b> Choosing the most beautiful ski resort in the Alps is like picking the prettiest diamond.<p>Pristine peaks and sparkling snow make for an attractive package -- even with some of our man-made "creations" -- but some just carry their beauty a little bit better. The setting, the architecture, the …

5 stunning medieval towns in the Alps

They may not be as on-the-map as Munich, Zurich, and Salzburg, but the smaller spots hiding between the Alps’ jagged peaks, teeming with ancient …

Michelin Announces 2018 Stars for Switzerland

Yesterday, Michelin revealed its star announcements for Switzerland. Fourteen new restaurants have received one star, and just two new restaurants have earned two Michelin stars, food writer Elizabeth Auerbach noted on Twitter. There are no new additions to Michelin’s top tier this year. Since the …

Michelin releases 2018 Bib Gourmand restaurants for Bay Area

The Michelin Guide released the 2018 Bib Gourmand winners for the Bay Area on Thursday, with only four newcomers: Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, Pausa in San Mateo, Playa in Marin and Royal Feast in Millbrae.<p>The list highlights “reasonably priced restaurants” — which Michelin defines as places …

The Most Breathtakingly Beautiful Small Towns in the World

As foxy cities go, the big ones are easy to reach -- they build airports there, after all. You want to see the vaulting domes and spires of …

20 Wines for Under $20: Weeknight Pleasures for Relaxed Evenings

The requirements for weeknight cooking are easy to understand, but weeknight wine? It’s a bit more conceptual.<p>The last thing anyone wants after a long day of work is to put in another few hours over a cutting board and stove. But where is the labor in opening a bottle? It is the wine inside that …

Wine & Spirits

Explore the heart of Europe in beautiful Zurich

Zurich, the "Water City"<p>Zurich's spectacular Old Town (Altstadt) has a 2,000-year history, having developed from a small Roman customs post into a …