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Del Frisco Grille NYC Tenders Twists on Comfort Food Classics

Jan 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

When I travel to New York City, I seek out those venues where I can be “one with the locals,” and immerse myself in the culture to get a true sense of an area. More often than not I find these opportunities off the beaten path, in mom-and-pop eateries or neighborhood watering holes where authentic atmosphere and Provincial fare reigns supreme, but nary a tourist can be found. 

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Love New Music? Rising Aussie Artist Josef Salvat Needs To Be on Your 2015 Playlist

Jan 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

From the moment a close friend sent me the music video for This Life by Josef Salvat, I was obsessed. Almost bordering on indecent, his infectious beats are woven with introspective lyrics that feel intimate. Just in the span between our interview and the time of publication, Josef's song Diamonds (the track penned by Sia for Rihanna) was used in a Sony advert and recording indie... Read More

From Censorious Iran to Spirited San Francisco: Designer Gelareh Alam Makes a Name for Herself

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Jenna Intersimone

After being raised in repressive Iran, a country known for its severity, especially towards women, now-fashion designer Gelareh Alam found herself in an entirely different world upon arriving in San Francisco in 2001.

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Million-Dollar Gardens & Shark Tank Guest Houses

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Most people have no idea just what goes into landscape design, mistakenly believing that the job ends with plant placement. In reality, you should be thinking of hiring the right designer for the job outside just as seriously as you handle the one for inside the home—especially if you want your luxury residence to look like your celebrity neighbor's. After all, the outdoor living space is always what makes the first impression so you better make it a good one.

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Why Cooking is a Way of Life for "Jewel of the Desert" Executive Chef Gordon Maybury

Jan 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

When the historic Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix was looking for an executive chef in early 2013, one can only assume that the establishment—which is nicknamed “The Jewel of the Desert”—received resumes from many of the world’s finest culinary masters. In the end, they selected Chef Gordon Maybury to be the jewel of their culinary operations, which includes all of their six restaurants and lounges.

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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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Katey Sagal and Jimmy Smits Spill their Guts on the Sons of Anarchy Series Finale (SPOILERS)

Dec 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

(Spoilers Ahead) Get ready for a rumble to top all outlaw motorcycle club rumbles. Tonight at 10 p.m. the final FX episode of Sons of Anarchy roars into the sunset, leaving behind a memorable, blood-stained legacy as one of the most-macho, most-brutal and most-addictive television series of all time. One where gang-violence, merciless killings and partial nudity were all in a day’s work for actors Charlie Hunnam and Jimmy Smits, just as was wiggling into skin-tight leather and push-up bras has been for Katey Sagal (RIP Gemma Teller-Morrow), the wife of SOA creator Kurt Sutter.

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Get the Insider Scoop on How Art Basel Transports Its Multi-Million Dollar Artworks

Dec 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Over 70,000 people flocked to Miami Beach over the weekend to check out Art Basel, the leading international gallery that showcases countless pieces from renowned and emerging artists. With everything on display, from sculptures and paintings to installations and films, it can be very easy to get lost in the cultural smorgasbord, giving no thought to how it was actually put together. After all, someone had to have delivered all of those artworks safely for you to enjoy them with cocktail in hand.

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Indie Watch: Wildcat! Wildcat! is the Next Band You Need to Obsess Over

Nov 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

Los Angeles is full of aspiring bands, actors and various entertainment artists hoping to hit it big. And it absolutely happens to the lucky, talented and hard-working. Usually it requires all three. Comprised of longtime friends Jesse Taylor, Mike Wilson and Jesse Carmichael, Wildcat! Wildcat! is poised to be just be such a group, so if you like to brag about pegging a band as the next “big thing” stay in-the-know when it comes to rising musical talent, you should probably pay attention

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What's Next for Artist Adrien Broom Now That She's Done With the Color Project?

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last time we checked in with artist Adrien Broom it was when she was in the middle of her acclaimed Color Project, an eight-part series that explored the world of color through the eyes of a child. Finally, after two exciting years, the Color Project is finished with the completion of the rainbow world and it was well worth the wait.

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