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Thousands of Dollars in Wine Stolen From The French Laundry on Christmas Day #TheGrinchThatStoleXmas

Dec 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Christmas Day wasn't all that jolly for Thomas Keller, the head chef and owner of Napa Valley's famed restaurant The French Laundry. The SFist reported this morning, in what sounds like a Bad Santa heist, that on December 25 the establishment was broken into and robbed of several bottles of wine that were worth at the very least $3,000 each.

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Round Up: 4 of Our Favorite Glasgow Restaurants Serving Up Fine Scottish Cuisine

Dec 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

A combination of a strong cosmopolitan influence, Celtic creativity, and an abundance of local produce from the surrounding Scottish countryside means Glasgow boasts many fine restaurants. The large city has moved away from its gritty old persona as the powerhouse of industrial Britain and has even been featured in tons of high-profile flicks—it stood in for present-day Philadelphia in the Brad Pitt movie World War Z. 

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Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten Teams Up With Hotelier Ian Schrager in Miami Beach

Dec 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Miami Beach EDITION hotel recently acquired not one, not two, but three new restaurants—all stemming from a partnership between Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and hotelier Ian Schrager. The concepts give diners three different dining environments to choose from—the Matador Room, Market at EDITION, and Tropicale—all of which are meant to blend the chef's affinity for locally-sourced ingredients with vibrant flavors and textures.

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Verde & Co. Supplies Spitalfields with a Specialty Selection of Ingredients

Dec 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Verde & Co., the bespoke delicatessen in the Spitalfields area of London opened by Harvey Cabaniss nine years ago, pays homage to the UK city it is located in. The shop has long been a local favorite, keeping the original storefront and offering an elevated selection of the fruits, vegetables and fine foods that the area was once known for.

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Marigold Kitchen Leaks Three Dishes Off Their 16-Course NYE Dinner Menu

Dec 26, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Dining at Marigold Kitchen is not for the picky eater. Showcasing an always-changing tasting menu each night, chefs Andrew Kochan and Tim Lanza have proven that sometimes, the chef really does know best. Since typically you don’t know which dish you’ll get prior to it being served, we were surprised to learn that for their 16-course New Year’s Eve event, some of the dishes have been revealed. 

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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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Watch the Fireworks Over the Bay at The St. Regis SF's Bubbles and Baubles NYE Bash

Dec 22, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re heading to the City by the Bay for December 31, The St. Regis San Francisco is hosting a New Year’s Eve Bubbles & Baubles bash. Teaming up with Shreve & Co and the acclaimed Waterbar restaurant, the hotel will be throwing a grand party complete with luxurious perks and amenities.

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Café ArtScience Hopes to be an Intellectually Stimulating Restaurant for Boston’s Greatest Minds

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One of the latest dining experiences in the Boston area is Café ArtScience, an experimental eatery that blends design, science and cuisine into a one-of-a-kind hangout for local intellectuals.

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This is How You Elevate a Holiday Dinner Party With Perfect Table Etiquette

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

There's no better time to throw a dinner party than the holidays. After all, it's the perfect excuse to try out all those amazing recipes you've been storing all year. If you want to truly elevate the meal though, you need to make sure you know the ins-and-outs of table etiquette.

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NYC-Influenced Marieta Brings International Cuisines to Madrid

Dec 19, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you're hungry, look away, because these photos from Marieta in Madrid are definitely going to be tough on an empty stomach. Though the eatery opened this summer, it's still pretty fresh to the city’s bustling restaurant scene.  

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Ultimo Weekend Recap: 70+ Chefs, 25 Pounds of Truffles and a 10-Story Cake

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you were in Vegas from December 5-7 and weren’t at Ultimo at The Venetian, then you should be ashamed of yourself for missing out on an extremely appetizing, celebrity chef-filled event. The weekend brought together chefs Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse, and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro for a very special dining experience.

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Is There Still Hope? The Latest and Greatest on the Financial Roller Coaster That is Atlantic City

Dec 18, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Just 30 years ago, Atlantic City was the cool new kid on the block, giving us a legal gambling alternative to Las Vegas. Big-name companies scrambled to build casinos and luxury hotels, giving a massive boom to the city's economy. Lately though, Atlantic City has been seeing some serious hard times, with new closures seemingly announced every month—including Showboat, Revel, and Trump Plaza. With so much going on, we wanted to recap some important happenings, but don't worry, there may be light at the end of the tunnel.

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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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You Better Bribe Santa for These 10 Hipster Foodie Subscriptions

Dec 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Waiting until December to do your holiday shopping is a bit of a nightmare, and even if you do it all online, there's a good chance the gifts won't make it to you in time to wrap and put under the tree. This is where subscription-style gifts are a no-brainer—and no, we don't mean magazines, Mom. Food and liquor is where it's at. There are tons of super cool companies out there that offer subscriptions services that will deliver items to your door that you otherwise may not experience. There's pretty much something for everyone, even that tough "man's man" in your life. 

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Robert De Niro Backs What Will Be the Largest Nobu Restaurant and Bar Lounge in the World

Dec 16, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Nobu Hotels and Eden Roc Miami Beach announced last week that in 2015 they will be launched a multi-million dollar renovation for the Nobu Hotel at Eden Roc, which is planned to open during the second half of the year. With the help of some pretty famous names (Chef Nobu, actor Robert De Niro, and producer Meir Teper), Nobu Hotels promises that the new hotel will "encompass the largest Nobu Restaurant and Bar Lounge in the world."

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