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Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Mango-Avocado Salsa

Cinco de Mayo Recipe: Mango-Avocado Salsa

Mango, avocado, and cilantro. Can you say, yum? Serve this salsa with  tortilla chips or any of your other Mexican favorites and say “olé” on Cinco...

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Cocktails for a Sensational Cinco de Mayo

Cocktails for a Sensational Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching, and it’s time to grab your favorite tequila and whip up the best margaritas for you and your friends. Weather your staying...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

London dry gin is not necessarily distilled in London; as a matter of fact, only one gin distiller is actually located in London: Beefeaters. London dry gin is considered...

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Coffee and Beer Hug it Out: Rogue Cold Brew IPA

Coffee and Beer Hug it Out: Rogue Cold Brew IPA

In a collision of big flavors Rogue Brewing has released Cold Brew IPA. Each bottle starts with Stumptown Coffee Roasters’ Cold Brew Coffee, which is made with...

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Wines of the Week: Ferrari Carano & Lazy Creek Vineyards

Wines of the Week: Ferrari Carano & Lazy Creek Vineyards

Don and Rhonda Carano have established their name as one of the most respected in California wine, first with Ferrari-Carano Winery in Sonoma County and, more recently...

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Greek Walnut Cake: “Karidopita”

Greek Walnut Cake: “Karidopita”

A delicious Greek dessert is Karidopita, a light, moist walnut cake flavored with cinnamon, cloves and orange juice. Topped with powdered sugar and served in squares,...

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Charming ‘Beer Cocktails’ from Peroni

Charming ‘Beer Cocktails’ from Peroni

Perhaps one of the best ways to enjoy the onset of warm weather is with some delicious Peroni infused cocktails. Shawn Shepherd, mixologist at Palihouse West Hollywood,...

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Dining Bliss by the Sea: Carbon Beach Club at Malibu Beach Inn

Dining Bliss by the Sea: Carbon Beach Club at Malibu Beach Inn

Where the majestic Pacific meets the golden sands of Malibu you will find yourself in seaside bliss enjoying perfectly prepared cuisine by Chef Morales, while watching...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Santa Fe Spirits Atapiño Liqueur

George’s Rants and Raves: Santa Fe Spirits Atapiño Liqueur

Whenever I get a thirst for a specialty spirit, I have to admit, ponderosa pine resin has never entered into the conversation, much less even crossed my mind. And...

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Wines of the Week: Springtime Sips from Chablis for $25 or Less

Wines of the Week: Springtime Sips from Chablis for $25 or Less

Given their signature refreshing acidity, the wines of Chablis go ever so nicely with warm afternoon and evenings of spring and summer, especially when one is...

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