Posts about ‘Food & drink’

If you’re making plans to head to the Big Apple, but you’re worried about spending too much in a notoriously expensive city, don’t stress! We’ve got some tips to help you stretch your dollar the farthest while still having a blast in the city that never sleeps.   Don’t take a cab from JFK to [read more…]

Thoroughbred racing and bourbon sipping are age-old traditions in Louisville, but let’s not distill this quirky-cool, forward-thinking Kentucky city’s offerings to just horses and booze. (Or let’s.) Either way, as the WWE: Live event slams into town today, we take a look (in no particular order) at other fun things to do in Louisville, between rounds. 1. [read more…]

Hello there. Do you like beer? Do you like sausage? If you’re nodding your head ‘yes,’ then it might not be a big jump to think you might enjoy an Oktoberfest celebration. But the original Oktoberfest, a festival dedicated to all things autumnal and German, is all the way in Munich! We can’t afford Munich right [read more…]

Argentina is sultry with its movement, tempting with its meats and brimming with culture—and Buenos Aires is the country’s heart. The city is one of the most visited in the world, and the passion exuding from the place pulls many into residency. The birthplace of tango, Buenos Aires promises to breathe life and adventure into [read more…]

Let’s call camping what it is: an excuse to eat s’mores. So why not skip the tent and go straight for the good stuff? Here’s where to find that trifecta of summertime flavors, minus the bug bites. And these s’mores desserts aren’t the kind you can make ’round the campfire. Nineteen27 S’mores — Portland, OR As the legend [read more…]

Although we all long to cheer along at some certain summer games as a USA athlete claims the gold, the sky-high costs of getting to Rio will keep most of us away. Fortunately for all of us bound to the states, we can visit the beautiful relics of of the 1996 games in Atlanta. And what better [read more…]

We all know the feeling—you’re scrolling through social media, having a normal day, when you see it: your friend is at a beach bar in Costa Rica, holding up a frozen margarita in front of a stunning sunset. Wish you were there? Don’t smash that piggybank! That fruity, icy drink on the beach is closer than [read more…]

Oh the humble diner, where comforting, hardy breakfasts and hot coffee are always on special. The perfect throwback to a mostly bygone era. Here are some of the best diners in America, by region, in no particular order. The best diners in the west Bertie Lou’s Cafe — Portland, Oregon From its menu to its walls, [read more…]

When you’re in a new city and hungry for a way to explore and snack on a budget, there’s no beating the humble (or not-so-humble!) American hot dog. Grab one of these tasty sausage sandwiches, which are undoubtedly among the best hot dogs in the country, and fill yourself up without breaking the bank. Portillo’s [read more…]

Cheap Right Now gives a snapshot of a cheap weekend getaway each month. July is the perfect month to channel your inner Jack Kerouac and head for Denver. The city is known for its 300 days of sunshine each year, which essentially means that it lacks any sort of humidity. Which, in turn, means good [read more…]