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Vol. XXIII, No. 9

Take a video tour of the dry-aging room at Berns Steak House in Tampa, FL


Satisfy your carnivorous cravings and dig into a fine filet mignon or juicy rib-eye at one of the Top Steakhouses in Your Area

Our own Sophie Gayot enjoyed the longest dinner of her life at Bern's Steak House in Tampa, FL, one of our Top 10 Steakhouses in the U.S. Take video tours of the dry-aging room, the wine cellar and the Caesar salad prepared tableside.

Oenophiles will appreciate our Top 10 Wine Lists (detailing restaurants that boast well-curated wine selections) and Top 10 Wine Bars, Inc. 

Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut


Squeamish about cooking meat? The new book Pure Beef addresses the subjects of raising, slaughtering and preparing beef, all with great finesse. The cookbook also offers tips on where to buy the best beef and includes 140 great recipes.


Why Buy Organic Beef?
Beef Cuts 101
Beef Grades
Top 5 Tips for a Perfect Steak

Steaks love thick Cabs and spicy Syrahs. Learn more with our Top 10 Steak Wines


Steaks are best balanced by the firm tannins and full-bodied mouthfeel of a thick Cab or spicy Syrah. Check out our list of Top 10 Steak Wines for offerings in a variety of price ranges.

Find more food & wine pairing suggestions and Top 10 Wine lists 

Villa Dievole in Tuscany, one of our Top 10 Wine Country Inns Worldwide


From the classic vineyards of Northern California to a rustic manor house hidden away in the Romanian countryside, our lists of the Top 10 Wine Country Inns in the U.S. and Top 10 Wine Country Inns Worldwide feature properties all chosen for their charm, pampering and proximity to the fruits of the vine.

For cowpokes at heart, we've compiled a selection of the finest haycations in the Wild, Wild West: Top 10 Ranches in the U.S. and Top 10 Ranches Worldwide

The 2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport


Planning to trade in your gas-guzzling luxury ride? Check out our car of the month, the 2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport, a powerful, intelligent 4-door hybrid sports car.

For more suggestions in the luxury segment, take a look at our Top 10 Luxury Sedans

Or go big and bold with our Top 10 SUVs, featuring functional, fuel-efficient vehicles, from value-oriented offerings to classic rough-and-ready cars.

Two Mules for Sister Sara, one of our Top 10 Westerns


In December, Quentin Tarantino is releasing his highly anticipated homage to the spaghetti western, "Django Unchained." In the meantime, get better acquainted with one of Hollywood's oldest film genres via our list of the Top 10 Westerns

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