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Electrolux Hosts Aerial Dining Experience in Europe

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

For four months, the London Royal Festival Hall and the Stockholm Royal Opera House will both feature an unique Electrolux dining experience. The culinary concept, titled “The Cube,” will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine inside an incredible venue and enjoy exclusive culinary creations prepared by Michelin-starred chefs.... Read More

Allison Inn & Spa JORY Pinot Burger Recipe

Jun 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting  |  1 Comment

The search for the best burger should start here, with tender Wagyu beef enhanced with both pickled and marinated, then grilled onions. Designed especially to complement a delicious Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.... Read More

Shasta Porcini Risotto Recipe

Jun 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

This beautiful dish comes courtesy of Chef Cal Stamenov of Marinus Restaurant at Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley, CA. The Shasta Porcini Risotto elegantly combines carnaroli rice, english peas, and parmigiano-reggiano cheese for a vibrant presentation and creamy texture.... Read More

Professional Microbrewery for the Home

Jun 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

Home brewing is all the rage, with everyone from hipsters to business types getting in on the do-it-yourself activity. But many home brewing kits fall flat when it comes to the actual brew, leaving family and friends trying to fake encouragement while trying not to gag.... Read More

Peanut Butter Snickers Pie Recipe

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  3 Comments

Prime One Twelve in Miami Beach, Florida might be known for its fresh seafood and perfectly cooked prime steaks, but Head Pastry Chef Robert Gonzalez is making sure guests also remember dessert. The blending of these beloved sweets—peanut butter, Snickers, and Oreos—is a win-win-win combination any way you bake it.... Read More

Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery Israeli Couscous with Asparagus, Peas & Feta

Jun 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

This recipe comes courtesy of Patrick Brys of Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery in Michigan. Serve this with grilled shrimp splashed with fresh lemon juice, a Panko coated chicken breast (see additional recipe), or have it as a casual lunch with your favorite sandwich. Don't forget to pair it with a great Chardonnay.... Read More

Monterey Bay Wild King Salmon Recipe

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

Courtesy of Chef Cal Stamenov of Marinus Restauant at Bernardus Lodge comes this Monterey Bay Wild King Salmon recipe. The fish is slow cooked and paired with snap peas, celery root purée, and pea tendrils. It is a bright, beautiful plate with fresh and light flavors of citrus and herbs.... Read More

Spanish Chorizo Potato Tacos Recipe

Jun 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Now is a great time to start trying out some new summer recipes. These tacos from Executive Chef Damian Gilchrist of Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo are light, fresh, and have a little kick to heat up the season.... Read More

Chefs Raising Haute Cuisine to New Levels in Airline Food

Jun 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson  |  3 Comments

The quality of airline food, regardless of the class of service in which you are sitting, is a great debate starter. Comments on websites, chat rooms, blogs and other spleen-venting outlets range from the snide and desperate, to “You’re on an airplane. Can your fancy restaurant get you across the country in four hours?” to “The [name of dish] was the best I’ve ever had and I now serve it at home”. The hubbub stems not from the food, but from the airplane environment.... Read More

Yamhill Valley Vineyard's Mama Eberle's Coq Au Vin

Jun 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

"Coq au vin" means "chicken in wine." The classic French dish can be made with red wine or white. This recipe from Mama Eberle uses the Yamhill Valley Vineyards Pinot Blanc, redolent of pear, kiwi and melon. Sip this lovely wine with skinless chicken breast lightly sauced.... Read More

Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery Curried Carrot Soup

Jun 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting  |  1 Comment

This is a great soup to make after a day of raking leaves! With its delicious roasted vegetable flavors and hint of warm spice, this soup pairs perfectly with a glass of the Brys estate grown Riesling!... Read More

Is $450 Pizza the Most Expensive in the World?

Jun 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Extremely pricey comfort food often comes from a top chef or big name restaurant. But in this case, what is possibly the most expensive pizza in the world comes courtesy of a little known Canadian pizza joint, Steveston Pizza Co.... Read More

Steak With Green Chile Salsa Recipe

Jun 20, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  1 Comment

A combination of blistered jalapeño, lime oil, and bright cilantro created the base for my Mexican interpretation of an Argentinian chimichurri sauce. Served atop a beautifully cooked piece of meat, it was an easy and delicious dinner that can be made both outdoors on a grill or indoors on a griddle.... Read More

Behind the Scenes at Gordon Ramsay's The London NYC

Jun 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu  |  2 Comments

At the world’s top fine dining restaurants, the business of special occasion is an everyday occurrence and they’ve mastered the art of creating an unforgettable night down to a science. We were lucky enough to speak with Markus Glocker, Chef de Cuisine at Gordon Ramsay's The London NYC to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how such an evening is created.... Read More

Roasted Mushroom Tart with Parmesan Crust and Fern Hill Farm Goat Cheese

Jun 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

If you love mushrooms then you'll want to try out this recipe from Executive Chef Mitchell Kaldrovich of the Sea Glass Restaurant at Inn by the Sea of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Rich mushroom, light greens and tangy goat cheese make a great appetizer for the family or dinner party guests.... Read More

Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery Grilled Romaine with Michigan Sweet Corn

Jun 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting  |  1 Comment

This is a great end-of-summer salad, when sweet corn and tomatoes are in full season. The smoky grill and fresh vegetable flavors go beautifully with the sweet tangy balsamic and salty Parmesan cheese.... Read More

Tropical Mango Salsa Recipe

Jun 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

Executive Chef Damian Gilchrist of Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo brings us this tropical mango salsa recipe from Key Largo, Florida. Sweet mangos, spicy jalapeño, fresh lime juice and cilantro add some Mexican flavors to this light and refreshing appetizer.... Read More

Find Out What Grill Sauce Celebrity Chefs Are Using This Summer

Jun 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Grilling season has arrived, and with it the ability to cook in the great outdoors without having to scrub any pots and pans. While throwing something on the grill is easy, more time consuming is making your own sauce or marinade to accompany your chosen protein. Thanks to suggestions by experts and celebrities on OpenSky.com, there are plenty of gourmet grilling sauces to get you started and keep you busy throughout the summer.... Read More

Executive Chef Bryan Dame of the Tides Beach Club

Jun 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Maralyn D. Hill

Chef Bryan Dame has been partial to New England for over fifteen years. A graduate of New England Culinary Institute, Dame’s cooking combines the freshest local ingredients, traditional family recipes and modern technique. Starting out as Sous Chef at Simon Pearce in Vermont, Dame worked in several different capacities through the years.... Read More

New England Clam Chowder from Kennebunkport, Maine

Jun 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

This clam chowder recipe comes courtesy of Chef Bryan Dame, Executive Chef of the Tides Beach Club Kennebunkport Oceanfront Hotel. The fresh cherry-stone clams are the star of this creamy, warming soup that makes a great appetizer during any season.... Read More

Carmel Valley Restaurant Reopens at Four Diamond Bernardus Lodge

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Chef Cal Stamenov of the Marinus restaurant, which recently relaunched after undergoing a dramatic interior and culinary redesign, is excited to introduce the innovative, new menu and luxury dining aesthetic. Located in the beautiful Carmel Valley, the signature restaurant... Read More

Fathers Day Gift Ideas | Bonding Over Great Food, Cigars and Cognac

Jun 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With Father's Day approaching, many of us have meaningful things to say. Like, “I love you” and “Sorry I wrecked the Toyota when I was home from college a few years ago” and “Thanks for letting me borrow your beach house 15 summers in a row.” When the words don’t come easy, and a gift card doesn’t seem adequate, there is always a way to say it with food—or a great bottle of liquor. Here’s our list of the best 2012 food-and-booze bonding experiences for dads and those who love them.... Read More

Eco-Oenology | Organic & Biodynamic Winemaking

Jun 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

In 1924, an Austrian architect, educator, literary master, and philosopher was enlisted by a group of farmers to explore the onset of various agricultural problems. Rudolf Steiner answered with a series of lectures exploring what we now call organic and biodynamic farming.... Read More

Gourmet Dining at Australia Airport Lounges a Tasteful Upgrade

Jun 7, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Airport lounges across Australia owned by Emirates airlines will soon serve gourmet dishes designed by Chef Anston Fivaz, the executive gourmet chef of Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa. The new menu selections for the lounges will be the same Australian dishes as those offered at the renowned luxury resort and spa. Emirates-owned airport lounges in Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney will feature the new selections.... Read More

Food Bars Are The New Wedding Craze

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  3 Comments

Long gone are the days of just a simple (or not-so-simple) three-tiered wedding cake. While the classic confection is still popular, now often found in creative sizes, shapes, hues, and adorned with many embellishments, different desserts and other culinary concoctions are popping up more and more at weddings around the country.... Read More

Beef Bourguignon à la Peju Recipe

Jun 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting  |  1 Comment

Beef lovers rejoice in this hearty French stew, made with the highly-rated Peju Fifty/Fifty—half Cabernet Sauvignon and half Merlot. This dish brings together deliciously tender meat, garlic, spices and vegetables for a flavorful punch that pairs perfectly with a smooth red wine.... Read More

Global Gourmet Grocers | Where to Find Great Groceries On the Go

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  1 Comment

Gourmands on the go who don’t have time to dine at a restaurant need look no further than the grocery aisle for their next foodie fix. Finding fabulous store-bought food is increasingly easier thanks to a plethora of boutique grocers, like City’Super in Asia, and gourmet markets, like Neighbourgoods Market in Cape Town, South Africa, which have followed in the footsteps of famous gourmet grocers like Harrods and Fauchon.... Read More

Secrets for Better Grilling | 8 Ways to Become a Better Grill Master

Jun 1, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  2 Comments

A summer staple for outdoor cooking, grilling is an easy way to gather friends and family and make quick and tasty meals. Whether you fall on the "grilling is so easy" or the "I still end up with burned food" side of skills, it never hurts to learn a few tricks from the pros. Let’s face it, they know what they’re doing.... Read More

 
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