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Celebrity Chef Michael Mina Transforms Classic Pub Fare Inside the MGM Grand

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Award-winning celebrity chef, restaurateur, and author Michael Mina explores a whimsical approach to American pub fare at his newly opened PUB 1842 inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. The casual tavern-style eatery, opened June 18 with an array of classic bar favorites and an extensive selection of beers and cocktails. Like any destination in Vegas, the entertainment is lively and spirited with an area for darts amidst an energetic soundtrack setting the tone.... Read More

The Rittenhouse's Newest Revitalization Quenches Philly's Thirst

Jun 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Philadelphia’s five-star Rittenhouse Hotel recently opened up its new Library Bar and expanded Afternoon Tea service to its guests. The renovations, a first in a series of enhancements, will allow the hotel to offer a more contemporary experience while keeping the same spirit and traditions of the hotel alive. Known for its timeless elegance and exceptional culinary offerings, the 25-year-old Rittenhouse has become a cherished addition to the Philadelphia landscape.... Read More

Justice Snow's in Aspen Delivers Craft Cocktails and Seasonal Eats

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Hailing from Denver's TAG and Williams & Graham, maestro of mixology Joshua Peter Smith (J.P.) can shake up some marvelous spirit infusions. Partner that with choice cuisine locally sourced in Aspen, Colorado and we give you Justice Snow’s Restaurant + Bar. A brainchild of Michele Kiley and Marco Chingolani, the restaurant's 2012 opening brought deserved acclaim to their rustic 1920’s styled interior and impressive menu courtesy of Chef Jonathan Leichliter.... Read More

Maya Day and Nightclub Heats Up Scottsdale with High-End Beach Club

Jun 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Looks like Scottsdale is sending Las Vegas more than a few flirtatious winks with the debut of their newest venue Maya Day and Nightclub developed by Triyar Entertainment. The Vegas-style club made its introduction this April to Valley residents as the first high-end beach club in the city. Moroccan-style lanterns hang in the entrance in the open-air, two-story foyer as palm trees line the outdoor pool.... Read More

Navigating the 10-Course Kaiseki Tasting Menu at Wabi London

May 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Having recently opened in Holborn, Wabi London is a calculated endeavor. It’s a Japanese restaurant, with ex-Nobu Australian Chef Scott Hallsworth at the helm, promising to take diners on a “culinary journey that goes beyond sushi and sashimi.” Intriguing.... Read More

Assouline's Craft Cocktails Celebrates The New Golden Age of Mixology

May 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Craft Cocktails, a cool new coffee table book from French luxury publisher Assouline, celebrates the new golden age of the cocktail as a “culinary art form”. In the posh volume world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern, former chief cocktail maker at Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York and the Carlyle Hotel, shares some of his innovative recipes conceived while working for Keller and other famed chefs — including Mario Batali and Michel Richard.... Read More

Historic Celebrity Haunt 3 Cromwell Road Reopens With Edgier Look

May 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

It was the first London venue in which Jimi Hendrix played a live performance and has regularly attracted A-list celebrities into its doors. Now, having been a casino and a private members’ venue since that time, 3 Cromwell Road is reopening its doors as a restaurant, bar and club for all.... Read More

Fine Dining Vegan Cuisine at Crossroads Kitchen Creating Quite a Buzz

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Why did the vegan cross Melrose Avenue? To get to Crossroads Kitchen! In fact, a lot of people seem to be crossing over to get a table at Crossroads. One bite from their 100 percent vegan lasagna layered with creamy almond milk ricotta and you’ll understand the buzz. The newly opened Melrose restaurant resets and recalibrates plant-based cuisine, furthering the upward trend of meatless living.... Read More

NYC's Hip Cocktail Culture Heats up with Two New Rooftop Bars

May 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Regardless of how high the mercury rises, NYC will be even hotter this summer thanks to the addition of two new rooftop bars. The Pod 39 Hotel on East 39th St. and the Refinery Hotel in the Garment District are both opening exclusive bars perched high above the steaming streets. The Pod’s rooftop lounge, 17 floors up, features incredible views of the Empire State Building, Chrysler building and East River.... Read More

10 Hottest Pool Parties in Las Vegas

Apr 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Summer is right around the corner and everyone from exam-weary coeds to restless 9-5ers have been busy booking their plane tickets and shopping for the season’s cutest two-piece. While many are flocking to Mexico and the Caribbean for a bit of sand and surf, others are headed to Las Vegas. However, a trip to Sin City doesn’t... Read More

Miami Mansion Transformed Into "Monte-Carlo Casino" For Hearts & Stars Gala

Mar 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Foglia

The Little Lighthouse Foundation's Fourth Annual Hearts and Stars Gala headlined by former NBA star, Rony Seikaly welcomed more than 1,500 guests on a gorgeous Miami evening. The event, which was held March 9, was hosted... Read More

Polite Provisions Debuts Cocktail Seminar Series With Master Mixologists

Mar 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Polite Provisions is San Diego’s latest addition to the vintage bar scene, serving tonics and elixirs prepared from a pharmacy-inspired bar. Situated on 30th avenue, this latest venue from the team behind Craft & Commerce, UnderBelly and Noble Experiment recruited the talent of San Francisco-based mixologist Erick Castro to form one of San Diego’s most innovative... Read More

Authentic Brazilian Cuisine Comes to Boston: Fogo de Chao

Mar 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

"Pace yourself." That was what we were told many times over before we visited Boston's newly opened Brazilian steakhouse, Fogo de Chao. If you eat too fast or too much of one item, you won’t know what you’re missing until the beef brigade starts passing you by. Brazilian “gauchos”... Read More

Cheers to St. Patrick's Day With These 11 Themed Cocktails

Mar 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As far as holidays go, St. Patrick's Day is a pretty strange one to celebrate for most. After all, do any of us even know anything about St. Patrick (the patron saint of Ireland) or why we're celebrating him? While you may not care why you're hanging shamrock garlands, binge drinking green Guinness and proudly telling a weary bartender you're actually 1/3 Irish on your mother's side, you should at least know a few things about March 17 — even if the information is only used to impress your friends. Tell you what, I'll even share some pretty great St. Patrick's Day-inspired cocktail recipes after the miniature history lesson so you can mix up your own party at home.... Read More

The St. Regis Washington, D.C. Celebrates its History With New Cocktail Lounge

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The St. Regis Washington, D.C. landmark hotel which first opened as the Carlton Hotel in 1926, has long been a gathering place for the capital’s elite and visiting luminaries. Amelia Earhart was one of its first famous guests and with... Read More

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