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20 Essential Vietnamese Restaurants in Los Angeles, 2018 Edition

Vietnamese food is one of LA’s strongest points, a credit to a large Vietnamese-American population that puts out pristine pho, bun, banh mi, and the like in affordable restaurants across the Southland. While the Vietnamese cuisine is arguably better and more tightly concentrated in Little Saigon, …

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Jonathan Gold suggests 5 good L.A. sandwiches, for National Sandwich Day

It's National Sandwich Day? The holidays do seem to be coming earlier than ever this year. It seems as if National Deviled Egg Day was just yesterday! Anyway, a few good sandwiches. Which is as it should be.<p>The Sandwich<p>At <b>Roma Deli</b>, there is only the Sandwich. There is always the Sandwich. So if you …

Dutch Oven Potatoes

Put Down the Pad Thai and Try These Dishes Instead

It's time to branch out from your takeout Pad Thai addiction. These are the dishes you should be ordering instead—according to some of our favorite Thai food chefs.<p>Sixty percent of the time, we want Thai takeout all the time. Thai food masterfully walks a delicate line between salty, spicy, sour, …

7-Day Workout and Meal Calendar

Here's what to do in the kitchen and in the gym every day<p>Follow this 7-day schedule of pre-planned meals and workouts. Repeat it each week for 3 weeks. Click on the links below to be taken directly to the recipe or routine. (Want more details? Check out <b>How the Cook and Chisel Program Works</b>.)<p>For the …

Crush Fat and Knock Out Stress with This ‘Combat Cardio’ Workout

Attack both excess belly fat and life’s frustrations with this fast and furious challenge<p>Life would be so much easier if you could just take a swing sometimes—at the coworker who criticizes your work or the guy in the Yukon who just cut you off.<p>But you can’t. So do this 3-minute combat-inspired …

Exercise

Cardio Week 2015! Monster Circuit

Combine 8 bodyweight exercises into one brutal 20-minute workout<p>Go out with a bang. The last workout in <i>Men’s Health</i> Cardio Week combines 8 exercises into one monster calorie-burning circuit that you can do anywhere.You’ll perform the following movements in a row: jumping jack, mountain climber, …

Cardio Week 2015! 4-Minute Climb and Chop

Make your fat cells scream for mercy<p>The third workout of Cardio Week 2015 will sculpt your abs and burn away the fat covering them. (For even more ways to sculpt your six pack, check out <b>The Best Abs Exercises Ever</b>.)<p>Here’s how it works: Do mountain climbers for 20 seconds, and then rest for 10 …

Cardio Week 2015! Low-Impact Leanout

Send your calorie burn and heart rate through the roof—without moving your feet. And check back every day this week for a new heart-pumping workout<p>For Cardio Week 2015 at <i>Men’s Health</i>, we’ll feature a brand-new, equipment-free workout every day. These routines are fast, they’re hard, and they’re a …

Cardio Week 2015! Metabolic Jacks

Melt your middle with these 4 awesome variations of an old-school calisthenic<p>Here is your second workout of Cardio Week 2015.<p>This all-new metabolism revver comes from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, creator of the <b>Lose Your Spare Tire</b> exercise program—a cutting-edge training plan that can …

Smoked Shoyu Chicken

Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em!<p>Shoyu chicken is a very popular dish often served at Hawaiian parties. Chicken pieces are braised in a sweet <i>shoyu</i> (or soy …

Dark Meat Turkey Chili

8 Servings<p>Browning and then braising whole legs for this turkey chili adds both body and flavor to the final product—so much better than the ground stuff.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 guajillo chiles, stems removed<p>1 ancho chile, stem removed<p>1 canned chipotle chile in adobo, plus 1 Tbsp. adobo<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>4 …

Tarragon Roasted Halibut with Hazelnut Brown Butter

6 to 8 Servings<p>If using skin-on hazelnuts, rub them inside a clean kitchen towel after they've been toasted--the skins will slip right off. Serve the fish with a lightly dressed butter lettuce and herb salad.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup blanched hazelnuts<p>1 large bunch fresh tarragon<p>1 3-3 …

Recipes

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

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Morning Walk In East Berlin

Pin<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Stumble<p>The Jewish history is written on East Berlin’s pavements<p>We started our second day in Berlin with a tour of East Berlin. From the …

German Culture: Etiquette Tips

<b>Want to learn a language? Buy Rosetta Stone today at our lowest price ever!</b><p>One of the most fascinating things about travel and learning languages is …

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Make a Brined Turkey on the Grill! PLUS, 7 Tips for the Best Thanksgiving Ever

In the mid 1990s, I embarked on the first of what would become several world tours of Planet Barbecue to research my first book on live-fire cooking, <i>The Barbecue! Bible</i>. After almost two decades of researching and writing about barbecue, I have come to the conclusion that <b>the best way to cook</b> …

Things To See and Do In Munich Germany

The capital city of Bavaria, Munich, regarded as one of the most livable cities in the world, cannot be abstracted down into a few paragraphs of …

3 Things We Learned From 3 Months of Life In Bavaria, Germany

<b>Living in Germany</b> is much different than just traveling through. So I started a new series called Life in Germany. The aim is to show what living …

Staying in Berlin: the good, the bad and the ugly | Boutique Travel Blog

Berliners love to describe their city as “poor but sexy”, and personally I have to say I agree. It’s rough and gritty to the point where it’s almost …

Foodily Blog

Gluten-Free Chicken Meatballs with Braised Lemon and Kale

Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>2 medium shallots, minced, divided<p>1 scallion, minced (all parts), plus thinly sliced green tops for garnish<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 pound ground chicken meat<p>1 teaspoon …

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Brussels Sprouts with White Beans and Pecorino

makes 12 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>2 pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise<p>6 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1 cup low-salt chicken broth<p>1 15-ounce can cannellini (white kidney beans), drained<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter<p>1 cup (about 4 ounces) …

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The Best Bars in America Are...

<i>Published in the June/July 2013 issue</i><p><b>Our annual celebration,</b> once again guided by Esquire's favorite drinking partner and the world's foremost cocktail historian, David Wondrich. It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? …

Skillet Chicken Burgers with Ginger, Scallions, and Sriracha Mayonnaise Recipe

To make this dish healthier, you can skip the buns and make it more of a wrap, using the extra butter lettuce as the makeshift bun. But whatever you do, do NOT skip the sriracha and Kewpie mayo dipping sauce—it was so good that I was actually eating it by the spoonful. I would say that another …

Green Curry Pork Tenderloin

8 Servings<p>Start this recipe one day ahead; the pork is best if it is left to marinate overnight.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pork and Marinade<p>1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1/4 cup fresh orange juice<p>2 tablespoons pure maple syrup<p>2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil<p>2 pork tenderloins (about 2 1/4 pounds …

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