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AUGUST 2011 Vol. XXII, No. 8

In the mood for melon sorbetto? The best ice cream around the country

WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM ... AND FRO-YO

Get the scoop on where to go for the Best Ice Cream from coast to coast, as well as the Top 10 Frozen Yogurt in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York

Have some frozen fun at home! Check out our review of Scoop: 125 Specialty Ice Creams from the Nation's Best Creameries.
Here's a sample recipe: Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

For adventurous palates, we have also handpicked the Top 10 Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants in the U.S. Learn more about this avant-garde cooking technique with our handy guide


Got work? Enjoy high-tech amenities in fab locales on our list of the Top 10 Conference Hotels Worldwide

BUSINESS OR PLEASURE? HOW 'BOUT BOTH?

To compile our list of the Top 10 Conference Hotels Worldwide, we scoured the globe to bring you sophisticated resorts that feature the latest in high-tech conference amenities.

But we're not all about work and no play; our collection of Top 10 Casino Hotels in the World boasts the crème de la crème for hooking up with Lady Luck in some of the most interesting destinations on the planet.

Sexy is back! Take a perfect summertime ride with the Aston Martin Virage Volante

SUMMERTIME SPINS AND OTHER SWEET RIDES

The Aston Martin Virage Volante convertible makes for the perfect summertime ride — that is, if you can afford the $200,000+ point of entry. If not, check out:

Top 10 Family Sedans
Top 10 Electric Cars
Top 10 Hatchbacks


We say acai. You say tomato! Find out why superfoods such as these are super good for you

ACAI, ALMONDS AND AVOCADO ... OH MY!

You've heard of superfoods such as açaí (pronounced ah-sigh-EE). But why should you bother eating them? Find out more with our Top 10 Superfoods

Go nuts! Almonds may reduce the risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol, and can even reduce weight.

Soup in summer? Yes. Especially if it packs veggies and vitamins like this month's healthy recipe, Cucumber and Avocado Soup with Tomato and Basil Salad

We have a passion for the pink! Check out our ten favorite rose wines

LA VIE EN ROSE AND OTHER WAYS TO CHILL

No reason to blush. Rosé pleases both white and red drinkers seeking something cool and refreshing to help beat the heat. Check out our fave Top 10 Rosé Wines

Raise a glass to rising temps with a vino from our list of Top 10 Summer Wines

Or try a lighter beer with plenty of flavor from our selection of Top 10 Summer Beers




Coming in September 2011: Best Steakhouses Near You, Best Wine Lists, Top 10 Ranches and More!

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