Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Five Best Reasons to Indulge in American Craft Beers and Pubs

Dating restaurant

If you prefer beer over booze, talking over dancing and history over hipness, you are likely a pub lover. Which is not to say that pubs are not hip, because they are. But they are not trying to be, and that is what makes them hip.

Given the recent explosion of American craft beers, pubs are on the up. Depending on where you live, you probably have a secret favorite place right around the corner. If you do not yet, consider these five facts on why American craft beers and pubs are completely lovable.

1. The pub can trace its roots back to Britain, Ireland and Australia, where it is a fundamental drinking establishment. American pubs have mostly continued on this tradition, acting as meeting places and establishments for social gatherings. If you are looking to find a good restaurant in your area, most pubs (more…)

13 Sep 2013

Eating Healthy Means More Than Skipping the Fast Food, Try These Tips

Holiday healthy eating tips

Did you know that it would take you 30 minutes to jog off the calories consumed in a medium portion of fast food fries? Despite knowing that fast food and sugary snacks are unhealthy for us, it can still be difficult to purchase and prepare healthier options. If you are looking to make a healthful change in your diet, you can start with just one meal, lunch. Here are 8 tips for healthy eating that you can use to help you pack healthy lunch foods.

  1. Skip the diet soda. Drinking large amounts can cause cardiovascular problems. Stick to water with lemon, or flavored seltzers with no added sugar.
  2. Do not neglect exercise. At least 30 minutes Monday through Friday will make a huge difference in combination with a healthy diet.
  3. Only 75% of Americans choose lower fat food, “som (more…)

08 Sep 2013