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5 New Places To Eat Incredibly Well In Las Vegas

Sin City has seriously stepped up its dining game
Oct 21, 2014 11:00 am

If you think Las Vegas is just about losing those hard-earned bills (and your head, while you’re at it) and partying your face off, you might want to reconsider. Over the past few years, the city has emerged as a bonafide culinary destination. This year alone, a slew of new, exciting restaurants have opened, turning out inventive plates from crispy shrimp beignets to creamy black truffle-topped Japanese risotto. Here, Katie Chang dishes up her five favorites.

You Travel, You Eat: 8 City Guides To Eating, Drinking, Shopping And Staying

Guides to Austin, Nola, Philly, Brooklyn and more!
Oct 19, 2014 10:00 am

What about all the stress involved in planning trips? That's where we come in. We've assembled eight of our popular "You Travel, You Eat" columns, which highlight the best spots to eat, drink, caffeinate, shop and stay in some of the country's most vibrant cities. Basically, all that remains to do now is booking the actual flight. We also threw in our guide to Bangkok, Thailand. You know, for those who really need to get out of town for awhile. 

Comedian David Koechner Finds Some Really Good 'Craic' In Dublin, Ireland

Good food, good company — it's the Irish way
Oct 13, 2014 10:30 am

In the season premiere of The Getaway, Los Angeles-based actor David Koechner and his lovely wife, Leigh, leave their five kids behind and take-off for a romatic weekend in Dublin, Ireland, the land of their ancestors. Let's just say that the man behind so many hilarious roles (see: Anchorman, The Office, and a slew of other comedies) didn't even need to eat the local sea asparagus, a reputed aphrodisiac, to get "in the spirit."

Get Ready For 'The Getaway,' Season 2, Premiering Oct. 15 On Esquire Network

On the agenda: Bangkok, Dublin, Vegas, Hawaii, more
Oct 9, 2014 3:00 pm

Food Republic is proud to announce that we're the media sponsor for Season Two of The Getaway, premiering on Wednesday, Oct. 15 on the Esquire Network. The show, executive produced by Anthony Bourdain, asks a different celebrity each week to choose a fantasy travel location and go for a visit. Season Two features Chrissy Teigen in Thailand and Kyle MacLachlan in Napa, to name a few. Read all the details and watch a preview here, plus how to access all of last season's episodes. 

Pitmaster John Stage Rode His Harley Around America. Here's Where He Ate.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que's meat man was out for 45 days
Oct 9, 2014 11:00 am

One man, one motorcycle and 90 well-planned meals over a 45-day stretch. Now that's certainly our kind of trip. New York City's Dinosaur Bar-B-Que pitmaster and Harley Davidson enthusiast John Stage recently embarked on a month-and-a-half road trip around the United States. His goal? Simple. Eat the absolute best food he could find along the way. Fresh off his ambitious excursion, Stage wrote in to us to talk about some of his most memorable stops.

6 Great Non-Touristy Places To Eat And Drink Really Well On Koh Samui, Thailand

Your Thai island paradise? There's serious food!
Sep 29, 2014 10:00 am

Most restaurants and shops on Koh Samui, a lush island off the coast of southern Thailand, serve what they think visitors want: watered down Thai staples or even Italian or Indian food. This is of course OK in certain situations (you’re in paradise, after all). But if you're willing to rent a three-dollar motor scooter and traverse the island's back roads (a worthy way to spend time, period), it's possible to find some genuinely interesting places to eat and drink. Get started with the list here.

You Too Can Enjoy The 1970s Pan Am Airplane Food Experience

No seriously, enjoy it — the food's great.
Sep 25, 2014 4:00 pm

A film studio in Hollywood has recreated the Pan Am experience right down to same dishes and glassware. The flight attendants' uniforms are the same and if you use your phone they might even pretend to not know what your magic information brick is, let alone ask you to switch it to airplane mode (because you're firmly on the ground). Take a peek inside.

5 Places To Eat Incredibly Well in Toronto

Top picks from a top Canadian eating destination
Sep 16, 2014 10:00 am

Toronto doesn't have to be like New York, or any other city for that matter. The capital of Ontario is a solid, stand-alone city full of awesome food. The Niagara Peninsula is renowned for its agricultural land. Local farmers grow some of the best fruit in North America along the shores of Lake Ontario, shipping it to Toronto's vibrant farmers markets, and a ton of great restaurants serve just about anything you could ever want. Put these five places on your list.

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