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From Painting with Dolphins to Orange Cotton Candy, Here is the Latest in Can’t-Miss Vegas

Aug 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Oh, Las Vegas. Where else can you visit Lake Bellagio, the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower within the same day? Adhering to its founding principle, “spare no expense,” this is a town where over-the-top glitter and beyond-the-imagination glamour are unabashedly applauded. 

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Following in James Bond’s Footsteps: A Tour of Jamaica’s Hollywood Hotspots

Aug 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Drake, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Queen Latifah, Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph and Ricky Lauren, Kate Moss, Jude Law, Paul McCartney, Gwen Stefani—the list of celebrities who love Jamaica goes on forever. This isn’t really anything new for the Caribbean’s third largest island.

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Get a Hands-On Experience Making, Eating & Learning About Italian Cuisine at Tenuta La Badiola Estate

Aug 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

If you have been hankering for authentic Italian food and have maybe even wondered how the real deal is cooked, the 1,235-acre Tenuta La Badiola Estate in Tuscany may be just the place. Home to La Villa and the Michelin-starred Trattoria Toscana (which is the only Alain Ducasse restaurant in Italy), the resort is one you will definitely want to visit. Found near the Castiglione della Pescaia coastline and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the property is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. It houses the L'Andana hotel and Casa Badiola Golf House, an ESPA spa, tennis courts, indoor and open-air swimming pools, and a driving range. 

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Eat Your Way Through Taiwan's Culinary Scene With These 10 Off-the-Beaten-Path Delights

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

When I received an invitation to join a group of culinary journalists on a trip to explore the food scene in Taiwan, I immediately broke into my happy dance (trying to burn off some calories in advance). Many in-the-know foodies consider Taiwan the ultimate culinary destination for Asian cuisine and considering many Taiwanese greetings start with “Have you eaten?”, I knew I was going to like it there!

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Here is How to Taste Your Way Through Quebec's Delicious Culinary Culture

Jul 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

The uniqueness of Canada’s Québec Province—with its old world charm and new world creativity—is only topped by its renowned cuisine. While many people may have visited quaint Québec City, the culinary culture truly begins in the bucolic “Eastern Townships,” where all the local ingredients are cultivated. So, as any gourmand worth his/her salt would say, “Let’s go to the source.”  A three-night tour of the villages and towns—each with their own specialties—will introduce you to the pleasures of the palette.

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From Sushi to Champagne: Los Cabos' Dining Scene Steps Up its Gourmet Food Game

Jul 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

The sunny beach resort towns of Los Cabos, Mexico are known for a single culinary specialty: the Baja-style taco. But as much as we love Taco Tuesday, even the best tortilla dishes can get tiresome seven days a week, so the resort area’s top restauranteurs are stepping up their game with creative menu and gourmet dining twists fit for foodies.

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How to Have A Presidential Affair in Kennebunkport, Maine

Jul 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Michael Patrick Shiels

“Better to have the king’s ear than to be the king,” the old adage advises. And for former President George W. Bush, that ear was his father, the 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush. Nowadays, former President Bush, who recently turned 91 years old, can relax in his post-presidency. It’s the best job imaginable, affording all of the respect and courtesy, but none of the day-to-day burden of responsibility.

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Jason Mraz-Backed Café Gratitude Open This Week in San Diego’s Little Italy

Jul 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Finally! San Diego’s first Café Gratitude will be opening its doors on Wednesday and health-conscious locals couldn’t be happier. With several popular locations in Southern California (plus one in Kansas City), the Little Italy spot will surely be a bit hit with its 100 percent organic, plant-based menu. 

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STK Restaurant Expands and Announces New Rebel Location in Andaz San Diego

Jul 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

You have probably already been to one of the many STK restaurant locations, like its famous Las Vegas spot, but you may not have known that the company behind STK are embarking on another new venture. The ONE Group Hospitality has extended the brand to form STK Rebel, the hip younger sister of the already beloved steakhouse. So far, only four locations are in place, and luckily for San Diegans, one of them just so happens to be in our very own Andaz hotel.

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Get a Local Food Expert's Tips On the Best of San Sebastian’s Gastronomical Delights

Jul 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

A few years ago a leading panel of UK food professionals named Spain’s San Sebastian “the greatest gastronomic resort on the planet” for its one-two punch: a food scene which was described as “fiercely distinct, passionately produced and on the gastronomic cutting edge” and its overall qualities as a holiday destination. During a recent visit it became as clear as the Cantabrian Sea waters that San Sebastian pretty much sums up everything we look for in a vacation spot.

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Boating, Lobstering & President George H.W. Bush With Maine's Lord Captain Mansion

Jul 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Michael Patrick Shiels

Captain Lord Mansion in Kennebunkport, Maine is one of the most romantic places to “bed and breakfast,” and is a stately Federal home on the National Register of Historic Places. Previously owned by a ship captain, the home is now a place for guests to get cozy in and includes an adjacent carriage house and quarters. 

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The Chef's Table Dinner Series at Terranea Resort Offers Locally-Sourced Ingredients and Chef-Made Seasonings

Jul 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Jill Weinlein

During the summer season, Terranea's Executive Chef Chef Bernard Ibarra is hosting a few spectacular culinary events for the resort's fifth anniversary. In conjunction with other Terranea chefs and handpicked local wineries, the oceanfront resort in Rancho Palos Verdes is offering an extravagant Chef's Table Dinner Series with proceeds going to local charities in Southern California. 

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Watch Race Cars and Landing Aircraft at Porsche's New Gourmet Restaurant 356

Jul 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Porsche is sparing no expense when it comes to delivering a unique experience for their customers and it begins before a car even enters into the equation. The luxury auto company recently opened Restaurant 356 in their $100 million Experience Center and headquarters in Atlanta and aside from the gourmet cuisine, it also brings guests panoramic views of the 1.6-mile Porsche driver development track.

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Dine 19 Feet Underwater or 19 Feet Up in the Trees at These Two Awesome Restaurants in the Maldives

Jul 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We may have already featured PER AQUUM Niyama in the Maldives in our Travel section, but we are so taken with the resort’s culinary options that we decided it warrants a second feature. Though they have many restaurants to choose from, our two favorites give diners the best of the sea and the banyan trees—quite literally, too. 

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JBF Sends Its Winners Out on the Road for the Taste America Tour. First Stop: Miami!

Jul 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When it comes to choosing an epicurean event to spend money on, sticking with one put on by the James Beard Foundation is a pretty good bet. Especially if it’s one of the stops on the third annual Taste America: “Local Flavor from Coast To Coast” epicurean tour. Heading to 10 major cities between September 18 and November 7, Taste America officially kicks off in Miami with the All-Star Rocco DiSpirito dinner. 

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