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New Israeli Restaurant Joins NOLA's Award-Winning Culinary Scene

Feb 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The city that is known for being a mecca of amazing food, is now home to yet another great dining venue. Opened this week, Shaya, a restaurant from Chef Alon Shaya (Domenica and PIZZA domenica) and Chef John Besh will feature Israeli cuisine fused with influences from North Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Greece.

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Never Sign a Check at Mexico's Royal Hideaway Playacar

Feb 22, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

It’s kind of a coming-of-age awakening when you first venture outside the hectic city of Cancun in search of a more grown up resort experience on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. And if you value classic luxury, service and style, you will most likely find yourself at the Royal Hideaway Playacar. Part of the Occidental Hotels and Resorts collection is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort.

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Where to Find the Best Fare & Tastiest Cocktails During Paris Fashion Week

Feb 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Mathilde Le Bault

From March 3-11, the eyes of the fashion world will be on Paris, and rightly so. Being the home of haute couture fashion houses and the unequivocal role of being the international fashion capital, the city embraces the week with an elegant flair and style that only it can offer. When not enjoying the shows, Paris is also home to some great dining venues and local watering holes. To fully experience everything that Paris has to offer during PFW, we put together a list of the best places to eat and drink in The City of Lights.

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Fifth-Generation Napa Valley Vinter Discusses the Science, Alcohol Content & Outlook for 21st Century Wines

Feb 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Some people are drawn to the world of wine by chance and others are quite literally born into it. Joseph Wagner is the latter. Following in the footsteps of four generations of Napa Valley-based winemakers (the Wagner Family of Wine), Joseph got his start in vineyard management before taking what he learned to found his own company, Belle Glos, in 2001.

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Which is the Best, Bordeaux or Burgundy? The Ultimate Wine Rivals Battle It Out

Feb 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Alexander Westgarth

Few topics can start an argument among oenophiles more quickly than the Bordeaux versus Burgundy debate. The friendly rivalry between these two celebrated wine regions has existed for centuries, and both camps are steadfast in their belief that their region of choice showcases not only the best of the vine, but also the very heart and soul of France herself. Is there really a winner in this race? Not likely, as it’s far too easy to fall in love with both.  

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Experience Burgundy Through the Eyes of a French Chef With a 7-Day Cooking Program

Jan 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

When traveling abroad, I tend to visit familiar destinations, such as Italy, my former home. But when the opportunity arose to experience France through the eyes of a chef, I could not resist. Nothing on this trip felt touristy, it was authentic France. I shopped at the market for dinner ingredients, prepared gourmet meals alongside Frelon, visited with family winemakers and enjoyed leisurely afternoons in the village.

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From Butchering Classes to Alfalfa Treatments, Sonoma's Fanciest Farm Has a Genuine Farm-to-Table Ethos

Jan 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Farms aren’t typically too fancy. Or at least, they usually don't house a Michelin-starred chef, half a dozen concierges, three-course breakfasts, and private spa cabanas overlooking meticulous gardens. The Farmhouse Inn is, however, one such fancy and indulgent farm (if you can even call it that).

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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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300 Chefs Gear Up for DineL.A.ís Winter Restaurant Week 2015

Jan 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Well there go our New Year’s resolutions to lose a few pounds. DineL.A.’s Winter Restaurant Week is here and the two-week, bi-annual foodie event features special menu items at more than 300 Los Angeles area restaurants. Occurring January 19 through February 1, attendees can ventures through 14 days of prix fixe lunch and dinner menus prepared by hundreds of acclaimed LA chefs. 

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7 New London Restaurants Debuting in 2015 for Your Foodie Pleasure

Jan 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

London's restaurants are at the top of their game at the moment and they don’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. Here’s a list of seven of the best new London restaurants opening in 2015.

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Sip on Rare Wines While Sailing Through Italy, Croatia & Slovenia This Fall

Jan 15, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

French wines and the open seas? Sounds like the perfect combination to us. Which is the same sentiment Larry and Laura Martin, founders and owners of Food & Wine Trails, shared when envisioning their President's 2015 Ultimate Wine Cruise. Gleamed from his 25 years of producing wine cruises, the  trip will compile Larry's four favorite things: a luxurious small-ship cruise, curated and rare wines, traveling during the harvest season and visiting new wine regions.

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Try a New Menu Each Month by One of Spain's Culinary Talents at The Table By

Jan 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Since its soft debut in late 2014, The Table By pop-up restaurant at URSO Hotel & Spa has been treating guests to a new kind of dining experience, one that features a new chef and different interiors each month. Celebrating some of Spain’s most renowned culinary talents, The Table By completely transforms itself at the arrival of each new chef, from its décor to the wine list.

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Store Your Wine Nearby the British Royal Bunker With UK's Octavian Vaults

Jan 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Alexander Westgarth

Once an investor or consumer takes the leap into the world of fine wine, it’s critical that this delicate asset be pampered, petted, and well taken care of. How does one do it? It actually comes down to two very simple words: proper storage.

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Azamara Cruises Looks to the Future With 2017 Itineraries & New Ports

Jan 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Even though we’re only one week into 2015, Azamara Club Cruises® has us thinking about our travel plans two years in advance. In 2017, the boutique cruise line will be offering 65 voyages to 203 ports in 68 countries including new trips from Australia to Asia and Southern California to South Beach.

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Trump Partners With Lyric Opera of Chicago for Upcoming Wine Auction

Jan 6, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As a nice send off to 2014, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago announced their partnership with The Women's Board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for the upcoming Wine Auction 2015, which will be held at the Ardis Krainik Theatre. 

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