HoJo Goes Low Low with Orange Wednesday

You’ve survived Black Friday. You were vaguely award of Cyber Monday. Now iconic motelier Howard Johnson Hotels (aka the HoJo) is here to give you yet another holiday in this time of even more holidays. Say hello to Orange Wednesday. It’s just like every other Wednesday, except today rooms at the HoJo are 60% off.…

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MGM in DC Snags Big Time Chefs

I’ve been a fan of the MGM Grand in Vegas since it had a kid-friendly theme park back in the ’90s (ah, kid-friendly Vegas — what a giant mistake). Nowadays I go because I like their blackjack tables and the Deal or No Deal game. Vegas isn’t the only place to catch an MGM casino,…

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New Orleans Food Porn Explosion

If you’re currently recovering from a Thanksgiving food coma, I have the cure. It’s a photographic hair of the dog, of sorts. I just spent a long weekend in New Orleans and ate my face off (not literally — my face is still very much intact). New Orleans is one of the best eating cities…

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Craft Beer Takes Off in Airports

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and if you want to survive it, you should probably start drinking now. Thankfully, the nation’s airports are happy to help. While impersonal airport bars have been a staple for years, now travelers can get their drink on with way better options than ever before. Wine bars are…

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The 10 Most Luxurious In-Flight Meals

The difference between economy meals and premium cabin meals is laughable. You’re on the same plane going to the same place, but since you’re paying WAY more for that premium seat, you get to ditch the tray of reheated slop and instead get a full meal created (sometimes) by a celebrity chef on actual plates…

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JetBlue is Growing WHAT at JFK?!?

“Farm-to-table” may go down as the biggest food trend of the past decade. People started caring a lot more about where their food came from and restaurants responded by including lists of farms and other purveyors on their menus. Airlines, on the other hand, didn’t seem to care. After all, they have a captive group…

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How to Have a Supremely Portland Day

Outside of my current home in Los Angeles, there are three other cities in America that I could see myself living in: Chicago (my home and native land), Austin, and Portland (Oregon, not Maine). I’ve loved Portland since the first time I came here roughly ten years ago, long before it was known as #PDX…

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