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This Iconic Dallas Steakhouse Sits Below an Old Baptist Church

Ask almost any Dallas resident if they’ve ever dined at Dakota’s Steakhouse, and most people will say yes. It has a reputation of being the fancy place to go for

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This Horror-Themed LA Brewery Serves Tricks, Treats, and Delicious Craft Beer

Lucky are those who survived this past Friday the 13th. For those in the know in Carson, it was extra. Tucked away off the beaten path, hidden away in what

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The Popsicle-Inspired Bruesicle Is the Quintessential LA Beer

If the folks at The Bruery have proved anything, it’s that they relish the opportunity to push the boundaries of what a beer can be. Over the last decade the

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She’s New Orleans’ Biggest Praline Producer and You Don’t Know Her Name

It is without a doubt that Louisiana is one of America’s truest treasures. The creation and influence of jazz and bounce music has influenced American music in some of the

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This Tiki-Inspired Pop-Up in New Orleans Is #Goals

New Orleans‘ recent culinary history is littered with restaurants that got their start in less-than-traditional spaces. Chefs with more ideas than capital have set up shop in market stalls, food

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The Miami Marlins Go Above and Beyond to Help the Environment

The Miami Marlins’ team colors are teal, black, silver, orange, yellow, and white. And they might as well add green to the mix. Marlins Park is one of the greenest

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Dallas’ Cedars Neighborhood Is Home to Great Food and Drink—And the Police

One doesn’t usually consider fun synonymous with the police department. But in the Cedars neighborhood of Dallas, a small set of streets just south of downtown, people fill businesses and

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For a City So Fit and Healthy, DC Sure Loves Its Dessert

Ranked fifth, up four spots from last year, in Wallet Hub’s in-depth analysis of the Healthiest Cities in America for 2018, Washingtonians are known for their fit lifestyle. With a

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How an Illegal, Underground Restaurant Turned into a Treasured LA Arcade Bar

Part bar, part arcade, Button Mash is a nostalgic gamer’s dream come true. The Echo Park  bar and arcade has become a hot spot for 20-somethings searching for something different

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How to Get the Most Out of a DC Happy Hour

The Washington happy hour is a special brand of gathering that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Swamp-dwellers of all stripes are known to enjoy an after-work drink

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How Restaurants Impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombing Have Fared 5 Years Later

It’s been 122 years since the first Boston Marathon was run in Boston. And it’s been five years since the Boston Marathon bombings. This year’s marathon takes places on Apr. 16 (Patriot’s

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A Case Study in Cocktails: New Orleans Is Home to Some of the Longest-Standing Classics

New Orleans might not lay direct claim to being the birthplace of the cocktail; the credit is a contested one involving matters of semantics and publication. Where the subject is

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New Orleans’ Food Scene Is Rich with Surprising History

The 300th birthday of New Orleans is here and the city that didn’t take Hurricane Katrina sitting down is back and better than ever. The Big Easy’s culture of food

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Pot Ice Cream May Be the Comfort Food of the Future

Until recently, David Yusefzadeh would never have imagined he’d be part of Massachusetts’ burgeoning cannabis industry. Clean-cut and dressed in khaki pants and a button-down shirt, he looks more like

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These Dallas Wine Bars Specialize in Wine By-the-Glass

One of the joys of small plates dining is the opportunity to experiment; a spectrum of flavors and textures dance across the tongue in a series of successive bites. A

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A 91-Year-Old Man May Make One of the Best Burgers in LA

Tucked away in the San Fernando Valley in an industrial section of Van Nuys stands one of the last of a dying breed: a true old-fashioned Southern California burger stand.

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In Miami, Stone Crabs are King

If you were to design the perfect food, what would it look like, what would it taste like and how would it exist in the world around you? If you

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Ben’s Chili Bowl Serves Up DC’s Sloppy Dog and Offbeat History

The story surrounding how a simple sausage creation became a beloved Washington staple may vary, nevertheless, the spicy frank left an enduring imprint on locals. The district simply would not

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The Curious Magic of Mh Zh, Silver Lake’s Little Slab of Israel

There’s no website. There’s no phone number. There’s no sign on the door. Even its most frequent guests are known to ask, “Wait, what’s that place again?”

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This Miami Ice Cream Shop’s Got Flavors and Cleverness Aplenty

When one thinks of Miami, Cuban food springs to mind, but what about Cuban ice cream? Head to Calle Ocho, the main thoroughfare of the Cuban neighborhood, Little Havana, and

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Forget Avocado Toast, Los Angeles Is the Land of Doughnuts

Perhaps the first clue should have been the giant doughnut protruding skyward from an otherwise innocuous roadside cafe en route from the airport. More so than the iconic sign nestled

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