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Can America Ever Regain Its Exceptionalism?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

The myth of American Exceptionalism stems from the idea that the U.S. was the product of an immaculate conception -- a virgin, fertile continent bordered by two vast oceans and free of the foibles and follies of the old counties in Europe.

The Faithful Shopper: Your European Jaunt

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 11.12.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With beach weather probably over, it's time to think about our fall vacations and business trips - and for me, that always means Europe! Get ready to ...

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon...

Rocco's Lasagna Bolognese

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Who doesn't love Italian food? American adaptations of Italian classics have taken on a flair of their own over the years, and along with the flair ca...

Jours of Our Lives: Introduction

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Beth Arnold

I had dreamed of living in Europe since I was 19 years old -- the age at which I first saw it, felt it, and loved it. Fast-forward 29 years: I finally got my chance!

Find. Eat. Drink.'s Tips for Cheese Pairings

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The tradition of American cheeses dates back to the 17th Century English Puritan dairy farmers who brought over the craft from the Old World. It ord...