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Vol. XXIII, No. 8

Find the restaurants that offer the best happy hour near you


Turn that frown upside-down with drink and appetizer specials. Find the restaurants, bars and lounges that offer the best happy hour near you.

Treat your eyes as well as your palate at the best restaurants with a view in your area.

Find out where to get the best frozen treats around the country, from old-time ice cream parlors to imaginative gelato and sorbet shops experimenting with unusual flavors, with the Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in the United States or find the best ice cream shops near you

Chia seeds are an ancient superfood


Chia seeds aren't just for Chia Pets. These nutritional powerhouses provide loads of potent health benefits. Learn more with our Top 10 Superfoods

Do you speak H2O? Learn about the Top 10 Bottled Waters on earth, hailing from sources such as Wales' Cambrian Mountains and the volcanoes of Germany's Eiffel region.

Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Center in Turkey, one of our Top 10 Conference Hotels Worldwide


Planning a corporate escape for 1,000 of your most valued employees? Consult our list of Top 10 Conference Hotels, boasting top suites, grand spaces and high-tech amenities.

Travelers can roll the dice with Lady Luck at one of our Top 10 Casino Hotels worldwide, with destinations like Argentina and Spain.

Check out our Top 10 Travel Gifts for the happy wanderers in your life.

2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited, our August Car of the Month


Our car of the month is the 2013 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited, a versatile and intelligent all-wheel-drive crossover wagon.

For more sporty and stylish options, also check out our list of Top 10 Family Sedans

Looking for a fun city-friendly car? Our list of Top 10 Hatchbacks features cool three- and five-door models in all price ranges.

SoRen Tea Estate Grey is organic and biodynamic


Launched in 2011, SoRen Tea features eight fashion-inspired blends, such as Estate Grey, a modern and biodynamic twist on the classic Earl Grey.

Making great iced tea takes more than simply boiling water and dropping in a couple of tea bags. Read more about How to Make Iced Tea

Sunset SAVOR The Central Coast

What's better than enjoying a world-class food and wine event in a beautiful part of the world? Enjoying a world-class food and wine event in a beautiful part of the world at a discount! readers have access to a special code that drops the price of a weekend pass to the spectacular Sunset SAVOR The Central Coast food and wine lifestyle event from $150 to $125. The four-day event, which begins September 27, caters to those in search of the hottest culinary and wine trends from across the Golden State and the entire West Coast! Celebrate the beauty and the bounty of this coastal region at this annual event in and around San Luis Obispo County that showcases area chefs, artisanal food producers and award-winning winemakers. For more information, call 805-541-8000 or visit
To purchase tickets (Gayot readers receive $25 off with "Gayot" code July 1-July 31, 2012), go to

Sunset SAVOR The Central Coast

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