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Tasting Your Way Through The Chef's Table Menu at the New Seasons 52

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you live in San Diego, CA, it’s easy to forget that there are four seasons in every year. And while locals enjoy the abundance of sunny days, it’s also nice to be reminded from time-to-time of the benefits that the changing weather means for our produce, meats and seafood. At the newly opened Seasons 52 (the second location in SD) in the Seaport District near downtown, guests are able to enjoy an ever-changing seasonal menu that daily represents the freshest offerings of the moment.

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Qatar Airways' Award-Winning Wines Showcased at CHILL 2013 Event in Chicago

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Qatar Airways’ highly regarded wines were enjoyed by over 3,000 people at the seventh annual CHILL Event in Chicago on November 14, 2013. The International Wine and Culinary soiree, presented by LuxeHome and Wine Spectator, delighted guests with dishes from 40 renowned chefs and 150 different wines, including those from Qatar’s own collection created by Master of Wine, James Cluer.

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Chef Brigtsen Shares Insider Cooking Secrets at New Orleans Cooking Experience

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

After arriving at the New Orleans Cooking Experience (NOCE)​, I knew I was in for a great cooking class when the first words out of Frank Brigtsen's mouth (a fifth-generation NOLA chef and owner of Brigtsen’s Restaurant) were, “Food is about sharing, not about keeping secrets.” 

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Chris Scarduzio is the Atlantic City Boardwalk Chef to Watch

Nov 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Today's celebrity/social media culture spawns many "Facebook chefs" and "TV chefs" who are interested in fame over food, and who tally up social media hits instead of culinary stars. But there still exists another kind who values old-school laws of hospitality more than anything, and who finds the greatest reward in giving customers an unforgettable experience.

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The St. Regis New York Opens The King Cole Bar & Salon Under Chef John DeLucie

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Under the direction of renowned chef and restaurateur John DeLucie, The King Cole Bar & Salon opened inside the iconic St. Regis New York on November 4, 2013. Served in a glamorous sophisticated lounge on Fifth Avenue, he debuted a menu of modern classics with his international spin. Chef DeLucie worked closely with the hotel’s Executive Chef Baasim Zafar to develop dishes inspired by their world travels featuring flavors from India, Morocco, the Mediterranean and Japan.

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Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival: Celebrated Cuisine in the City by the Sea

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Newport, Rode Island is rich in history, architecture and social lore. Its Gilded Age mansions and maritime tradition, anchored by the America’s Cup, is legendary. Now add to that the annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival — featuring Food Network stars and local chefs — and you have an unbeatable recipe for a culinary destination.

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Spend 7 Nights Wining and Dining With Celebrity Cruises' President & CEO

Nov 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s not every day that the President and CEO of a cruise line invites you to dinner, let alone a seven-night feast. But on July 26, that is exactly what Michael Bayley has in mind for Captain’s Club Members boarding Celebrity Equinox for a foodie adventure. Departing from Rome, the 2014 President's Cruise will feature a series of events designed for its Celebrity’s Captain’s Club loyalty program members. There will be a number of opportunities to choose from for exquisite dining experiences.

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8 Creative Food Presentations That Are Sure To Fool You

Nov 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Have you ever seen a dish that was presented in such an inventive way, you didn't even know it was edible? Well, those unique plates are exactly what this feature is dedicated to. The eight dishes in this gallery deceive the eye and trick the senses. Yes, they’re delicious, but what exactly are they? You’ll have a hard time believing, even after we tell you. 

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Eat Your Way Through Maui at Hawaii's Food and Wine Festival

Nov 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Whether you are planning your first trip or are a loyal repeat visitor to the Aloha State, The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival is yet another reason to stay, eat and continually return to Hawaii. What sets this festival apart from all the rest, making it deserving of your must-do list, is the fact that virtually all of the ingredients served are grown, raised, or caught right there in Hawaii.

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Chef Mavro Continues to Create Culinary Magic In Honolulu

Oct 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Long-standing recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award (just one of their crown of accolades), Chef Mavro's status in the culinary stratosphere is stellar. This James Beard award winner does not rest on his laurels — Gayot even selected him as one of the 2013 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., the only Hawaiian establishment on the list. 

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Chef Brian Malarkey's Searsucker Now Open in Del Mar

Oct 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

North County San Diego just got decidedly more chic with the recent opening of Searsucker Del Mar, the newest SoCal site for the burgeoning dining brand that’s been a Gaslamp District draw since 2010. Now the fun-and-food-loving folks in North County can bask in Searsucker’s distinctive mix of sophisticated food served in a lively environment. This restaurant has made great strides in turning Del Mar Highlands into a bona fide culinary destination.

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Pumpkin & Ginger Cream Recipe From Hotel Arts Barcelona's "Show With the Chef" Series

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The best thing about this time of year is all the recipes that involve pumpkins! From pie and soup to lattes and pastries, I really can't get enough of pumpkin on the menu. To branch out from the usual fall fare, try this recipe from Pumpkin and Ginger Cream, which combines our favorite ingredient with tasty vegetables and ginger.

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The New York Palace Opens the Dramatically Glitzy Villard Michel Richard Restaurant

Oct 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

Celebrated French-born chef Michel Richard is taking on New York City with his first Manhattan restaurant opened at the gilded New York Palace Hotel. Set in three beautiful landmark rooms, Villard Michel Richard offers patrons the option of experiencing an á la carte French bistro menu in the main dining room, a Tuesday-Saturday gourmet prix-fixe seating in the intimate Gallery Room, or a more casual dinner at the bar and lounge. 

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Conrad Miami Appoints Virgile Brandel as New Executive Chef

Oct 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The ever trendy and luxurious Conrad Miami has welcomed a new Executive Chef into its kitchen to create new menus, manage catering operations and oversee prep for the hotel’s own Atrio Restaurant & Wine Room.

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Willows Inn on Lummi Island Might Be Worth A Pilgrimage For Big Time Foodies

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

It was a sliver of the perfectly balanced sweet/salty, smoked reef-net salmon, simply presented on a cedar slab — I was a goner. Every nibble was unconsciously accompanied by a soulful ‘mmmm.’ I knew then that no matter how hard I tried to search out its equal, I would fall short, because each bite was absolute perfection.

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