Amanda Gabriele

Amanda Gabriele

Amanda Gabriele is a food and travel writer at The Manual and Senior Editor at Supercall. She can’t live without the three Bs—bourbon, barbecue and beards—and loves to cook in platforms. Amanda resides in Fort Greene, Brooklyn with her collection of vintage furs, but you can find her 24/7 on Twitter @CrystlMeatballs.
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Travel

All the Reasons You Need to Spend a Weekend at Mohonk Mountain House

This upstate New York retreat has it all, from hiking and rock climbing to gourmet food and nightly entertainment.
Food & Drink

Serve a Barbecue Thanksgiving This Year

If you're tired of the same old roasted turkey, go for a barbecue Thanksgiving instead.
Travel

Why You Should Visit Kingston (New York, Not Jamaica)

We've rounded up all the reasons you need to check out Kingston, New York, including the best restaurants, bars, and hiking spots.
Food & Drink

3 Delicious Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

We asked some of our favorite chefs to share their best Thanksgiving dessert recipes so you can handle a table of sweet teeth like a pro.
Food & Drink

The Food Lover’s Gift Guide

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach...with our Food Lover's Gift Guide
Travel

LUMA Hotel is New York City’s Brightest Getaway off Broadway

The cozy rooms, world-class restaurant, and easy convenience make Luma Hotel Times Square one of our favorite new spot in New York City.
Food & Drink

Project Foodie Wants to Show You How to Cook

If you're a visual learner, following written recipes can be difficult. That's why Project Foodie provides a variety of video-based instructions lead by a famed New York City chef.
Travel

Japan’s Second City: The Only Osaka Travel Guide You’ll Ever Need

Our Osaka Travel Guide emphasizes delicious street food, friendly locals, and love for baseball.
Food & Drink

INC & SONS Eschews Japanese Tradition and Leads the Way for Modern Osaka Dining

Yusuke Fujita, the food and beverage director at INC & SONS, tells us about house-aged whisky, menu inspiration, and what's spinning right now.
Travel

Wander through Japan’s Historic Capital with our Travel Guide to Kyoto

Everywhere to shop, eat, and sightsee in the ancient city of Kyoto.
Travel

The Weird and Wonderful World of Japanese Convenience Stores

Japan may have the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, but the really good stuff is waiting inside Japanese convenience stores.
Food & Drink

The Tacos at Tokyo’s Casa De Sarasa are More Authentic than Most in America

When DJ Sarasa realized she couldn't find real Mexican food in Tokyo, she took matters into her own hands.
Travel

Hilton Odawara is Japanese Hotel Luxury at its Finest

You can't go to Japan without experiencing the onsen, and Hilton Odawara is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy the natural hot springs.
Food & Drink

5 Katana-Sharp Japanese Knives Your Kitchen Needs Now

Japanese knives are known for their quality and craftsmanship. Here are five blades that your kitchen needs now.
Travel

The Ultimate Tokyo Travel Guide

If you're taking a trip to Japan anytime soon, our Tokyo Travel Guide is here to help you plan.
Food & Drink

Fantastic Seasonal Ingredients for Fall Grilling

Autumn has some of the best seasonal ingredients. Get your fall grilling game on.
Travel

Welcome to the Emerald City: The Ultimate Seattle Travel Guide

The best places to eat, drink, stay and play in Emerald City.
Food & Drink

Store-Bought is Just Fine: The Best Bottled Barbecue Sauces

Your meat (and tastebuds) will thank you.
Travel

What to Do in the West’s Newest Winemaking Hotspot, Lodi, California

If you want to beat the crowds in Sonoma and Napa, Lodi's up-and-coming wine scene is not to be missed.
Food & Drink

“Reel Masters” Follows Top Chefs on their Ultimate Fishing Trips

May this book inspire and bring you luck on your next big fishing excursion.
Food & Drink

“The World is Your Burger” Celebrates an American Icon

"The World is Your Burger" is the ultimate foodie encyclopedia.
Food & Drink

Savor an Eclectic Japanese Feast at the New Dinnertable

When Ricky Arias took over the kitchen at NYC's dinnertable, he infused the menu with wildly addictive Japanese dishes. Here, we talk to the chef about his inspiration.
Food & Drink

Now that the Weather is Warm, 5 Chefs Share their Favorite Grilling Tips & Recipes

We asked chefs from all over the country for their best grilling recipes and tricks to get a perfect char and delicious meal every time.