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Room Service Review: The Four Seasons Hong Kong

On the grand scale of things that I love, room service breakfast is nestled right between free premium channel preview weekends (“Why yes, Showtime, I WILL binge watch Californication this weekend. Thank you very much.”) and pictures of puppies sleeping upside down (they look like they’re sleep-flying!). That is to say, I LOVE me some…

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Bike Around Blackberry Farm in Tennessee

Blackberry Farm is a culinary utopia with 4,200 acres in the foothills of the Appalachians in Tennessee and their own bakery, butcher shop, salumeria, dairy, and more. Trek Travel aims to create a cyclist’s utopia, creating bike-riding vacations all over the world. What do you get when you combine them? The Great Smoky Mountain/Blackberry Farm…

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Jerry Seinfeld Talks Airline Food on Reddit

Reddit keeps me up-to-date on the latest and greatest on the Internet and a regular feature on the site is the AMA, which stands for Ask Me Anything. Essentially, somebody interesting offers to do a Q&A. Today, it was Jerry Seinfeld and while he doesn’t answer every question posed to him, he did answer the…

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Jose Garces Goes Hyper-Local in Palm Springs

Whether you’re hitting Palm Springs for a weekend away, the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival in March, or the annual hipsters-in-the-desert extravaganza that is April’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (the kids just call it Coachella), it’s always nice to know a good meal isn’t far away. Thanks to Ecuadorean-American chef Jose Garces…

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