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14 notable U.S. restaurant destinations, the secret behind the cult of Three Floyds Brewing

  • 14 notable U.S. restaurant destinations. French Laundry is rated number one.
  • An inside look at the success of Three Floyds Brewing.
  • Ten best chefs to follow on twitter.
  • Starting November 1, Amtrak will have new rules for unaccompanied minors.

Photo: French Laundry in Yountville, CA
Photography provided by Deborah Jones

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Best ten countries to travel to in 2012, women in craft beer industries challenging stereotypes

  • ranks the best ten countries to travel to in 2012.
  • Monterey restaurateur Ted Balestreri to uncork a $10,000 wine on New Year’s Eve because the U.S. got Osama Bin Laden.
  • Snowstorm in the East Coast causing travel problems.
  • Women in craft beer are challenging the stereotypes.
  • Two man plan to take their beer “Vostok 4 Pines Stout” in to space; named after the rocket that took the first man into space.

Photo: a Taiwanese night market. Ranked number 9 on the top 10 countries to travel to for 2012 by
Photography provided by Will Tee Yang

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iPhone app that pours you a beer, top ten spookiest buildings around the world

  • We all know about the Siri on the new iPhone, but how about the Beeri?
  • rates the top ten spookiest buildings around the world.
  • Airlines collect $1.5 billion in fees in the second-quarter.
  • EVA Airways launches “Hello Kitty” planes.
  • What happens to the items left at security checkpoints?