Author: luxebeat

Alternative Grills Trend Report

Share: Courtesy of the Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet media relations team Traditional gas and charcoal grills have been backyard mainstays for decades. But now, many homeowners are becoming more sophisticated in their outdoor cooking. And they’re looking for products that allow for more cooking versatility. That is, appliances that enable more authentic flavors and new techniques. They want real smoky flavors. They want to experiment with different types of heat. They want to perform authentic cooking techniques. And they’re doing it with ‘alternative grills’. Now is the time when many of your readers are looking to add these products to...

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Wine & Food Pairing Guide: Unusual Must-Try Couplings

Share: Whether you’re a connoisseur or just enjoy a spontaneous glass or two, pairing food and wine is always an important part to appreciating a decent wine. Here is an infographic illustrating suggestions by Julien Miquel from the Best New Wine Blog of 2015, Social Vignerons, with the 15 Most Unusual Wine & Food Pairings. There are definitely a few couplings that will delightfully surprise you! Some of the combinations include: Beaujolas Gamay with a Mexican-inspired bowl of chips, accompanied with guacamole, proves to be a perfect fiesta pairing. The creamy and buttery taste of a Chardonnay pairs perfectly...

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Nine Wine-centric Voyages offered by SeaDream in 2018

Share: Continuing its commitment to and enhancing the superbly established level of award-winning culinary experiences, SeaDream Yacht Club announces nine Wine Voyages for the 2018 season. Showcasing the most picturesque yachting ports of the Mediterranean, and Caribbean for 2018, on five-to-ten day sailings, each itinerary pairs the ultimate wine experience with the regions’ most scenic backdrops. Whether a seasoned wine connoisseur or new to learning about and liking wine, these voyages are a perfect occasion for developing a passion and knowledge of wine and cuisine. Guests onboard these vino-centric sailings will explore the flavors and history from some of...

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The City That Never Sleeps: A Late-Night Guide to NYC

Share: New York, New York—a legendary city and a dream destination. Be it food, sports, music or architecture, the city has always got something going on. But in the city that never sleeps, what should you plan for the night? Going for a drink and something to eat is a great way to get introduced to the nightlife. Socialize with the locals and you will soon get the hang of the place. You might want to start at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club, a now legendary venue that stays open until 4 a.m. With a bar, restaurant and lounge, you’ll be...

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Rooftop Dining Al Fresco

Share: With longer days and the weather finally warming up, travelers all across the country are eagerly gearing up for al fresco dining and rooftop season. Whether you’re looking for the best spot to soak up the sun away from the chaos of the city below or just want to enjoy a trendy cocktail or seasonal dish in the fresh spring air while visiting NYC, the following outdoor hotspots have you covered. Weather dependent rooftops… Pod 39 Rooftop Perched 17 floors high, the top of the Pod 39 Hotel reveals a seasonal rooftop oasis. With crawling ivy, potted plants, and panoramic views of...

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