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10 of Our Favorite Under-the-Radar Chicago Restaurants

We love a good restaurant hot list, but many of Chicago’s true culinary gems—slinging tasty, soulful eats without the hype—are hiding in plain sight. From intriguing newcomers that have yet to explode to cozy, time-worn haunts, these 10 eateries might not enjoy the same attention of those occupying …

Hyde Park

I’m a Car Salesman—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

The smell of a new car is great. The process of buying a new car? Not so great. Here are some expert tactics to give you a leg up on fast-talking …

Personal Finance

30 Rosés to Drink This Summer

It’s time to think pink again. Here are 30 mouthwatering bottles to help beat the heat.<p>If you’ve been waiting for someone to announce that it’s time …

Wine & Spirits

This is The Smartest Thing I Ever Bought for My Fridge

When it comes to grocery shopping and my food budget, the worst thing that can happen isn't running out of food (although that's pretty close) — it's …

Batteries

How to keep paying $99 a year for Amazon Prime

Last week, Amazon announced it would be increasing the price of its yearly Prime membership subscription from $99 to $119 starting May 11 and June 16 …

Shopping

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Nutrition

Stocks 101 for Beginner Investors

New to buying stocks? This guide has everything you need to start building your portfolio.<p>When it comes to investing money, we have several choices …

Investing

This Cool Cucumber and Avocado Salad Is Perfect for Summer

When I was growing up in Minnesota, I had cucumbers every single day for lunch. While I didn't always eat the sandwiches my mom made me (sorry, mom), …

Healthy Eating

10 Recipes to Master If You Want to Become a Next-Level Italian Cook

So you’ve mastered the basics—maybe you’ve developed a reputation for your cacio e pepe or your white bean crostini. But now it’s time to take your …

Cooking

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

Top 10

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Here’s What Kelly Slater’s Wave Looks Like After the Renovations

<b>You may not have been aware,</b> but Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch was recently closed for maintenance for a few months. After blowing up the internet …

9 Mother's Day Gifts for Every Kind of Foodie Mom

Cooking (and non-cooking) presents that'll make Mom proud<p>Mama always said it’s the thought that counts. So as you’re stressing over what to get her this Mother’s Day—especially if she didn’t pass along her Martha Stewart-like knack for homemade crafts—take a few breaths. Whether you opt for a …

Handbags

The Best Chinos for Men, With Input From Style Editors and a Male Model

There’s a strong case to be made for the chino: It’s a softer, more urbane cousin to khakis. (Technically, chinos don’t show any stitching, and are …

Eat-Your-Veggies Mediterranean Meatballs

These meatballs have a secret -- they're packed with spinach. Veggie-shy kids (and adults) won't even notice since they are happily tucked into a …

U.S. States, Their Capitals, and Nicknames

Everyone learns the capitals of the 50 states and their region in elementary school. But over the years, that kind of information can get lost in the …

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Anker's smart home brand is crowdfunding a new security system

Improved battery, picture quality, and security.<p>We don’t typically post about Kickstarter campaigns, but Eufy—like their parent company Anker—makes excellent products that are more reliable and interesting than the average crowdfunding effort. Eufy is Anker’s smart home brand, and they just …

Home Security

Top 12 Resort Destinations in Georgia

Georgia resorts offer visitors many exceptional choices, from several of the world's top award-winning golf resorts to elegant oceanfront resort …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 10<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Allen Edmonds Anniversary Sale: save up to $175 shoes, socks, shirts & more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Allen Edmonds is currently having its Anniversary Sale with up to <b>$175 off</b> your order. Prices are as marked. Plus, all orders …

Trump boarded Air Force One in high winds — and the photos of his hair are mesmerizing

Thursday was a very windy day in Maryland, as President Donald Trump's hair can attest.<p>He departed the White House around 12:45 p.m., en route to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.<p>On the tarmac in Maryland, the wind caught his hair, and Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci was there to capture …

Donald Trump

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

Declutter Your Kids Brain By Doing These 6 Things

When it comes to options, sometimes less is more.<p>Today's children have playrooms stacked to the ceiling with plastic, battery-operated toys of every size, shape, and color. These same kids can watch up to eight hours of TV per day, a number that would have shocked the parents of yesteryear.<p>Growing …

10 Breakfast Superfood Bowls You'll Want to Eat All Day

Want a breakfast that's a breakfast of champions? One that is nourishing, easy to make and delicious? Reach for an abundance bowl. These one-bowl …

How to Make Perfect Lasagna

The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have tomato sauce or meat. The most perfect lasagna, he says, the one for true pasta lovers, is a …

22 Old-School Red Sauce Italian Restaurants in Los Angeles

There’s something familiar and comforting with the perfect bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. It was the go-to order if the family went to a sit-down restaurant. While more modern California-Italian restaurants seem to be on every hip corner in Los Angeles (read: Bestia, Felix, Rossoblu), there’s …

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow …

This Tiny $16 Power Bank Is What Every Smartphone Needs

We’ve all suffered the sudden horror of a dead phone. You could be in the middle of texting, instagramming or on a call and the next thing you know, …