July 24th, 2014

Zagat: Las Vegas Celebrity Chef Burger Showdown

by jenny

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Somebody should rebrand Sin City as Burger City: Bobby Flay, team Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, and Guy Fieri have all unrolled burger-centric restaurants in the past half-year or so. I recently spent a couple days in the city trying them all out, here’s how the celeb-burgers stack up. [Zagat]

July 21st, 2014

New York Magazine: Pedal Your Way Through Albuquerque

by jenny

abq bikingTurns out Albuquerque is a great place for biking, and beers, and of course, green chili peppers. I rounded up a weekend in ABQ for New York’s online travel section. [New York]

June 27th, 2014

Zagat: Frozen Assets: Is Artisanal Ice Cream Worth the Price?

by jenny

(Photo: Joseph Li)

When an $18 banana split hit New York, I had to ask… [Zagat]

June 23rd, 2014

Food Republic: Goin’ Goan

by jenny

GoanSausage_0Goan grub is not like other Indian food: Thanks to 400 years of Portuguese influence, there’s lot of pork, vinegar, and even a flan-like dessert. [Food Republic]

June 9th, 2014

Food Republic: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Butler

by jenny
(Photo: Jenny Miller)

He answers to Mahendra, not Jeeves. (Photo: Jenny Miller)

For some lucky high-end travelers, butlers are ho-hum. But not for the rest of us, including this girl from Portland, Oregon. I had no earthly clue what to do with a butler, until I met mine (white gloves and all) in Bali. Though I never did get to call him “Jeeves,” I did learn a few things. [Food Republic]

May 18th, 2014

New York Magazine: Find Your Inner Film Buff in Marfa, Texas

by jenny

(Photo: Nick Simonite/Courtesy of El Cosmico)

I can’t get enough of Marfa, Texas, the most remote place I’ve ever been where you can see world-class visual art and slurp spaghetti with bottarga. What most people might not know is Marfa’s great for film buffs, too, thanks to cinematic landscapes and some exciting Hollywood history. Read on for a perfect Marfa weekend. [New York Magazine]

May 18th, 2014

Destination of the Week: Goa

by jenny

A church in Goa’s capital of Panjim (Photo: Jenny Miller)

My latest “Destination of the Week” story for the Points Guy was about Goa, India’s smallest–and beachiest–state. Gorgeous stretches of sand, lovely architecture, and an intriguing Portuguese-influenced cuisine all spell must-visit. [The Points Guy]

May 18th, 2014

Food Republic: Road-Tripping Around Rajasthan

by jenny

A typical dhaba lunch (Photo: Jenny Miller)

In February, I explored Rajasthan, India, with my friend Shawn via car and driver (possibly the best driver in India!). We encountered camels, truck stops (known as “dhabas”) and even Richard Gere. [Food Republic]

February 1st, 2014

Zagat: 9 Northern Thai and Isaan Dishes You Need to Know

by jenny

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The food of Thailand’s Northern and Northeastern regions is hot, hot. Here are nine dishes to try at restaurants around the U.S. [Zagat]

January 6th, 2014

Bon Appetit: Inside ‘Queen of the Night,’ NYC’s Decadent Dinner Theater

by jenny
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Photo by Matt Duckor

Over on 46th Street, far beneath Times Square, the newly revived Diamond Horseshoe Theater is presenting a fantastic and fantastical dinner theater, complete with mad-scientist cocktails, contortionist circus performers and an icy queen–oh, and an amazing meal! [Bon Appetit]