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Spain Wins Big With 19 New Restaurants Awarded the Coveted Michelin Star

Dec 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It was both good and bad news for the restaurants in Spain this season when 19 new eateries were awarded Michelin stars for their outstanding cuisine. But while they were celebrating their acceptance to the exclusive club of elite dining establishments, others were lamenting that 2015 would not see Spain awarded the most distinguished of honors—the Michelin three star award.

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Have a Taste of Traditional Japanese Cuisine During Hungry for Tokyo Restaurant Month

Nov 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Those looking to feast on something new this November should make a few stops around Los Angeles, as 21 local restaurants will be taking part in Hungry for Tokyo Restaurant Month. Home to more Michelin star restaurants than any other city in the world, Tokyo is known for its culinary masterpieces and one-of-a-kind menus.

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A Bloody Mary Bar and Creole Fare Make Atchafalaya the Place to Go For Killer Brunch

Nov 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

You might have a hard time wrapping your mouth around Atchafalaya’s name, but rest assured you won’t run into the same problem when it comes to the food. At least when it comes to brunch, as I found out on a recent trip to New Orleans. Just a quick ride from the Canal at Carondelet streetcar stop near the French Quarter (get off at St. Charles at Louisiana), this little café is a short walk past Magazine Street.

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POSH Restaurant Hosts Exclusive Dinner in Honor of Auguste Escoffier

Oct 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Foodies and chefs with a penchant for French cuisine have no doubt heard of Auguste Escoffier, a legend in the culinary world. Considered the father of modern French cuisine, he’s been nicknamed “The Chef of Kings and the King of Chefs,” a title that most deem accurate due to his contributions to gastronomy.

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Two San Francisco Restaurants Receive Coveted Michelin Three-Star Award

Oct 28, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

With the recent addition of two new Michelin three-star awards, San Francisco is proving to be quite the culinary destination. Those honored with the coveted three-stars include Benu, an Asian fusion restaurant, and Saison, a restaurant committed to serving its guests only the best seasonal ingredients.

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This is How You Savor the Best of White Truffle Season in Italy

Oct 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff  |  1 Comment

Truffles are the diamonds of the food world, coveted by chefs and foodies across the globe for their heavenly aroma and distinctly earthy flavor. Their rarity, seasonality and the special means of their discovery make European truffles particularly pricey and competitively fought over. After all, they’re wild things, growing underground at the base of particular trees in specific climates, and it takes specially trained dogs and pigs to find them.

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5 Dishes That Originated in Italy & Where to Get the Very Best of Them in the Big Apple

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Italian food is a global favorite and because of its deceptively simple ingredients, the beloved cuisine is pretty easy to find just about anywhere you go. While some of the most popular dishes originated in Italy, chefs throughout New York have perfected the creations. For our favorite incarnations of the most beloved dishes, check out the restaurants below.

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Miami Spice Returns With Over 170 of the City's Best Restaurants to Choose From

Aug 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Having garnered a reputation for excellence over its 13-year run, Miami Spice has become a prestigious culinary event that attracts people from all over the country. With more than 170 restaurants involved in the event this year, attendees are going to have a more difficult time than ever choosing where to go. 

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Four Fantastic New Nordic Restaurants You Haven’t Heard Of…Yet

Jul 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

For the past several years, the countries of Northern Europe have dominated the world culinary stage with a revolutionary style of food that utilizes both the bounty of the sea and foraged ingredients in ingenious new combinations and preparations. Dubbed New Nordic cuisine, this style’s impact can be felt the world round as more and more restaurants are sourcing products right from their own backyards.

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Buy This Restaurant Keith Simpson Explains the Importance of Seasonal Food, Prime Location and Being Original

Feb 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As the host of the Food Network's newest program, Buy This Restaurant, Simpson knows exactly what it takes to open a restaurant and he's here to make sure you succeed. He recently chatted with us, spilling his biggest secrets for keeping a restaurant booming (if you don't know fine dining, stay away!), laughing over his shock upon getting the hosting gig (the British accent certainly didn't hurt), and talking about the farm-to-table future of the food industry.

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A Newbie's Guide to New York's Hudson Valley Restaurant Week

Oct 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Over 150 top restaurants throughout upstate New York's Hudson Valley region are participating in this year’s Restaurant Week from Nov. 4-17 presented by Valley Table magazine. Hudson Valley Restaurant Week features culinary bounty of the region with prix fixe menus and gives diners the opportunity to enjoy exceptional dining at a fraction of the normal cost. There’s something for every foodie appetite ranging from Argentinean, French, German, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican and New American.

 

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10 Dining Experiences That Soar Beyond the Average Meal

Sep 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Sometimes a lunch or a dinner is more than just a meal, it’s an unforgettable event. Increasingly more establishments are realizing that there's more to offer than just great food, with some creating full experiences for their guests. We tip our hat to the restaurants, event planners, theaters and alternative bars that are creating interactive cultural adventures around meal-time.... Read More

Did Your Favorite Restaurant Win World's Best?

May 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Everyone has a go-to favorite restaurant but the chance of your dining pick being chosen by 900 of the world's dining experts as the best in the world is pretty slim. Unless you chose El Celler de Can Roca in Spain, of course, because it was just announced this past Monday that Can Roca has won the world's best title by the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards.... Read More

Where to Get Traditional Irish Fare in Honor of St. Patrick's Day

Mar 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Restaurant Week is kicking off in Boston where aside from great Celtic dishes, diners will also get a chance to sample prix fixe menus from area restaurants. With a rich Irish heritage, Boston was the first... Read More

Enjoy a Gourmet Thanksgiving Inside These LA Restaurants

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

The cooking, the cleaning, the uppity relatives – Thanksgiving can be more trouble than it’s worth. Especially when all you want to do is enjoy some time off and some good food. But why slave away in the kitchen all day when some of LA’s best restaurants offer Thanksgiving dinners that we can all be thankful for?... Read More

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