In Vino Veritas: Tips from an Expert on Creating the Perfect Wine Vacation

By Pauline Frommer

It’s no coincidence that some of the loveliest places on the planet to vacation are also the places where wine is grown. Temperate climates and rolling, vine-covered hills are good for both grapes and people, it seems. But having a wine-centered vacation is not a dummy-proof enterprise. I turned to Michael Green, a noted vino expert for over 25 years (20 of which were spent as wine consultant to the late-great Gourmet Magazine), to get his tips, which follow.

Is it Worth it to Buy a Cruise Line Drink Package?

By Laura Brothers

You may have noticed that cruise lines offer drink packages and wondered whether they're a good deal. The answer is simple but requires some math on your part: It depends on how many drinks you typically consume in a day. Here is a breakdown of what each cruise line offers, from water to soda, beer, wine, and liquor. Check it out, and then divide the package price by the cost of individual drinks to see how many you have to order a day before the savings kick in:

Eating Cheap in Paris: Great meals for less than €10

By Kaitlin Davella

Paris has a reputation for being romantic, fashionable, and as most are quick to add, expensive. While the food is almost always quite good, a nice dinner in the City of Lights can run up quite a tab. While we highly recommend treating yourself to a classic French meal at least once during your stay, for those other nights when you’d like to reign in your budget it’s wise to have a few cheap and delicious options in mind.

With that in mind, here are eight trusted Paris dinner spots, all of which can be enjoyed for less than €10.

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Chicago's Hearty Greek Breakfast Find - CityBuzz & Frommer's Feast on Spicy Feta

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Guy Fieri Joins the Times Square Eatery Fray - Frommer's & CityBuzz Check Out His Effort

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Frommer's and Citybuzz: Harlow, Manhattan's New Seafood Palace

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Picknicking Across Paris: 8 Shops for Stocking Up on Supplies

By Margie Rynn

Although restaurants are all very fine and good, there's a lot to be said for a quick and easy outdoor meal when you are a.) tired, b.) on a budget, or c.) a fan of Paris' many lovely parks and squares.

Five London Restaurants to Try This Season

By Donald Olson

London has literally thousands of restaurants to choose from, but here are five relative newcomers that are definitely worth trying if you're heading there soon.

The Real Local Cuisine of Washington, D.C.: Ethiopian Food

By Pauline Frommer

Nearly 200,000 Ethiopians live in the D.C. area, and it feels like one out of every 10 of them runs a restaurant. Through their hard work, Ethiopian food has become a defining local cuisine, much as BBQ is in Memphis or salmon dishes are in Seattle.

How to Win Big, Lose Less on Vegas Dining

By Pauline Frommer

You don't have to lose your shirt to get a great meal in Vegas' best restaurants. Here are seven tips for eating affordably in Sin City:

4 Private Parties that Will Open Doors to a Whole New Paris

By Margie Rynn

Intrepid Parisians are adding private parties to their nightlife cars instead of just clubs and bars. Situated in unusual locations or private homes, these alternative get-togethers can be a great way to mingle with locals.

Barbecue Basics: Where to Go for the Best in the U.S.

By Janis Turk

From North Carolina to Kansas, and Texas to New York City: We took an informal poll of several barbecue lovers across the U.S. to tell us about the barbecue places they like best.

An Insider's Guide to Eating L.A.'s Koreatown

By Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

L.A. is home to some of the best Korean restaurants in the world, rivaling even those in Korea. Here are five traditional dishes and the best places to get each one.

Want To Eat Healthy In The Air? Ask the Doctors

By Sascha Segan

It's getting harder to find healthy dining choices when you fly.