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Fresh Garden-To-Table Dining Unveiled at The Waldorf Astoria New York

Jul 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

The Waldorf Astoria, an official New York City landmark since 1993, has been an internationally recognized symbol of elegance and grace for more than 100 years. As such the Art Deco masterpiece, occupying an entire city block of midtown Manhattan is at the epicenter of the city’s cultural and social community. A grand hotel with cosmopolitan restaurants, bustling lounges and bars and intriguing boutiques, The Waldorf is a microcosm of the city it has served so well for so long.... Read More

Celebrate Life With These Summer Tequila Sippers

Jul 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It’s Happy Hour somewhere in the world, right? While National Tequila Day is past and done, we don't really think you ever need an excuse to try out some new spirit recipes featuring the blue agave-sourced liquor. Besides, there's always a reason to celebrate — whether it be a friend's birthday or your newly invented Amanda Bynes drinking game — so here's a few top-shelf tequila drinks to get you started.... Read More

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival: The Hottest Ticket for a Sizzling August Evening

Jul 26, 2013  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

The Third Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival will take over the city’s Heart of Art event on Grand Avenue from August 22-25, 2013. Featuring a dynamic line-up of recognized culinary and music industry stars, this four day epicurean extravaganza will pull out all the stops to highlight LA as a global food destination. Add the glitz and glamour of this iconic entertainment capital and you’ve got the recipe for a stellar weekend of world-class dining, wine and entertainment.... Read More

World's First Spice Concierge at Thailand's Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Jul 25, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

You probably didn’t know you needed a spice expert while vacationing in Thailand, but with so many different Thai flavors to experience, Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Krabi has made them more accessible to travelers with the world’s first Spice Concierge. Through refreshing cocktails, exclusive spa treatments from the internationally renowned ESPA and resort-wide programs, the Thai spice expert will give guests a chance to taste unique flavors and explore the health benefits of the featured monthly spice.... Read More

All Aboard the Jose Cuervo Express to Tequila Town

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Get ready to squeeze a few limes with the new Tequila Express Package from the Westin Guadalajara. Hop aboard the only train traveling to Tequila town where tequila is made.... Read More

Molecular Mixology Recipe for The Portón Tigre

Jul 19, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you need to take a break from your favorite bar (happens to the best of us) but don't want to give up on the crazy unique cocktails your choice bartender makes, check out this molecular mixology recipe for the Portón Tigre. While it may be a tad complicated for the novice, this drink definitely seems worth taking a stab at.... Read More

London Hotels' $25K One Love Package Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage

Jul 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

June’s Supreme Court ruling declaring DOMA and Proposition 8 unconstitutional has become a monumental day in America’s history. To show their support of its overturn, The London Hotels are offering the One Love wedding and honeymoon celebration package. The wait is over and the One Love package has been created to leave no detail unnoticed while celebrating your devotion and pride.... Read More

London's St. Ermin's Hotel Adds a New Twist to Afternoon Tea with Hendrick's Gin

Jul 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Combining quintessential British traditions in one, the St. Ermin's Hotel in London has created the Hendrick's G & T(ea), a twist on Afternoon Tea. Daily, guests can enjoy new cocktails featuring Hendrick’s British Gin and the Marvelous Marteani.... Read More

Celebrity Chef Michael Mina Transforms Classic Pub Fare Inside the MGM Grand

Jun 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

Award-winning celebrity chef, restaurateur, and author Michael Mina explores a whimsical approach to American pub fare at his newly opened PUB 1842 inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. The casual tavern-style eatery, opened June 18 with an array of classic bar favorites and an extensive selection of beers and cocktails. Like any destination in Vegas, the entertainment is lively and spirited with an area for darts amidst an energetic soundtrack setting the tone.... Read More

The Rittenhouse's Newest Revitalization Quenches Philly's Thirst

Jun 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Philadelphia’s five-star Rittenhouse Hotel recently opened up its new Library Bar and expanded Afternoon Tea service to its guests. The renovations, a first in a series of enhancements, will allow the hotel to offer a more contemporary experience while keeping the same spirit and traditions of the hotel alive. Known for its timeless elegance and exceptional culinary offerings, the 25-year-old Rittenhouse has become a cherished addition to the Philadelphia landscape.... Read More

Justice Snow's in Aspen Delivers Craft Cocktails and Seasonal Eats

Jun 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Hailing from Denver's TAG and Williams & Graham, maestro of mixology Joshua Peter Smith (J.P.) can shake up some marvelous spirit infusions. Partner that with choice cuisine locally sourced in Aspen, Colorado and we give you Justice Snow’s Restaurant + Bar. A brainchild of Michele Kiley and Marco Chingolani, the restaurant's 2012 opening brought deserved acclaim to their rustic 1920’s styled interior and impressive menu courtesy of Chef Jonathan Leichliter.... Read More

Maya Day and Nightclub Heats Up Scottsdale with High-End Beach Club

Jun 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Looks like Scottsdale is sending Las Vegas more than a few flirtatious winks with the debut of their newest venue Maya Day and Nightclub developed by Triyar Entertainment. The Vegas-style club made its introduction this April to Valley residents as the first high-end beach club in the city. Moroccan-style lanterns hang in the entrance in the open-air, two-story foyer as palm trees line the outdoor pool.... Read More

Navigating the 10-Course Kaiseki Tasting Menu at Wabi London

May 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Having recently opened in Holborn, Wabi London is a calculated endeavor. It’s a Japanese restaurant, with ex-Nobu Australian Chef Scott Hallsworth at the helm, promising to take diners on a “culinary journey that goes beyond sushi and sashimi.” Intriguing.... Read More

Assouline's Craft Cocktails Celebrates The New Golden Age of Mixology

May 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Craft Cocktails, a cool new coffee table book from French luxury publisher Assouline, celebrates the new golden age of the cocktail as a “culinary art form”. In the posh volume world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern, former chief cocktail maker at Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York and the Carlyle Hotel, shares some of his innovative recipes conceived while working for Keller and other famed chefs — including Mario Batali and Michel Richard.... Read More

Historic Celebrity Haunt 3 Cromwell Road Reopens With Edgier Look

May 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

It was the first London venue in which Jimi Hendrix played a live performance and has regularly attracted A-list celebrities into its doors. Now, having been a casino and a private members’ venue since that time, 3 Cromwell Road is reopening its doors as a restaurant, bar and club for all.... Read More

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