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Janice Nieder
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Janice Nieder could be the love child of Indiana Jones and Julia Child. She was a specialty food consultant for 12 years in New York, with a client list that included Tavern on the Green, Dean & Deluca and Sign of the Dove. After being bitten by the travel bug, her culinary adventures took her to over 90 countries, where she shared a smoked monkey dinner with a generous Shuar Indian family deep in the Amazon Jungle helped Ethiopian tribal woman bake injera bread on hot stones in 108 degree heat and crashed a wedding feast in Pakistan, where she was wined and dined by over 200 men ? and no women. But her real passion is working with underdeveloped countries to protect their cultural identity by preserving their traditional foods and cooking methods. Janice has received San Francisco's Community Leadership Award of Excellence for her on- going work as the Volunteer Coordinator for C.H.E.F.S. ( Conquering Homelessness Through Employment in Food Service) a program she helped develop that provides culinary and job skill training for the homeless. She is also a leading member of Bay Area Travel Writers, International Food , Wine and Travel Writers Association, San Francisco Professional Food Society and Slow Food. Her Girlfriend Getaway pieces can be found on Examiner.com as well as on the sophisticated and ever so entertaining site, Starkinsider.com. Janice recently became a staff writer for the travel department of The Global Herald, based in London, which attracts an international audience. To follow Janice on her adventures and get some great ideas for your next Girlfriend Getaway go to www.travelwriters.com/janicenieder
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10.10.2014

Four Seasons Executive Chef Andrea Accordi Reaches for Another Michelin Star
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Last year the iconic Four Seasons opened the their first hotel in Russia, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, located in a historical palace known as the House with Lions. “Years of meticulous restoration and perfecting of the gu...
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10.03.2014

Chef Yves Le Lay Explores the "Core of His Culinary Soul" with New Nordic Islands’ Cuisine
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Saaremaa's Pädaste Manor’s wildly talented, wildly attractive (and single) Chef de Cuisine Yves Le Lay has worked in many iconic Michelin-starred kitchens throughout Denmark, Switzerland and Norway before happily returning to what he c...
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08.12.2014

Executive Chef Milton Rebello Dishes On Culinary Tattoos, Cooking for Royalty, & Exciting Cooking Trends
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Not too long ago I was invited to join some other journalists to train with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the Royal Canadian Mountain Police (RCMP) Academy in Regina—a once in a lifetime opportunity. This was one of the hardest 24 hours ...
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04.27.2014

Award-Winning Chef & Author Normand Laprise Dishes On New Quebec Gastronomy Restaurant
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I'm a little embarrassed to admit that before I interviewed Chef Normand Laprise, I wasn't exactly sure who he was. I suppose I can be forgiven since Laprise isn’t quite a household name in America (not yet anyway), though he certainly ...
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04.25.2014

Chef Jetzabel Rojas Barragán Chats Culinary Idols & Refining Mexican Cuisine at Viceroy Riviera Maya
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The award-winning Viceroy Riviera Maya Luxury Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico continues to rack-up endless “best of” accolades, but perhaps their most powerful secret weapon is their talented chef, Jetzabel Rojas Barragán. ...
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07.17.2014

Hangin' with the hipsters in Mile End, Montreal
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  It’s been about a decade since the trendy Mile End nabe started becoming gentrified, but during the last few years it’s become the absolute epitome of cool.  Full warning: If your first reaction is a disdainful “I&rsq...
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04.08.2014

Don't Miss Next Year's Cancún-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival
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You may assume that Cancún, Mexico’s Mayan culinary darling, would have held culinary festivals for decades, however this March marked only round three of the Cancún-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival. While it's still pret...
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07.17.2013

If These Walls Could Talk: Keswick Hall at Monticello's Storied History
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Keswick Hall at Monticello, if those walls could only talk, but wait — now they can. Historian Patricia Castelli, has written her fascinating tell-all book about the mysteries, murder and mayhem swirling around Keswick. For this reason, we decided to...
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05.16.2013

Jumeirah Frankfurt is the bee's knees
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Q: What do you call a person from Hamburg and a Person from Frankfurt? A: A person from Hamburg is called a Hamburger and a person from Frankfurt is called a Frankfurter. This is just one of the many interesting tidbits I found out about Frankfurt ...
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11.05.2012

Repurposed 100 year old mattress factory in Milwaukee now hip Iron Horse Hotel
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At first glance the dramatic appearance of the Iron Horse Hotel, in Milwaukee’s happenin’ Fifth Ward nabe and just a short walk from the world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum, makes you think it’s going to be too-cool-for-school, but it manages to stop...
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I just wanted to comment that the 6th picture is a special dish that Chef Steiner prepared for me (using seasonal asparagus and scallops and it tasted as scrumptious as it looks! Jumeirah Frankfurt is the bee's knees Travel 05.17.2013
I would give two big thumbs up to each of these properties. It might be fun to split your stay between them both since they have completely different ambiances. Hawaii Luxury Vacation Rentals Now Available at Kauai's Kukui'ula Resorts & Spas 06.14.2012
20 year old Donna Karan long black dress that is STILL my go-to any time I have a dressy gala and no time to shop for something new. What's the one (1) piece of clothing currently in your closet that you just can't bear to be without? Ask The Lounge 05.15.2012
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