Home > Archives > Premium City News > 2012
Back to Main Article Archive

Premium City News


April 2012

Archives by Date: Search Back to Main
   35 Articles Returned

Best New Restaurants in Los Angeles

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Los Angeles has never been known to have a shortage of hip venues, which are filled with the best food, wine, and cocktail menus around. To keep our Los Angeles City Guide current with the city’s newest additions to the culinary scene we’ve compiled a list of L.A.’s freshest and most popular restaurants. A couple new favorites include, Matsuhia sushi in Beverly Hills, Vincenti Ristorante and Angelini Osteria, both featuring high-end Italian cuisine, as well as Saam at The Bazaar by Jose Andres.... Read More

Best New Restaurants in San Diego

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

To keep our San Diego City Guide filled with the latest and greatest, we made sure to add an update on some of the best new restaurants in San Diego.... Read More

San Diego Prohibition-Style Soiree Benefits Seniors with a 1920's Flair

Apr 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As an ever-appreciative San Diego resident, and a good life connoisseur indelibly on the hunt for the best of the best, it’s incumbent on me to experience and inform you, dear Reader, about notable San Diego area "happenings.” Happenings, which include society events, grand openings, and launch parties where the A-listers lurk, and make the local luxury scene tick.... Read More

Eco-Committed | 8 Ways Napa Valley is Raising the Bar

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Over the past few years, the practice of sustainability has evolved from a noble concept to a full-on movement in the Napa Valley. Here are just some of the ways businesses in this leading wine region are stepping up their eco-commitment—improving wine quality and the way we all live.... Read More

Visiting Paris | A Mystery Trip by American Express Travel

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

After weeks of waiting, a small package from American Express Travel arrived just before the intended departure. Inside the box held all of the tools needed to guide any traveler through a weeklong vacation.... Read More

"The Voice" Boston Star, James Massone to Appear at Dirty Water Launch Party

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Dirty Water TV, The Greatest Bar, and Mix 104.1 FM are coming together for the Dirty Water Fridays launch party which will be held tonight in Boston at The Greatest Bar (and continuing every Friday night), starting at 9 p.m. The TV show, which airs on NESN Saturday and Sunday... Read More

Leica Camera Opens Dynamic Retail Concept in Washington, DC

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

World-renowned German company, Leica Camera Inc, is opening a new retail concept in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. located at 977 F Street, NW. The new Leica store will be a haven for professional photographers and photography enthusiasts alike and will feature Leica’s full line of photography and sport optics product portfolio.... Read More

Four Green Fields Offers Authentic Irish Food & Music Experience

Apr 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Irish restaurants in Boston are a dime a dozen but there is only one that can boast having a cottage built inside. Four Green Fields has opened just outside of Government Center at One Boston Place and offers traditional live Irish music, weekly readings from authors, and monthly shows by national Celtic rock bands, including Black 47, The Screaming Orphans, and The Prodigals.... Read More

Sadie Kitchen & Lounge Offers Fresh, New American Cuisine in Hollywood

Apr 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

ultry. Sexy. Sophisticated. These are the words that come to mind when describing one of L.A.’s newest and most notable eateries: Sadie. Tucked comfortably in the heart of Hollywood, Sadie is poised to give the region’s entrenched eateries a run for their money with elevated, market-fresh, New American cuisine conceived by Mark Gold, Sadie’s esteemed consulting chef, who hails from Eva Restaurant.... Read More

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Takes Boston to New Heights

Apr 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you thought all exercise had to be tedious and no fun then you haven’t been to Sky Zone in Boston. The northeast’s first and only indoor trampoline park opened two years ago to soaring heights with its first location on Sprague Street in Hyde Park, just over the Dedham border.... Read More

The San Diego Museum of Art's 31st Annual 'Art Alive' Opening Celebration

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As an ever-appreciative San Diego resident and a good life connoisseur indelibly on the hunt for the best of the best, it’s incumbent on me to experience and inform you, dear Reader, about notable San Diego-area "happenings"... Read More

Anthony David Salon Offers Natural Yogurt Hair Coloring and Evening of Art

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Retail associates know when it comes to trends, they must be on the fashion forward track, but what about hair stylists? Anthony Vitale believes they too must stay ahead of the trends and does just that offering natural yogurt Italian hair color at his Burlington salon.... Read More

The Capital Grille Offers New, Spring Lunch Menu & Supports Charity

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

The Capital Grille has recently introduced its spring “Plates” menu, featuring three new selections, including asparagus soup, shrimp and piquillo peppers with crisp Bomba rice and grilled spring vegetables. We couldn’t wait to schedule a visit to the Burlington location. From this menu, you can customize your afternoon lunch by... Read More

The SF Chefs 4th Annual Food, Wine & Spirits Festival Serves Charities & Epicureans

Apr 19, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The San Francisco Chefs Fourth Annual Food, Wine & Spirits Festival occurs in the City by the Bay this summer from July 30 to August 5, 2012. Those interested in attending the Grand Tasting events this summer will journey to the Grand Tasting Tent at Union Square on August 3-5. Visa Signature and the Golden Gate Restaurant Association (GGRA) will sponsor and produce the culinary affair... Read More

Heineken Unveils Nightclub Concept During Milan Design Week

Apr 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

During the internationally renowned, week-long Milan Design Fair that began yesterday, Heineken unveiled a futuristic nightclub concept that is promising to completely alter the clubbing experience. In conjunction with input from 100 club-goers, elite engineers, designers, and innovative thinkers from around the world have created this concept through a virtual... Read More

Beverly Hills Hotel & Restaurant, Mr. C Exudes Genuine Italian Flair

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

An Italian accent welcomes at the entrance of Mr. C. Hotel and Restaurant. Yet concierge Brando’s words fade as we instantaneously observe the hip bar, which is the very first sight upon entry! There is no stressful commotion of a check-in counter. The lobby is where your travels come to a chill. Brando’s voice re-enters, introducing their signature and historical Prosecco Bellini, served from... Read More

Susan G. Komen & Boston Dining Unite During "Chefs for the Cure" on April 28

Apr 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Looking to participate in a fun dining experience that gives back? Be sure to check out the Massachusetts Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which will be hosting its fourth annual Chefs for... Read More

New Balance Opens Boylston Street Location in Time for Marathon Monday

Apr 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Just in time for Marathon Monday today in Boston, a New Balance store has opened right at the race’s finish line. Located at 583 Boylston Street in Copley Square, the retail store offers a one-stop shop for runners looking for a comfortable shoe to brave the 26-mile trek.... Read More

SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Las Vegas Takes Home Yet Another Forbes Five-Star Award

Apr 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

With a laundry list of awards and accolades under its belt, MGM Grand Las Vegas recently been recognized for its high standards of excellence.... Read More

Start Off Red Sox Season with a Stay in The Baseball Suite at The Hotel Commonwealth

Apr 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

With the Red Sox home opener and Fenway Park’s millennium celebration just days away, there is no better time to celebrate our beloved team’s history. The Hotel Commonwealth in Kenmore Square has done just that,... Read More

Yard House Near Fenway Park Serves Up Craft Brews and a Select Menu

Apr 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Boston seems to have finally caught onto the West Coast’s love of craft brews as more microbrews are now popping up throughout the city. One of the best just arrived near Fenway Park, and this newcomer from the left coast, which is the second Massachusetts... Read More

Sustainability Meets Luxury At The Shore Hotel in Santa Monica

Apr 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Luxury hotel reviews need a great lead in, and in this case it takes the form of a golden LEED. Taking the lead in Santa Monica, Shore Hotel revives the dated Ocean Avenue strip in more ways than one.... Read More

The Sole Proprietor in Worcester Provides Seafood Excellence

Apr 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you thought all great seafood restaurants in Massachusetts had to be found in Boston, think again. The Sole Proprietor located in Worcester, about an hour west of Boston just off the Massachusetts Turnpike, gives any downtown restaurant a run for its seafood money. The restaurant opened in 1979 and has been offering diners in central Massachusetts... Read More

Omni Parker House Offers Historic Stay in Boston

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Most visitors come to Beantown to check out some of the most historic sites the city has to offer. From the Freedom Trail to the USS Constitution, the city offers... Read More

OneFineStay Offers Guests a Luxurious 'Unhotel' Experience

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

London has an abundance of world-class luxury hotels but sometimes you want to feel like you’re at home. Introducing onefinestay, which makes you feel just that; except you’re in another person's home.... Read More

Fashion Stylists Lead Garb San Diego Shopping Tours Beginning April 20th

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

I don’t need a list of reasons to shop.  “It’s on sale,” is good for me, personally.  Now San Diego, mecca of the quintessential Southern California vacation, has an offering straight from the streets of NYC&r... Read More

45 Province Offers Luxury Condos in Downtown Boston

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

45 Province, which opened in 2010, is an urban, luxury condominium residence located just steps away from Beacon Hill. Because Boston is a city steeped in history, everyone wants to be right in the middle of all the action.... Read More

Pebble Beach Food & Wine April 12-15 | Celebrity Chefs and World-Class Wines

Apr 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

This year marks the Fifth Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine festival, and though time is short, there are still select tickets available to dine with some of the world’s top chefs and winemakers at this unparalleled gathering of culinary talent at the famous The Inn at Spanish Bay in California’s spectacular Pebble Beach.... Read More

New York International Auto Show Opens with a Private Gala Benefit

Apr 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

The New York International Auto Show opened last night to press and VIP with a private benefit gala event hosted by the East Side House Settlement.... Read More

Vegas Uncork'd Returns May 10-13 With the Most Exciting Lineup to Date

Apr 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The annual Vegas Uncork’d foodie extravaganza has come to be one of Sin City's standout culinary events, with 60 chefs from 50 restaurants, representing Las Vegas' best resorts including Caesars Palace, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay and The Cosmopolitan.... Read More

Easter Brunches at Top Restaurants Around Los Angeles

Apr 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

From chocolate eggs and family brunches to Italian-inspired spreads and nose-to-tail feasts, Angelenos won’t have to go on a hunt to find the treats being prepared by some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles this Easter.... Read More

Where to Stay, Eat, and Play in San Francisco

Apr 3, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

San Francisco’s hotel scene is as diverse as the reasons for visiting the City by the Bay. Whatever your desire, we've got the place for you.... Read More

Top Chef Masters Lead Free Gourmet Cooking Classes in Santa Monica

Apr 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

We all love walking through Santa Monica’s Wednesday farmer’s market; its span of seasonal and specialty goods stock the best luxury Los Angeles restaurants. Seeing the city’s top executive chefs handpicking their product makes you wish one of those chefs could lead your market shopping... Read More

Le Parker Meridien Opens New Wellness Level and First Spa for Hotel

Apr 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Le Parker Meridien, already a New York institution famous for restaurants NORMA'S and Burger Joint, recently opened a brand new 20,000-square-foot beauty and wellness level in March.... Read More

The Big Apple Circus in Boston Now through May 13

Apr 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

You know it’s springtime in Boston when the Big Apple Circus rolls into town. They have set up their 34th season this year at Boston’s City Hall Plaza from now until May 13. The show encourages viewers to “dream big” where all your circus fantasies will come alive under the big top.... Read More

Jaeger LeCouture Air New Zealand 70 Sunreef Power Sea Bass
Jaeger LeCouture Air New Zealand 70 Sunreef Power Sea Bass