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Monkey King San Diego a Late-Night Chinese Dining Destination

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San Diego’s famed Gaslamp Quarter is a bustling community filled with vibrant nightlife, which indubitably includes dining to die for. Amid the burgeoning downtown culinary scene is Monkey King, an elegant late-night Chinese cuisine eatery that swung into action in late 2017. The current iteration of Monkey King is a reprisal of a restaurant by the […]

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BANKERS HILL Bar + Restaurant Embodies ‘Craft America Cooking’

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There’s nothing I love more than finding tasty neighborhood nooks—eateries that, although ensconced in community digs somewhat off the beaten path, are making a notable impact on the local culinary scene nonetheless. One such San Diego locale is BANKERS HILL BAR + Restaurant. While near the city’s famed Gaslamp District, this restaurant sits on the […]

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Bleu Bohème San Diego Enchants With Free-Spirited French Fare

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Ensconced in San Diego’s delightful Kensington neighborhood, Bleu Bohème is a must-visit eatery for anyone in San Diego county seeking a one-of-a-kind, transcendent French dining experience that’s as authentic as you’ll find on this side of the Atlantic. From the moment you step through the front door it’s clear an exceptional experience lies ahead, as […]

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Best Indian Restaurant I Have Found – in Small Town New Jersey!

Freehold, N.J. Having funded projects in and travelled to India, and serving on the Board of the Indo-American Arts Council, not to mention assisting each year with the South Asian Performing Arts Festival and the South Asian Literary Festival, I have had my share of Indian food… Imagine my surprise this week when I discovered […]

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Mark West Wines a Winner for National Pinot Noir Day

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Today is “National Pinot Noir Day” so let’s celebrate this tasty varietal, which happens to be my personal favorite. I know there are many other “Pinot People” out there who also adore California wines, so I wanted to mark the occasion by telling you about a few great options from Mark West Wines—a winery known […]

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Enchantment Aboard the Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise

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New York, N.Y. Whether you’re a tourist seeking adventure in the Big Apple or are a long-standing resident of New York City celebrating a special occasion—or just looking for a fabulous night out, the Spirit of New York dinner cruise along the New York Harbor offers a truly memorable experience afloat. The frivolity starts the […]

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New Ultra-Premium Maurice Vendôme Champagne Makes American Debut

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Tastemakers behind world’s most expensive Champagne continue to break boundaries, introducing another supremely-luxe bottle of bubbly in the U.S. San Diego, CA. 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 its newest offering, Champagne Maurice Vendôme, which is now […]

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Slow Food at Sprig Fights Fast-Food Culture

New York, N.Y.  In a sea of steaks, burritos and grab-and-go food in busy Midtown East, there is a beacon of the Slow Food movement, serving healthful food in an elegant, inviting environment. For nearly two years, Sprig Restaurant has served consistently superb New American cuisine that celebrates artisanal goods, seasonal produce and local distributors. […]

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