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What San Francisco Dining Has That New York Doesn't

Zester Daily | Posted 11.19.2012 | San Francisco
Zester Daily

In food circles, it seems that New York often gets the lion's share of credit for starting trends. In reality, most food trends start on the West Coast. Here are the best of what San Francisco has to offer. For my money, there's no better food city in the world.

When The Customer Is Not Always Right

Michael Sanson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Food
Michael Sanson

So often restaurants are criticized for their failures, but too often the problem is not with restaurants as much as it is with their customers.

The Faithful Shopper: Gluten-Free Goodies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These days, gluten-free baked goods and pastas can't be distinguished from their wheat-based brethren. We've come a long way from the days of rice cakes and dried fake bread! Visit these bakeries, restaurants and shops and feast!

Turn Down the Volume On Restaurant Noise

Zester Daily | Posted 10.09.2012 | Food
Zester Daily

New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles -- every major American city is chockablock with painfully noisy but nonetheless popular restaurants.

Chefs A-Twitter In London, New York And Paris

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When planning a trip, I am prejudiced in favor of restaurants that tweet -- given that I know them to be good in the first place. For instance, tweeted photographs -- often of ultra-seasonal dishes fresh from the market via the skill of the chefs -- have certainly set my mouth a-watering and have influenced my dining-out choices more than once.

More Of Us Are Staying Home

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.02.2012 | Money

Have you been brown-bagging it lately? If so, you're not alone. Two in five Americans are dining out at restaurants less than they were six months...

Mario Batali's Favorite Restaurants Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.02.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

Making his way into the limelight through his Food Network shows, restaurant ownership, many cookbooks, and now his spot on ABC's daytime cooking talk show "The Chew," chef Mario Batali has quickly become a household name. But where does this former (he's not on the show anymore) Iron Chef love to eat when he's not cooking for himself and the public?

A Visit to Jezebel

Jordana Zizmor | Posted 10.01.2012 | Food
Jordana Zizmor

Jezebel is located in SoHo in a townhouse that is decorated with creative Jewish art done by all local New York artists. In addition to great food and atmosphere, the restaurant is kosher.

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.

More Vegan Eats In Austin

Carolyn Scott | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Since Austin has so many great places to find healthy, vegan, gluten free and other tasty special diet eats, I thought I'd come back for round two.

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...

Quinoa Sushi Hand Rolls, a Recipe and a Realization

Michelle Won | Posted 08.21.2012 | Food
Michelle Won

The health nut in me was overjoyed by the opportunity to have a healthier hand roll. Eat rolls, don't get rolls.

Finding Healthy Eats In Austin

Carolyn Scott | Posted 08.04.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

I left my heart in Austin, Texas!

PHOTOS: Tourism, Pub-Going And Dining In Cornwall

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There are evidently fewer pubs than there used to be, but we always managed to fill our quota: a half pint of cask ale for every couple of churches.

Where The Locals Hang Out In Prague

Bart van Poll | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
Bart van Poll

This is the Prague locals love.

2 New Restaurant Discoveries In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.23.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The steak, charcoal grilled and thickly sliced off the bone in the kitchen, was excellent.

Food for Thought: Social Media That's Actually Social

John Malik | Posted 05.22.2012 | Food
John Malik

Some of my fondest memories of great meals are centered around the company first, food second. Yet our relationships are now initiated through a dizzying array of social media that creates a buffer to real friendship, formed through the safety of the web.

What's New From the National Restaurant Association

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The National Restaurant Association show is a force to be reckoned with, representing a significant inflow of tourism dollars for the city of Chicago.

PHOTOS: A Compact Copenhagen Guide Book From Noma

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If one of Noma's chefs told me the name of her favorite Copenhagen eating place, I would put it on my list. Now there's a nicely designed little guide book to the city based on just that sort of recommendation

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?

Where To Dine Healthy In Johnson City, Texas

Carolyn Scott | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Just an hour or so northwest of San Antonio, located in the beautiful rolling hill country, Johnson City is the small town that president Lyndon Baines Johnson grew up in.

5 Signs You've Picked A Bad Restaurant

Food & Wine | Posted 04.17.2012 | Food
Food & Wine

You'll be confronted with a whirlwind of new and unfamiliar dining options hungry for business. Burgers and meatballs will fly, but keep alert and you can avoid the most tragic meals.

The Problem With The American Steakhouse

Josh Ozersky on Time.com | Posted 04.11.2012 | Food

As a committed carnivore, I feel strongly that a steakhouse is the last place anybody who really loves beef should go. I don’t write this as a food ...

PHOTOS: A Tale Of Two Restaurants In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Two new developments on the London dining scene make for an alluring night out, before or after the theater.

Envy Tabletops: 10 Hottest Dining by Design NYC Vignettes

Jacob Slevin | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

The Architectural Digest Home Design Show (March 22-25, 2012) at Pier 94 in New York City hosted many of my favorite residential furnishings brands, s...