The best curry houses in Walsall – according to TripAdvisor

The best curry houses in Walsall – according to TripAdvisor

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Thinking about what to have for tea tonight?
Whether you don’t fancy toiling away at the stove to whip up a meal or just want a change from your usual – there are loads of great curry houses in Walsall that are worth visiting.
What can beat a tasty aloo paneer or spicy vindaloo for those who like it hot?
Instead of having to scroll through Google to decide where to go, we’ve done the work for you and traipsed through the best rated curry houses on TripAdvisor.
Here are eleven places in Walsall you have to try this year: 11. Spice Lounge
657 Willenhall Road, Willenhall WV13 3LH
Rating: Four and a half out of five Instagram
Kicking off the list as the eleventh best curry house in Walsall as ranked by TripAdvisor reviews is the Spice Lounge in Walsall, just on the edge of Wolverhampton.
A customer said: “The food is always red hot and tasty and the sweets are so nicely put out on the plate. Always a pleasure to go there.”
Another added: “Lovely modern, warm and comfortable resturant. Take your own drinks with you and they bring you any glasses you need, good menu and very reasonable prices, food was lovely and hot and good portions , atmosphere was great and we will definitely return, thanks for good service and food.”
To find out more, visit their website . 10. Balti Nights
33 High Street, Croft House WS9 8LX
Rating: Four and a half out of five Instagram
Based in Aldridge , Balti Nights serves a range of Indian and Bangladeshi dishes including vegetarian-friendly options. You can bring your own alcoholic drinks.
A customer from Birmingham said: “Aldridge has a lot of competition when it comes to Indian Restaurants. So we tried Balti Nights for the first time. Wow.
“Food was amazing. Staff are so friendly. Everything was 100% perfect. Well done Balti Nights.”
A review written about a visit in April, said: “The food was fantastic the staff very friendly and helpful we went early to the restaurant it wasn’t busy it’s best to book as it does get busy.”
To find out more, visit their website . 9. Open House Tandoori Restaurant
125 High Street, Brownhills WS8 6HG
Rating: Four and a half out of five Instagram
Looking for somewhere to get your Friday night takeaway? Serving Nepalese and Indian cuisine the Open House restaurant is a popular choice and it offers 15% discounts for students.
One of the most recent reviews reads: “Visited Open House on a number of occasions and we’re never disappointed! Food is delicious and the staff are very attentive. Love, love, love the place.”
The Tikka Salmon has received impressive reviews as a customer from Birmingham said: “I actually crave this dish! Its absolutely delicious! Great place, all our family love it here, the staff are just so lovely too.”
To find out more, visit their website . 8. Kajal
51 -53 Liskeard Road, Park Hall WS5 3EY
Rating: Four and a half out of five Kajal has been rated as one of the best Indian Restaurants in Walsall
Rated quite highly by customers from near and far, the lamb curry, aloo paneer and chicken tikka grills seem to be popular dishes of choice at Kajal.
Sophie T, from Manchester took to TripAdvisor to express how impressed she was by the food and service at Kajal. She said: “The standards are incredibly high here – it’s obvious that every effort is made to insist on high quality ingredients and every dish we tried was cooked to perfection.”
Another reviewer said: “Visit quite often with friends, food always consistently good, cooked freshly, menu varied, staff attentive and helpful, always made to feel welcome.”
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Ayodya Resort Bali Appoints Agus Salim as Chef de Cuisine in charge of its Seaside Lagoona Restaurant – What’s New Bali

May 10, 2019 share Nusa Dua, May 10th 2019 – The 537-room and suite Ayodya Resort Bali has welcomed Agus Salim, one of Indonesia’s most experienced and talented chefs, to assume the role of Chef de Cuisine at its popular beachside Lagoona Restaurant. Originally from Java and educated at Bali’s best Tourism Academy, Agus has over 25-years of experience acquired in Indonesia and abroad working at leading hotels and restaurants. Over the years, he has acquired and honed his skills as a chocolatier, pastry chef, baker, line cook, banquet chef, and executive chef at leading establishments in Surabaya, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Bali. Leading, well-respected brands feature prominently in Agus’s professional resume documenting how he has shared his culinary expertise at, among others, Mandarin Oriental, Le Meridian, Hard Rock Hotels, and Mozaic in Bali. In daily charge of The Lagoona Restaurant, Agus will lead a team that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a spacious beach club atmosphere overlooking the Resort’s swimming pool and the azure Indian Ocean. The Lagoona Restaurant has a dedicated central cooking pavilion equipped with a wood-fired oven preparing delicious breads and savoury pizzas. Sharing the busy, open kitchen area is a specially-designed iron grill station serving top-quality steaks, beef brisket, pulled pork, and succulent sausages. To celebrate his arrival at the Ayodya Resort Bali and The Lagoona Restaurant, on earlier of May 2019, Agus Salim created an exclusive menu presented to 16 leading media members in Bali. Showcasing great creativity and his commitment to using only the finest ingredients, members of the press were mesmerized as Agus presented course-after-course of paired premium wines served with Asian Bouillabaisse, fresh-caught crabs and garden-fresh avocado, young broiler chicken cooked in a truffle-mushroom sauce, aged Australian Black Angus Sirloin, and a home-made coconut-sirsak-basil ice cream complemented by Balinese jack fruit. Commenting on Agus Salim’s appointment, Martin Aeschlimann, General Manager of the Ayodya Resort Bali said: “We feel very fortunate to have someone with the qualifications of Agus taking direct charge of The Lagoona Restaurant. A true renaissance man, he brings experience obtained working in the diverse specialty areas of a professional kitchen from pastry and bakery kitchen, ‘gard manger,’ to hot kitchen. Perhaps Chef Salim’s most important quality, however, is his desire to please and bring a smile to even the most sophisticated diner. In this regard, the popular open cooking pavilion at The Lagoona Restaurant will perfectly position Agus closely monitor both his kitchen’s top-quality food and smiling guests – both always much very much in evidence at our popular beachside restaurant.” Ayodya Resort Bali & Ayodya Palace Bali Jl. Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua | Bali 80363 – Indonesia T : +62 361 771102 | F : +62 361 771616

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Midtown Taco Mac Cited For Health Violations | Midtown, GA

restaurants & bars Midtown Taco Mac Cited For Health Violations The Varsity | Bartaco Inman Park | JJ’s Rib Shack | Beautiful Restaurant | El Bandido | Edgewood Corner Tavern | Grant Park Coffeehouse By Tim Darnell, Patch Staff | May 8, 2019 1:33 pm Here are some recent health inspection reports. (Shutterstock) ATLANTA — Here are some restaurant and food service inspections conducted in Atlanta and other parts of Fulton County during the past week.
Click on the date or score to see more info. Each item on an inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9 points, with violations deducting points from a best possible score of 100.
Higher points are taken for items with higher risk to cause illness, while repeat violations take even more points.
Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 100 to 90 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 79 to 70, and U for less than 70.
Taco Mac
1006 N HIGHLAND AVE NE ATLANTA, GA 30306
May 3, 2019 Score: 75, Grade: C
191 Club
191 PEACHTREE ST NE ATLANTA, GA 30303
May 7, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
African Cuisine
1919 METROPOLITAN PKWY ATLANTA, GA 30315
May 2, 2019 Score: 80, Grade: B
American Sandwich
2910 CAMPBELLTON SW ATLANTA, GA 30311-4507
May 8, 2019 Score: 85, Grade: B
Anatolia Cafe
52 PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30303
May 3, 2019 Score: 87, Grade: B
Atlanta Fish House & Grill
1437 CAMPBELLTON RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 2, 2019 Score: 81, Grade: B
Bangkokthyme
4969 ROSWELL RD NE STE 235 ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 7, 2019 Score: 99, Grade: A
Bartaco Inman Park
299 N HIGHLAND AVE NE ATLANTA, GA 30307
May 3, 2019 Score: 93, Grade: A
Beautiful Restaurant
2260 CASCADE RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 7, 2019 Score: 90, Grade: A
Best Pizza & Wings
2818 CAMP CREEK PKWY ATLANTA, GA 30337
May 3, 2019 Score: 77, Grade: C
Bezoria
903 PEACHTREE ST NE ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 3, 2019 Score: 89, Grade: B
Big Daddy’s Cafe
2284 CASCADE RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 7, 2019 Score: 84, Grade: B
Big Kahuna
303 PEACHTREE CENTER AVE STE PCA-01 ATLANTA, GA 30303
May 6, 2019 Score: 73, Grade: C
Bistro
683 PEACHTREE ST NE ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 2, 2019 Score: 94, Grade: A
Chico and Chang
475 BILL KENNEDY WAY SE STE B ATLANTA, GA 30316
May 6, 2019 Score: 76, Grade: C
Church’s Chicken
1405 MORELAND AVE ATLANTA, GA 30315
May 7, 2019 Score: 75, Grade: C
Church’s Chicken
1796 DELOWE DR ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 6, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
Come Home Eatery
3580 CASCADE RD ATLANTA, GA 30331
May 7, 2019 Score: 100, Grade: A
Domino’s Pizza
5819 CAMPBELLTON RD STE 106 ATLANTA, GA 30331
May 2, 2019 Score: 82, Grade: B
Earl Of Sandwich
3500 PEACHTREE RD UNIT 2035C ATLANTA, GA 30326
May 3, 2019 Score: 93, Grade: A
Edgewood Corner Tavern
464 EDGEWOOD AVE STE A ATLANTA, GA 30312
May 2, 2019 Score: 90, Grade: A
Edgewood Pizza
478 EDGEWOOD AVE SE ATLANTA, GA 30312
May 6, 2019 Score: 90, Grade: A
El Bandido Mex Mex Grill
1083 EUCLID AVE ATLANTA, GA 30307
May 2, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
First
590 WEST PEACHTREE ST NW ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 2, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
G. Town Wings
2084 CAMPBELLTON RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 6, 2019 Score: 78, Grade: C
Grant Park Coffeehouse
753-A CHEROKEE AVE SE ATLANTA, GA 30315
May 6, 2019 Score: 84, Grade: B
Great Wraps
3393 PEACHTREE STE 1020 ATLANTA, GA 30326
May 6, 2019 Score: 82, Grade: B
Gyro Brothers
860 PEACHTREE ST STE A ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 3, 2019 Score: 93, Grade: A
Han’s Express
2345 CASCADE RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 7, 2019 Score: 81, Grade: B
Harold’s Chicken
349 EDGEWOOD AVE SE ATLANTA, GA 30312
May 7, 2019 Score: 92, Grade: A
J. Christopher’s
950 WEST PEACHTREE ST STE 235 ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 7, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
Jersey Mike’s Subs
3740 ROSWELL RD ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 6, 2019 Score: 86, Grade: B
JJ’S RIB SHACK
2969 CAMPBELLTON RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 8, 2019 Score: 99, Grade: A
La Hacienda
900 MONROE DR NE ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 6, 2019 Score: 92, Grade: A
Marcello’s Pizza
3655 ROSWELL RD STE 106 ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 6, 2019 Score: 82, Grade: B
McDonalds
3670 CASCADE RD ATLANTA, GA 30331
May 7, 2019 Score: 89, Grade: B
McDonald’s
443 MORELAND AVE ATLANTA, GA 30316
May 8, 2019 Score: 93, Grade: A
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
3655 ROSWELL RD STE 112 ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 6, 2019 Score: 100, Grade: A
Moe’s Southwest Grill
70 PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30303
May 3, 2019 Score: 92, Grade: A
Next
590 WEST PEACHTREE ST NW ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 2, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
Niramish
1138 EUCLID AVE ATLANTA, GA 30307
May 7, 2019 Score: 86, Grade: B
Noni
357 EDGEWOOD AVE ATLANTA, GA 30312
May 7, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
Pita Grille
4630 WIEUCA RD ATLANTA, GA 30329
May 2, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
Pita Pit
950 WEST PEACHTREE ST NW STE 20 ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 6, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
Planet Bombay Indian Cuisine
619 EDGEWOOD AVE STE 101 ATLANTA, GA 30312
May 3, 2019 Score: 100, Grade: A
Sandtown Pub
5819 CAMPBELLTON RD STE 202-203 ATLANTA, GA 30331
May 2, 2019 Score: 73, Grade: C
Senegambia
2180 CAMPBELLTON RD ATLANTA, GA 30311
May 8, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
Simmer Cafe
3424 PEACHTREE RD STE 150C ATLANTA, GA 30326
May 3, 2019 Score: 91, Grade: A
Sonic Drive In
1465 MORELAND AVE ATLANTA, GA 30316
May 7, 2019 Score: 73, Grade: C
Sushi Bar Yu-Ka
3330 PIEDMONT NE ATLANTA, GA 30305
May 3, 2019 Score: 100, Grade: A
Susi’s Taco Grill
5495 CASCADE RD STE 101 ATLANTA, GA 30336
May 6, 2019 Score: 71, Grade: C
Sweet Charlie’s
3872 ROSWELL RD STE 12 ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 7, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
Sweet Hut Bakery & Cafe
933 PEACHTREE ST STE 935 ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 2, 2019 Score: 88, Grade: B
Ted’s Montana Grill
1874 PEACHTREE RD NE ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 3, 2019 Score: 99, Grade: A
The Varsity
61 NORTH AVE NW ATLANTA, GA 30308
May 8, 2019 Score: 92, Grade: A
Three Dollar Cafe Jr.
4475 ROSWELL RD ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 7, 2019 Score: 57, Grade: U
Tomo Japanese Restaurant
3630 PEACHTREE RD ATLANTA, GA 30326
May 2, 2019 Score: 100, Grade: A
Uncle Julio’s Casa Grande
1860 PEACHTREE RD ATLANTA, GA 30309
May 3, 2019 Score: 97, Grade: A
Urban Cookhouse
4600 ROSWELL RD STE G-100 ATLANTA, GA 30342
May 3, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
YASIN’S HOMESTYLE SEAFOOD
1080 RALPH DAVID ABERNATHY BLVD ATLANTA, GA 30310
May 6, 2019 Score: 96, Grade: A
Yeah! Burger
1017 NORTH HIGHLAND AVE ATLANTA, GA 30306
May 2, 2019 Score: 93, Grade: A
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Tips and ideas to make life easier for a working mother

Home » Blog » Health Articles » Tips and ideas to make life easier for a working mother Tips and ideas to make life easier for a working mother Share: May 10, 2019 by Prachi Bohora Leave a Comment Filed Under: Corporate Wellness , Diet & Nutrition , Health Articles Tagged: cooking tips , mother , mother’s day , tips , tips for working mothers , working mother Motherhood is a blessing, but it’s hard. Building a career is stressful. Balancing working motherhood is tricky business and seems near impossible; requiring constant juggling, crazy organisational skills, endless to-do lists—but you’ve got this.Well, we are sailing in the same boat. There are some tried and true ideas to make life easier for a working mother. 1. Menu planning
Plan for the week ahead during the weekend. Planning a weekly menu saves time. Plus, you don’t need to rack your brains for options. Assess your week and accordingly plan. Like, for busy days or when you have late running schedule, or a day when you want some me-time, plan simple and quick dinners.
Fix certain options for breakfast and don’t change the menu frequently. Example, Oats idli on Monday, Peanut poha on Tuesday, Ragi pancakes on Wednesday, etc. 2. Prepare
Once the menu is decided, jot down an exhaustive ingredients list as per planned recipes. Buy your ingredients and refill, stock your refrigerator with fresh and natural products; clean them up and store in zip lock bags, shop healthy foods like nuts and seeds, oats, etc. This will save time on busy days plus you won’t reach for junk. Have a shopping list attached to the fridge and as soon as the last bottle of ketchup is emptied you can add it to the list. This way you already have your list of extras.
Online grocery shopping can be an option for those wanting to save more time and avoid going shop to shop. You can also opt for monthly grocery purchase. Re-arrange the kitchen as per menu. So the jars of oats, poha, ragi can be arranged next to each other as per the order of usage. 3. Prepare batter in bulk
Soak and ferment dals and rice to make batters. Prepare dosa/idli batter during the weekends and store for use during the week. You can quickly make variety with the batter by adding veggies or millet flour or oats etc for meals. 4. Homemade masala pastes
Prepare a 3-4 days batch of ginger-garlic paste, tomato-onion paste, ginger-garlic-green chili paste, green chutney, tomato chutney, sauce varieties for pasta, tamarind paste, tomato puree, green chutney with coconut, etc. Whenever needed, take a spoonful for the sabzis or dals. Also, the dry masalas to be kept handy. Peel garlic and refrigerate. De-stem mint leaves, curry leaves, and coriander leaves and store them in an airtight container or zip lock bags. Peel and finely chop the ginger. Store lemon juice in a glass bottle. 5. Make a multitasking menu
A multitasking menu is cooking with the same ingredient in various dishes and cuisines throughout the day. This eases your work and adds variety to the menu – a win-win situation. For example, chickpea can be made into an Indian gravy for lunch and a Lebanese tikki for dinner. Moong dal as dal fry for Indian lunch, dal paratha or baked casserole for dinner. Rajma can be put into a tortilla for snacks and turned into gravy or patty for dinner. Similarly, make multitasking gravies. 6. Pre-cook
Boiling legumes and pulses take time, so get it done beforehand for the next day. For example, boil potatoes, rajma, chickpeas, etc the previous night for the quick morning cooking. 7. One pot cooking
Nobody wants to cook an elaborate dinner after a long day. This will help you avoid ordering food online. Plan one-pot dishes for dinner like the continental baking style or OPOS. Interesting, healthy and easy. 8. Bake and shake
Bake some guilt-free cookies, muffins, khakras, etc for the weekdays. So when hunger strikes, you have healthy options handy. Use different flours, nuts, seeds to bake these.
Fruit smoothies are an excellent option when in a hurry with no cooking time. 9. Dairy daily
Keep the dairy products like milk, curd, paneer, cheese handy for quick options like buttermilk, raita, gravies, sandwich, etc. Most Trending From Our YouTube Channel

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No ghee Sugar Free Arabic Halva Recipe / Healthy Arabic Dessert / Halwah/Iftar special recipe

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Indian Foods: Lesser Known Facts

Pooja Sharma May 9, 2019 India is known for its rich culture and spicy cuisines. There are so many myths related to Indian foods. Indian cuisine is unique in its own way due to its diversified tastes. India has 29 states and every state has its own unique food culture. Indian cuisine is a blend of all these food cultures which makes it vast to explore and the list of dishes is really endless. Indian food culture differs according to a state, and even according to the particular community within that same state. It has evolved in thousands of years which involves the influences of many internal and external factors and cultures. Indian food is known to be spicy, fattening, curry, and rich. All these are partly true as well but there are a few lesser known facts too about Indian food. Use of Spices: Indian food is known as hot and spicy food but only a few people know that Indian spices are very nutritious and aids to positive health impacts if used in the right proportions. Indian food is a mixture of various food cultures spread in the country. Not all states use hot spices, there are states like Gujarat where you will find sweet taste in almost all their dishes. Then there are South Indian states where you will find spices used in almost every dish and it is a bit hot and spicy in taste. North Indian states use the right blend of both sweet and spicy flavors. Indian food is a Healthy Food: Indian Food is good for health. The age-old recipes of its traditional dishes include the right amount of ingredients which impact the health in a positive manner. All spices and food items used in these recipes are full of nutrients and contain health aiding properties. Almost all spices used in Indian cuisines contain medicinal properties. Though there are many recipes that can be augmented with respect to oil or fat content there is a wide range of dishes that do not require oil at all so are healthy. Some curry foods are a little heavy to digest but Indian food is what you make it. You can always lessen the number of heavy ingredients as per your choice and the dish will become healthier without making much impact on the taste of the dish. Easy to cook: Unlike western cooking, Indian food is really easy to cook. Most of the dishes need direct heating and baking of food is not required. Basic food recipes are really easy to follow. Some recipes do require time and effort to develop the taste into the ingredients but not all. Indian Food is not Curry: There is no such thing as “curry” in Indian Cuisine. For new diners, curry seems to be the only ingredient in Indian food, but this is definitely not the truth. Curry is a collection of spices known as garam masala in India. The basic ingredients in garam masala are similar but the final recipe can even vary between households. Diversified Food Indian food is diverse which includes different tastes, dishes, and flavors from different regions of the country. In all states and provinces of India, the cuisine varies significantly. Northern Indian food is probably the most popular around the world. So, these are some lesser known facts about the tasty Indian food that your favorite Indian Vegetarian Restaurant Melbourne serves . We hope knowing them would now make your food even tastier than before.

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Proper Lunch at India Restaurant

Proper Lunch at India Restaurant Posted by thefoodiemonk on May 7, 2019
If there’s something that stands out about Kolkata, it has to be its delectable biryani for sure. The people of this city are just fan by the name of “Biryani”, a jaw dropper for every citizen of the city. Even Kolkata is known across the country for its food like biryani, street foods and sweets. Looking for most authentic Awadhi and Mughlai cuisine?? Then you should must visit this place. Undoubtedly one of the best and famous place in kolkata to try out the mughlai cuisine with no compromise in the quality and quantity.
This famous restaurant offers one of the city’s most memorable dining experiences with its grand ambience that makes you feel royal.
Each and every item is a much recommended items. We had Chicken Chatpata, Mutton Boti kebab, Tandoori Chicken, Mutton Awadhi Biryani, Mutton Dak Bungalow, Different kinds of bread, Shahi tukda and firni. In bread one should must try out their Laccha paratha.
Chicken Chatpata – Small pieces of chicken wings properly marinated and roasted in a tandoor. A little hint of tanginess and chilli what makes the dish delicious. Served with green chutney and salad.
Mutton Boti kebab – Mutton boneless cubes are marinated and then tandoored in a slow fire. The pieces are properly tendered and tasted good.
Tandoori Chicken – This really needs no introduction. One of the most favourite starters for non vegetarian lovers. Chicken properly marinated with curd and tandoor masala and tandoored. It was cooked properly. Served with green chutney and salad.
Mutton Awadhi Biryani – It’s basically a style of biryani inspired from the lucknowi area or awadh. Awadhi biryani is made with whole spices. It was flavourful and delicious too. The preparation contains potato also. The pieces of mutton was tendered properly and soft. Highly recommended.
Mutton Dak Bungalow – Mutton dak bungalow have a story to it. Mutton Dak Bungalow is a near-forgotten culinary treasure that survives among a few remaining khansama families and Anglo Indian households. Dak bungalows were rest houses where the travelers used to take rest while on a journey, or used as a night stop during a trip. At that time the caretaker had their own Poultry, Goat at Dak Bungalows for easy milk and meat supplies. It is always cooked along with Boiled Egg and freshly ground spices. The preparation was nice indeed.
Shahi Tukda – Oho.. Lovely is the word. A royal dessert made by deep frying the bread, soaking it in sugar syrup and then drizzling it with thick luscious rabdi. It was just melting after putting it into the mouth. Highly recommended. Advertisements

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The 10 best US cities to live in now

If the American dream – at least a big part of it – is progress, prosperity, a thriving community and the possibility of owning a home, the best US cities to live in now are small or mid-sized. Coast to coast, places like Boulder, Colorado, Raleigh, North Carolina and Santa Fe, New Mexico are the new frontiers of growth, innovation and opportunity, offering fast-growing economies, rising salaries and a better quality of life at a more affordable price. In other words, they’re modern-day boomtowns, and the statistics show Americans are flocking to them.
Large numbers of people are saying goodbye to crowded coastal capitals and their astronomical living costs, traffic-choked roads and commutes on strained public transport systems that are scarier than a Jordan Peele film. From 2010 – 2017, the populations of New York City and Los Angeles grew 5.5%, and Chicago grew less than 1%. Meanwhile in the same period, Boulder’s population increased by ten%, Miami, FL saw a 15% rise, and Charlotte, NC grew a staggering 20%.
So, which US cities are the best to move to now? According to figures released by finance website GoBankingRates , based on five years’ worth of data, these 10 cities have rising incomes, growing populations – good for small business – and the cost of living is still reasonable. Better write that resignation letter and call the removalists.
Charlottesville: Wander the historic University of Virginia Campus and look for the homes of two former presidents 1. Charlottesville, Virginia It has a population of almost 50,000, but Charlottesville, Virginia “somehow manages to maintain a small town feel,” said local Kelly, 31, a Program Manager for the Institute of Environmental Negotiation at the University of Virginia. “People are so friendly and everything is within a close proximity. There are so many amazing outdoor activities; hiking and cycling are really popular in C’Ville, helped by the proximity to Shenandoah National Park.”
Where to live: North Downtown, Fifeville or Belmont to be closer to the center, Fry’s Spring, Woolen Mills or Greenbrier are a 10-minute drive to the action.
Where to eat & drink: Bodo’s Bagels for New York-style bagels and sandwiches, MarieBett e for breakfast or brunch, Beer Run , a restaurant-meets-bar-meets-craft beer extravaganza, and Vivi’s Cakes for dessert.
What to see: Wander the historic University of Virginia campus, and the mansions of two former American presidents; Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and James Madison’s Montpelier. At Carter Mountain Orchard , pick your own fruit from April through November, taste cider made from apples picked from the grounds, and take in the views of the rolling green hills of Charlottesville.
Santa Cruz: The beach boardwalk is a must-visit 2. Santa Cruz, California About an hour south of San Francisco, skateboard and surfing culture reign supreme in Santa Cruz. The city of 65,000 offers a laid-back lifestyle by the ocean, surrounded by national parks, without missing out on good restaurants, culture and nightlife. Locals make the most of their 29 miles of beach by relaxing on the sand, surfing, paddle boarding, sailing and soaking up the colourful Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with its charming theme park.
Where to live: Downtown or Seabright/Midtown to have hip eateries on your doorstep, Westside, Live Oak/Pleasure Point for a little more room.
Where to eat & drink: Soif , Bantam or HOME for dinner. For casual eats during the day, hit up the Picnic Basket or Steamer Lane Supply . There’s been an explosion of craft breweries in Santa Cruz in recent years; at Beer Thirty Bottle Shop & Pour House you can taste from more than 30 rotating brews on tap and snack on hearty bites like tacos and fish and chips.
What to see: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk , Santa Cruz Wharf, Natural Bridges State Beach , the West Cliff Drive coastal walk, the Santa Cruz Surfing Museum , and the Garden of Eden , a tranquil swimming hole surrounded by towering trees in Henry Cowell Redwood State Park.
Fayetteville: Enjoy a slower pace of life in this Arkansas city 3. Fayetteville, Arkansas Fayetteville attracts young professionals and families looking for a slower pace of life compared to the major metropolises. Home to the University of Arkansas, the college town has a thriving arts and culture scene. In the warmer months, day or weekend trips to the stunning Ozark Mountains, about a two-hour drive east, is the thing to do, while in winter, AKA football season, it’s all about barracking for the local college team the Razorbacks.
Where to live: Johnson or Tontitown are the best if you want to be close to the center of Fayetteville, otherwise Bentonville and Cave Springs, 15 – 20 miles north of downtown, are the most sought-after neighbourhoods to live in.
Where to eat & drink: James at the Mill is a sophisticated restaurant serving contemporary American fare with a French influence; for a southern feast head to Penguin Ed’s BBQ for smoked meats; The Common Grounds is an upscale cafe, restaurant and bar with a bustling atmosphere day or night.
What to see: West Dickson Street, Clinton House Museum (the former home of Bill and Hillary Clinton), the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks , Razorback Greenway (a 36-mile hiking and biking trail), or from mid-March to mid-October, see a movie at the drive-in theatre , one of the last in the country.
Santa Fe: Move to the New Mexico capital for culture and the outdoors 4. Santa Fe, New Mexico After visiting the city several times on vacation, Rachel, 35, who works as a staff writer for a university, made the move from Illinois to arts hub Santa Fe.
“I love the eclectic, artistic culture of the region,” Rachel said. “Art galleries and craft shows abound, vibrant colors decorate homes and businesses – even people dress more colorfully. I also adore the climate of the south-west. No humidity, clean air, hiking and beautiful scenery. It’s a wonderful place for the outdoorsy! Also, the Santa Fe region is much more in touch with its indigenous cultural heritage than many other places around the US.”
Where to live: The aesthetically pleasing Historic East Side, with its adobe homes, is walking distance to the Canyon Road arts district and downtown; South Capitol, a 10-minute drive from the center has the Railyard Arts District.
Where to eat & drink: Local institution Maria’s New Mexican Kitchen for lunch or dinner to experience New Mexican cuisine (and about 100 twists on the margarita); Café Pasqual’s for breakfast (but arrive early; the queue often stretches down the block); Los Patrillos for traditional Mexican food.
What to see: Immerse yourself in art: there’s Meow Wolf , an enormous interactive art experience that’s like a contemporary art exhibition had a baby with a funhouse, the Georgia O’Keefe permanent exhibition , and many more galleries and museums. Also, go hiking. There are many trails of varying difficulty around Santa Fe, including the Atalaya Trail and the Dale Ball trails .
Naples: Life in this Florida city is all about the coast 5. Naples, Florida The exclusive enclave of Naples claims to be the golf capital of the world, with more than 80 championship courses, and offers spectacular white-sand beaches that are cleaner and less crowded than those in other parts of Florida. A lot of wealthy people call Naples home, but everyday Americans are also drawn here because business booms year-round – in winter there’s an influx of northerner’s escaping the snow, while in summer the city thrives with vacationers – and there are still reasonably priced homes to be found.
Where to live: If you’re a multi-millionaire, you’ll feel at home on eye-wateringly expensive Gulf Shore Boulevard or Pelican Bay. Otherwise, there are more affordable neighborhoods such as North Naples and Golden Gate.
Where to eat & drink: Sea Salt Naples , an upscale seafood restaurant with an airy outdoor terrace; Gumbo Limb o, for casual eats, cocktails and an ocean view (perfect for sunset); Pinchers for no-fuss seafood and fried food.
What to see: Naples’ best asset is beaches; Vanderbilt Beach Park , Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park , Lowdermilk Beach Par k and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park . Wander Naples Pier , shop at Tin City and see more than 100 classic American cars at the The Revs Institute for Automotive Research .
North Carolina: “Raleigh is unique for so many reasons,” Dana 6. Raleigh, North Carolina “Raleigh is unique for so many reasons,” said Dana, 27, who works in content marketing and recently relocated to North Carolina’s state capital.
“The culture is a mix of Southern hospitality and transplants. The conveniences, relatively light traffic, proximity to both mountains and beaches, climate, and food scene can’t be beaten.”
Where to live: Downtown Raleigh is the most central neighbourhood; Oakwood and Cameron Village are hip areas walking distance from downtown; Boylan Heights and Hayes Barton are more exclusive areas known for beautiful historic homes about a 10-minute drive the city center.
Where to eat & drink: Chanticler Cafe and Le Farm bakery are cosy spots for a casual meal, Lugano’s is arguably the best Italian in the city, Brewery Bhavana is an achingly hip brewery/dim sum restaurant/book store/florist.
What to see: Take a self-guided walking tour to see the Raleigh Murals , explore the eclectic North Hills neighbourhood, visit the North Carolina Museum of Art , choose from more than 350 beers on tap at the outdoor Raleigh Beer Garden , in warm weather, soak up the sun in Pullen Park .
Miami: Move to the vibrant South Beach for its Art Deco architecture and buzzing night life 7. Miami, Florida “In Miami, no matter where you’re from, you’ll feel welcome,” said Natasha, 26, who works in marketing and social media at a tech-start-up. She moved to the glittering beach city on the southern tip of Florida almost two years ago.
“There are so many different cultures, and even though some are so different from each other, they all blend together perfectly.”
Where to live: South Beach, if you want to be right in the action surrounded by buzzing nightlife; South Miami is good for those who want quiet, more space and a short commute to downtown; Brickell for an inner-city, urban feel.
Where to eat & drink: Lagniappe for food, drinks and live jazz; 27 Restaurant for a quintessential Miami menu – modern and influenced by Latin American, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines; Alter for an inventive tasting menu; The Broken Shaker for craft cocktails by the pool; All Day for breakfast and coffee.
What to see: Little Havana, Wynwood Walls (the arts and dining district where colourful street art covers every building), The Perez Art Museum (PAAM) , the art-deco architecture of South Beach, the rooftop pool at The Betsy Hotel .
Boulder: If you’re looking for a taste of the outdoors, Boulder with the Chautauqua Park is the city for you 8. Boulder “I work remotely and love to ski. After testing out different cities in Colorado I fell in love with Boulder,” said Caroline, a 27-year-old freelance writer who moved to the town at the base of the Rocky Mountains about two years ago.
“There are so many outdoor activities to do in and around Boulder – it’s impossible to get bored! Also, there is a real winter in the mountains, but it’s usually not winter-y in Boulder for more than a couple of days at a time.”
Where to live: Downtown Boulder, The Hill and Chautauqua to have restaurants, bar and action on your doorstep; South Boulder for a more residential feel; East Boulder or North Boulder are considered up-and-coming.
Where to eat & drink: Rayback Collective , a beer hall and food truck park; Curry & Kebob for cheap Indian food; Laughing Goat for good coffee and live music; Cured for amazing sandwiches, meats, and cheese; Alpine Modern Café for good coffee and sandwiches and an all-round stylish place to hang.
What to see: Go hiking in stunningly scenic Chautauqua Park ; head to Pearl Street to eat, shop, watch live performers and soak up the atmosphere; see live music at the art-deco Boulder Theater concert hall downtown or the Red Rocks Ampitheatre , a concert venue carved into the side of a mountain.
Sioux Falls: Visit the iconic waterfalls in Falls Park 9. Sioux Falls, South Dakota Sioux Falls has been a city on the rise since Citibank moved its headquarters there in the 80s, which brought thousands of jobs and had a flow-on effect for local business, and the city has been growing rapidly ever since. It’s inarguably isolated, but Sioux Falls has a burgeoning culinary scene and is immersed in natural beauty – the Big Sioux river flows through downtown.
Where to live: Downtown and North End East to be close to the center, All Saints for a quiet, historic feel – many of the homes are landmarks buildings.
What to eat & drink: Phillips Avenue Diner for burgers and classic home-style food in a retro setting, WoodGrain Brewing Co. for craft beer, Falls Overlook Café , for coffee and light bites in a restored hydro-electric plant overlooking the river, and Crawfords for upscale American fare in a cosy, low-lit setting.
What to see: You can’t go all the way to Sioux Falls and not see its namesake, the gushing waterfall in Falls Park . The Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk is a trail of large conceptual art installations downtown that change every year. Snow sports are the main activity in winter. Conversely, in summer, hiking is popular; try the Leaders Park Trails and the Prairie Vista Trails .
Reno: From casinos to the great outdoors, this Nevada city has something for everyone 10. Reno, Nevada Close to the border with California and just north of Lake Tahoe, Reno, Nevada has seen a boom of tech start-ups that’s brought an influx of people from San Francisco and Silicon Valley. House prices aren’t exactly cheap in Reno, but the city of 250,000 is growing rapidly regardless, with new residents drawn by job opportunities, shorter commutes and closer proximity to skiing and hiking when compared with Los Angeles, San Francisco and many other major US cities.
Where to live : Downtown to be in the heart of the action, Idlewild Park for more space and greenery, Meadowood for a suburban feel and short commute to the center, Virginia Lake for peace and quiet, a five to 10-minute drive to downtown.
Where to eat & drink: 4th Street Bistro for modern-American fare in an elegant converted former home; Squeeze In for a classic American menu for breakfast or lunch where mimosas and bloody marys are encouraged; Campo for modern Italian food, where everything is made from scratch, in a casually elegant room.
What to see: The Nevada Museum of Art , the Truckee River Walk , Eldorado Resort & Casino , the Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center , and a few days in Lake Tahoe for skiing in the winter or swimming and hiking in summer.
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