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Looking for gluten-free, low carb, paleo, vegetarian or vegan options at restaurants? Try oh so Tasteful

Do you avoid travel because of your diet? Maybe this app can provide healthful options you didn’t know about.

Name: Tasteful app

What it does: The app helps travelers with dietary requirements or food sensitivities find places to eat in the United States. Tasteful contains a database of restaurants with healthful dishes in 8,000 communities across the country.

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Packing tips from Jordan Mitchell-Love, tidepool walk in San Pedro, camping basics in Joshua Tree



Jordan Mitchell-Love, host of the travel show “The Vagabond Tales,” will share his packing tips and how to stay on the road indefinitely with just one bag.

When, where: 9 a.m. Saturday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.

Admission, info: Free.

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Head to Thailand's capital for $571 round trip from LAX on United and ANA

Round-trip airfare to Bangkok, Thailand, has again fallen into the sub-$600 range, with a $571 ticket on United and ANA from LAX.

The fare, subject to availability, is for departures Mondays-Thursdays between Aug. 21 and Dec. 6, 2017. You may not stay more than 12 months.

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'Tiffany Girls' shine at New York museum's new gallery dedicated to their craft and their story

Clara Driscoll and her “Tiffany Girls” would be proud. A hundred illuminated Tiffany lamps she and her team created and designed around the turn of the last century will now shine in a custom-made glass gallery that opens Saturday at the New-York Historical Society in Manhattan.

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Something wonderful to do for Canada's 150th birthday: Ride the rails, from Montreal to Vancouver

Ride the rails from Montreal to Vancouver on a 10-day trans-Canada trip that celebrates the nation's 150th anniversary. It’s a year-long nationwide party marking the date when the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick agreed to form the Canadian Confederation.

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Think Indian food is overly spicy? Think again, says this Vegas chef

A Las Vegas chef wants to teach you all about Indian cuisine, one dish at a time. Tarun Kapoor, the executive chef at Urban Turban, will show you how to make his classic meals at home — and not fear the food’s super-spicy rep.

Kapoor teaches classes every other week at his restaurant, which describes its food as “New Age Indian cuisine.”

Upcoming sessions are scheduled for May 6 and 19, and June 2.

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