Michelle L.

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8 Most Innovative Restaurants in the U.S.

Here's a list of restaurants that are changing the status quo on pricing models, waste management, and much more.<p>The future is here -- in our restaurants.<p>The standard order, dine, pay and tip model we're used to in American eateries is being upended by innovative chefs and restaurateurs around the …

16 Unique Chili Recipes for Rainy Days

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a steaming bowl of chili on a rainy day to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But even when it’s not cold and dreary outside, a big pot of chili is the ultimate lazygirl option for a busy week. We all wish we could come home to a hearty meal ready …

12 luxury hotels that are worth the splurge

Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Go all out in style at any of these splurge-worthy hotels, and get ready for a retreat that makes you feel like royalty.

Travel Guides

The Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Be it a Frank Gehry work of asymmetric art or an 18th-century Russian palace, these 15 museums are among the most beautiful in the world, with stately buildings that complement the treasures housed within.<p>The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar<p>The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy<p>Niterói Contemporary …

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Here’s EXACTLY When to Book Your Flight to Get the Cheapest Price

Finding the exact right time to book plane tickets is basically like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Everyone has their opinion, and they’re all over the map. If you’re looking for a definite, no-nonsense answer, CheapAir might finally have one for you.<p>As part of their annual airfare study, …

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

Music We Loved This Week: Kendrick Lamar, M. Ward, and more

Genetically Modified Fish Approved For Dinner Tables: A PopSci FAQ

8 questions about AquAdvantage salmon, answered<p>On November 19th, the Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of AquAdvantage salmon, a farm-raised fish from the company AquaBounty Technologies that’s genetically engineered to grow more quickly than conventional fish. The regulatory …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.<p>Today: Not a single pumpkin, turkey, or mashed potato in sight. You're welcome.<p>Ever reached for a cookie and wished it were a cracker? Us neither, but …

New Albums

My bookshelf: Cheryl Strayed's top reads

I didn’t grow up in a house full of books, but my mom read to me and sparked my love for stories. We were poor, and I grew up 20 miles outside of a town that didn’t even have a library, so I was always longing for all the books I wanted and didn’t have.<p>The first books my mother read to me – when I …

Books

Meet the Drink Ready to Dethrone Almond Milk

It's the cashmere sweater of winter drinks.<p>While you're busy watching your barista craft squiggly latte art designs with watery almond milk or <i>so</i>-five-years-ago soy milk, Stockholm locals are sipping on drinks topped off with oat milk. Wait, what is oat milk? It's what happens when you soak steel …

Breakfast

What Your Dinner Plate Says About Your Personality

You'll never look at your meals the same way again.<p>Just like a fancily plated dish can speak volumes about a restaurant, the way you arrange a family-style meal on your plate can say a lot about you, according to Juliet Boghossian, a behavioral food scientist and Food-ology founder who has been …

The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

There is something both eerie and striking about abandoned places. Whether it's a train cemetery in Bolivia or an Art Deco subway station underneath New York City, each location is a snapshot of history frozen in time. Take a tour of these mesmerizing sites around the world—stark reminders of what …

Abandoned Buildings

This Moroccan City Is Completely Covered in Ethereal Blue Paint

Chefchaouen is the stuff of dreams — but it's real.<p>As people who love color, we're always looking out for rooms that employ vibrant decor. But entire cities that embrace our love of saturated hues? Now you've got us excited.<p>Chefchaouen is a town in northwest Morocco that is best known for its …

The 10 Best National Parks for Retirees

Timing is everything when traveling to the marquee national parks, and summer is high season, meaning you're competing with thousands of people for …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

5 of Our Most Popular Recipes Like You've Never Seen Them Before

We tested out our new Nest Cam by filming key steps from five of our most popular recipes.<p>We often talk about how the Test Kitchen is <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s home base. All of our recipes, from Salted–Butter Apple Galette to Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs, start here. Our Test Kitchen editors spend their days …

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8 Reasons To Try Traveling Solo

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16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

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7 DIY Project Ideas for Your Weekend

Looking for a simple DIY to try this weekend? Maybe something that won't take all day to make, but will still give you that sense of accomplishment …

21 Restaurant Rewards Programs You Wish You Knew About Sooner

One of the best things in the world for a poor college student is free food. Everyone knows about the Starbucks app, but did you know there are tons of restaurants that offer lesser known customer rewards programs?<p>Spoon has your back with the best places to rack up the points. Get rewarded with …

29 Fonts Completely Free! Limited Time...

A bundle of 29 different fonts that can cost real money, now is completely yours for free. Instead of releasing a<i>new giveaway</i> when only 1 person can …

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Books You'll Devour In Your Downtime

<i>Whether you're sitting on a beach or just killing a bit of time on Saturday morning, pick up one of these best new reads for summer 2015.</i>

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

20 Must-See Art Museums In America

There's much more to the world's great art museums than just the Louvre and the Prado. In fact, you can skip the jaunt across the Atlantic altogether and set your sights on some world-class art collections right here in the U.S. Even if you're not planning a trip entirely around art, chances are …