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Award-Winning Culinary Master Chef William Bradley On Changing How People Perceive Cuisine

Dec 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

At only 39, William Bradley is the Executive Chef/Director of the award-winning Addison at The Grand Del Mar. The San Diego native started cooking in his teens at a quaint Italian restaurant in Bonita, a small town north of San Diego. He then trained under Chef James Boyce at Azzura Point at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, then moved to Arizona where he was the sous-chef at The Phoenician Resort’s elite restaurant, Mary Elaine’s, before finally became executive chef at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale.

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Watch the Fireworks Over the Bay at The St. Regis SF's Bubbles and Baubles NYE Bash

Dec 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re heading to the City by the Bay for December 31, The St. Regis San Francisco is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bubbles & Baubles bash. Teaming up with Shreve & Co and the acclaimed Waterbar restaurant, the hotel will be throwing a grand party complete with luxurious perks and amenities.

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Café ArtScience Hopes to be an Intellectually Stimulating Restaurant for Boston’s Greatest Minds

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One of the latest dining experiences in the Boston area is Café ArtScience, an experimental eatery that blends design, science and cuisine into a one-of-a-kind hangout for local intellectuals.

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This is How You Elevate a Holiday Dinner Party With Perfect Table Etiquette

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

There's no better time to throw a dinner party than the holidays. After all, it's the perfect excuse to try out all those amazing recipes you've been storing all year. If you want to truly elevate the meal though, you need to make sure you know the ins-and-outs of table etiquette.

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NYC-Influenced Marieta Brings International Cuisines to Madrid

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you're hungry, look away, because these photos from Marieta in Madrid are definitely going to be tough on an empty stomach. Though the eatery opened this summer, it's still pretty fresh to the city’s bustling restaurant scene.  

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Ultimo Weekend Recap: 70+ Chefs, 25 Pounds of Truffles and a 10-Story Cake

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you were in Vegas from December 5-7 and weren’t at Ultimo at The Venetian, then you should be ashamed of yourself for missing out on an extremely appetizing, celebrity chef-filled event. The weekend brought together chefs Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro for a very special dining experience.

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Is There Still Hope? The Latest and Greatest on the Financial Roller Coaster That is Atlantic City

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Just 30 years ago, Atlantic City was the cool new kid on the block, giving us a legal gambling alternative to Las Vegas. Big-name companies scrambled to build casinos and luxury hotels, giving a massive boom to the city's economy. Lately though, Atlantic City has been seeing some serious hard times, with new closures seemingly announced every month—including Showboat, Revel, and Trump Plaza. With so much going on, we wanted to recap some important happenings, but don't worry, there may be light at the end of the tunnel.

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Forget Roasting Chestnuts, Whip Them Into a Tiramisu Instead

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire is a Yuletide tradition, but to be honest, the common street snack really isn't the most gourmet way to enjoy the winter treat. To savor the flavor of seasonal chestnuts with the sophisticated added pleasures of pears, mascarpone, and anisette liqueur, the mix-masters from Marie Brizard—French liqueur experts since 1755—developed this elegant dessert that can be prepared in less than an hour.

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You Better Bribe Santa for These 10 Hipster Foodie Subscriptions

Dec 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Waiting until December to do your holiday shopping is a bit of a nightmare, and even if you do it all online, there's a good chance the gifts won't make it to you in time to wrap and put under the tree. This is where subscription-style gifts are a no-brainer—and no, we don't mean magazines, Mom. Food and liquor is where it's at. There are tons of super cool companies out there that offer subscriptions services that will deliver items to your door that you otherwise may not experience. There's pretty much something for everyone, even that tough "man's man" in your life. 

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Robert De Niro Backs What Will Be the Largest Nobu Restaurant and Bar Lounge in the World

Dec 16, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Nobu Hotels and Eden Roc Miami Beach announced last week that in 2015 they will be launched a multi-million dollar renovation for the Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc, which is planned to open during the second half of the year. With the help of some pretty famous names (Chef Nobu, actor Robert De Niro, and producer Meir Teper), Nobu Hotels promises that the new hotel will "encompass the largest Nobu Restaurant and Bar Lounge in the world."

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Empire Steak House's $21K NYE Dinner Rings in 2015 in High Style

Dec 15, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

You have one chance each year to have the perfect New Year's Eve dinner, so you better make sure you pick the right restaurant. If you live in New York City, there are plenty of culinary options to choose from, but not all of them will be like the Empire Steak House. To kick off 2015 in style, Empire is offering a $21,000 menu that will start with two glasses of Richard Hennessy Cognac. 

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Savor a Pre-Christmas Ham With Santa at Singapore's PARKROYAL on Pickering

Dec 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

In case you haven't noticed, December is almost over, so if you don't already have plans for the rest of the year, you're really running out of time. Personally, we're happy celebrating any and all occasions with good food, which is why the festive menu from PARKROYAL on Pickering's restaurant Lime is sounding really great. Found on the street level of the Singapore hotel, the establishment's line-up of Christmas-inspired buffets would be a sad thing to miss.

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La Quinta Resort is Blown Away By JBF Rising Star Semi-Finalist Chef Ruiz in Taste of Waldorf Astoria

Dec 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The James Beard Foundation and The Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts have been doing things a little differently this year with a new partnership for their global Taste of Waldorf Astoria program. By matching five JBF Rising Star semi-finalist chefs with some super talented Michelin-starred Waldorf chefs, this program is hoping to find their next iconic culinary dish.

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Per Se & French Laundry to Start Charging Diners in Advance for Prix Fixe Menus

Dec 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The dining experience at Per Se in New York and The French Laundry in Napa Valley is gearing up for a change. According to the New York Times, in early 2015 the two restaurants (both owned by Thomas Keller) will start charging diners ahead of time for the prix fixe tasting menus as a way to deter last minute reservation cancellations and no-shows. 

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Imbibe on Delicious In-Theater Holiday Cocktails While Watching The Hunger Games

Dec 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Drinking libations at the movies is becoming a pretty regular thing across the nation. And while movie-goers in New Orleans have already been enjoying their favorite adult beverages at local theaters, they are now being treated to special holiday cocktails as they watch this season’s films.

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