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La Biblioteca de Tequila

Tequila's comeback, anyone? Well, if truth be told, the agave spirit never did exit the stage of American liquor. These days it just happens to be playing a starring role. High-end tequila sales are booming (a bottle of Tres Cuatro Cinco Añejo goes for over $500 a bottle). Justin Timberlake is now peddling a nice little sideline of triple distilled 901. And tequila...

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When Hollywood royalty celebrates with cake, they turn to Sweet Lady Jane, LA's legendary patisserie. They've done wedding cakes for...

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Science journals, medical diagrams and taxidermy decorate the walls of Bedlam.

Nightlife in Alphabet City has for decades danced to its own tune. For one thing, there are probably more bars — and more types of bars — here than in most Manhattan neighborhoods. And while the rest of New York continues to be infiltrated with soul-less vanilla boîtes, the outermost clutches of the East Village continue to sprout true neighborhood spaces with their own distinct DNA...

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I know a lot of people think all we eat in Miami are salads and fresh juices. But let me tell you: Miamians love a big, fat juicy burger just as much as the rest of the country! (Hey, I’m Argentinean — we can’t live without our meat!)...

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It’s the middle of the workday and you’re fading fast. Your colleagues are staring zombielike at their work. If this were Sweden, you’d all need a fika. Since this is midtown Manhattan, you need FIKA. That’s the name of the Swedish-inspired café that has become one of my go-to spots for a coffee break — or what Swedes call a fika...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

When is a cuban sandwich shop more than just a place to grab a Sloppy Joe and a cup of coffee? When was the last time you needed to use a telephone booth? I'll answer these and other questions in my first video of the East Village, as I hit a couple of its most undercover bars and show you how to find your way in...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Justin Schultz

I don't know about you, but when I'm on vacation, all bets are off when it comes to counting calories. I want to indulge in the best, most unique treats a city has to offer. In San Francisco, there are so many places where the experience is well worth the indulgence...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Justin Schultz

New York is one of those rare cities where the name of a neighborhood can change within a generation. And Nolita is one of those neighborhoods. This little downtown plot — roughly south of Houston, west of the Bowery — is still considered part of Little Italy by the old-timers who live there (as opposed to “North of Little Italy”). But to the locals who pack its one-of-a-kind boutiques and watering holes, this hood is distinctly Nolita...

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I've always followed a rule my dad taught me that you should eat oysters in the months that have the letter "r." And so each year, as summer winds down and the leaves start to fall, I think about oysters. Salty and succulent, nothing tastes more like the place where they came from. Fortunately, I'm spoiled for choice when it comes to oyster haunts in and...