Where to Eat For $25 or Under in... New York City; Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Miami; Portland, Oregon; Atlanta; Los Angeles; San Francisco
Quick Recipes from Scott Ehrlich In a kitchen the size of an empanada, chef Scott Ehrlich of aKa Cafe is bringing his quick and creative dishes--all under $12--to New York City's Lower East Side.
Drinks: Milwaukee Untapped With cracked vinyl, plastic flowers and the occasional polka band, Milwaukee's best bars are tiny strongholds of authenticity in a world full of imitation.
Dream World Many people fantasize about opening their own restaurant. Here's the story of one remarkable couple who actually did it.
The Urge To Splurge A passionate defense of the $6 box of salt, the $8 jar of tuna, the $4 block of butter and other seeming indulgences that are completely worth the cost--with the recipes to prove it.
The $80 Dinner Party Thrift is the theme at a wonderful--and wonderfully cheap--dinner party for eight cohosted by star chef Gary Danko and Pottery Barn design guru Celia Tejada.

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Speaking Out: Blind Faith An author discovers that as he loses his eyesight, he begins to rely more on food--not just to provide pleasure and sustenance, but to help fend off the spiritual darkness.
Wine Bars of Rome A writer eats her way through the eternal city's newest wine bars and, between rapturous meals, discovers why these places are sending out shock waves through the Italian restaurant scene.