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10 Worthy Atlantic City Restaurants, Not in the Hotels
If you’re in Atlantic City, NJ for the “action,” but want to get away from the hotel-casinos for meals, here’s a list of ten recommended dining options in the city, from the extremely tough reservation at Chef Vola’s to the world’s greatest sub at White House.
An Ode to Ann Sather’s Cinnamon Rolls
The Infatuation is infatuated with the cinnamon rolls at Chicago’s Swedish-ish Ann Sather: “nobody does it better,” “everything you want in a cinnamon roll and then some,” “exceptional.” We agree. Let us add two points: they come (if you select them as one of your two sides) with all egg breakfast entrees. And, gosh almighty, you can get them turned into French toast!
Charleston Heavily Represented Among Beard Semi-Finalists
The James Beard Foundation has released its list of semifinalists for their annual awards, and Charleston, SC has an amazing 11 restaurants and chefs on the list. Among them are Lauren Mitterer of WildFlour Pastry, who is named in the category of Outstanding Baker. Hominy Grill is a semifinalist in the category of Outstanding Restaurant. Jason Stanhope of FIG is named for the Outstanding Chef – Southeast category and FIG is also named for Outstanding Wine Program. The final nominations will be released March 24th.
If You Can’t Park, You Can’t Shop
Like those in many New England towns this winter, businesses in Fall River, Massachusetts are suffering the effects of the season’s massive snowfall and nonstop below-freezing temperatures. The snow has to be piled somewhere, and somewhere is often the few parking spots on the street. And nothing’s melting. If people can’t park nearby, and walk safely to their destinations, they’ll head elsewhere until conditions improve. That might take many weeks.