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Dining Out

In Praise Of Sharing Food: A Mini-Manifesto

Bon Appetit | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

I do not mean double dipping with total strangers or putting 10,000 hands in the communal pretzel jar at work.

The Top 12 Complaints People Have With Dining Out

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste

Servers are usually the ones to blame.

Pharmacies-Turned-Restaurants: The Cure for What Ails You

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.04.2014 | Food
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Katherine Flynn W.A. Frost & Company prides itself on serving seasonal, organic, locally sourced cuisine. If only you could get a d...

4 Secret Code Words That Reveal The Healthiest Options On Any Menu

OWN | Posted 07.02.2014 | OWN

When you're looking for a healthy meal to order at a restaurant, even a limited menu can present a challenge. Dishes that sound healthy at first glanc...

Olive Garden Is Evidence Of A Huge Problem In The Economy

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business

One restaurant operator has just given us a small window into a huge problem with the American economy. Darden Restaurants, the Orlando-based purv...

Meeting a Great White: A Memorable Start to Summer

Travelzoo | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Over the weekend a buddy and I were fishing about five miles off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, when we spotted something and couldn't believe our eyes. Well, just watch the video to see what happened next.

Earning Tips Vs. Higher Wage: One Waitress's Opinion

Jennifer Moleski | Posted 05.23.2014 | Money
Jennifer Moleski

I studied wine, spirits, and food. I got a job at a great restaurant where they spent months training me in how to provide an excellent experience to the guests. And guess what? I began earning a comfortable living.

Here Are The Rules For Dining At Chipotle

Thrillist | Posted 05.16.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Hark, for these are The Rules of Dining at Chipotle!

The Newest Dining Out Spots in DC

John Mariani | Posted 07.14.2014 | DC
John Mariani

DC is a solid dining city, frequented by those who live in and around it and by the millions of tourists who visit.

26 Restaurant Secrets Only Servers Know

Thrillist | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Next time you're lambasting your waiter about your order, remember that they know more than you think.

Food Network Chopped Star Ted Allen Invites You to "Dine Out, Fight AIDS" (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

On the latest episode of my radio show, SnowbizNow, Ted Allen, host of the extremely popular Chopped show on the Food Network, talks about this year's Dining Out For Life® taking place this Thursday, April 24th, in over 60 cities throughout the US and Canada

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.

7 Banks Turned Restaurants: Dinner With a Side of History

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

If we may offer our two cents, finding your next meal in an old bank-turned-restaurant is a worthy investment.

Why I Only Eat In Fancy Restaurants

Food Riot | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

On my budget, if I'm eating at a restaurant I can afford, I'm really just paying for the washing of the dishes.

Valuing Vegetables When Dining Out

James Beard Foundation | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste
James Beard Foundation

Fast-forward directly to 2014 and vegetable menus aren't just for vegetarians anymore.

10 Types Of People You Actually Want To Sit Next To At A Restaurant

Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste

The foodie will always know the best thing to order.

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.

Eat, Drink, Shush!

Kim Lute | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Kim Lute

Though I'm not for expelling children from decidedly mature European playgrounds, I am in favor of kid-free dining. What is one family's easily ignorable background chatter (ie: kids being kids) is another's theater of the absurd.

Where Chefs Love To Eat

Departures Magazine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

On a rare night off -- or when service comes to a close for the day -- chefs need to eat, too. Some head to under-the-radar neighborhood gems while others crave a more upscale experience.

These Cringeworthy Restaurant Truths Will Make You Think Twice About Dinner

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Healthy Living

For peace of mind, we may prefer to imagine restaurants as sanitized bastions of total cleanliness. Their spotless surfaces have to exemplify the loft...

Where to Eat and Drink in Cold NYC

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 03.30.2014 | New York
Robert Rosenthal

New Yorkers are forever promoting the fact that we enjoy four distinct seasons here. Yet that premise is at its most challenging in the dead of winter, especially when it comes to discovering warmth by means of food and drink.

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.

How To Survive Restaurant Disasters

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We've rounded up 10 potential restaurant disasters and explain how to deal with them like a pro.

45 Days Until 45: Fitbits and Tidbits

Wendy Burch | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Burch

Look, dieting should not be all about deprivation. You don't want to be the girl pretending to enjoy a plate of lettuce, when everyone else is raving about the mushroom ravioli.

An Open Letter To Bad Tippers

Matt Walsh | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Matt Walsh

Now, to speak directly to a certain terrifying subset of this species. These are the lowest, most shameless sorts of customers. Their existence is a constant, chilling reminder that evil exists in the world. They are the non-tippers.