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Elizabeth Dahl

Elizabeth Dahl

Elizabeth Dahl is a southern girl in the heart of Los Angeles who lived far too long before learning what an incredible food the burrito is. As a contributor to The Manual, she covers bars, restaurants, menswear, and travel. She has never been able to read enough history books, drink enough Champagne, or travel enough. You can follow her Twitter: @HisGirlMonday

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What is Sous Vide Cooking? Chef Tyson Ho Lets Us in on the Details

If you've always wanted to cook restaurant-quality meat, Chef Tyson Ho will walk you through the history, as well as the science behind the sous vide method.
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A Brief History of Chili with Chef-Inspired Recipes: Texas v. North Carolina

Everyone has opinions about chili, so we got a few top chefs from North Carolina and Texas to offer up their favorite chili recipes. Which is your favorite?
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A Meaty Conversation About Butchery and Thanksgiving Turkey with Zeph Shepard

Portland's most interesting butcher, Proletariate's Zeph Shepard, gets us holiday ready with Thanksgiving turkey tips, alternative meat options, and the importance of respecting animals.
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Where to Try Axe Throwing, Your New Favorite Sport

While we’ve been throwing axes at stuff since the first one was made, axe throwing as a sport developed where many great things do: a guy’s backyard in Canada. Since 2006, it’s developed into the National Federation of Axe Throwing Federation. Here's where you can try it out for yourself.
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Our/Vodka is the Global Liquor Brand with Local Flavor

Our/Vodka is using unique local ingredients and bottling the flavor of the world's most dynamic cities in six micro-distilleries (and counting). We caught up with Anton van der Woude and Rupert Runewitsch of Our/Los Angeles to learn more.  
ESCAPE Tiny House

Travel All Over Without Ever Leaving Home in an ESCAPE Tiny House

The view from your windows can get a bit boring, but the comforts of home are always welcome — so why not keep the home but change the scenery? ESCAPE crafts luxurious, eco-friendly homes you can take anywhere and a new option comes with a porch.

How One Denver Restaurant is Introducing Native American Food to the Hungry Masses

Ben Jacobs — owner of Tocabe in Denver, Colorado — chats about his passion for Native American food, his focus on using Indigenous producers, a recipe for green chile stew.
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Cheers to the Chief: How to Get Drunk the Presidential Way

President's Day is Monday, February 19, but how is one supposed to celebrate this holiday? Many of our POTUS had a penchant for libations, so we tasked top Los Angeles bartender Tom Costello with finding modern equivalents of past presidential favorites.
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Chef Hugh Acheson Shares Some of His Tastiest Slow Cooker Recipes

This ain't your grandmother's slow cooker. Well, maybe it is. Either way, get ready to make mind-blowing food with time to spare thanks to these recipes from chef Hugh Acheson's newest cookbook.
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Holiday Shopping Guide: Gifts that Keep On Giving

The holidays are all about giving, so why not choose gifts that keep on giving? Here are our favorite products that have an altruistic side (just like you).
The Algonquin Hotel

The Algonquin Hotel is the Most Famous Hotel You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

New York's historic Algonquin Hotel is the home of the storied Algonquin Round Table and an equally famous cat (and perhaps a few literary ghosts).
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Too Much Turkey? Use It Up with These Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

Chefs from top restaurants gives us their favorite recipes for enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers. We also threw in some of our faves from around the web.
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Undershirts, Bags, and Sheets That’ll Do You (And the World) Good

Here's a roundup of our favorite feel-good options for some of life's necessities. These undershirts, bags, and sheets are ethically-made (and super cool).
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Oliver Sweeney’s Bespoke Spy Shoes Are Worthy of 007 Himself

Oliver Sweeney and collaborated on the handmade Secret Shoe, a pair of spy shoes that hides high-tech gadgets and everyday essentials.
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A Moroccan Paradise Awaits You in Palm Springs, California

The homes of a painter and silent film star come together to create Korakia Pensione, an unforgettably sexy and relaxing escape in the Palm Springs desert.
Japanese Geisha

A Peek Inside the Secretive, Rarified World of Japan’s Geisha

There is little more iconic or more misunderstood than a geisha, embodying centuries of Japanese history and culture in the world's most futuristic country.
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Green Sheep Water’s Aluminum Bottles are a Game Changer

Green Sheep Water is sold in American-made aluminum bottles, which can be endlessly recycled. You get the benefits of bottled water without nasty plastic.
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Death-defying Daredevils at the Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show Blew Over a Million Minds

The 2017 Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show flew into the history books with a record crowd and death-defying flights from some of the best pilots.
Astral Hemp Donner Shoe

Astral Introduces Line of Badass, Eco-Friendly Outdoor Shoes Made of Hemp

Astral puts nature first in all of its designs. The brand's new hemp shoes are stylish, eco-friendly, and fit for hiking.

Tsukemen: A Secret, Life-Affirming Form of Ramen Waits for You in a Tokyo Train Station

On Ramen Street in Tokyo Station, you'll find some of the most mind-blowing ramen ever, but it's hard to top the tsukemen at Rokurinsha.
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Find Inner Peace and Experience History at a Ryokan, a Traditional Japanese Inn

Ryokan, traditional Japanese inns, are some of the world's oldest hotels. At Gora Kadan, experience natural hot springs, world-class food, and serenity.
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If You’re One of the 8 Percent of Men who Are Color Blind, Good News, You Can Now Play UNO

Eight percent of men in the world are color blind, but Uno is helping ensure no one is left out of the fun with the new ColorADD Pack.
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Best Burger in Los Angeles Crowned During Epic Battle of the Burger

Time Out invited 11 top-notch LA restaurants to compete for the title of best burger in Los Angeles during the 2017 Battle of the Burger.
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Celebrate International Coffee Day with a Cup of Fair Trade Coffee

Fair Trade USA is asking morning (or afternoon) joe drinkers to grab a cup of fair trade coffee to honor International Coffee Day on September 29.
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Supporting Bears Ears National Monument is as Easy as Wearing Socks

Farm to Feet is offering limited edition socks to honor National Public Lands Day. Proceeds go towards the conservation of Bears Ears National Monument.
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Date Night with Your Dog: Best Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Los Angeles

We've rounded up some of the best dog-friendly restaurants in Los Angeles to enjoy great food and drinks with your two- and four-legged friends.
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MatchBack Subscription Box is a Monthly Gift to You and Needy Teens

When you order MatchBack, a subscription box full of limited edition tees and accessories, a deserving teen is presented with their own bundle.
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Donate to Charity Simply by Wearing Boxer Briefs from Undies Supply Co.

Undies Supply Co. donates a percentage of each item sold to worthy charities, making your boxer briefs and socks a force for good in the world.
Matchless Coffee Soda

Matchless Coffee Soda Will Make Your Mornings More Refreshing

Matchless Coffee Soda is the perfect combination of the deliciousness of coffee and the refreshing bubbles of soda — and it will soon be available in cans.
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Indulge in Fall Sights and Flavors on a Luxury Cycling Tour with Trek Travel

Explore the best spots for autumn indulgence with Trek Travel, (a luxury cycling tour provider) through gorgeous fall foliage in the US.
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Support LGBTQ Rights and Eat Like a King at Chefs for Equality

Indulge your love of food at the 2017 Chefs for Equality event in Washington, D.C., which supports the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and LGBTQ rights.
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Explore the Weirdest Restaurants in LA, from Cannabis Oil Cocktails to Spiked Cereal Milk

Take a walk on the bizarre side with some of weirdest restaurants in Los Angeles, from a secret deli to 1970s comfort food to cannabis-oil cocktails.
JUST Water

JUST Water is Good for You, the Planet, and a Small New York Town

Jaden Smith and his partners turned bottled water into a good thing: for the planet and for a small New York town. It's worth a sip. It's JUST Water.
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Ostrich Farm Has No Ostriches, Just Incredible Food and Drinks

Echo Park's Ostrich Farm has some of the most delicious, exciting menus in town, many dishes using ingredients from the restaurant's own garden.
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Marine Layer Tees are Made from Trees and Support Local Charities

Marine Layer makes absurdly soft, stylish clothes using sustainable MicroModal and support charities with awesome limited edition tees.
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RealEats Meal Delivery is Like Having Your Own Private Chef

RealEats sends you chef-prepared, healthy meals that are ready in minutes. Just boil some water and you've got a delicious dinner in minutes.
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The Brownies Found in Your Favorite Ben and Jerry’s Flavors Help Fight Poverty

Greyston Bakery makes the glorious Greyston brownies in Ben & Jerry's ice cream, but they also provide jobs and opportunity for people without hope.
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Explore Game Of Thrones’ Best Filming Locations Thanks to CheapOair

CheapOair can get you to some of the most breathtaking locations where your favorite Game of Thrones plot twists were filmed. No need for an Iron Bank loan.
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Ecoths Clothes Already Feed the Hungry and Now Ensure Fair Trade

Ecoths is a brand of functional, stylist menswear that makes you look and feel good. They give back to food banks and now use Fair Trade factories.
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Indulge In History With American Heritage Chocolate

Satisfy your sweet tooth and curiosity with American Heritage Chocolate, sweet and savory 18th century chocolate. History never tasted so good.
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Shampoo, Rinse, and Help Homeless Youth with Rudy’s Barbershop

For every set of Rudy's Barbershop 1-2-3 shampoo, condition, and body wash sold, they give a week's worth of products to youth homeless shelters.
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Grill like a Michelin Chef with Snake River Farms’ American Wagyu Beef

Snake River Farms' American Wagyu beef is beloved by the best chefs, has a fascinating history, and is healthier for us and Earth.
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End Childhood Starvation by Eating This Bar Saves Lives

Enjoy a snack from This Bar Saves Lives and help ensure a child doesn't needlessly die from starvation. Snack purposefully!
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Savor Health Helps Cancer Patients Heal Through Food

Savor Health helps cancer patients, their caregivers, and frankly, everyone, eat healthy, fortifying, delicious food the body needs to heal.
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Grounds & Hounds is the Dog-Saving Coffee You Have to Try

Grounds & Hounds offers premium coffee with the added benefit of saving animals in your area. Drink java and save a dog all at the same time.
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July Purchases of Fire Department Coffee Supports Burn Survivors

Fire Department Coffee is made by firefighters to support all first responders. In July, they're giving to Sons of the Flag to support burn research.
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United By Blue Has Collected a Whopping Million Pounds of Trash

United By Blue promised to pick up a pound of trash for every item they sell. Well, guys, they've just surpassed an incredible million pounds.
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The Points Guy Tells Us the Secret of Maximizing Travel and Airline Rewards

Use The Points Guy to help turn all your points and rewards into low cost yet luxurious travel. Even learn what cards are right for you.
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Chef John Currence is Cooking Up An End to Childhood Obesity

Award winning chef John Currence is working to reduce his home state of Mississippi's obesity epidemic one kid at a time.
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Treat Your Inner Kid to a Weekend at Camp No Counselors

Camp No Counselors is the perfect summer escape: everything you loved about summer camp with fun adult things like booze.