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Duplex On Third Is a Homey Neighborhood Fixture in West Hollywood

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

The Los Angeles restaurant industry births another seasoned veteran, John Makhani. With 30-plus years in the industry, he steers restaurants all over LA. The formula for his success? "Being a business man…and not a chef,” he states with calm confidence. As such, he leaves the food to the kitchen, retaining a number... Read More

The Most Romantic Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Grand Del Mar

Jan 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The Grand Del Mar may only be five years old, but this elegant, Mediterranean-inspired resort certainly knows its way around romance. February is right around the corner, and now that the holidays have been cleared out of just about every department store, you’ve probably noticed... Read More

Fountainebleau Miami Beach Hosts Wine Spectator's "Best of The Best" Wine Dinner

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The elegant Fountainebleau Miami Beach resort will be playing host to this year’s Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best wine dinner, on February 22. The event takes place as part of the 2013 South Beach Food & Wine Festival that has been drawing a host of celebrity chefs, television personalities, and incredible... Read More

Fountainebleau Miami Beach Hosts Wine Spectator's "Best of The Best" Wine Dinner

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The elegant Fountainebleau Miami Beach resort will be playing host to this year’s Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best wine dinner, on February 22. The event takes place as part of the 2013 South Beach Food & Wine Festival that has been drawing a host of celebrity chefs, television personalities, and incredible... Read More

Bellagio Las Vegas Hosts 2013 Epicurean Epicenter With Chef Jean-George Vongerichten

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

The ultra luxurious Bellagio Las Vegas, recognized by the aquatic acrobatics of its choreographed fountain, is setting up to kick off the 2013 Epicurean Epicenter series. To kick it off, world-renowned chef... Read More

Celebrity Wine Labels Get The Red Carpet Treatment at The Andaz San Diego

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

One of San Diego’s most modern retreats is taking it to the next level with the debut of its Red Carpet Wine Collection. The Andaz San Diego hotel will be featuring an array of celebrity created wines, allowing guests to sip on some the star approved labels. “As a favorite... Read More

Boston Kicks Off the 24th Annual Wine Festival

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

We love our wine. Red preferably, white definitely, and even some bubbly here and there. What better way to way to show your love for a deep rich cabernet than by attending the 24thAnnual Boston Wine Festival, which kicks off tonight at the Boston Harbor Hotel with a Grand Opening Reception.... Read More

Modern Comfort at Marina Kitchen Restaurant

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Central to a new food and beverage experience at the scenic San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is Marina Kitchen—a restaurant that serves up quintessential Southern California fare with distinctive "modern comfort food” flair. Located on the hotel’s South Tower... Read More

Unique Miami Dining Venues

Dec 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

A big nightlife and beaches are just two of Miami’s most loved attributes. You cannot forget about the food. From Latin-fusion to Pan-Asian cuisine, Miami has no shortage of delicious places to eat. Next time you’re in Miami and want to check out a few unique dining venues, take a hint from the list below to discover where to find a fantastic dining experience, where the food is only complemented by its atmosphere.... Read More

Enjoy An Indulgent Night Out At Smith & Wollensky Atlantic Wharf

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

It’s the holidays so there is no better time than now to celebrate that promotion you didn't get, the relatives who drive you nuts, or just a chance to splurge on an indulgent, “worth-every-penny,” night-on-the-town. We can’t help you with the first two but here’s a hint for the latter – Smith & Wollensky Atlantic... Read More

SIP Wine Bar Del Mar Delights With Extensive Wine Selection & Savory Plates

Dec 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Locals and tourists alike have become accustomed to visiting the Del Mar Plaza for exceptional wining and dining experiences. One cozy new venue, SIP Wine Bar, is already making a tasty mark on the local scene. This intimate indoor/outdoor gastro-gem is an extension of its sister restaurant, Flavor Del Mar, which resides rooftop... Read More

Ram's Gate Winery's Membership Delivers Wine to Your Door

Dec 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Wine. Delivered to your house. Six at a time. Three times a year. That’s exactly what you get when you sign up for what just might be the best gift this holiday season - the entry level “Sip” Membership to Ram’s Gate.... Read More

How To Set a Formal Table Properly

Dec 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

The holiday season is in full swing and that means food, family, and celebrations. If yours has been chosen (or volunteered) as the host home, then it might be time to clear the table of old mail and takeout menus. When I am a guest, a formal table setting is such a thoughtful and beautiful touch. The little details make diners and the occasion feel extra special.... Read More

How to Read a Wine Label

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Wine labels can be pretty confusing to read if you don't know what everything means. It gets even more frustrating when you discover that wine labels are not universally structured and that different countries will have very different looking labels. Instead of staring at the bottle for twenty minutes, afraid to show your lack of knowledge while blocking the aisle of your favorite wine merchant, check this simple reference guide out so you can get through that store quicker. The sooner you buy it, the sooner you can drink it.... Read More

Seasons 52 Brings "Farm-to-Table" Approach To National Brand

Dec 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Just in time to offset the holiday gluttony and facilitate those perennial New Year health resolutions, Seasons 52 restaurant has opened its doors in San Diego’s Westfield UTC. The concept of this fresh grill and wine bar, now with 25 locations across the U.S. and more on the horizon... Read More

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