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Sweets for Your Sweet: 7 Must-Do Desserts for Couples

Michelle Pruett | Posted 02.11.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by sharing a dessert with your honey? Restaurants these days are upping their game when it comes to the grand finales of their awesome meals.

Do You Make This Dining Out Mistake?

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

When was the last time you ate out? In the last month, week or couple of days? If you are like many today it's most likely going to be in the last cou...

12 Romantic Restaurants to Impress a Date

Michelle Pruett | Posted 01.28.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Whether it's a romantic anniversary, first date or just a Saturday night, who among us couldn't use a recommendation for where to take that special someone? Here are 12 perfect restaurants from across the country that're sure to knock some socks off.

7 Ways You're Throwing Money Away While Traveling

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere. Here are seven expenses you can ...

Kevin Sbraga on Top Chef Fame, How to Crisp Chicken Skin

Michelle Pruett | Posted 01.21.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Never one to sit around and wait for things to happen, Florida native Kevin Sbraga overcame his camera-shy sensibilities to win Top Chef Season 7 in 2010, catapulting himself to reality-TV fame and setting the stage for his future restaurants to join the country's coveted shortlist of must-dine destinations

5 Restaurant Trends That'll Change the Way You Dine Out in 2016

Michelle Pruett | Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

For American restaurant culture, 2015 was the year of enthusiastic nautical decor, many a smoked dish and even more uber-elaborate cocktails.

The Only Acceptable Times to Send Food Back at a Restaurant

Thrillist | Posted 12.01.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Carrie Dennis and Kevin Alexander Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist Few things are as frustrating as ordering a dope dish at a restaurant, but be...

The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

Thrillist | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just need to have bought groceries. Like once, ever.

How To Enjoy Dining Solo

Menuism | Posted 11.11.2015 | Taste
Menuism

You've got that dreaded table for one somewhere in your future, and you're not sure how to deal with it. Here's what I'd recommend.

Six Hearing Aids, Two Cochlear Implants and a Roger Pen Walked Into a Bar

Shari Eberts | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Shari Eberts

Dining out at a restaurant can be problematic these days. Noise levels have grown, tables are stacked closer and closer together, and glass and hardwood are all the rage for decor, leaving even less cushioning or carpet behind for sound absorption. Layer hearing loss on top of all this, and dining out can be quite a challenge.

10 Tips for Dining Overseas and Eating Like a Local

TripAdvisor | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
TripAdvisor

One of the big reasons many of us travel is for the food. We want to try those specialties that don't taste the same at home, not to mention those foods we can't even get at home -- think mangosteens in Southeast Asia, or a pint of Guinness in Ireland -- and, of course, we want to dine in local hangouts rather than tourist traps.

Things Restaurant Servers Say... And What They Really Mean

Thrillist | Posted 10.14.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Shuttershock (edit) The customer isn't always right, but since it's terribly awkward to tell them they're wrong, restaurant...

The 10 Best College Burgers in America

Thrillist | Posted 09.24.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers Credit: Chona Kasinger/Thrillist The American college experience is unique: wearing sweatpants for 300 days st...

'Tableside with Rick Steves': My interview with DiningOut Magazine

Rick Steves | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

To be honest, I'm no foodie. I don't know the difference between good olive oil and bad olive oil. That being said, I can recognize restaurants that fit my readers.

5 Ways To Forget The 'Diet Guilt' And Enjoy Your Dinner Out

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living

Tonight is the night. You finally landed reservations at the hottest new dining spot in town, and you've invited a group of friends to join you. You&...

How To Ask For Menu Modifications Without Being "That Guy"

Menuism | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste
Menuism

When dining out, people who eat special diets are the butt of seemingly every joke at the table. "How do you know if someone's a vegan? Don't worry, they'll tell you," is a barb I am all too familiar with.

A Charming Sushi Joint in NYC With Creative Japanese Entrees That Deliver

Jane Seo | Posted 08.20.2015 | Taste
Jane Seo

From a cursory glance, you would have never guessed that a little sushi joint located in the basement level of Whole Foods Market in Columbus Circle...

European Vacation -- in Philadelphia!

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.16.2015 | Travel
Lev Raphael

Of course it felt a bit like an outpost of the gorgeous museum in Paris -- but without seeming imitative or second best. This museum had its own special grace and logic.

How To Spend Less Dining Out

CompareCards | Posted 07.27.2015 | Money
CompareCards

Dining out is almost always more expensive than staying home, but that doesn't stop most Americans from enjoying the experience. By using credit card rewards and other discounts to save on dining expenses, you can eat out for less than you may have thought.

If You are in the Hospitality Business, Please be Hospitable!

Louisa Kasdon | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Louisa Kasdon

It's not easy living life in a wheelchair. Or on a scooter. Or on crutches and a cane. It's not easy mobilizing the energy to venture out into the world. But when handicapped people do venture out, it would be nice if they encountered hospitality instead of hostility.

Derek Jeter Went Dutch On A Pizza Check With His Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports

Yeah Jeets!

The Dos and Don'ts of Gracious Dining

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

The candidate was ideal for the role. In the post-interview debrief of the lunch, the CEO's only con was that she did not "at least offer" to help with the bill. I asked if he (the interviewer) had invited her (the applicant) to lunch, and he was still baffled.

6 Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Actually Wants

Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents

Another gift-giving holiday is upon us, and this time it’s Mom’s turn to be pampered and showered with attention. However, the perfect gift for he...

A Sydney Sider's Guide Dos and Don'ts When Dining Out

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Tip? If you're comfortable with your partner and know what they want, it's probably considered as thoughtful. If it's your first date and you're ordering for her/him, you may come off as a "know it all."

On The Menu: 7 Questions With Chef Hemant Mathur

Lesley Nagy | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

Praised by food critics, he is well known for bringing innovation to traditional Indian dishes.