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Dining Out

How To Trick Yourself Into Eating Less When You're At A Restaurant

Posted 05.07.2013 | OWN

By Jena Pincott We all know that restaurants tend to use more oils, fat and sugars in their food preparation. These seven lab-tested strategies for...

Restaurant Survival Guide: 10 Tips For Healthful Dining

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

It is possible to eat out and consume upward of 2,000 calories in just one meal. However, it is also entirely possible not to break your calorie budget and to eat healthfully while eating out. The key is to be mindful of your food choices and to choose wisely.

Fashionably Late: Dining Around The World

Christine Drinan | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

A city's cultural scene dictates its dinner hour. While determining the perfect time to dine is far from an exact science, our local correspondents gave us insider tips on how to join the cool kids' table.

The Reality of Big Ang

Greg White | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Greg White

I haven't seen an episode of Mob Wives. Or maybe I have: I had dinner with Big Ang.

How To Outsmart Any Restaurant Menu

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Sometimes you need to eat out and want choices you can feel good about! While I recommend you avoid doing so as best as you can, the following can make seemingly-impossible decisions about what and where to eat easier for you.

Dinner at Gam Wah

Gillian Clark | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC
Gillian Clark

I spent a great deal of my childhood in the back of my father's station wagon. I'd stretch my neck and eyeballs as far as I could from the backseat. There was one restaurant in particular that never failed to capture my attention.

7 Restaurant Mistakes Healthy People Make

Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Maridel Reyes In our quest to eat light, we know to pass up artery cloggers like fettuccine Alfredo; we regularly order sauce on the side and ...

Make Friends With Your Menu

Jamie Galloway | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Balancing your diet with your health, career, social life and fitness regimen is challenging enough without making dining out a misery for you and your dinner companions. Choose wisely, remember less is more, and enjoy your meal!

PHOTOS: In London, Finding A Great Afternoon Snack

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

London is full of places where you can sit down and have a little savory something at any time of day, but too many of them are outlets of national chains. These are certainly a step up from the international burger chains, but our most delicious and relaxing afternoon mouthfuls have been at all-day restaurants that belong to smaller London-only groups with but a few locations each.

Are Eating Habits Contagious?

Rania Batayneh, MPH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Rania Batayneh, MPH

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with the healthiest intentions -- a salad followed by grilled fish and steamed vegetables -- only to find yourself halfway through a bacon cheeseburger and onion rings?

Reasons To Visit Toronto Now

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There is no use pretending: Our afternoon at Niagara Falls (including a soaking wet ride on the Maid of the Mist) was the highlight of a recent trip to Toronto. But the museum-going, strolling and dining were delightful too.

People Are Baby Crazy -- In a Scary Way

Monica Wyche | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

Was I pimping out my child for the entertainment of the elderly? And if so, is that a bad thing?

The Parenting Olympics

Monica Wyche | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Monica Wyche

As a brand new parent, my husband and I are developing impressive knowledge, speed and accuracy at some events of our own -- which is why I propose the first-ever Parenting Olympics.

How to Save More When You're Dining Out

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 09.26.2012 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Ready for a night out? Sometimes the best summer "vacation" is a break from your kitchen. And it's entirely possible to take a hiatus from cooking without breaking your budget.

Want a Great Meal? Try One of These 3 Combinations for 'Perfection'

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I love the fact that M.F.K. Fisher, author of The Art of Eating, sings the praises of eating alone on a couch. Am I the only one who loves that kind of meal? I like eating alone on a hill side, too, but that's a bit harder to pull off.

15 Ways To Save On Eating Out

Money Talks News | Angela Colley | Posted 06.29.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: How much do you spend on dining out? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American family forked over $2...

Summer Dining In Manhattan

The Purple Passport | Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel
The Purple Passport

It's a town where you don't just go out for Chinese, Spanish, African or Italian food: You go out expressly for Sichuan, Basque, Senegalese or Sardinian.

The Post-50 Dinner Party

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 08.11.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

As I've grown older, I've come to prefer, more often than not, an evening at home -- mine or someone else's -- to dinner in a restaurant.

7 Ways To Save Money Dining Out

Menuism | Posted 08.04.2012 | Food
Menuism

Every BrokeAss needs to eat out at a good restaurant or two. Here are a few of my favorite tips for people who want to eat out, but still maintain a healthy budget.

Where The Locals Hang Out In Prague

Bart van Poll | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
Bart van Poll

This is the Prague locals love.

What Restaurant Owners Think About The Pepper Mill Routine

Meathead | Posted 07.03.2012 | Food
Meathead

Does the food need pepper? If the answer is yes, then why didn't the chef use the proper amount of pepper before the dish reached my table?

10 Ways To Order Healthier Asian Takeout

Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kate Ashford You know a little something about how to order healthy at Asian restaurants. Brown rice trumps white, summer rolls are lower cal ...

What Restaurants Think About Bending The Rules

Meathead | Posted 06.02.2012 | Food
Meathead

My friend was willing to spend $36 on four tacos that would have cost $8 if they were eaten in the restaurant. On the surface, it appears to be a tidy profit for the restaurant to decline.

What Your Dining Habits Say About The Economy

The New York Times | Floyd Norris | Posted 03.17.2012 | Business

Have you been eating more at restaurants with waiters rather than fast-food joints? If so, you are not alone, and that in fact is an indication tha...

Watch Out For This Sneaky Restaurant Fee

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 03.15.2012 | Money

It could cost you big bucks to let a premium restaurant reservation go unused. Some high-end restaurants around the country are charging customers any...