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BLVD 16 Restaurant and Lounge Gets a Fresh Start

BLVD 16 Restaurant and Lounge Gets a Fresh Start

When in L.A., it’ll be worth your while to head over to BLVD 16 Restaurant and Lounge in Westwood, which is ensconced in the trendy and sophisticated Palomar Hotel...

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Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Blends & Varietals

Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Blends & Varietals

We continue our look (check out Part one here) at the wines of the Paso Robles C.A.B Collective, a group of wineries dedicated to showing off and promoting the best...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished

George’s Rants and Raves: Popcorn Sutton Barrel Finished

Who’d ‘a ever thunk it? Brown moonshine, of all things, especially coming from the likes of Popcorn Sutton himself. The literature says that Popcorn would occasionally...

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Sensational Cocktails to Sip in the Springtime Sun

Sensational Cocktails to Sip in the Springtime Sun

As the weather warms up, cocktails are what every backyard BBQ, rooftop soiree, or weekend picnic need.  So here are a handful of recipes ideal for any outdoor...

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Mohn Kichlach/Poppy Seed Cookies by Dawn Lerman

Mohn Kichlach/Poppy Seed Cookies by Dawn Lerman

Beauty knew my father was always dieting and eating “food-like” products instead of real food, and this upset her because she knew that during the week, when...

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Stellar Vibe and Victuals at Vintana Restaurant

Stellar Vibe and Victuals at Vintana Restaurant

The Cohn Restaurant Group has done it again. The award-winning company, which now owns and operates 16 restaurants within the San Diego area and Maui, has hit a...

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Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Cabernets

Wines of the Week: Paso Robles C.A.B Collective Cabernets

Paso Robles is slowly gaining recognition as a premier growing region, and the wineries of the C.A.B Collective (the acronym standing for Cabernet And other Bordeaux)...

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Capo’s Italian Steakhouse & Speakeasy: A Delicious Dinner you can’t refuse!

Capo’s Italian Steakhouse & Speakeasy: A Delicious Dinner you can’t refuse!

We love Las Vegas and were quite pleased to find great drinks and cuisine on a recent visit both on and off the Strip. We had a fun and truly unique dining experience...

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Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for the Springtime Sunshine

Bombay Sapphire Cocktails for the Springtime Sunshine

Spring is finally here!!! It’s time to whip out your spring jackets and start making outdoor plans. Of course, you’ll want to enjoy drinking some light...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate and Pomegranate Vodkas

George’s Rants and Raves: Vincent Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate and Pomegranate Vodkas

Five years ago, when I first tasted Van Gogh Cool Peach and Dark Chocolate, the good folks at the Royal Dirkzwager Distilleries just had a handful of flavored vodkas....

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