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The Facundo Paraiso: Bacardi Lineage Produces a New Rum to Sip & Savor

Jun 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

A rum to sip and savor, Facundo's Paraiso is much more than a mere libation and you wouldn't dare mix this with cola — it's an experience unto itself. Straight from the private reserves of the Bacardi family, the Facundo line of rums is considered to be the best to ever be released by the company. In fact, Paraiso itself is at the top of the collection. 

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel's Camélia Restaurant a Delectable Treat in the City of Light

May 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Paris, in the haute couture district of the City of Light, offers several dining options including Camélia, a secluded terrace garden in the hotel’s inner courtyard. We recently visited the dining venue during an enchanting evening in May, and opted for an al fresco meal.

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Manhattan Cocktail Classic Kicks Off New Trends With Worldwide Flavors

May 28, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, which was held in May for its fifth time this year, is more than just an opportunity for spirits brands and cocktail experts from around the world to mingle in the Big Apple. The event is also an ideal place to check out cocktail trends on the horizon and see what’s in store for summer sips. Here are some delicious ideas from MCC experts and others we trust!

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Check Out the Secret History Behind 13 of Your Favorite Cocktails

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It seems like a new craft cocktail bar opens every weekend, with mixologists scrambling to create the next coolest drink. As much as we love innovation, sometimes you really can't beat the tried and true mixed drinks that have been around forever. Besides, most of the new guys are just modern variations of what our grandparents drank with breakfast.

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby With These Modern Mint Julep Cocktails

May 2, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The 2014 Kentucky Derby is in full swing and if you're not lucky enough to be there this weekend, you're seriously missing out. This year's event has a lot going on, from the anticipation surrounding pre-race favorite California Chrome to all of the parties (and the hats), and we're sure it hurts a little not being part of it.

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Who Won the Top Awards at 14th Annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition?

Apr 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 14th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition took place on March 21-24, and ever since we have been waiting patiently for the results. Hosted at the Hotel Nikko in downtown SF, the event saw 1,474 submissions from 41 states and 64 countries, covering 89 classifications.

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Jack Daniel's Teams Up With Top Chefs for a Unique Bounty & Barrel Dinner Series

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

As the popularity of the culinary world continues its unprecedented explosion, Jack Daniel's is introducing a dinner series called Bounty & Barrel to celebrate master chefs and the brand's top-tier Single Barrel Whiskey. These events will take place in New York, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco and Nashville, with each venue getting its own top chefs like David Bazirgan, Jimmy Bannos, Amanda Freitag, and Maneet Chauhan — to name just a few.

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Who Will Win? You Won't Care With These 6 Grammy-Inspired Cocktails

Jan 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards finally arrive Sunday, and we're all getting our viewing parties planned and prepped! And from longtime musical favorites (like Rihanna and Justin Timberlake) to newcomers (like Lorde and Ed Sheeran), it's anyone's bet as to who will take home a golden award. What we do know though, is that you're going to need a fun cocktail to shake up while watching. So, here's six!

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Greenwich Village's Hotel Marlton Opens New Restaurant Margaux

Jan 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

In September 2013, the historic hang out of legendary Beat Generation writers, like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, reopened after hotelier Sean MacPherson gave it a multi-million dollar makeover. Now, the Marlton Hotel has recently added a new dining option to the Greenwich Village property. 

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3 Patrón Tequila Cocktails to Help Spread the Holiday Cheer

Dec 23, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The holidays are upon us and however you choose to celebrate, Patrón Tequila has you covered. Celebrate the season with the Patrón SocialClub, and ring in the New Year with tons of tasty gift ideas, cocktail and food recipes, and the Patron Holiday Entertaining Guide.

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Raise a Toast With the 2013 Luxardo Cocktail Cup Winner, the California Aurora!

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Your new favorite craft cocktail has just been invented — the California Aurora! This unique drink has already made a star of its creator, Brittini Rae, who has agreed to share her secret recipe so you can concoct her gem all on your own.

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Introducing the Twelve Drinks of Christmas — And a Happy New Year!

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

 

The countdown’s on for Christmas and a rockin’ New Year’s Eve. If you’re working on a shopping list for the next few weeks of parties and dinners, here’s a spin on the Christmas countdown that will provide plenty of variation on ye olde spiked eggnog. 

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Club Secrets of a Boss: Marcus Pelle, Miami's Hottest Doorman

Dec 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With Art Basel right around the corner, ushering in Miami's annual high season, socialites and playboys from the Tri-State to South America to Italy are preparing for day parties by the pool and all-night Champagne-fueled frolics. But as everyone knows, the hottest tickets and coolest clubs in town don't let just anyone in the door. In fact (goes the grumble), they hardly let anyone in.

 

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The Palm Steakhouse Reopens at One International Place in Boston

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

When I heard The Palm steakhouse was shutting its doors nearly two years ago and relocating from his Copley Square location to an undisclosed spot, I anxiously awaited its reopening. The new property opened this past spring at One International Place to much fanfare in the Financial District. Not only has the restaurant increased in size but the brand has also refreshed its entire look nationwide with new paper menus, modern uniforms for its wait staff and even contemporary tableware.

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Dip Into The Church Key on Sunset Blvd For Dim Sum Style Bites

Nov 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

A church key is defined as any type of bottle and/or can opener, cracking open a spirit that leads to splendid experiences—an opening to heaven, if you will. The launch of The Church Key restaurant on Sunset in West Hollywood appears to be on par with its namesake. The airy restaurant and lounge attempts to cover many bases and does so well with its fusion of Californian, Thai, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods with a farm-to-table backbone.

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