Heartfelt Rendezvous: Triple D’s Super Star Chef @GuyFieri & @PlanetHollywood

I would like to believe I am an open minded person – period. After all, I will eat or attempt to taste just about anything – crawling, live, broiled, boiled, fried….doesn’t that qualify as openness? Reality check my lady. Like a lot of us, I too am guilty of judging the book by its cover. On the …

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Twelve Reasons You Should be Drinking Santa Barbara County Wines! #wine

Were you a painting, who would paint you? Would Dali capture how surreal you make the real? Would Picasso be able to abstract your complexity? Would Van Gough capture the passion or Rembrandt do justice to your story or DaVinci to your intensity? Would Cézanne capture your soul or Michelangelo your beauty? A picture they say is worth …

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Tantalizing Tandoori Kebabs & Countertop Induction Oven by @PanasonicUSA #mycio

There are few things more awesome than visions of bright red handsome hunks of charred and smoky protein, invariably followed by uncontrollable drooling and craving for ultra juicy, beautifully seasoned, fall-of-the-bone meat. Served with pickled onions and a generous squeeze of lime and chaat masala, it’s the Indian version of a rocking backyard barbecue bird. …

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Travel Bites: 48 Hours in Paris! #TTOT

Boasting 105 square kilometers or 41 square miles of history, art, architecture, literature, haute couture, and our personal playground of gastronomical paradise and world-class wine, Paris is one of the most visited destinations in the world, (14.98 million in 2015). How does one tackle the dauntless task of experiencing France’s capital, Paris, with a mere …

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Spiced & Sweetly Satisfying Mini Meat Pies for the Holidays!

Earlier this year we had participated in a recipe contest showcasing Cedar Springs Veal Stew with Coconut Milk and Asian Spices. This time around we partnered with Mountain States Rosen (MSR) to highlight not just their tender veal but also lamb, a staple delicacy in Asia, which remains largely under-appreciated in America. Speaking of lamb, …

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Celebrate the Season of Sparkles with Festive Fizzes from @breakthrubevFL

Aside from the colorful cornucopia of fall foliage, autumn is the precursor to major food obsessed holidays and cocktail parties – Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year. There is something positively delicious in the air which makes just about anything taste glorious. And if we had to pick one wine we would need in our …

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@TheFreshStopBus Earns Community’s 1st Grant to Increase Healthy Food Access w @WFM_Orlando

Nearly 24 million Americans live in neighborhoods with limited or no access to fresh, healthy food. Whole Cities Foundation is partnering with over 30 community-based organizations that are increasing access to fresh, healthy food in their neighborhoods through its new Community First Grant Program. Each organization will be awarded $5,000 to support existing projects that …

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Mastering the Art of Japanese Cooking with @chef_morimoto

When the maestro himself, Chef Masaharu Morimoto, demystifies the secret of umami-packed Japanese cuisine, you make it a point to get in line for a copy of his newly released cookbook – Mastering the art of Japanese Cooking. Well in our case, 10 of us made the coveted cut for BookClubCookbook.com’s #JapaneseHomeCooking Blog Party. The …

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