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Grilled Octopus Recipe with Cherry Tomatoes and Vinaigrette

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Have you ever wanted to serve your family a beautiful grilled octopus dish? Thanks to Bianca at Delano and its Corporate Executive Chef Brian Massie, you now have a step-by-step recipe with all the details you could ever need to finally impress those rigid in-laws.... Read More

The Gratifying Gourmets | Chefs Savoy, Epie and Vongerichten On The Evolution of Their Cuisine

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

When it comes to what is regarded as the best cuisine, there are only a few at the very pinnacle. The peak upon a Kingdom of sorts, ruled by masters and legends who cultivate perpetual satisfaction, ensuring their seat at that throne. Certainly, the French have earned the title of Gratifying Gourmets as their recipes have influenced far beyond its boarders. Through my recent encounter with three award-winning French chefs (Guy Savoy, Gilles Epie, and Jean-George Vongerichten), I've learned about the evolution of worldly influences they've infused in their own gourmet cuisines.... Read More

Old Pulteney Releases Limited Edition 40-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There's a good 70 or more whisky distilleries in Scotland alone. That means there's a huge selection of scotches on the market, particularly when you consider that most distilleries offer more than one expression of its malt. The flip side of that variety can leave a connoisseur bewildered with choices. That's where respected whisky reviewers come in to play. One of the foremost is Jim Murray, who publishes the Whisky Bible every year. ... Read More

Elizabeth Falkner | Top Chef Interviews

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Bravo Top Chef star, restaurateur, and pastry chef extraordinaire Elizabeth Falkner teamed up with luxury gift brand Harry & David to create three seasonally inspired recipes to help spice up this year’s holiday menu.... Read More

Grilled Pork Chops with Pear Mostarda

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Celebrity Chef Elizabeth Falkner joined up with luxury goods brand, Harry & David to create a few exceptional seasonal recipes. Brown sugar, onion, fennel, and Harry & David Royal Riviera Pears combine to make this pork chop dish a main holiday attraction on the table this year.... Read More

Fulvio Pierangelini | Top Chef Interviews

Oct 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Chef Fulvio Pierangelini is of Roman origin, and has been called a 'food whisperer' due to his uncanny way of pulling magic from the simplest ingredients. By combining familiar ingredients, like seafood and vegetables, he shows the world that Michelin-starred food need not be fussy or difficult. More recently he has joined with Rocco Forte Hotels to direct operations at the Jardin de Russie (Rome) and L’Incontro (Florence) restaurants, transforming them into popular places for locals and visitors to visit.... Read More

A Wine For Every Season | Inside One Of California's Most Indulgent Clubs

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Elise Edwards

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” So said Ernest Hemmingway who historically had more of an enjoyment for a quality vintage than most, but an admiration many a wine lover can savor.... Read More

Bowmore 1957 | Oldest Islay Whisky Ever Made and Possibly Most Expensive

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Whiskies are made all around the world. There are the traditional distilling states, of course, like Ireland, Canada and Kentucky, and there are distilleries emerging from Japan, India and other locations across the globe. However, no country has more distilleries than Scotland. There are so many, in fact, that scotch distilleries have had to be categorized by region: Highland, Lowland, Campbeltown, Speyside and Island. Even among the flavorful whiskies of the Scottish islands, one island stands out as its own distinct whisky-producing region.... Read More

Isle of Jura Distillery Launches the Standing Stone 30 Single Malt Whisky

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Lovers of peaty whiskies are well acquainted with the Scottish island known as Islay, but in between Islay (pronounced “eye-lah”) and the Scottish mainland sits the Isle of Jura. While Islay has eight distilleries scattered over its land, Jura has but one that bears its name.... Read More

Update Your Macaroni and Cheese Recipe with Lobster

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Macaroni and cheese is a familiar dish well-loved by adults and children alike, but this updated recipe brings succulent lobster into the mix, making it something you probably wouldn't want to waste on your five-year-old.... Read More

Recipe for Gorgonzola Stuffed Cheeseburgers

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This seasoned recipe for Gorgonzola Stuffed Cheeseburgers is sure to please all you meat and cheese lovers. Don't forget to top it with all your favorite condiments and veggies. The recipe was sent to us from Baltimore's Sullivan’s Steakhouse Executive Chef, Ben Erjavec. With 19 locations all over America, Sullivan's prides themselves on serving excellent steaks and seafood, as well as hand-shaken martinis, all in an ambiance filled with live music.... Read More

Party In a Hangar Like You Always Wanted To

Oct 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

November 10th is about 12 days from Thanksgiving, and it’s pre-party time for Monterey Wine lovers. The event will be hosted in the Del Monte Aviation Center’s private luxury hangar from 1-4 pm. Due to the classiness of the event, it’s totally acceptable to drink that early. The “Party in the Hangar” is a showcase of Monterey’s diverse wineries and locally-sourced dishes.... Read More

Truffles and Pickles Thrill in Unexpected Fall Cocktails

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Everyone knows that with fall comes cool breezes and Halloween costumes, but some may not know that the season also brings with it a plethora of new cocktails to try out. Some of these may seem strange to you - who puts truffles in a cocktail? - but give them a shot before you wrinkle your nose in distaste. After all, experimentation is what makes spirits so much fun, right? With these eight specialty drinks you can find hot apple cider, vodka steeped with truffles, and tangy citrus, each promising some heat to warm that booze loving heart of yours.... Read More

Thai Select | Find Royal Thai-Approved Eateries in Your City

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The Royal Thai Government bestowed the "Thai Select" award upon 11 New York metro area restaurants at a ceremony in Manhattan to commemorate the inaugural Thai Restaurant Week, September 21-28, 2012.... Read More

Godiva Debuts Cake Truffles Collection | A Celebration in a Box

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

In case you’re wondering what small yet unforgettably decadent gift you should get the gourmands in your life for Christmas/Thanksgiving/a “congrats on getting a new job” memento/an apology offering after a particularly heinous transgression/every birthday from now until the end of time, GODIVA’s new Cake Truffle Collection is your answer. Seriously. In fact, if you’re a chocolate fiend or have one in your inner circle, you may as well buy the Cake Truffle Collection 8-piece “keepsake boxes” in bulk, as we head into holiday season.... Read More

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Photographs Whisky on a Different Level

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Most people, when they think whisky, think of cowboys or dapper old gentlemen. The luxury liquor brand Macallan recently came out with a campaign to display whisky through the eyes of a woman. Not just any woman though, but the eyes of one of the world's best photographers, Annie Leibovitz. Leibovitz’s four iconic images featuring Scottish actor Kevin McKidd served as inspiration for the flavors of the whisky housed in the 1,000 limited edition bottles that the pictures cover.... Read More

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