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6 Places To Eat Incredibly Well In Saint Thomas

Where to eat on the beautiful U.S. Virgin Island
Nov 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Sparkling, pristine beaches? Check. Over-the-top, posh resorts? Check. A dynamic, vibrant culinary scene? Oh yes, you bet. But perhaps the best part of eating in St. Thomas is the laid-back casual vibe that's found island-wide at beloved casual spots like Glady's Cafe to splurge-worthy Oceana. And for the most part, ”shoes and shirts with sleeves" is as formal as it gets. Here, we share six places to incredibly well on the island in St. Thomas.

New York Barbecue Is Coming To Los Angeles

So Cal sandwich chain enlists Brooklyn pitmaster
Nov 18, 2014 1:30 pm

Mendocino Farms, Southern California’s seasonal-themed sandwich chain, announced this week that it will be opening its own dedicated smokehouse facility in Los Angeles next month. And, which renowned pitmaster did the company choose to bring in as a consultant on the project? Not some dude in bib overalls from any of the usual barbecue hotspots. Nope. It's the guy with the fancy watch and suede Pumas: Brooklyn's own Billy Durney.

7 Bakeries And Restaurants That Are Changing The Los Angeles Bread Game

A city most certainly not allergic to carbs
Nov 17, 2014 1:00 pm

Over the last few years, Los Angeles has become as fanatical about great bread as it has become about great coffee — and Gjusta is only the latest in this new wave of bakeries focused on the art of the dough. From bakers who got their start with little more than a home oven to the newest boule on the block, this roundup takes you through some of the places that are changing the L.A. bread game.

NYC: Sushi Dojo's Izakaya Is Opening Next Week

David Bouhadana's second Japanese spot is days away
Nov 14, 2014 2:01 pm

It’s been exactly a year since we sung the praises of a relatively new, mostly unknown, fully unassuming Japanese restaurant called Sushi Dojo in the East Village. Fast forward to today and the joint has become one of the darlings of the city’s sushi world. And now, there will soon be a new place to convene at for Dojo enthusiasts. Bouhadana is opening Dojo Izakaya — a casual offshoot serving non-sushi dishes — in nearby Alphabet City. We have details and info.

Want To Dine In A Jamaican Castle Like Bourdain? Jon Baker Can Hook You Up

Meet the hotelier/music exec from 'Parts Unknown'
Nov 14, 2014 10:00 am

The once-glorious resort town of Port Antonio, located on Jamaica's northeast coast, has languished for decades amid tourist migration to mega-resorts on the opposite side of the country. But, in recent years, a handful of entrepreneurs have been trying to bring it back. One of them is Jon Baker, a British-born music producer, former New Yorker and partner in two existing hotel properties. He chats with Chris Shott about efforts to rejuvenate this largely forgotten corner of the island.

Go Hard: 15 Reasons Brooklyn Is Hotter Than Ever

BK guides, interviews, videos, recipes and more
Nov 13, 2014 2:00 pm

"[Insert city name here] is the new Brooklyn" has (sadly) become one of the most commonly used phrases in writing about up-and-coming areas around the country. Want to know what's not in the discussion to be crowned "the new Brooklyn?" Well, for starters, how about — um — Brooklyn? We've dug into our archives and present 15 of our favorite Brooklyn stories. Scroll through to find dining and drinking guides, interviews, venue profiles and local recipes.

The New Le Fooding Guide To Paris And The Rest Of France Is Out Today!

A guide to eating with a touch of gastro-cool
Nov 13, 2014 11:00 am

Today's the day that Parisians, Francophiles and frequent travelers to Paris have been waiting for: the arrival of the new Le Fooding guide. The 2015 editions hits newsstands throughout the French capital today, with a special edition on sale at concept shops and select locations featuring a street food map illustrated by the collective AAAAA. Heading to France soon? Here's the guide you need.

You Travel, You Eat: Brixton, South London

This hip area has come a long way since The Clash
Nov 13, 2014 10:00 am

Apart from an intriguing history, pulsating street culture and the storied music venue Brixton Academy, there’s one main thing drawing Londoners to Brixton right now: it’s become one of British capital’s most exciting places to eat and drink. Especially if you like jerk chicken. Travel writer Luke Pyenson dishes up his picks for eating your way through the resurgent South London neighborhood.

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