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Five Icelandic Eateries That Offer Much More Than Just Adventurous Fare

Feb 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Danika Garlotta

From fermented shark and sheep’s head to sour rams' testicles, it’s fair to say that the type of food Iceland is traditionally associated with can be described as adventurous. These bold dishes aside, what many people outside of Iceland may not realize is that this small island country boasts a culinary scene that could soon be on par with the creativity of New York and San Francisco.

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Explore Southern Tastes at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Feb 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you love food (who doesn’t?) and plan on being in Georgia at the end of May, you definitely need to factor the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival into your plans. Launched in 2012, the culinary event was created by entrepreneurial friends Elizabeth Feichter and Dominique Love as a way to bring an international spotlight to the rich traditions of the south—from Texas to D.C.

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Husk Nashville: An Edible Love Story Courtesy of James Beard Award-Winning Chef Sean Brock

Feb 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Over the past few years, there have been a handful of restaurants that  have lingered in my memory long after the fact. These include Nobu in Las Vegas, Addison at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, Sea Side by Notos in Greece, and now, Husk in Nashville. More than just a dining destination, Husk is an epicurean journey.

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Patina's Latest Class Offers One-on-One Time With Their Award-Winning Sommelier

Jan 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Those looking to join in Patina’s often sold-out cooking classes may have just had a stroke of luck. A new class, Wine After Work, will begin in March with Patina’s award-winning Sommelier, Silvestre Fernandes.

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Time to Try Thomas Keller's Purée of Sweet Carrot Soup Recipe

Jan 16, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Whenever the weather cools down, soup always starts sounding more delicious than ever. Especially if the soup has been created by Thomas Keller of The French Laundry and Per Se. Keller crafted this Purée of Sweet Carrot Soup for All-Clad Cookware, of which he is an ambassador, and we can't get over how tasty it looks. With fresh vegetables and very little butter, it looks perfect for sticking with our healthy eating resolutions.

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Lighten Up the Winter With This Crab Salad Featuring Watermelon and White Anchovies

Jan 12, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

During our recent interview with Arizona Biltmore Executive Chef Gordon Maybury, he was kind enough to share his delicious recipe for crab salad with watermelon, avocado, white anchovy, and blood orange. The end result is a healthy tangle of vibrant colors and flavors.

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Forget Roasting Chestnuts, Whip Them Into a Tiramisu Instead

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire is a Yuletide tradition, but to be honest, the common street snack really isn't the most gourmet way to enjoy the winter treat. To savor the flavor of seasonal chestnuts with the sophisticated added pleasures of pears, mascarpone, and anisette liqueur, the mix-masters from Marie Brizard—French liqueur experts since 1755—developed this elegant dessert that can be prepared in less than an hour.

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Fort Mill's Passion8 Finds New Home & Brand New Look in Charlotte

Nov 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Formerly of Fort Mill, Passion8 has arrived in its new location in the outskirts of uptown Charlotte. If you ever visited its previous spot, you know that it wasn't exactly spacious, but that's not a problem anymore since its new home on Elizabeth Avenue can fit 120 guests inside it's high-ceilinged building—there's even a 10-seat chef's table that can see the bustling kitchen through a plate-glass window. 

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Gordon Ramsay Set to Open New Pub & Grill Location at Caesars in Atlantic City

Nov 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's no secret that we love Gordon Ramsay, so naturally news of his opening a new restaurant is going to brighten our day. If you're familiar with the Caesars Palace in Atlantic City, you may know already that Mia's is on its way out. Its owner, Chef Chris Scarduzio, is heading to Delaware County to work with friend and restaurant owner Alberto Guadagnini on new eatery Teca Newtown Square. 

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Chef Joël Robuchon Renews Air France Partnership With Hot New Dishes for La Première Passengers

Nov 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Joël Robuchon is a pretty big name in the epicurean world and now that he's renewed his partnership with Air France, we may hop on a flight just to gorge on his Michelin-starred cuisine (in case you didn't know, he has 25 of those). Through the end of November, La Première passengers will now have a new starter and four additional dishes from Chef Robuchon to choose from. 

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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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L.A.'s Bakery Queen Zoe Nathan Shares Her Recipe for Happiness with the Huckleberry Cookbook

Oct 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Opening an artisan bakery in bread-phobic and sugar-free Los Angeles seemed like a crazy idea when Zoe Nathan talked her chef husband, Josh Loeb, into the idea in 2009. But ever since, she has attracted lines of flavor-seekers with her Huckleberry bakery and café display case, stacked with tasty rustic muffins, crostatas, scones, and cookies.

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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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