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Have a Taste of Traditional Japanese Cuisine During Hungry for Tokyo Restaurant Month

Nov 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Those looking to feast on something new this November should make a few stops around Los Angeles, as 21 local restaurants will be taking part in Hungry for Tokyo Restaurant Month. Home to more Michelin star restaurants than any other city in the world, Tokyo is known for its culinary masterpieces and one-of-a-kind menus.

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Join the 44th National White Truffle Festival of San Miniato For a Taste of Tuscany

Nov 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

When Oprah went truffle hunting in Italy last month she made headlines because—well, she’s Oprah— but also because Italy is known for some of the most amazing truffles in the world. To celebrate the area’s famous white truffles, the National White Truffle Festival of San Miniato National White Truffle Festival of San Miniato is put on every November in Tuscany, just about a three hour... Read More

Q&A: Co-Founders Lisle Richards & Eric Marx on the Success of Their 3 NYC Venues

Nov 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

“If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” claim Frank Sinatra’s legendary lyrics from New York, New York; which ring particularly true when talking to restaurateurs in the Big Apple. Six of nine Michelin three star restaurants are in New York City, but Business Insider reports that 80 percent of restaurants located in the area close within five years. In short, it’s grueling competing with the best of the best. 

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From Thanksgiving to New Years: How to Ring in the Holidays at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Nov 4, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

San Francisco's Ritz-Carlton, the only AAA Five Diamond hotel in the city, is getting into the holiday spirit by offering a plethora of seasonal menus and special events. Starting with a Thanksgiving at their flagship restaurant Parallel 37 on November 27 to a December 31 New Year's Eve Party in The Lounge, you can pretty much spend the next two months hanging out at The Ritz.

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Delice Bistro Will Stay Open Late on Weekends to Serve After-Hour Bar Goers

Nov 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For Saturday night bar goers, the evening usually comes to a close with one last drink and a stop at a fast food chain or whatever grease-ridden, poorly lit diner is still open at that hour.

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Chef Nick Badovinus Competes During Robb Report's 3rd Annual Culinary Masters Competition

Oct 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Looking to find 2015’s most exciting new culinary talent in the world, Robb Report has begun their Third Annual Culinary Masters competition with their five hand-picked chefs competing for the title. This year, renowned master chefs David Bouley, Dean Fearing, Pierre Gagnaire, Nancy Oakes and Wolfgang Puck have each chosen their picks for the industry’s emerging stars.

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Bring Chef Richard van Oostenbrugge's French Techniques to Their World Business Class Flights

Oct 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Passengers on KLM World Business Class flights departing from Amsterdam are getting some new cuisine options thanks to Dutch chef Richard van Oostenbrugge. Having officially begun on October 26, the Royal Dutch Airlines' new meals will be available until January 22, 2015, so you have more than enough time to try them out. Not sure what to expect? These photos are a pretty good start.

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Have You Tasted the Gourmet Insects at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo’s Mandarin Bar Yet?

Oct 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Damon M. Banks

While it’s not every day that you find yourself with the option of sampling of insects with your evening cocktail, it’s certainly possible at the Mandarin Bar at Tokyo’s luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Always curious to try new things, we were eager to learn more about these exotic bites. Thomas Combescot, Food & Beverage Director at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, was kind enough to give us a behind-the-scenes look at this culturally significant snack.

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Up Your Squash Game With This Recipe for Duck Confit Butternut Squash Risotto

Oct 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Sent over from the five-star Destination Kohler in Kohler,  Wisconsin, this recipe for Duck Confit Butternut Squash Risotto looks like a great way to refresh your cooking skills. Chef Trent Hazelberg from the resort's Cucina Italian Restaurant came up with this dish, giving step-by-step  directions on everything, from preparing the duck to getting the perfect risotto. If you're a cooking novice, you may want to do a trial run before inviting all of your friends over, just in case.  

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Get Started On Holiday Recipes With This Pan Roasted Duck Breast With Red Wine Poached Apples

Oct 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

You don't need to walk into a store to be assaulted by every sort of decoration from ghouls and goblins to Santa Claus figurines to know that the holiday season is upon us. And with the holidays come parties, meaning that you need to start collecting some neat recipes right now. If you're planning on throwing a top-notch dinner party, you'll need the perfect entrée to impress your friends and this recipe for Pan Roasted Maple Lead Farms Duck Breast from Chef Matt Bauer from five-star resort Destination Kohler's Immigrant Restaurant in Kohler, Wisconsin looks like it will do just fine.

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Four Seasons Executive Chef Andrea Accordi Reaches for Another Michelin Star

Oct 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Last year the iconic Four Seasons opened the their first hotel in Russia, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, located in a historical palace known as the House with Lions. “Years of meticulous restoration and perfecting of the guest experience are setting the stage for a new era of style and luxury in St. Petersburg,” says Christopher Norton, who is the Executive Vice President of Global Product and Operations. A prime example of “perfecting the guest experience” occurs when dining in any of the hotel’s three international restaurants, under the inspired leadership of their Italian-born Executive Chef, Andrea Accordi.

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The Finest of Fine Dining: Meet 5 of the Most Luxurious Restaurants in Paris

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Josie Sampson

Boasting some of the most supreme cuisine in the world, Paris is the epitome of luxury and glamour. If you’re looking for some seriously fine dining, you need not look any further than the City of Light. Here are our 5 top picks.

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3 of LA's Best Markets for Authentic Gourmet Italian Ingredients

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

If you’re planning a night in with some homemade Italian food, you’re going to want to visit an Italian market for the most authentic gourmet ingredients and sides. And although Los Angeles isn’t known for having a large Italian population like those found in New York or New Jersey, the City of Angels has some great purveyors of Italian flavors. 

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How to Recreate Dishes From Your Favorite Authentic New York Italian Restaurants

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Whether you're planning to entertain or simply intend on treating yourself to an unforgettable meal, choosing an Italian recipe will most likely make for a delicious evening. We've gathered three of our favorite recipes pulled straight from the kitchens of some of New York City's finest Italian restaurants. So, gather up the ingredients, don your Baci il Cuoco! apron and get ready for some of the best food to grace your table!Buon appetito!

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Dine With the Locals at the 4th Annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival

Oct 6, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Taking place November 6-8, the 4th Annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival is coming up fast. The weekend-long event is being held by Grace Bay Resorts, in partnership with the Turks and Caicos Tourist Board and The Wine Cellar. It also includes all-star chefs (like Top Chef contestant Chef Leah Cohen from New York's Pig & Khao) and renowned vinters from all over the world. Considering the festival always sells out, you should look into getting tickets now. 

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