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Anthony Bourdain Promotes Local Cuisine at Cayman Cookout

Feb 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

The Caribbean is filled with ingredients fresh from-the-tree and garden, along with fish caught daily right off shore. However, up until just five years ago many Cayman Island restaurants simply had key ingredients shipped in from elsewhere. On the surface, this decision may seem like lunacy; why not simply harvest what's in your backyard rather than have it shipped from around the globe?... Read More

Rub Elbows with Celebrity Chefs at Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival This April

Feb 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Even if you're not a golfer, chances are the words "Pebble Beach" conjure up 17-Mile Drive, with its windswept cypress trees, fairways of rolling greens and dramatic white sandtraps.... Read More

Quick Recipe for Dark Chocolate Almond Milk Custard with Granola

Feb 21, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

While being able to whip up a five-course meal for a dinner date is impressive, all that really matters is the dessert, in my opinion. Getting take-out is even acceptable if you make something impressive to eat afterwards. This recipe for Dark Chocolate Almond Milk Custard with Fruit and Nut Granola fits the bill perfectly because, after all, how can you go wrong with chocolate?... Read More

A Look at Auckland's Thriving Foodie Scene

Feb 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

New Zealand has always been an island nation full of middle-earth mystique, and the Hobbit craze has only added to its international allure. Besides its natural beauty and its incredibly friendly Kiwi population of just over four million, it is becoming known as a new culinary destination travel Mecca. More than any other place on the island, Auckland, with its diverse population and over 900 restaurants, is a food and wine "must do" for the culinarily curious.... Read More

Mira Winery Experiments with Aging Wine Underwater

Feb 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Taking a sip of genuinely exquisite wine is one of the true luxuries in life; however if you ever take a trip to the picturesque Napa Valley, you’ll realize that the wine country is quite literally littered with wineries — over 450 to be exact. With so many options, determining and discovering quality wine is tough, especially for a novice.... Read More

Sorbet Recipes: Spiced Green Apple and Carrot Lemon Thyme

Feb 12, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It may be chilly out there but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying cold desserts, especially if you have a fire to curl up in front of. When it comes to something icy, it's hard to beat a bowl of fresh sorbet. Not to be confused with ice cream, sorbets are made without using any dairy, making it a low-fat dessert alternative. Plus, skipping the dairy and whipping process that ice cream needs helps make sorbet super dense and flavorful.... Read More

Istanbul Modern Café Offers Artfully Crafted Cuisine

Feb 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Rana Babac

Istanbul Modern, the city's first modern art museum, sits over the deep-blue waters of the mythical Bosphorus and hosts many of the country's premier art exhibitions and events. Located within a revamped former government customs warehouse and just minutes away from the fame Golden Horn, this museum doesn't only house fine art, it also offers guests gourmet food at the in-house Istanbul Modern Café.... Read More

Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Mint Truffles Recipe From Spork Foods

Feb 7, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

A lot of people think of desserts as being incredibly unhealthy, but they don't have to be if you have a trustworthy baking source like the talented ladies behind Spork Foods. Based in Los Angeles, Spork is a gourmet vegan food company owned by sisters Heather Goldberg and Jenny Engel. Their recipes - dessert and otherwise - focus on organic, local, and seasonal ingredients, each dish intending to win over even the most avid of carnivores.... Read More

Get Closer This Valentine's Day With a Couple's Cleanse from BluePrint

Feb 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

As seen from previous articles and our all-around focus on health and wellness, we know a lot about juicing. Recently, we thrived off the energy, rejuvenation and all around well-being provided by BluePrintCleanse’s Renovation Cleanse. The first line of cleanses to get USDA Organic certification, BluePrint began pressing in 2006 when co-founders Zoe Sakoutis and Erica Huss teamed up to combine their advantageous backgrounds of food, nutrition and public relations.... Read More

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