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MICHELLE OBAMA Gets Turn’t Up (KIND OF)

In a shrewd attempt to communicate her central message of healthy eating, First Lady Michelle Obama is maintaining the momentum of her Let’s Move Campaign… Released through the White House Vine social media account, a new video is making the online rounds of the hip FLOTUS holding up a turnip and asking, ” ‘Turnip’ for [...]

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Could BAR PITTI Smoke Bomb REIGNITE Feud With DA SILVANO???

A smoke bomb mystery at the popular West Village Italian restaurant BAR PITTI last week has sent police, neighbors and diners (including actress Rose McGowan who was noshing on pasta of her own at the time ) in a frenzy trying to identify the scoundrel behind the menacing and frightening sneak attack. While some are suspecting [...]

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The 40 Clove Garlic Chicken @ The STINKING ROSE, Beverly Hills

THE STINKING ROSE is one of the places lined on La Cienega’s restaurant row in Beverly Hills that often gets overlooked by the elite and passed up for the neighboring Matsuhisa, Lawry’s or Morton’s.  In the 15 years I’ve been visiting LA, I’ve always been curious about this quirky restaurant and finally made a visit [...]

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Where To Lunch On SUNSET BLVD: CRAVINGS Restaurant

Like New York City, the city of Los Angeles offers plentiful dining options to please the diverse locals and tourists.   From casual to high end, local to international, there’s something for everyone in the city of angels.  Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood make for a bountiful abundance of restaurants, buxom beauties with bodacious baubles, [...]

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Celebrating National PASTA MONTH @ CRAIG’S, West Hollywood – October’s Restaurant Of The Month

October is National Pasta Month, and during my visit to Los Angeles last week, I was headed to one of my favorite classic Italian restaurants DAN TANA’S for dinner, but when we got stalled at valet, my dining companion suggested going to the newer, more hip, and celebrity-heavy Dan Tana counterpart – CRAIGS, the Italian restaurant [...]

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Restaurant of the Month: CELEBRATE @ Daniel Boulud’s DANIEL, NYC

Tuesday’s post on the opening of Daniel Boulud‘s new Bar Boulud in Boston made me want to have my own celebration for the highly respected french chef who has cooked for everyone including celebrities, the first family, royalty and worldwide high-society. To celebrate my 34th birthday last month, I treated myself to dinner at DANIEL, Boulud’s twenty-year-old signature [...]

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BAR BOULUD Opens In BOSTON!!!

The award-winning Mandarin Oriental, Bostonand Chef Daniel Boulud have partnered to open Bar Boulud, Boston. The French-inspired bistro and wine bar is Chef Boulud’s first restaurant in Boston, and second partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. The restaurant follows the successful format of Bar Boulud, New York, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and Chef Daniel Boulud’s first UK restaurant, [...]

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What NOT To Do At A Restaurant!

A few weeks ago BON APPETIT Magazine ran a fun article on what NOT to do next time you’re dining out at a restaurant.  Written by Rochelle Bilow, great tips about babies, ordering, communication, and reservations will help make your next restaurant visit easier for you and the establishment itself!  Check out the original article here or [...]

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NAOMI CAMPBELL Lets Them EAT CAKE @ BADGLEY MISCHKA!

Today is the last day of Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, and I couldn’t be happier…  I have worn myself thin running around with clients to shows, parties and events, and am looking forward to this weekend to kick my feet up and finally get to relax a bit.  But before NYFW is officially [...]

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What’s Happening To AMERICAN AIRLINES?? Industry Leader Scaling Back On IN-FLIGHT SERVICE???

By now, we have all become too familiar with the beleaguered tales of the struggling airline industry.  If it’s not a story on the Today Show, chances are you have experienced it yourself – the charges for checked baggage, menacing security, cramped seating, high-priced snacks, and flights disappearing!  Amidst the fleeting competition, my beloved AMERICAN [...]

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