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The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester Serves Up Authentic Portuguese Fare at 42

Dec 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Forty-two stories above downtown White Plains, The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester — the tallest building in between NYC and Boston — sits the glass-paneled walls of 42, the hotel’s restaurant. It offers stunning views of Westchester County and a distant Manhattan skyline. While the eatery boasts four kitchens, a banquet space, and lounge area that extends up to the 43rd floor, the even bigger attraction is the down-home Portuguese cooking set in a casual fine-dining atmosphere.

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Identita Golose: Italy's Tastemaking Society Goes International

Dec 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

When in Milan -- or Turin, or even Rome, for that matter -- Italian gourmands have looked to the guidance of one society for all things culinary throughout this past decade. And now, the not-so-secret society has gone international: Its English-la

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10 Gifts to Wrap Under the Tree For the Foodie in Your Life

Dec 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

While Christmas is full of gifts big and small, there's always food involved. Whether it's chocolate bars sticking out of stockings, steaming mugs of hot cocoa passed around in front of the fireplace, or champagne flutes clinking across the dinner table, you can bet foodie's love the holiday season. Here are some of the best gifts to make sure the December is packed with delicious experiences!

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Saltbox Serves Up Bold Dishes with Local Ingredients & Crafty Cocktails

Dec 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Duly enhancing San Diego’s cool downtown scene is Saltbox, a gastro-lounge where dining, drinking, socializing and relaxing all convene for a multi-sensory respite. To kick things up a notch, the affable eatery—located lounge-level in the Hotel Palomar in the heart of the historic Gaslamp District—recently appointed “culinary cutthroat” Jeremiah Bryant as Chef de Cuisine.

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Throw a Holiday Party Like a Supermodel! Molly Sims Explains How

Dec 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Molly Sims grew up in the south, so if there's one thing she knows about, it's entertaining and cooking for all her family and friends. Just because she also happens to be an incredibly famous model and actress doesn’t mean she isn't a great party planner. Actually, with a new book on the way called The Everyday Supermodel, being a new mother and running her own lifestyle blog, Molly is proving that she knows a thing or two about throwing a great holiday party. Here are some of her best tips on how to breathe new life into traditional holidays to create new favorites for family and friends!

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Absorb the Sights and Sounds of Wine Country at Meadowood Napa Valley

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Owned by local vintners and surrounded by the beauty of the wine country, Meadowood Napa Valley is a premier resort for getting to know the area and absorbing its fine wines, culture and dining delights. The property’s interiors are as beautiful and elegant as the outdoors and its dedication to showcasing Napa’s products and region is evident throughout.

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Get Inspired to Host An Epic Holiday Party With These Food and Wine Ideas

Nov 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Thanksgiving break is the kickoff to five weeks of holiday soirées, family gatherings, friendly occasions, and festive excuses to eat. After all, this is the season of food, booze, hospitality, and good cheer. And just because you’re no Chopped wanna-be doesn’t mean your holiday table should be anything less than luxe. We have gourmet finger food recipes, homemade condiments, sweet treats and entertaining inspirations to up your holiday game this year.

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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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International Journal of Gastronomy & Food Science Looks At Commercialization & Application of Molecular Gastronomy

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science, which is recognized as the first scientific journal combining gastronomy with science, recently published its second issue. Created by Chef Andoni Aduriz and The Basque Culinary Center, the journal explores scientific approaches to gastronomy, as it strives to merge scientific perspectives with non-science disciplines.

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Tasting Your Way Through The Chef's Table Menu at the New Seasons 52

Nov 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When you live in San Diego, CA, it’s easy to forget that there are four seasons in every year. And while locals enjoy the abundance of sunny days, it’s also nice to be reminded from time-to-time of the benefits that the changing weather means for our produce, meats and seafood. At the newly opened Seasons 52 (the second location in SD) in the Seaport District near downtown, guests are able to enjoy an ever-changing seasonal menu that daily represents the freshest offerings of the moment.

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Chef Brigtsen Shares Insider Cooking Secrets at New Orleans Cooking Experience

Nov 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

After arriving at the New Orleans Cooking Experience (NOCE)​, I knew I was in for a great cooking class when the first words out of Frank Brigtsen's mouth (a fifth-generation NOLA chef and owner of Brigtsen’s Restaurant) were, “Food is about sharing, not about keeping secrets.” 

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Chris Scarduzio is the Atlantic City Boardwalk Chef to Watch

Nov 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Today's celebrity/social media culture spawns many "Facebook chefs" and "TV chefs" who are interested in fame over food, and who tally up social media hits instead of culinary stars. But there still exists another kind who values old-school laws of hospitality more than anything, and who finds the greatest reward in giving customers an unforgettable experience.

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Make the Perfect Pizza in Under 3 Minutes With $6k Kalamazoo Artisan Fire Pizza Oven

Nov 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

There's something about making pizza yourself that always hits all of the right spots. Maybe it's because the toppings and crust thickness are just how you like them, or because you're so proud of yourself for cooking it thoroughly that it could taste terrible and you'd still be proud. 

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Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival: Celebrated Cuisine in the City by the Sea

Nov 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Newport, Rode Island is rich in history, architecture and social lore. Its Gilded Age mansions and maritime tradition, anchored by the America’s Cup, is legendary. Now add to that the annual Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival — featuring Food Network stars and local chefs — and you have an unbeatable recipe for a culinary destination.

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