All About Barbecue

Check out all of our great barbecue features in order to make your backyard cookout a success
Check out all of our great barbecue features in order to make your backyard cookout a success


Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to fire up the grill! In the just-published July 2011 issue of our TASTES Newsletter, you’ll find all things barbecue, including our brand-new Top 10 Barbecue Grills list.


For those who like their ‘cue prepared for them, the issue offers the best barbecue restaurants in the U.S., as well as a Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants list across the country. It even shows how you can get Chicago barbecue delivered to your door so all you have to do is heat and eat!


The issue also features grilling tips, including the best ways to use wood chips in gas grills, barbecue recipes, products, books, the Top 10 Barbecue Wines, and even details on where to get top-quality, mail-order meat.


Our latest newsletter also goes beyond the grill to bring parents great ideas for cool summer getaways, including the Top 10 Family Resorts in the U.S. and Around the World as well as the best Kid-Friendly Restaurants. Environmentally-conscious travelers should check out our Top 10 Eco-Resorts Worldwide and the Top 10 Green Hotels in the U.S.

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Drink up! Our Quarterly Wine Newsletter is Here

Our Top 10 Rosés and other light wines are featured in the current edition of our Quarterly Wine Newsletter
GAYOT.com's Top 10 Rosés and other light wines are featured in the current edition of our Quarterly Wine Newsletter


Summer is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather come pool parties, barbecues, and plenty of downtime just spent soaking up the sun — and perhaps a drink or two. In the latest edition of GAYOT.com’s Quarterly Wine Newsletter, released today, you’ll find the perfect beer, wine and spirits to make your summertime celebrations a success.


While wine has been known to keep many a body warm during the winter, we’ve chosen to focus on lighter varietals that will help you cool down when the temperature’s up. On  GAYOT.com’s Top 10 Summer Wines and Top 10 Rosés lists, the emphasis is placed upon refreshing flavors ranging from dry and tart to tropical and fruity. And if you’re going to be grilling, you’ll want to check out our GAYOT.com’s Top 10 Barbecue Wines for great libations to sip on with steak, ribs and grilled veggies.

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Can I get room service in my yurt in Kyrgyzstan?

Traditional yurts in Kyrgyzstan make for a unique travel experience
Traditional yurts in Kyrgyzstan make for a unique travel experience

by Jeff Hoyt


Want to get away? I mean, really, really away? How about Easter Island, considered the most remote spot on the planet? For peace and quiet, you can head out for the Outback of Australia, up to the highest mountains in Norway or down to the deepest recesses of the South Pacific. You can even visit an uncrowded part of the USA in Sarah Palin’s Alaska. “I just came back from my vacation in a yurt in Kyrgyzstan!” is sure to stop conversations at your next holiday party.


Our list of the Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide features far-flung destinations that promise a vacation filled with solitude. It’s part of the latest edition of our TASTES newsletter, which was published today. Make sure you stay in the loop by subscribing to our free newsletters, which include the Hotel Issue and the Annual Restaurant Issue, coming out in January. Keep coming back to GAYOT.com for the latest restaurant news, culinary events and hotel and restaurant reviews.

Holiday Issues

Holidays have you stressed? Unwind with one of our Top 10 Holiday Movies, including John Hughes' modern-day classic, Home Alone.
Holidays have you stressed? Unwind with one of our Top 10 Holiday Movies, including John Hughes' modern-day classic, Home Alone.

by Jeff Hoyt


While you’re still working your way through Thanksgiving leftovers, we’re hard at work making the next set of holidays easier for you. Shopping? Check out our Top 10 Holiday Gifts, including a new book for foodies: Avec Eric: A Culinary Journey with Eric Ripert. Need a break from shopping? Unwind with one of our Top 10 Holiday Movies: some will steal your heart, while others depict stealing groundhogs. Going to a holiday party? Pick up one of our Top 10 Holiday Wines, which covers white, red, dessert, and sparkling. But for the best in sparkling wines, consult our Top 10 Prestige Cuvées, our selections of the top Champagnes available.


All of these lists and more can be found in our latest The Food Paper newsletter, published today. It’s easy to subscribe to our free newsletters, including our recently published Hotel Issue and our Annual Restaurant Issue coming out in January. Keep coming back to GAYOT.com for reviews of the newest restaurants and hotels.

The Tissue Issue

The echinacea flower, one of our Top 10 Immune Boosters
The echinacea flower, one of our Top 10 Immune Boosters

by Jeff Hoyt


Working in an office, I always worry about people coming to work ill. I appreciate their dedication to the job, but don’t want them getting me sick. I’d hate to bring a cold or flu home to my kids.


Although there’s no cure for the common cold, there are proven things you can take to build up your defenses. Check out our top 10 immune system boosters and see which ones are right for you. Personally, I take Vitamin C every day, and zinc lozenges when I feel a cold coming on.

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