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Our Best Kebab and Skewer Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure

14 skewer and kebab recipes, from salmon to chicken to lamb.<p><b>Ice pops, corn dogs, cotton candy—there's nothing like food on a stick.</b> But the grand-daddy of stick cuisine will always be grilled kebabs. Check out these recipes to see what we mean.

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12 Best New Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

Here, 12 amazing new restaurants that are showing off prime Oregon ingredients in both global dishes and reinvented American classics.<p>At Ataula …

Winner of Your Best Grilled Vegetables Recipe

<i>Congratulations to EmilyC, whose Grilled Bread Salad with Broccoli Rabe and Summer Squash won the contest for Your Best Grilled Vegetable Recipe!</i><p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b><br>Starting at the age of 13, I spent a few weeks each …

5 Links to Read Before Eating Avocados

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Everything you wanted to know about everyone's favorite fruit.</i><p>For those of you who believe bacon makes everything better, I'm here to remind you that …

A Word-of-Mouth Guide to Barcelona's Best Restaurants

The staff at Pakta, the Adrià brothers’ new Barcelona restaurant, tell writer Michael Idov where to find the city’s best food.<p><i>The staff at Pakta, the</i> …

The only salad dressing recipe you'll ever need

This summer, do your farm-fresh greens a favor: Ditch the bottled dressing. Making your own salad dressing is easy and cheap—and you can create endless variations if you follow some simple rules and the foolproof recipe below.<p>First, it helps to know the basics. If you're making a vinaigrette—just …

What Is This Meatloaf Salad and Why Would You

Found in the cafeteria at the Turner Broadcasting System in NYC: <b>Meatloaf Salad</b>. It costs $8/pound. Reports Eatocracy's Kat Kinsman, who bravely ate it: "It is definitively Not Salad." There are many questions, but really there's only one: Why?

The Easy Way to Grill Shrimp and Scallops

You now have one more way to harness the power of lean protein<p>The griller’s heart knows no despair deeper than that of small foods slipping through the grates and tumbling to the fire below. When that event happens, it seems to do so in slow motion, the flame reaching upward to devour your dinner …

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Top ten experiences in Tasmania

Tasmania is still Australia, but beguilingly and bewitchingly it’s just that little bit different. It’s compact enough to ‘do’ in a week and layered enough to keep bringing you back. The island state produces gourmet food and wine, and a flourishing arts scene and a burgeoning urban cool point to a …

Budapest a historic blend

During a three-day stay in Budapest before a Danube River cruise, my husband and I enjoyed several unique food experiences in the city and simultaneously learned a bit about Hungarian history and culture. The gastronomy of the city is a mosaic that reflects a complicated history of invasions and …

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Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

Best hangover foods from around the world

It’s 10am and you vaguely recall last night involved small glasses of something resembling vodka standing to attention on the bar as you slid off your stool and into a roller coaster dressed up as a taxi and the coffee you just ordered tastes like brown water and you can’t find your sunglasses and …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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Champagne Rhubarb Jelly Shots

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Jelly shots grow up with rhubarb and Champagne (and gin).</i><p>I know what you're thinking. Jell-O shots? Don't those belong at a sorority party, stuffed stickily inside a …

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Today, Eater returns to Hong Kong to check in on 15 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. As with the Hong Kong 38, we've tapped local food writer Janice Leung Hayes to offer her picks for the hottest openings of the past 12 months.<p>Among her selections are restaurants …

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

The Most Amazing Adventure Travel Trips for 2014

Savvy travelers know that there's more to vacationing than lying on the beach and sipping fruity drinks. Although a complimentary Cruzan Rum does happen to be part of the package when you book a guided running tour with Active Island Tours & Events in St. Thomas. After all, what better way to …

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The Most Unforgettable Experiences in London

Teeming with historic architecture, monumental landmarks and world-class museums, few cities are as iconic as London and the cultural Mecca has plenty of surprises up its sleeve. Whether you're looking to check off the top sights, hit the shops or discover the British capital through the eyes of …

15 Treats for Your Colleagues (and You)

If you were wondering whether you should eat that snack on your desk, the answer is yes. Always. Because snacks are our mid-day champions, our loyal friends who inspire us to press on despite those long hours ahead. And when you bring them to the office? You’re nothing short of a weekday …