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10 Best Non-Sushi, Non-Ramen Japanese Restaurants In NYC

Caroline Phelps | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here is a list of exceptionally good Japanese restaurants offering specialties other than the beloved sushi and ramen -- Itadakimasu!

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants In America

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
Abby Tegnelia

Here are NiC's picks for the dozen most "wow" restaurant dining experiences in the U.S. with food so good, one meal is worth the price of the entire vacation. Here they are, in alphabetical order.

Dining In London: Shoreditch Without The Hullabaloo - Lyle's

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.29.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Thanks to the cooking style and the well-calculated portion sizes, Jackie and I walked away entirely satisfied but by no means stuffed.

In Praise of The One Hundred Foot Journey

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Everything comes alive in this film from the delightful differences in the characters to the golden glow of the french countryside.

Surprising Travel Treats in London and Shanghai

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

Now a lot of people wouldn't associate China with luxury travel or London with good restaurants, but I've found that these old stereotypes are changing. Discovering them with good company can take the edge off tiring business meetings.

Four Restaurants That Give You A Reason To Skip the Buffets in Vegas

JustLuxe | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home
JustLuxe

Las Vegas is generally thought of as the place people go to let loose, forget their inhibitions and to party all night-long in sexy clubs and at gla...

Being a Tourist in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Judith Fein | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Last week, some friends came to visit my hometown. "We know it's a drag to have to be a tour guide in your hometown, but what if you became a tourist with us?" one of them suggested.

How to Measure the Restaurant Greats (Don't Get Your Hopes Up: It's Nearly Impossible!)

David Rosengarten | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
David Rosengarten

The incredibly clever foraging basket at Chicago's Alinea The immortal Ferran Adrià, of El Bulli in Rosas, Spain Whenever foodies start waxing ...

Steaked Out: Where to Eat in Buenos Aires When You Don't Want Beef

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

We all know Buenos Aires and Argentina is well known for its beef. You've come to the right place for that. However some find they are looking for something a little different, lighter or wishing to explore another gastronomic side to the city.

Head Here To Find The World's Most Expensive Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.24.2014 | Taste

We've located the world's most expensive restaurant and it's definitely not in our price range.

5 Ways To Tell If You're In A Bad Restaurant

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We've rounded up some of the best common-sense approaches to figure out if you're dining somewhere that's actually decent.

Visiting A Restaurant? There's A Good Chance It's Googling You

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste

Before you go to a restaurant, you probably look it up online for some reason or another. Maybe you're making a reservation through the website or may...

Cooking With Chef Hannibal the Cannibal

Jose Martinez | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

How does one politely decline eating one's own flesh? You don't if Hannibal the Cannibal is chef.

Luxe Chinese Dining and Blissful Swimming at the Shangri-La Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you're looking to treat yourself to a Paris luxury hotel but can't make up your mind which one, the Shangri-La's pool could well tip the balance.

14 Over The Top Things That Only Happen At Fancy Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

While the world of fine dining may be slowly disappearing, certain institutions will never die. Casual might be king at the best and brightest new res...

Fine Dining Goes to the Farm in Hawaii

Sherry Ott | Posted 05.20.2014 | Hawaii
Sherry Ott

I stared at the nine acres of watercress fields surrounded by concrete buildings and consumerism. This was hardly what I imagined when I was thinking of "farm to table" cuisine!

4 Ways People Are Trying To Make Weed Chic

Cracked | Posted 03.13.2014 | Weird News

As soon as something taboo goes mainstream, businesses will find a way to attract the money of your Aunt Doris. And with the legalization of marijuana...

Lunch With a 7-Year-Old Foodie

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

Since she was old enough to stand on a stool beside me in the kitchen, she has been enthralled with the art of cooking. As I reach for spices to add to a recipe, I open them and let her smell them and tell her their names. We've done this for years, so I trust the child when she tells me my chili needs more cumin.

America's Best New Romantic Restaurants (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Softly lit nooks and pages of Barolo may be catnip to Cupid, but if the food is forgettable, his aim isn't the only thing that's going to be off.

The Right Way to Winter in Newport, RI

John Mariani | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

It is no wonder that New England's rippling shoreline, gouged out with inlets and bays, was a sensible stop and haven for mariners and colonists from Europe to stop and settle, offering safe harbors and a seemingly bottomless supply of seafood.

London Dining: Cafe Murano -- A New Neighbor On A Changing Street

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

A striking thing about Café Murano is that, however sophisticated and crypto-complex the underlying recipes may be, the flavors remain clear and delicious.

Top Vacation Tastes In London And Munich

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We've been away (London and Munich) for thirteen days as I write this, so I'm going to list one standout taste from each.

London Dining (and Lodging) Review

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Am I in love with Hélène Darroze at The Connaught? Not in love; not yet. But I'm certainly feeling the pull of its seductive powers.

The Restaurant Dilemma: Kids or No Kids?

Jamie Schler | Posted 03.23.2014 | Taste
Jamie Schler

Believing, as does Chef Achatz, that children should experience fine dining and dining out in general, we made it a habit to bring our sons with us, whether pizzeria, diner or restaurant, and have been since they were born.

Cozying Up to History at London's Criterion Restaurant

Duane Wells | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

When the Criterion first opened its doors, Alexander Graham Bell had yet to claim the patent for the telephone, Thomas Edison was still five years away from inventing a practical light bulb and the first Ford Model T wouldn't see a road for more than three decades.