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Traditional Spanish Paella Recipe

May 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

First created in the mid 19th century in Valencia, this dish of rice and seafood has not only become single-most identifying symbol of Valencia, but the signature dish of all of Spain.... Read More

Traditional Spanish Paella Recipe

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

First created in the mid 19th century in Valencia, this dish of rice and seafood has not only become single-most identifying symbol of Valencia, but the signature dish of all of Spain. Traditional Paella Paella Ingredients: 8 chicken... Read More

What is Foie Gras?

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Foie gras is duck or goose liver. Literally translated from French, it means "fatty liver." As a luxury food, foie gras dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians, and was also enjoyed in later centuries by Greeks, Romans and Jews.... Read More

Fine Dining at The Inn at Furnace Creek in Death Valley

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

Known around the world to many as a blistering inferno and virtual "hell hole," Death Valley National Park in Southern California is a place of ungodly extremes: It is the hottest, lowest and driest place in North America. Perhaps that's why some say it is Satan's abode above ground.... Read More

Cocktail Recipes by Chandon a Refreshing Way to Start Summer

May 24, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The official start to the summer is just around the corner, so why not celebrate and kick-start the season with a cool, refreshing Chandon cocktail?... Read More

Patron Social Club: Fight Club for Foodies

May 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The first rule of Fight Club is that you don't talk about Fight Club. And you don't talk about Patron Social Club either (at least until after the event).... Read More

Bombay Sapphire & Cunard Celebrate 250 Years of Regal Spirits

May 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

In honor of its 250th anniversary, Bombay gin is partnering with fellow famed British heritage brand Cunard on a new collection of cocktails featuring Bombay Sapphire. The collaboration is also timed to coincide with the birthday month of Queen Victoria, who graces the distinctive blue Bombay Sapphire bottle.... Read More

Club Seabourne Lobster and Plantains Recipe

May 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Maralyn D. Hill

The newly remodeled Club Seabourne on Culebra Island draws one in. Blessed with great reviews, it is surpassing expectations of all who visit — and we were lucky enough to have the chef share his recipe for Fresh Culebra Island Lobster with Cassava.... Read More

Auchentoshan 1998 Vintage Sherry Cask

May 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

The cachet of this vintage Auchentoshan (ock-un-tosh-un) lies in the influence of its aging in fino sherry barrels, made of European oak. Fino ("refined" in Spanish) sherry is considered the freshest, driest and lightest of traditional sherries - a far cry from the heavier, more robust oloroso sherry influences found in many other single malts.... Read More

Napa Valley's Smith-Madrone Winery: Interview With Legendary Vintner Stuart Smith

May 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The appreciation of beauty in all of its complexity requires both sense and sensibility. It can be both subjective and objective at the same time, with knowledge and instinct going hand-in-hand. Appreciation without knowledge can be sweet, but fleeting, and appreciation without instinct often appears useless, contrived and without finish.... Read More

WilliamsWarn Personal Home Brewing System

May 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Home brewers have long been frustrated by the inability to brew beer as perfect as those commercially available. Luckily the WilliamsWarn Personal Brewery has risen to the challenge, giving beer drinkers something to cheers to.... Read More

Sage in Aria Las Vegas: Fine Dining in CityCenter

May 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Just when you thought the Las Vegas strip couldn’t get any more luxurious; any flashier; any more high-end, ARIA Resort & Casino pops up and blows us all away. This jaw-droppingly gorgeous hotel and casino — and the brand new CityCenter it calls home — boasts some of the best shopping, gambling and spas in the area.... Read More

Gourmet Coffee by CoffeeMarvel: An Eco-Friendly Option

May 16, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

CoffeeMarvel presents premium-blended coffee that is both flavorful and environmentally friendly. Variety and quality take precedence over volume, as the company sells blends made by the world's top five percent of coffee producers.... Read More

Fleming's Steakhouse Chefs of San Diego Offer Helpful Grilling Tips

May 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Tis the season for grilling and who knows how to grill better than the chefs at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bars? From selecting quality products, to seasoning, to grill temperature and cooking the perfect steak and side dishes, Chefs Christopher Gardner and Matt Renstrom have got your summer grilling needs covered. Take a look at their expert tips:... Read More

Pebble Beach Food and Wine 4th Annual Event

May 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

For an extraordinary three days, thousands of guests were beguiled by the joy of cooking and sampling of extraordinary wines at the Pebble Beach Food and Wine. The Inn at Spanish Bay, The Lodge at Pebble Beach, and the Pebble Beach Equestrian Field played host to 70 celebrity chefs, 250 wineries, two Grand Tastings, and nine cooking demonstrations.... Read More

Winderlea Vineyard & Winery: First Date Turned Oregon Winery

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

For Donna Morris and Bill Sweat, the owners of Oregon’s Winderlea Vineyard & Winery, it all started with their first date at a little wine shop in the North End of Boston. Fast forward 20-plus years and wine had become a big part of their lives as collectors, consumers, and travelers.... Read More

The Inaugural Punta Mita Gourmet/Golf Classic: An Experience of Sense & Spirit

May 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

"It has always been both challenging and ultimately rewarding to host an event like this," said Carl Emberson, General Manager of The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and conceptualizer of the inaugural Punta Mita Golf & Gourmet Event, held at the luxury Mexico resort from April 28-May 2.... Read More

Restaurant Guide for the Ultimate Gourmet Tour of France

May 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The Michelin Guide and Zagat Survey are all well and good but they can't show you what France's great restaurants are truly like in real life. Respected French restaurant critic Gilles Pudlowski sets that to rights with his lavish new book A Gourmet Tour Of France: Legendary Restaurants from Paris to the Côte d'Azur.... Read More

Cinco de Mayo Recipes fit for the Stars

May 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Here's brief rundown of the latest celebrity happenings, each with a Cinco de Mayo inspired recipe to make their shenanigans go down a little easier:... Read More

Wente Vineyards: Northern California Family-Owned Winery 128 Years Strong

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Last year marked the 127th anniversary of Wente Vineyards. Founded in 1883 by German immigrant Carl Heinrich Wente, Wente Vineyards is still owned and operated by fourth- and fifth-generation descendants, making it the oldest continuously operated family-owned winery in California.... Read More

Halekulani, Waikiki First to Feature GMO-Free Cuisine

May 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Michelle Winner

My favorite table in the metropolis of Honolulu has always been by the sea. Under a canopy of palm trees at Orchids, Halekulani's acclaimed ocean-side open-air restaurant. I like to lunch with Diamond Head to my left and the Waianae Mountains seated far to my right.... Read More

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