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Food & Wine

Chef Xavier Pérez Stone Urges Tourists to Visit Mexico and Eat a Lot

Jean-Georges Vongerichten Talks Global Empire, Green Juice and Cooking Next to Trump Tower


Time Out New York

Escape New York: Occitanie region, France



9 surprisingly romantic destinations around the world

10 food festivals around the world that are worth traveling for 

I live in New York and my boyfriend lives in Australia — here are my tips for a long-distance relationship


Town & Country

12 of the World’s Best Private Beaches



Slurpable Soup: 8 Top Ramen Spots to Help You Power Through Winter

Due South: 9 Top Southern Restaurants That Will Charm You

Jazz Up Your Weekend: 10 Top Brunch Spots in New Orleans

Cheers to the Weekend: 10 Top Boozy Brunches in NYC

Good Fortune: Chinese Restaurants to Try This Holiday Season

Red, White + Refreshing: 11 Top Peppermint Desserts for the Holidays

A Canadian Classic: 9 Unique Twists on Poutine

Salud! Where to Celebrate National Sangria Day

The 10 Hottest Restaurants in Toronto Right Now

The Hottest Restaurants in Melbourne Right Now #TravelTuesday

Do Not Disturb: 7 Tips for Proper Food Photography Etiquette #hackdining


Intrepid Travel

The Benefits of Taking the Train to Machu Picchu (And What to Expect)

Foodie? Here’s Why You Should Travel To Thailand

Finding Friendship, Unforgettable Experiences and Love on an Intrepid Trip



The 26 best places to travel in 2018 – Mornington Peninsula



16 Beautiful European Cities You Can Actually Afford to Visit Right Now – Berlin, Prague, Dublin

Skip Europe: The World’s Greatest Destination Cities Americans Overlook – Queenstown

16 Easy Getaways For an Epic Weekend Outside the US – Belize

America’s Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular – Portland, ME



11 Cheap Eats in Boston You Need to Try


Good Housekeeping



12 Of America’s Most Insanely Spicy Dishes

Chef Jose Andres Cooks For Victims in Puerto Rico


Brooklyn Based

Three perfect winter getaways from NYC

Three offbeat fall escapes within a few hours of New York City

Find Your Happy Plate

My name is Katie Lockhart and I launched Find Your Happy Plate in 2015 to offer adventurous wanderers the best advice for food and travel around the world. Find Your Happy Plate is a place for travel inspiration, food porn and tips on where to find the best of both. Whether you’re looking for luxury of budget, I write and photograph it all. Follow along!