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An Insider's Guide to Tartine Bakery in San Francisco

GalleryAn Insider's Guide to Tartine Bakery in San Francisco<p>There's an easy two-step method to recruiting friends to San Francisco. Step one: casually walk them to 'the neighborhood park' where the trees are palm trees, the picnickers are drinking freely, and the jawdropping view goes over the …

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Dining Solo in Paris? Here's 6 Great Meals for One, from Seafood Feasts to Local Hangouts

In Paris, dining alone is not only civilized—it's common sense. Here are six great solo meals to seek out, from seafood feasts to old-school bistros<p><i>Upon the publication of his latest book,</i> <b>Hungry for France: Adventures for the Cook & Food Lover</b><i>, we asked longtime Paris resident (and frequent Bon</i> …

How to Order Wine at a Restaurant

Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect bottle every time<p><i>Ordering wine in a restaurant shouldn’t be a stressed-out showdown. Here are five ways to make nice with the sommelier—and get the perfect</i> …

'I want to dine alone, no I haven't been stood up!'

As a new solo eatery opens in Amsterdam, on the other side of the world in Japan, solo diners are brought stuffed companions in Moomin cafes to keep them company. Dr Brooke Magnanti asks why we can still be judged if we eat out alone<p>There are few things that fill me with a greater horror than the …

27 Of The Best Places In The World To Swim

Planet Earth is made up of 71% water allowing so many opportunities for <i>great</i> swimming. That would require quite a bit of exploring to find perfection, so we made your life easier and have listed the 27 best places in the world to take a dip.<p><b>1. Linapacan Island, Palawan, Philippines</b><p>An island …

The Lockhart, London W1, restaurant review

Expect mind-blowing sauces and some wow-factor moments at The Lockhart<p><b>The Lockhart</b> 22-24 Seymour Place, London W1H 7NL <b><br>Contact:</b> 020 3011 5400 lockhartlondon.com <b><br>Price:</b> Three courses: <b>£23.45</b><p>The Lockhart is big-windowed and airy, with the requisite modern metal ceiling tiles. Squinting, I could picture …

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Move, over Rioja – we're all drinking Ribera del Duero wines now

From a bleak landscape in central Spain comes a fabulous wine, Ribera del Duero, thanks to the vision of one man<p>Ribera del Duero is, to put it mildly, a most unlikely great wine area. Bud break for vines is the latest in Europe; frosts in May are a constant danger, frosts in September are less …

Wine & Spirits

14 Travel Predictions for 2014

<i>by Wendy Perrin</i><p>Coming up with the ten biggest changes in travel of 2013 got me contemplating what 2014 might have in store. Here are a few …

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

Vanity Fair Is Still Paying for Rejecting Hemingway in 1924

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Young writers are often told to get used to rejection. And young writers, like nerds in high school, …

Fine Dining Around the World

14 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Paris

As Audrey Hepburn famously said in the film <i>Sabrina</i>, "Paris is always a good idea." We couldn't agree more.<p>Whether you know it as the city of light, love or one of your bucket list destinations, Paris will leave you longing to return for more.<p>Our deal experts have strolled along the Champs-Elysees, …

22 Mouthwatering Desserts Improved By Bacon

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3 Extra-Crispy Ways To Eat Mac 'N' Cheese

Sometimes it needs to crunch, you know? (courtesy of Homeroom restaurant's The Mac + Cheese Cookbook)<p>SERVES 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup dried small elbow pasta<p>1/2 cup Mac Sauce (recipe below)<p>1 cup grated cheese 
(Cheddar is classic, but any other favorite cheese will also work)<p>1 large egg<p>1 cup panko …

Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Are You a Traveler or a Tourist? Take the Quiz to Find Out!

<b>By Candice Gaukel Andrews</b><p>What makes a <i>tourist</i> different from a <i>traveler?</i> When recently pondering that question, I found <i>Merriam-Webster's</i> to be of little help. My old standby dictionary defines a <i>tourist</i> as "one that makes a tour for pleasure or culture" and a <i>traveler</i> as "one that goes on a trip or …

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

The Entire US Economic Debate In One Huge Slide

China economic growth slows, partly on purpose

Although it's a 'painful process,' China's leaders seem willing to sacrifice rapid economic expansion for stable growth that creates jobs with higher salaries.<p>July 14, 2013|By Julie Makinen<p>Workers move steel tubes near a construction site in Beijing. In China,… (Wang Zhao / AFP/Getty Images …

Tarullo: Glass-Steagall no cure-all

The Federal Reserve’s point man on overseeing the banking industry on Monday questioned the benefit of reinstating a Depression-era law that would separate commercial and investment banking activities — an idea being championed by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.).<p>Last week …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

15 Need-to-Know Custom Clothing Companies

No one does DIY quite like Brit + Co. Whether it’s friendship bracelets, a trendy up-do or the classic summer beach wrap, they have you covered. But, if you’re like me, you probably throw your favorite DIY ideas on a Pinterest board and end up saving them for a rainy day.<p>If you can’t customize your …

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How to Order Foreign Foods

Why is it that the best restaurants are always French or Italian and you have to be able to speak those languages to order? Some restaurants, usually in tourist areas of foreign cities, will supply an English menu, or you may find and English translation in smaller type next to the native …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …