Author: Merilee Kern

Wolfgang Puck Reveals Ingredients for Luxe Living

Share: A world-renowned master in the kitchen and a charismatic personality, Wolfgang Puck is a dynamic “chef-lebrity” who is globally revered for his combination of classic cooking techniques and the modern fusion cuisine he pioneered in his iconic restaurants all around the world. All of the accolades that have ensued are decidedly well-earned, given that he began his formal kitchen training at just fourteen years of age with the encouragement of his mother—herself a chef in the Austrian town where he was born. After honing his craft at some of the finest restaurants in France and, subsequently, in the United...

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Ultra-Premium Maurice Vendôme Champagne

Share: The Ultra-luxury wine and spirits purveyor Prodiguer Brands, which privately develops and markets many of the world’s finest, award-winning wines and spirits, has just introduced its newest offering, Champagne Maurice Vendôme, which is now exclusively available in the United States marketplace. This latest offering, one that I have personally had the extreme fortune of sipping and savoring, furthers the company’s extraordinary portfolio of premium ultra-grade adult beverage brands specifically tailored for the global luxury market to meet evolving consumer desires and tastes. About this new release Prodiguer Brands’ Managing Partner and Sommelier, Noel Shu, said: “This rare Grand...

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‘The Scintas and a Steak’ Dinner Show Package a Stellar Vegas Experience

Share: Whether or not you’re planning a stay at The Plaza Hotel in downtown Las Vegas, there’s one entertainment offering at the property you’ll do well not to miss:  “The Scintas and a Steak” dinner-and-a-show package. The experience combines a three-course prix fixe dinner at Oscar’s revered “Beef, Booze & Broads” Steakhouse with a VIP ticket to The Scintas—a wildly entertaining comedy and musical variety-style show currently running in the hotel’s swanky showroom. This fabulous food-and-theater package combines delectable cuisine at a top-notch eatery with world class entertainment. The Steak at Stake Of course, any dinner-and-a-show package starts with,...

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Eat Like a Local at City Kitchen NYC

Share: You’d be hard pressed to find many locations in New York that can impress locals just as easily as they draw in tourists. But City Kitchen at the Row NYC hotel isn’t the typical foodie hot spot. That much is apparent when you first step in and observe the warm and communal atmosphere of this bustling food hall. The space is a nod to the classic working kitchens of yore, with a mix of modern and industrial décor elements like white marble tile, Italian glass chandeliers and leather counter stools punctuated with pops of ambient neon light that,...

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Hotel Domestique: Homespun Hospitality for Active Travelers

Share: Nestled within South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits Hotel Domestique, a charming boutique hotel that’s  situated on nearly 30 acres of grounds and vineyards and is owned by legendary 17-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie. It’s no wonder this intimate, culturally-styled property attracts active travelers who are not only seeking sophisticated respite away from the hustle-and-bustle-laden tourist traps, but also outdoor adventures that invigorate the mind, body and soul. Popular with active celebrities, professional athletes, executives and discriminating vacationers alike, Hotel Domestique is a great option for those who desire a serene and relaxing escape and for...

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