Paul Katz

17 Magazines | 4,409 Articles | 8,525 Followers | 292 Likes | @paulkatz | I like tech, travel, and food - but not always in that order. Official Flipboarder since 2011.

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11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

U.S. Travel

A test kitchen food fight: sous vide or not sous vide?

Is cooking sealed food in a warm water bath the next big kitchen trend? We've spent months sparring over this novel cooking method in the CNET …


11 Places To Travel As A Solo Female Traveler

Whether it's for love, adventure or both, women are taking solo vacations like never before so travel website asked its membership to weigh in on the best destinations for women traveling alone. Some chose the locations they thought were safest while others used the male-to-female ratio …

European Travel

Twenty Predictions For The Next 20 Years

Fast Company Editor Robert Safian celebrates the magazine's 20th anniversary by looking forward.

The doctor handed me the scissors. As I pressed down the blades, snipping the umbilical cord, I looked up at my wife. She was smiling, holding our newborn son.

That was 20 years ago. Our baby is now 6 …

The Future

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

You can ride it!

When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space …

Spaghetti with Tomatoes and Anchovy Butter

Cook spaghetti; drain, reserving ½ cup pasta cooking liquid.

Meanwhile, heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook anchovies and garlic, stirring often, until anchovies are broken down and garlic is soft, about 4 minutes.

Add tomatoes; season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring …


10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer travelers, especially at this time of year. They're cozy, charming, relaxing places to get away from it all and experience a pint-sized slice of the good life.

Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway …


10 Best Sushi Restaurants in Los Angeles



Danny Liao

Have a favorite sushi spot? Nominate it for our Best of L.A. 2015 Readers' Choice Award.

Jiro might dream of sushi, but we Angelenos …

Los Angeles

36 Hours in San Francisco

Don’t blink or you’ll miss the next “new” San Francisco. This is a city that’s reinventing itself with every refresh of your Twitter feed, with cranes rising all over downtown and an army of young tech workers pouring into neighborhoods across the city. In the ’60s, San Francisco was synonymous …

San Francisco Bay Area

10 of the best hidden bars and restaurants in New York


Lantern’s Keep, Midtown West

Opened in the early 1900s, both the Algonquin and the Iroquois hotels exude the glamour of times past. Inside, the Algonquin has its famed Round Table restaurant, where Dorothy Parker gathered with editors of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. But the Iroquois has a …

Travel (UK)

I just streamed Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify on a plane — all at once

Gogo, the company that's become synonomous with in-flight Wi-Fi, is preparing to give flyers a huge speed boost. This week Gogo invited a crew of journalists out to its Chicago headquarters to get a close look at 2Ku satellite internet, which the company claims is the next generation of …


WWE Fans Can Now Get Ringside Seats Through Virtual Reality

WWE is creating a new virtual reality channel on Samsung MILK VR that could be help popularize the nascent technology.

Now wrestling fans can experience World Wrestling Entertainment action ringside from the comfort of their own homes, thanks to 360-degree video content on Samsung MILK VR.

WWE has …

Virtual Reality

How to Have a Great Los Angeles Weekend on $25 a Day

Our guide to hanging out in the City of Angels on $50 or less.

It might seem near impossible to enjoy a weekend in a major metropolitan area like Los Angeles on a budget, but it can be done—especially if you opt for public transportation or biking instead of renting a car. Here are our tips for how …

U.S. Travel

This Asian city has more energy than New York or Tokyo

South Korea’s high-energy capital moves at a pace that rivals the world’s busiest, with its pulsing creative energy driving innovation in music, technology and fashion.

Pali pali” – meaning “quick, quick” – isn’t just a favourite expression in Seoul: it’s a way of life.

South Korea’s capital moves …

U.S. Travel

A Great Weekend In Shanghai on Less Than $25 a Day

Shanghai may be an international metropolis and global financial hub, but you can still have an awesome weekend here for a song.

The fantastic thing about Shanghai is that public transit is cheap and convenient, and many of the main attractions are in the city center, within easy walking distance of …

China Travel

From Tokyo to New York: Four Bowls of Ramen That Defined My Summer

As midnight neared at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, I wearily boarded my nine-hour redeye. Moonlight shone through the thick evening smog, gleaming off the pearl-white fuselage of planes parked in a neat row. I walked down the aisle, my white plastic duty-free bag bumping into each seat I …


These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

This time of year is perfect for taking a break and curling up in a rustic cabin. But not just any cabin. Far, far from Little House on the Prairie,


Inside the Kitchen That Listens to Food and Cooks by Itself

I have no idea how to cook a chicken. Sure, I can defrost a chicken breast, lay it on a pan, and bake it until it won’t kill me, but that’s not …


Mussels Recipes - Bon Appétit


Steak Skewers with Scallion Dipping Sauce

Meat and Marinade

Purée all ingredients except steak in a blender or a food processor until smooth. Trim strip of fat (sometimes called a fat cap) from meat. Cut fat into 1/4"-1/2" cubes; cut meat into approximately 1" cubes. Place fat and meat in a large bowl. Add marinade and toss to coat; cover …


Tiny house rentals for your mini vacation

(CNN) — They're cute, local, affordable and a true experience.

Sure, living in a tiny house full-time may sound daunting, but renting a wee retreat for a couple of days is an easy way to get a taste of the downsized life.

The movement around tiny houses emphasizes small homes -- usually less than 400 …

North America Travel

World's Scariest Travel Destinations For The Adventure Man - D'Marge

For a brave breed of traveller, only the world’s most dangerous destinations will do. They happily trade the daily grind for adrenaline-charged …

Adventure Travel

7 Reasons to Volunteer on Your Next Vacation

Travel can offer rewarding, life-changing and humbling experiences. Exploring an unfamiliar environment can open your eyes to a world you never thought existed, teach you important lessons and introduce you to people who will heighten your perspective and understanding of a place and its culture. …

Adventure Travel

How Upgraded Amenities May Change Air Travel as We Know It

As a growing number of airlines continue to scale back some of the benefits frequent fliers once took for granted, such as complimentary in-flight meals and free checked bags on top of already expensive plane tickets, it's refreshing to know other carriers are taking a different path. In an effort …


NYC cheese experts share their secret to the perfect grilled cheese sandwich

If you're making grilled cheese sandwiches with only one cheese, the cheese mongers at New York City's famous Murray's Cheese say that you're making it all wrong.

According to them, the secret to a delicious, melty grilled cheese sandwich is using three great cheeses.

They suggest using a young …


The cloud wars explained: Why nobody can catch up with Amazon

The market for cloud computing continues to defy all expectations.

Even as the startup craze starts to cool in Silicon Valley, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google all reported bang-up earnings last quarter, not least because of their big bets on the cloud.

What exactly are these companies selling? Who's …


Carry-on Essentials for Long Flights

When it comes to long flights and even longer layovers, let's be honest, it SUCKS. There are few things in life I really hate, and long flights is right up there with diarrhea and Donald Trump (arguably synonymous, but I digress).

As a full-time traveler, I figured I can't keep hating on the most …

Donald Trump

10 Hotel Thanksgiving Dinners Worth Leaving Home For

Not inclined to cook this holiday? Head to these hotels offering stellar meals for a crowd.

What's better than Thanksgiving dinner? That's easy—one …


America's Best Cities for Winter Travel

What urban centers are most popular for winter travel? Almost anywhere that doesn’t require snow tires, according to Travel + Leisure readers.

This winter’s forecast: plenty of snow, and even more travelers fleeing it. That’s the message, at least, from Travel + Leisure readers.

Salt Lake City has …

U.S. Travel