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Food & Drink, Living

Batch Nashville’s Carefully Curated Bundles

Batch Nashville cultivates some of the finest confections and ingredients, organizing them into thoughtful, useful collections that are sure to impress.

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Food & Drink

Meet Umi, The Hottest New Restaurant in Atlanta

We here at The Manual have had our eye on the Atlanta culinary scene for the last year or so. In that time, one of the hottest new restaurants the ATL is the modern Japanese restaurant, Umi. Located in the...
city’s Buckhead neighborhood, Umi was founded in 2013 by longtime Atlanta natives Farshid Arshid and...

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Food & Drink

Best Chefs America Launches Regional Guides

Who are the best chefs in America? Everyone has their favorites and while names such as Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin and Andy Ricker of Pok Pok are often bandied about by gourmands around the country, Best...
Chefs America used a more scientific approach to determine the cream of the crop. The results, which are...

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Travel

Micro Guide: Phoenix

Visitors head there to golf. Or to catch some sun during the cold, dreary days of winter. But surprisingly, Phoenix has a bit more to offer than just sun and a hole in one. The city has a thriving food and...
art scene and an increasingly diverse populace. Here are our favorite spots in town...

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Food & Drink

Lanes of London: Food for Globetrotters

Londoners can afford to be greedy and picky. The sheer diversity of food on offer here is overwhelming- and probably explains why basically everyone who lives here is a foodie. So when we heard about Lanes...
of London, a haven for those wanting to travel the world via their taste buds, we made a reservation...

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Food & Drink

Russian Renovations: Nikolai’s Roof in Atlanta Gets a Makeover

In case you didn’t know, the Atlanta culinary scene is expanding and progressing at a rapid rate.  Over the past year, innovative restaurant after innovative restaurant have opened all over the city,...
which has created a highly competitive and creative atmosphere in “Hotlanta.” To keep up with the field, the famed and iconic restaurant, Nikolai’s...

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Food & Drink

Eat Bacon Around the Clock With Bacon 24/7

There’s no arguing when I say that we here at The Manual love our bacon. We were extremely excited when we saw that Theresa Gilliam and E. Jane Armstrong created a book titled Bacon 24/7: Recipes for...
Curing, Smoking, and Eating. In the tome are delectable photographs by Armstrong that just make us salivate, along...

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Fashion & Style

Gant Rugger opens in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

When it comes to classical, time-honoured American clothing brands, Gant is way up there with the greats. Steadfast and timeless. Naturally then, we were thrilled to hear that the brand is planning a huge...
expansion and has opened a second store in Brooklyn just months after the success of the ‘tasting table’ concept store that...

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Travel

Queenstown: Micro Guide

Adventure junkies already know about it. It’s the birthplace of bungy, after all, and hosts of other crazy heart-stopping activities. But Queenstown, New Zealand, offers a lot more than an adrenaline...
rush. The town on Lake Wakatipu boasts great food and wine, good hiking and a wealth of fantastic scenery. Day 1: Check into The...

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Food & Drink

Athlete Eats: The NFL’s Eric Fisher

As you know, we here at The Manual love food (I mean, who doesn’t?). And we are always looking to give our loyal readers the heads up on the best restaurants and chefs from around the country....
Recently, we got the bright idea to start asking professional athletes where they  like to eat. After all,...

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Food & Drink

Punch Bowl Social: Food, Drinks and Fun All in One Venue

  Downtown Portland isn’t known for its must-see destinations. Other than a few great restaurants, it’s not on anyone’s go-to list when visiting the city. You’re more likely to...
meet other tourists than quirky locals at many of the area watering holes. But that all changed this July with the opening of Punch Bowl Social...

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Food & Drink

Epicoa’s Portable Wonder Grill

This Fall say goodbye to the days of the kettle grill at the football game. Tailgating just got easier, and healthier, with the new portable Epicoa Rotisserie Grill. This suitcase size grill can go...
anywhere from the football game to the family BBQ. It all packs into its own briefcase style shell. Each shell is...

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Food & Drink

12 Manly Food Hacks Every Guy Should Know

Want to rule the kitchen like you’re the bastard son of MacGyver and Martha Stewart? Keep reading. In the following list we’ve compiled twelve of the most clever food tricks known to man....
Ready? Here we go: 1.) Protect your lips from spicy food with lip balm What’s that you say? These wings have Trinidad...

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Food & Drink

August Addiction? Gourmet Gelato From A.B. Biagi

Even though summer’s almost over (but, who’s counting), we’re going to make the most of the warm-weather days by getting a fix of one our favorite addictions. Don’t worry,...
we’re not indulging in anything illegal, unless you count gelato as criminal. Actually, in the case of new NYC purveyor of the creamy Italian good stuff, A.B....

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Food & Drink

Albion Café: Our kind of Café Culture

Don’t get me wrong; I love ‘fancy food’ as much as the next urbanite, but I do not like spending half a month’s wages on a meal that leaves me hankering for a hamburger after...
dessert. This is where the Albion café’s second outpost really stands up. The hip but ‘real’ eatery is located just shy...

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Food & Drink

Blue Apron Makes Cooking Easy

What do you do when you’re a busy man who loves to cook but has no time to shop for ingredients? Blue Apron has the solution for you. The new delivery service takes the hassle out of buying groceries...
by sending you all the ingredients and recipes for three meals. Now everybody at The Manual is busy,...

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