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13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

Recipe: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are certain dishes that just aren't worth messing with — and spaghetti aglio e olio is one of them. As with all of the best Italian recipes, …

Italian Food

Italian Tomato Salad: The Essential Guide

Nothing says summer like <i>insalata di pomodori</i>, or Italian Tomato Salad. It’s a simple dish. So simple, in fact, you might not think it needs a recipe …

See How Insanely Connected Marvel’s MCU Really Is With Amazing Chart

<i>Infinity War</i> will connect the 18 previous MCU films into one epic showdown, but it wont exactly be starting from scratch. Marvel has been masterfully …

Marvel Universe

Avengers: Infinity War End Credits - Captain Marvel Symbol Explained

What a Marvellous scene.<p><b>For more end credits and Easter Egg magic, check out our</b> <b>Deadpool 2 end credits scenes explained, our rundown of that Solo: A</b> …

Avengers: Infinity War is stunning, hilarious, and heartbreaking

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo create a superhero movie where nobody is safe<p>The most definitive overarching issue with the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been the lack of stakes. Over the course of the saga’s previous 18 movies, MCU heroes have faced numerous world-ending threats, eking out …

Firefly finally getting Unification War backstory with all-new comic series

One of science fiction fans’ most heartbreaking unrequited loves will be at least partly satisfied this fall, when the <i>Firefly</i> era kicks off at Boom! …

Best Panzanella Bread Salad Recipe

Preheat a cast iron grill pan on medium high flame.<p>Slice the bread into 1 inch thick slices and grill it on both sides until nice dark grill marks …

Organizing Accessories Expert Travelers Have in Their Bags

If you think packing is stressful, it's probably because you don't have the tools to make it easy. Take it from me, a converted messy person. I was a …

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

15 Summery Sides for Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

Planning a July 4th party or backyard BBQ sometime this summer? Obviously hot dogs and burgers will be on the menu—what else would you serve on …

The Secret Beauty of Marvel’s What If Comics

Mainstream superhero continuities encourage readers to remember every step of every journey a character has taken. Marvel’s <i>What If</i> series was one of …

How to make sure you're buying authentic Italian gelato

In Italy, particularly in Florence, gelato is as vital a part of the culture as treasures like the Uffizi or Michelangelo’s David. Strolling through …

Our 17 Perfect Rib Recipes

Pork or beef, wet or dry, we have ribs for everyone<p>There's something undeniably primal about a rack of ribs. This large cut of meat and bone is …

BBQ

The top 100 patios in Toronto

Patios in Toronto are perfect for soaking up the sun and drinking under the stars. There's ones with soaring views, twinkle lights, firepits, epic …

The top 25 restaurants for a wedding in Toronto

Toronto restaurants don't often count weddings among their usual business - so if you decide to go this route for your ceremony, you can experience a …

The most popular personal essays of the past year

From a reluctant cottage guest to a happy transition, read the most popular personal essays by Globe readers in the last year.<p>Facts & Arguments essays have long been a favourite with Globe and Mail readers, but it's always interesting for editors to see what stories really strike a chord. Print …

The top 50 rooftop patios in Toronto

Rooftop patios in Toronto will have you drinking and dining in the clouds. From soaring pools to the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre, you'll be …

The top 25 restaurants for a first date in Toronto by neighbourhood

Restaurants for a first date in Toronto are casual enough to keep it non-committal, but interesting enough to possibly warrant a second go. These …

The Best Italian Restaurants in Toronto

The best Italian restaurants in Toronto are known not only for their food, but their atmosphere as well. From pizza, pasta, antipasti, seafood and …

8 Financial Rules You Should Break, According To Experts

Do you really need to save 10 percent of your income?<p>Classic money advice never goes out of style. But as the economy, technology and our lifestyles continue to evolve, so should the way we manage our finances. Unfortunately, not all the advice out there has caught up.<p>We asked eight certified …

Personal Finance

A Secret Source for Mid-Century Modern Gems

Most fans of mid-century modern design have a good sense of which stores carry furniture that fits the retro vibe they love so much, but what if I …

Discover wild and windswept Fogo Island, beyond the inn

A great auk stands stoically by the ocean at the end of a wild and windswept hiking trail, past a stunning artist residency studio, granite outcrops and rocky “beaches” set back from the water’s edge by geological changes. The extinct seabird couldn’t fly, but it bred on isolated islands near here, …

13 Underrated European Cities You Should Visit in Your Lifetime

There’s so much more to Europe than the overcrowded cities that most tourists flock to. These overlooked cities are just waiting for you to …

Bird attacks in Toronto prompt city to issue warning

In a nightmare straight out of a Hitchcock film, the city has issued safety warnings to people about potential attacks by red-winged …

This summer’s can’t-miss food and drink festivals

The Taco Fest, Sweetery, Waterfront Night Market and a bunch more festivals where you can stuff your faces

A series of marvelous events: A Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline

Comic artist Alex Ross explains what makes Marvel and DC uniquely different from one another

Are you a Marvel fan boy or a DC fan boy? It's an age-old debate that's been going on for decades now. Of course, you can love both, but some insist …

The Intergalactic Future of Black Panther's Wakanda Is a Bold Statement About Science Fiction

<i>Black Panther</i>’s Wakanda is the kind of Afrofuturist fantasy that’s been largely missing from the mainstream pop cultural canon. Unlike most other …

The simple joys of the early morning wine bar

<b>(Getty/da-kuk)</b><p>In Venice bar-hopping at breakfast — for local wine and tapas — is a thing; and locals call it “giro di ombre”<p>Anthony Giglio<p>May 19, 2018 9:30pm (UTC)<p>There are very few downsides to staying in a two-room suite at the JW Marriott Venice, but if, like me, you’re a traveler who wakes …

Italy