Chef Mario Batali doesn’t do anything small, including his Eataly nuevo food hall in NYC which is just part of a country-wide food hall trend. Our latest piece for Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine takes you inside the best new food halls in the US including Foodparc, chef Todd English’s Plaza Food Hall, Choice Kitchens & Bakery, Market Hall, and Society Fair.

Speaking of food, director and wine maker Francis Ford Coppola feeds guests at his three Central American boutique resorts pretty well as we found out when we stayed at one of the Academy award winner’s places in Belize to produce this profile of Blancaneaux Lodge.

Finally, our latest piece for the Sunday travel section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reveals the secret to booking a standout SCUBA diving or snorkeling vacation with guaranteed small groups and great guides. Hint: it involves fishermen.

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