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5 Ways to Fight #LeggingsGate

This tweet (and subsequent tweets) just lit the entire internet on fire: 1) A @united gate agent isn’t letting girls in leggings get on flight from Denver to Minneapolis because spandex is not allowed? — Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) March 26, 2017 Whoa whoa whoa, Internet! It seems like we’ve got a pretty significant controversy on…

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5 Great Ideas to Spice Up Your Weekend

The weekend is upon us and these mid-summer weekends remind me of Spiderman, because with great weather comes great responsibility. You’ll feel guilty spending the whole time indoors with the sun shining outside, but coming up with a weekend warrior plan is so arduous and time-consuming. Instead of going through the same-old same-old “let’s go…

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My Apple iCloud Nightmare

While the majority of posts on Fly&Dine are about either flying, dining, or both at the same time, this story veers into a very different direction. If you’re not into tech stories of mystery and intrigue that detail my iCloud nightmare, perhaps you’d prefer to browse here instead? Two weeks ago, I got an email…

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The Simple Joy of a Seafood Platter

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Seafood platters have earned a spot on my list of life’s simple pleasures. It’s right in between “the sound of my dog yawning” and “my girlfriend’s beautiful smile.” A cold platter of ultra-fresh seafood served on or near the beach is a reminder that we — as humans — did it. We got to the…

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The Best Dish I’ve Eaten in a Long Time

The description was simple: “linguine & clams, uni aglio-olio, chili, breadcrumbs.” What it should have said was: “heaven.” I went to a wine dinner last night at Son of a Gun here in LA where Galician winemaker Martin Codax was celebrating the start of National Seafood Month with massive amounts of Albariño paired with a…

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Do You Suffer From Food Regret?

“Chicken parm,” my stomach cooed. “Order the chicken parm and you won’t regret it.” The idea wriggled from my stomach into my brain and once it was there, I couldn’t get it out. I looked at every single option on the Bay Cities menu and even though I rarely stray from the standard Godmother or…

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