Zagat Ranks The Best Burgers In 20 U.S. Cities

It’s National Burger Week and Zagat just posted their list of the top burger joints in 20 U.S. cities, according to their local surveys. Check the list out HERE. How do their picks stack up to your local favorites? Here is one of my favorites: Mr. Bartley’s 1246 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge, MA 617-354-6559 “Burger buffs “can’tContinue reading “Zagat Ranks The Best Burgers In 20 U.S. Cities”

The Great American Menu, Ranking Regional Foods Across The U.S.

Albert Burneko and illustrator Jim Cooke have put together the Great American Menu, a list of signature regional foods from each state in the United States. According to the ranked list, Illinois’ Chicago-style deep-dish pizza is the best regional food in the country. Check out the Great American Menu HERE. Here are the top 10:Continue reading “The Great American Menu, Ranking Regional Foods Across The U.S.”

Experts Name Top 20 Toys For The 2013 Holidays

Each year experts at The Toy Insider name the top 20 kids’ items for the holiday season. Below are the “Hot 20 Toys,” for 2013 categorized by age. For ages 0-2: Big Hugs Elmo (Playskool-$60). Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo loves getting hugs, but he really loves giving them! Along with getting a hug fromContinue reading “Experts Name Top 20 Toys For The 2013 Holidays”

The Top-Earning Authors of 2013

Forbes’ just released this list of the world’s highest-paid authors. The top 10 are as follows. Click HERE to see more.  1. E.L. James: $95 million In addition to record sales from her sultry Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy (bolstered by strong e-book sales), James earned an extra $5 million for the movie rights to theContinue reading “The Top-Earning Authors of 2013”

The 100 All-Time Greatest of Everything Entertainment Weekly Issue Hits Newsstands This Week

This week Entertainment Weekly has a special double issue that focusses on the the 100 All-Time Greatest of Everything. This keepsake issue includes lists of the 100 best movies, TV shows, albums and novels, as well as the 50 greatest plays of the last 100 years and more. Some familiar geniuses show up on theContinue reading “The 100 All-Time Greatest of Everything Entertainment Weekly Issue Hits Newsstands This Week”

TIME Presents the 12 All-Time Great Summer Reads

To celebrate the beginning of summer, TIME editors have compiled a list of their favorite summer reads from the past 40 years. TIME factored in raw data, cultural impact and a bit of sentimentality. What defines a summer read? To them, it’s the kind of buzzed-about book that seems to flourish in warmer months, equally ubiquitousContinue reading “TIME Presents the 12 All-Time Great Summer Reads”

Fifteen Funkiest Ice Cream Flavors On Earth

It seems no ingredient is off the table for ice cream makers these days. Fish and flowers, beer, meat and cheese – they’re all taking a churn at one artisan shop or another, while the more traditional sweet and fruity flavors get their own oddball treatment. To celebrate the unofficial start of summer this MemorialContinue reading “Fifteen Funkiest Ice Cream Flavors On Earth”

The 23 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now

Eater.com has generously researched and posted 23 of the most buzzed-about specialty doughnut shops across the United States. Most of these establishments have opened over the last twelve months. These include Umami founder Adam Fleischman’s doughnut concept inside a concept (Umamicatessen), two brand new fried-chicken-and-doughnut restaurants in Washington, DC (GBD and Astro Doughnuts) and aContinue reading “The 23 Hottest Doughnut Shops in America Right Now”

Rolling Stone Ranks The 10 Worst Superhero Movies of The Past 10 Years

In preparation for another summer of big-budget blockbusters, which kicked off on May 3 with Iron Man 3 (which is already tracking for a $175 million opening weekend), Rolling Stone listed 10 superhero titles from the past decade that have failed the test of time. Check them out HERE.  

The 2013 TIME 100: The Most Influential People In The World

The new TIME 100 issue represents the magazine’s choices for the 100 most influential people in the world. It’s their 10th year doing it. The issue will feature seven different cover portraits of TIME 100 honorees who reflect the breadth and depth of the list. You can check out the covers and the list HERE.  Continue reading “The 2013 TIME 100: The Most Influential People In The World”

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