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The Hard-Won Pleasures of a Maryland Blue Crab Feast Are Fleeting, Yet Eternal

As far as edible emblems go, Maryland blue crabs are one of the most recognizable, and most delicious. Baltimore, where I grew up, and the state of Maryland in general,

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Springfest Is Oktoberfest’s Little Sister and It’s Germany’s Best-Kept Secret

Springfest—or Früehlingsfest as it’s known in its native German—is Munich’s best-kept secret. It’s occasionally referred to as Oktoberfest’s little sister, and that’s a pretty apt description. For two weeks at

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You’d Be Remiss to Not Try Ethiopian Food in DC

If you’re looking for great Ethiopian food, D.C. is the spot. Amazingly, the city is home to the largest Ethiopian community outside of Africa. The history of the Ethiopian food scene

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This New Orleans Pop-Up Shines a Spotlight on Female Bartenders

When it comes to alcohol, New Orleans is the most spoilt-for-choice city in the United States. The density of bars and the relationship that the city has to its libations

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For this Vegan Food Line, Success Is a Result of Following Your Heart

Veganaise has become a well-known alternative to mayonnaise in healthy cuisine, but its viability as a product was not always a sure thing. The parent company Follow Your Heart started

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Meet Goya: One of America’s Oldest Hispanic-Owned Food Companies

You may be surprised to learn that one of America’s oldest food companies is best known for its canned beans and packaged rice varieties. For more than 80 years, Goya

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Cheers and Namaste: DC’s Right Proper Brewing Company Toasts to Yoga

Have you ever been to a group exercise class that encouraged drinking while working out? If you haven’t, you’re totally missing out! These days, there are many new exercise classes

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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You Only Have 4 More Years to Visit One of Dallas’ Last Community-Focused Bars

It’s hard to tell what time it is in the small, dark interior of Ten Bells Tavern, a welcome reprieve from the bright, hard light that always seems to shine

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What’s New Is Old in Boston’s Fast-Changing Chinatown

There is a struggle for the soul of Chinatown, a statement that’s as true in Boston as in any number of other Northeast cities like New York or Philadelphia.

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