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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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Hotel Palomar's Saltbox Restaurant Welcomes New Chef de Cuisine Jeremiah Bryant

Oct 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

With so many restaurants in downtown San Diego, being able to compete means putting out memorable experiences that make people come back again and again. Hotel Palomar’s Saltbox Dining & Drinking is making sure to stay on top of its game by putting a new Chef de Cuisine, Jeremiah Bryant, at the helm.

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Flavor! Napa Valley Lets You Hang Out With Celebrity Chefs in Wine Country

Oct 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

If ever there was a destination worthy of a world-class food, wine and lifestyle festival, it would be Napa, California. The very mention of this renowned wine producing area evokes savoring swoons among those who have sipped the nectar of the gods produced there.

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CUCINA enoteca Opens in North County with California-Inspired Italian Cuisine

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Good news, Del Marians (it’ll catch on), CUCINA enoteca is now open right in your backyard. A fusion of California-inspired cuisine and Italian offerings, the new restaurant is fashioned similar to its well-known sister property, CUCINA urbana, as a modern kitchen with a rustic, country-farmhouse charm.

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Celebrity Chef Michael Mina Opens New Restaurant in November at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

One of the biggest names in the culinary world continues to grow his brand with the opening of a new restaurant in Miami Beach. This fall, Chef Michael Mina will launch Michael Mina 74 inside the main lobby of the Fontainebleau hotel.

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Chef Jason Santos' Abby Lane Takes Center Stage in the Theater District

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you live in Boston, you know the entertaining chef with the blue hair, the one making headlines since his appearance on the seventh season of Hell’s Kitchen with Gordon Ramsay. Since then, Chef Jason Santos has created a restaurant after his colorful hair: Blue Inc. located on Broad Street, and has recently opened his second venture, Abby Lane Food & Spirits.... Read More

The Eclectic Cooking Style of Log Haven's Executive Chef Dave Jones

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

There is much to be learned about second chances when it comes to the career of Executive Chef Dave Jones, and most of these lessons deal with his exceptional talent coupled with his extreme perseverance.... Read More

A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines Announces New Pastry Chef

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Lodge at Torrey Pines’ A.R. Valentien restaurant has a long history of satisfying its guests’ sweet tooth and the new Pastry Chef Elena Palma, has been named to carry on the tradition.... Read More

Chef Justin Warner's Tricked Out Ramen Using Robert Mondavi Private Selection Pinot Noir

Sep 27, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Thanks to Justin Warner, the season eight winner of Food Network's The Next Food Network Star, here's another fun recipe to whip up for your Robert Mondavi Private Selection Pinot Noir tasting party. Warner created this recipe for those nights he and his girlfriend are craving authentic Japanese ramen but don't want to leave the house to get it.... Read More

Meet the Newest Lexus Culinary Masters: Chef Jon Shook & Chef Vinny Dotolo

Sep 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

As more and more luxury car brands begin to find their way into the culinary landscape, Lexus appears to have taken the lead with its impressive lineup of culinary partners.... Read More

Next Food Network Star Justin Warner’s Robert Mondavi-Infused Cheese Wontons

Sep 24, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Knowing the importance of matching food with wine, Robert Mondavi Private Selection has collaborated with Justin Warner to create a few seasonally-appropriate recipes. A self-taught cook, Warner is the owner and chef at Brooklyn's Do or Dine restaurant.... Read More

The Award-Winning T. Cook's Reopens at The Royal Palms Resort After $2M Revamp

Sep 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The locals know the resort pretty well (even if never being a guest there); they praise its beautiful décor, elegant rooms and chatter about its notable clientele (including U.S. presidents). On September 9, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa reopened their award-wining restaurant T. Cook’s; adding more glamour to the already infamous hotel.... Read More

Four Seasons LV Offers a Retreat from the Strip and Fresh Renovations

Sep 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

The vibrant desert destination of Las Vegas is seemingly saturated with as many hotels as sinful pleasures. And while the accommodations feel endless, when seeking luxury, exclusivity and comfort, look no further than the Four Seasons Las Vegas (FSLV). The brand synonymous with the aforementioned ideals, offers its unfaltering service and style on a smaller scale along the south end of the Las Vegas strip.... Read More

SD's Top Chefs Compete in a Culinary Charity Event Against Domestic Violence

Sep 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Coming together for an evening of competitions and charity, San Diego’s top chefs will partake in an Iron Chef-inspired culinary event on September 26 benefiting the Center for Community Solutions’ (CCS) domestic violence prevention and intervention programs and services. The ninth annual showdown will feature ten of the city’s best chefs will be separated into two teams and will have to incorporate one secret ingredient into their eight original dishes.... Read More

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