Sacramento is California's capital, and as it's situated between the Bay Area and the Sierra Nevada mountains, it's also known for being one of the prettiest cities in a beautiful state. Sacramento residents love exploring the city's arts and culture…
[caption id="attachment_61255" align="aligncenter" width="600"] We offer tips to help informed foodies stretch their dining budget. Eat smart, eat well![/caption] Ahoy to all you local-source-loving, sustainable-seeking, dedicated foodie enthusiasts! As you well know, the ship has sailed on boring dining. A resurgence in the experience of eating well is waiting to be found in great restaurants across the nation – likely in your city! When your cravings dictate a trip outside your apartment kitchen, you know you’re going to spend some dough, however. If you’re going to splurge on cuisine, how can you ensure you’ll enjoy a worthwhile meal? We’ll help you make the most of your on-the-town budget with these considerations and tips. Good eating to you!
[caption id="attachment_72481" align="aligncenter" width="607"] These vegetarian restaurants in California are so good, you'll never miss the meat.[/caption] California’s healthy, eco-friendly mentality is so prevalent that it spreads to practically every aspect of the lives of its residents, so it’s no surprise that some of the best vegetarian restaurants in the country can be found in this sunny state. If you want your plate to be filled with healthy, meat-free options, check out these vegetarian restaurants in California.
[caption id="attachment_75445" align="aligncenter" width="607"] Check out these stellar watering holes in Portland, OR.[/caption] Oregon is a state that loves its beer. In fact, there are currently 120 brewing companies operating 153 brewing facilities throughout the state, and beer connoisseurs from across the world pay homage to this magical brew at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the largest collective of independent craft brewers in the United States. Portland has more breweries than any other city in the world, at 51, and countless brew pubs where you can sample the region’s finest. We’ve rounded up our favorite brew pubs in the City of Roses, so pull up a well-worn bar stool and wash down great grub with the best local brews at these establishments.
Whether you fancy yourself a beer connoisseur or you’re just an occasional beer drinker, Sacramento has several breweries in town to test out new beers. These breweries typically include a well-planned menu and a staff that can explain beer pairings.…
[caption id="attachment_75599" align="aligncenter" width="604"] The Heathman Hotel is one of Portland's greenest establishments, thanks to its sustainability practices.[/caption] Portland, Oregon, is nicknamed the “Rose City” because of its ideal climate and lush, green beauty. Portland is also known as one of the most environmentally friendly, green cities in the world because of its extensive public transportation networks, efficient use of land and businesses committed to sustainable practices. If you’re planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest or if you already live in this gem in a city, read on to the best green establishments in Portland.
[caption id="attachment_74203" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The beautiful scenery is just one reason to move to Arizona.[/caption] Are you ready to ditch the cramped quarters of city living? Longing for wide-open spaces or a new environment to expand your mind and excite your senses? Find all of these, and perhaps yourself, in Arizona. With hundreds of thousands of breathtaking acres to explore, Arizona also offers renowned restaurants, shopping, abundant wildlife, centuries-old archaeological sites and a variety of sports to welcome new residents. Check out these reasons to save your pennies and move to the Copper State!
[caption id="attachment_75898" align="aligncenter" width="607"] Mmmmm ... doughnuts. Which of these divine doughnut stops have you tried?[/caption] A culinary medium lending itself to unique combinations, outrageous toppings and crazy shapes, the doughnut is one of the most versatile foods around. The Dutch are largely credited with inventing doughnuts in the 19th century, but you don’t have to travel to Europe to try this treat, as some of the best fried rings can be found stateside (and no, we’re not talking about Krispy Kreme). Since the month of October is National Doughnut Month, you’ll want to go ahead and start planning ahead with our list of the best doughnut places nationwide. After all, who can resist the siren call of a hot, freshly made doughnut glistening with glaze?