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Tim Gunn Talks Holiday Entertaining & Why Nespresso Grand Cru Should Be In Your Next Cocktail

Oct 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

At a recent Nespresso pop-up boutique at New York’s Grand Central Station, coffee connoisseurs, editors, and curious bystanders alike were invited to discover their perfect Grand Cru through interactive installations that made a coffee match based on a series of personality and taste questions. At one event held in the boutique, we had the chance to catch up with Project Runway star Tim Gunn, who is also an avid Nespresso fan, ambassador, and the evening’s host.

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Ditch the Dives and Watch a Game at Two of L.A.'s More Sophisticated Sports Bars

Oct 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

In any season, watching your favorite sports team takes on various faces, as do the bar scenes across the City of Angels. For true fans, sports play a major factor in day-to-day activities and which location is best for the after work crowds. Without an NFL team here, the local attention rotates between the LA Clippers, Kings, Lakers and the Dodgers (who made the playoffs this year!). That is not to say the NFL does not have a fan base, and L.A. has plenty of sports bars around to satisfy any devotee. But what about those wanting to watch a game in a more sophisticated atmosphere, less dive bar, more upscale lounge?

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Debuts jade bar Redesign and New Craft Cocktails

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has recently reopened its elegant jade bar after a complete redesign. The 850-square-foot open air patio now has more seating, new furnishings, a floor-to-ceiling glass wall and gas fireplaces for the chillier evenings outdoors.... Read More

Tosca's Italian Cuisine with a New England Twist a Boston Staple Since 1993

Oct 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Until recent years, Boston foodies were faced with the daunting challenge of finding a decent restaurant in the suburbs. Yet, there is one restaurant that made its debut 20 years ago that made that task a little bit easier. If you haven’t been properly introduced, meet Tosca Restaurant in Hingham, the South Shore destination that really put fine suburban dining on the map.

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Artificially Intelligent Robotic Bartender Fit For Don Draper

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Did you know there is a Kickstarter for an artificially intelligent robotic bartender named Monsieur? Before you begin envisioning Johnny Five at a bar, taking orders and mixing drinks with the flourish only he can achieve, Monsieur is more of a smart box than it is a fully functioning robot. That said, the invention is pretty cool and would be a fantastic addition to any party.

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Boston's Atlantic Fish Co. Has Been Attracting Seafood Lovers for Over 30 Years

Oct 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Boston is synonymous with fresh seafood, and for tourists and locals alike looking for standout fish, Atlantic Fish Co. on Boylston Street is a great choice. The restaurant has been serving up some of the city’s freshest catches of the day since 1978.

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The Historic Boyd Theater in Philadelphia is Being Resurrected as Luxury Cinema

Oct 10, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

On October 1, the Florida-based iPic Entertainment group announced that it has signed an agreement to remodel the Boyd Theater into an eight-screen, 744-seat luxury movie theater and restaurant. The company, which began in 2006, has grown rapidly in the past three years and now is established in nine locations with 67 screens in seven states.

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Underworld Chic: The Latest Nightlife Trend

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Credit the return of moonshine, the popularity of "Big Bad" antiheroes on television, or retro-fascination; but whatever the underlying appeal, shady figures from the underworld are suddenly in vogue with America's hippest night-owl crowds.... 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

Whip Up Caviar Beads and Bubble Mojito's With Molécule-R Kits

Sep 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

While Bill Nye the Science Guy made science cool, molecular gastronomy combines it with food and that's truly unbeatable. When the fusion is extended to cocktails it gets even better [...]... Read More

Prohibition Takes Over NOLA's Windsor Court Hotel on September 22

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Prohibition is back. But don’t worry, there’s no ban on alcohol; instead, Windsor Court Hotel in NOLA is offering a themed Boozy Brunch on September 22. Their signature afternoon tea in Le Salon will take a jump back in time when The Big Easy had to hide its adult beverages.... Read More

Top Chef's Rich Sweeney of Southpaw Social Club Wants San Diegans to Share

Sep 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

I’m kind of a foodie, well, in the sense that I love food and like being linked to trendy words or terms. (If you call me a ‘hipster’ I’ll probably high-five you while throwing out a “YOLO!” your way). And then there’s baseball, America’s pastime, and another personal favorite of mine. Okay okay, I’m getting to the point of all this. Recently, San Diego’s East Village neighborhood got a new watering hole courtesy of Good Time Design and Chef Rich Sweeney. As luck would have it, it combined two of my loves: food and baseball.... Read More

Sip on a Marilyn-Monroe-Inspired Cocktail at a Dorchester Hotel during the Fashion Season

Aug 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

To celebrate its four finalists of the 2013 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize, the luxury hotel chain has created four celebratory cocktails available at select Dorchester hotels including: The Dorchester, London; Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan; Le Meurice, Paris; Le Richemond, Geneva and The Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles.... Read More

Sip on Cocktails at the Chic New Rooftop Bar at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund just got even more exciting with the opening of Tops, the hotel's new rooftop bar.... Read More

Celebrate Mango Season at The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos

Aug 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

How about a mango? This August The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos is celebrating mangos throughout the month.... Read More

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