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Bowmore Single Malt Offers Savile Row Experience

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Two of the finest names in British heritage craftsmanship, Bowmore Islay single malt and bespoke tailor Malcolm Plews, have partnered on a new Savile Row gift experience combining the finest in Scotch whisky and custom-made suits.... Read More

Celebrity Chef Style for the Home Cook | Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook

Dec 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Sometimes it can be a bit hard to respect the television chef. Bobby Flay has made a name for himself flashing his impish grin and turning up the heat on a variety of shows. Even though Flay competes on Iron Chef regularly, proving he's got the chops, he has a bit of a Rodney Dangerfield problem: love he gets, respect is harder to come by.... Read More

Exploring the World of Spices Through The Mighty Spice Cookbook

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

John Gregory-Smith has traveled the world in search of flavor, and with good reason. His line of 'Mighty Spice' pastes incorporate spices from exotic lands. Like the spice traders of old, Gregory-Smith has been profoundly influenced by what he has seen and tasted.... Read More

The Ultimate Food Lover's Gift Guide

Dec 16, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Have a family member or friend who is always talking about restaurant exploits, food fantasy meals, or the next amazing dishes and culinary experiences they're seeking out? Looking to really make a statement with a food-related gift this year? Maybe you're not as food-obsessed and you're unsure exactly what to give or perhaps you're just as much of a food lover, but you're drawing a blank. Never fear.... Read More

Online Wine Retailer Vitis Offers Lowest Prices, Storage & Expert Approval

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge

Attention oenophiles! A new website has launched that offers great wines from around the world at discounts of up to 70% off the retail price. Called Vitis, it is a daily sale wine site that sells a single type of wine at a time until it is sold out.... Read More

Elixir G | Spice Up Your Cocktail with a Splash of Ginger

Dec 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For three years, Elixir G, the world's only liquid ginger, has been making waves at restaurants and bars around the country as the latest mixer. Now Elixir G is available in stores and consumers have started adding it to their favorite drinks and dishes for an exciting twist.... Read More

St. Augustine's Authentic Eateries

Dec 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Tucked away on Cathedral Place across from the Plaza in St. Augustine’s historic district, Jean Stephane Poinard serves up la cuisine de meres “French home cuisine.” To your left upon entering Bistro de Leon is a tantalizing display case filled with tarts and other fresh baked desserts. To your right and further into the dining area’s interior, intimate yet unpretentious tables await.... Read More

A Day in the Life of the Kona Coffee Cherry | One of the World's Most Expensive Coffees

Dec 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Dennis Payne

Kona is amongst the world's most expensive coffees. After you've seen and tasted the differences, you may never go back to what you used to drink. Here's why:... Read More

Worldwide Culinary Festivals | More Picks from the Season of Plenty

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With Thanksgiving under our belts, the eating is just getting better for winter, with festivals dedicated to wine, sweets, savories, and everything else a gastronomic adventurer likes.... Read More

Richard Sandoval's Newest Restaurant | Cima in Vail Valley

Dec 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Cima Restaurant is spicing up the mountain food scene in Beaver Creek. The inspired Latin flavorings of Richard Sandoval, the genius behind New York's Maya, join a culinary empire that spans from the East Coast to the Middle East. Cima, Spanish for "peak" or "summit," is heating things up at the Westin Riverfront in Beaver Creek and is a welcome addition to the Vail Valley.... Read More

Cafe du Grutli: Lausannes best Fondue

Dec 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Michelle Winner

Photograph by Kurt Winner Food & Spirits: Lausanne is a city of stairs. On the side of a steep hill, the city was built and fortified for defensive reasons. A commanding view of the countryside is the only way to defend... Read More

Premium French Tea for the Holidays from Le Palais des Thés

Dec 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

The French tea company Le Palais des Thés owns the savoir-faire when it comes to tea making. For those who enjoy teas, this incomparable quality is in a class of it’s own. Their discriminating taste only allows for the finest ingredients found in remote plantations around the world. If you are not a tea aficionado, simple education of these will turn you into one.... Read More

Italian Sausage Soup Paired With Barrel Select Merlot

Dec 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Linda Kissam

Here’s a yummy fall pairing you’re sure to love. The sausage soup is to die for and when paired with the Château Julien affordable ($15) 2009 Barrel Select Merlot — we definitely have a fall time winner.... Read More

Oprah's Favorite Things Delivered Nationwide From We Take the Cake

Dec 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

Three years ago, I landed an interview for a project I really wanted. Determined to stamp a strong impression, I went to the fanciest cupcake shop in Washington D.C. and picked up a small box to bring with me. The crew that I interviewed with were impressed. "We love cupcakes!" they said. This quickly taught me the value of thoughtfulness. It also taught me the power of cupcakes. I earned the account.... Read More

 
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