Collected by Margaret Manning
839 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Ask the chefs in this town where they eat on their night off and the survey shows it is Crazy Water. Very small and very tasty. The kitchen is at the right end of the bar. See that exhaust fan in the picture? That is where the kitchen is, right up...
3812 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55410, USA
In the last few years, Minnesota’s beer culture has come roaring to life, with breweries popping up like spring flowers (maybe hop flowers). Pig & Fiddle’s alluring wall of taps is packed with brews produced in-state, making it easy to take a...
5200 Emerald Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017, USA
For over 25 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the world’s second largest Irish celebration. More than 100,000 guests are expected each year. With seven stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is...
22 Rue des Abbesses, 75018 Paris, France
We got on the metro near rue Rivoli because we wanted to get up on Monmarte to see the cathedral. Coming out of the metro station at Abbesses, one of only two of the covered art nouveau ones by Hector Guimard, it was hard to miss the lines of...
736 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102, USA
There's a terrific tumble-down dive bar called the Broadway Oyster Bar that's a great place near Busch Stadium to meet friends for bluegrass and blues music and Cajun food. Try the oyster po' boy or the peel-and-eat shrimp, and eat indoors or out...
24300 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620, USA
The Hamilton Pool, this beautiful collapsed grotto, is a perfect place to go when needing to chill in some cold water. Linger in the pool and enjoy the clouds gliding across the sky and the cooling sight of water trickling down from the trees...
50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
When the Christmas tree lights up the Daley Plaza, it’s a magical moment every year. Chicago’s tree lighting ceremony includes live music and theatre performances by the actors in A Christmas Carol and officially begins the holiday season in late...
1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Butcher & The Boar serves up manly food with a modern twist, and a side of bourbon. The meats are carved and crafted in-house. The Smoked Beef Long Rib with Tabasco-molasses BBQ sauce falls off the bone, and the Cheddarwurst Borkshire Pork and...
1010 S Pearl Expy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
The lines are long (expect to wait at least an hour) at this young barbecue joint tucked inside the Dallas Farmers' Market—but the tender, perfectly smoked meats are worth the wait says Daniel Vaugh, barbecue editor of Texas Monthly. "They have...
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