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Learn How to Craft The Perfect Cheese Board

Jun 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to think about entertaining. Setting the tone is crucial to having the ultimate warm weather soireé, so you’ll have to think about more than just what you’re serving for dinner. Your guests will likely arrive to the party hungry, which makes cheese the perfect appetizer to serve alongside a cold, crisp white wine or rosé. To find out how to craft the perfect summer cheese board, JustLuxe spoke to Brent Delman, also known as The Cheese Guy, a Westchester, New York-based cheesemonger who produces over 25 vegetarian, artisan, family farm-run, kosher and organic cheeses. All cheeses from The Cheese Guy are made on small farms and creameries in the Unite... Read More

How to Bake a Cake Inside an Ostrich Egg (Because Easter!)

Mar 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Remember those little plastic Easter eggs your parents used to fill with goodies? Well, the Regent Taipei has taken that concept and blown it away with their unique cake-filled ostrich egg. Available at the hotel from March 25 to April 5, the one-of-kind treat is made by filling the large egg with fine cake batter and then carefully baking.

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From Dishwasher to the James Beard House: Chef Andy Blanton

Mar 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Andy Blanton got the “cooking bug” while working as a dishwasher when he was 15. From there he went on to graduate from the Culinary Arts Institute of Louisiana in Baton Rouge. Eager to explore his Cajun culinary roots, Blanton has worked at the renowned Commanders Palace in New Orleans and Brigtsen’s Restaurant, where he cooked under the acclaimed James Beard award-winning chef: Frank Brigtsen.

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Nordic Cuisine Hits Its Stride

Mar 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

Scandinavian cuisine has undergone a complete transformation in less than a decade, with the dull and uninspiring fare of old replaced by what’s become the talk of the culinary world. The Michelin Guide has taken note, giving the region’s first three-star ranking to two restaurants, Copenhagen’s Geranium and Oslo’s Maaemo.

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Meet the Farmer Behind Your Favorite Michelin-Starred Menus

Feb 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant means food that not only tastes amazing, but looks it too. Plates are decorated with tiny vegetables in colors you didn’t know existed in nature, boasting award-winning flavors that surprise the palate. It should come as no surprise that chefs don’t source this type of produce from the same grocery store you buy lettuce from, instead they get it straight from Chef’s Garden in Huron, Ohio.

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The Lot in San Diego Remembers What Other Luxury Cinemas Forget

Feb 9, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Luxury cinemas are no longer a rarity and some cities now have multiple companies to choose from. Though they all put a classier spin on “dinner and a movie,” many of them seem to put more of an effort in the latter, often forgetting about the cuisine. The Lot in San Diego takes dinner a lot more seriously than an afterthought and as a result, their restaurant can easily stand on its own.

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Chef Ari Taymor on the LA Food Scene’s Newfound Sense of Self

Feb 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Chef Ari Taymor may be young, but he’s already made a huge impact on the Los Angeles culinary scene. Before turning 30, his critically-acclaimed Alma was named the best new restaurant in 2013 by Bon Appetite, he won Best New Chef by Food & Wine and was nominated for the James Beard Rising Star Award in 2015.

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Later, Crock-Pot! Hello, Mellow! The New Sous-Vide Cooker That Will Change Dinnertime

Jan 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sure, crock-pots are quick and easy to use, but they’re always going to be a little unsightly on your Italian marble countertops. Enter: Mellow. This kitchen gadget may look a little like an empty modern aquarium, but it actually cooks your food using the sous-vide method, which promises a precise temperature for perfect results. 

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Take a Stab at Recreating Katherine Sabbath's Gorgeous Persian Love Cake

Jan 12, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sydney-based Katherine Sabbath creates the most amazing looking desserts and the impressive part is that she is entirely self-taught (she was a high school teacher before turning to baking full-time). Her brightly-colored creations have exploded over her Instagram and Facebook accounts, earning her an incredible fan base in a pretty short amount of time. Considering her tall cakes look like they came straight from Candy Land, it’s not a surprise. 

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Never Forget a Dinner Ingredient Again With Plated's Chef-Designed Recipe Deliveries

Dec 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

I love to cook, but I rarely have the time. Okay, so I have the time, but let’s be honest, I’d rather binge watch the newest Netflix series than figure out what I want to make for dinner. Besides, trekking to the grocery store always ends with my getting home just in time to realize that I forgot one of the most important items. This is why I decided to try Plated, one of the most popular food delivery services out there that sends recipes and ingredients straight to your door. 

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We Roughed Up the Omega TWN30S Twin Gear Juicer & It Survived to Tell the Tale

Dec 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Whenever I get a new gadget to try, I generally bypass the directions and jump right into the action, which may not turn out so hot if the device in question is complicated. Thankfully, the Omega TWN30S Twin Gear Juicer let me go full steam ahead without any problems—well, none that were the fault of the machine, that is. 

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Chef Thomas Keller Brings José Andrés and Costas Spiliadis to Epic Hudson Yards Project

Dec 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Imagine a food court in which instead of Sbarro and Panda Express, there were eateries led by chefs Thomas Keller, José Andrés and Costas Spiliadis. Come 2018, that will basically be a reality for New Yorkers, thanks to the upcoming Hudson Yards.

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Award-Winning Chef Dylan McGrath Makes Eating Healthy Effortless at Dublin's Rustic Stone

Nov 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

The perfect location can make or break a restaurant, but that isn’t an issue for Rustic Stone in downtown Dublin. Just a short stroll from Trinity College where literary luminaries such as Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett developed their penmanship, Rustic Stone sits across from one of Dublin’s trendiest areas, Temple Bar. 

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Go Ahead and Grab Seconds of This Guilt-Free Pistachio Pumpkin Cheesecake

Nov 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As the nutritionist for NBC’s The Biggest Loser, James Beard Award-winning chef Cheryl Forberg seems to know a thing or two about healthy eating, especially when it comes to our holiday favorites. Sure, you can go on a strict diet right after Thanksgiving as a punishment for that second (or fourth) slice of pie, or you can prepare a recipe that really isn’t that bad to begin with. 

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Forget El Niño, Chef Vincenzo Betulia is the Real Reason Florida's Restaurant Scene is Heating Up

Nov 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

This was a very good year for Chef Vincenzo Betulia, who scored a double whammy when he was honored with two 2015 Naples Illustrated Dining Awards: one for Best Restaurant and the other for Best New Chef. Born in Sicily, Betulia grew up in Wisconsin (which might account for his stellar house-made sausages) before settling in Naples, Florida where he opened Osteria Tulia in January 2013. He quickly followed the eatery up the next year by opening Bar Tulia right next door.

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