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Outstanding in the Field Culinary Adventure Hits Vail Valley, Colorado

Jul 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

This year's "Outstanding in the Field" in the Vail Valley was just that: simply outstanding. Hosted at Copper Bar Ranch for the second consecutive year in conjunction with the unique farm-to-table concept and actualized by the chefs of Savory Group, the event was a raging success set amidst the 400-acre ranch's lush green valley. Copper Bar Ranch was host to 143 diners, with beautiful summer weather and lighthearted crowd under the wide-open Colorado skies.... Read More

The Business Side of Being a Successful Chef

Jul 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Linda Kissam

There’s absolutely no doubt that Temet Grill’s Executive Chef Salvatore is an amazing culinarian. This boy can cook with the big dogs. If you’ve been to the Temet Grill at The Temecula Creek Inn in the Temecula Wine Country area of Southern California you know I speak the truth. If you haven’t, you’re missing a profound treat.... Read More

Best BBQ in Texas: A Local's Top 4 Revealed

Jul 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Adam Costa

In Texas, everything is bigger and BBQ is no exception. The Lone Star State features some of the country's best BBQ, though its method of cooking, preparation and flavoring catches many visitors off-guard. Now before we delve into the "best of the best," let's look at the different styles of Texas BBQ.... Read More

Wine Insider and Expert Tasting Secrets

Jul 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

To get the most that you can out of a wine tasting, and to substantiate a complete understanding of wine, you must step away from text books and actually taste the wine. And by taste we mean understand and truly absorb every drop with every sense. Some of these tips are common tasting techniques, some are little tricks that wine experts have gathered along their journey and shared with us. Make your next tasting a full-body experience with these useful insider tasting secrets.... Read More

Welsh Sea Salt Production Spans Millenia

Jul 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

Sea salt from Anglesey, Wales is arguably the most pure, flavorful, and brilliantly white, of any on earth. On the coast of this small island of 85,000 inhabitants, in northwest Wales, David and Alison Lea-Wilson’s Anglesey Sea Salt Company harvests the superlative product known around the world as Halen Mon Sea Salt.... Read More

Missouri Wines & Recipe for "Missouri Meatballs"

Jul 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Linda Kissam

Well...I am impressed. America’s first wine country not only boasts some solid wines, but also has its very own state grape glass – the Riedal Crystal Norton Wine Glass. Hardly anyone gets that, let alone a small wine district in the middle of the country.... Read More

Pierre Ferrand Cognac Launches 1840 Original Formula

Jul 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Pierre Ferrand is one of only a handful of Cognac houses in France specializing in old Cognacs from the coveted Grande Champagne region that are not blended with lesser varieties. They are coming out with a new bottling dubbed 1840 Original Formula, a "revival" Cognac Made in the style of the 19th century.... Read More

The Art of the Wine Label

Jul 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

The final finesse on a bottle of wine is the art of the wine label. The identifying marker...peaking personal amusement for the eccentric winemaker, inviting proliferation for a designer or artist, providing the conversation piece in a basement cellar...the label tells the story of the wine.... Read More

A Taste of Border Wales: A Culinary Traveler's Day in the Country

Jul 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

As far as culinary culture goes, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect on my recent trip to the border towns of Wales. Having never been there before, I imagined it would be a strong blend of British blandness and perhaps, a touch of country flavor. Turns out, I was only half right – right about the quality and freshness of Welsh cuisine; wrong about Welsh food as being branded insipid and lacking zest.... Read More

Michelin Star Chef Gilles Epie is Still Dishing it Up

Jul 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

Gilles Epie. God I love saying his name. Do you know what I like even more about Gilles Epie? Photos of him. This Frenchman's charm and charisma is so bare that he doesn't even know he's got "it." But he's not most commonly known for his "it" factor, non.... Read More

How to Avoid Common Menu Blunders in Europe

Jul 8, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Regardless of how adventurous or curious an eater you are, disembarking in France with little to no knowledge of the language can often mean eating something you really didn’t think you’d ordered.... Read More

Splash Dining Now Offered at Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Jul 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As summer heats up at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Arizona, the property has introduced Splash Dining for an entirely new al fresco experience.... Read More

New and Classic Dining Options at America's Resort, The Greenbrier

Jul 7, 2011  |   Contributor: Tamar Fleishman

Royalty, presidents, movie stars, sports giants and Gen. Robert E. Lee have all traveled to The Greenbrier, the famous resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. In Lee's day, everyone ate in the Main Dining Room. When he would enter the dining room after "The War Between the States," he received standing ovations...when he just wanted to have a quiet dinner.... Read More

K Vintners & Charles Smith Wines of Walla Walla, Washington

Jul 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

Before the founder of K Vintners and Charles Smith Wines, Charles Smith, first rode through Walla Walla on his motorcycle, he managed rock bands in Denmark. He returned to Walla Walla just a few years later to plant a vineyard, establish a winery, and start rocking the wine world with his outstanding wines.... Read More

Cooking With Beer: Summer Recipes With Leinenkugel Brews

Jul 1, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There's nothing better than enjoying some good food with a good beer on a hot summer day. We decided, with help from our friends at Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, to combine the two for some amazingly flavorful and light summer recipes. We also added a couple drink recipes just in case you have some left over beer and want to use it to impress at your next barbecue... Read More

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