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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The Daily Dish: The MANDARIN ORIENTAL’S BENTO BOX

I stopped by the ultra swanky MANDARIN ORIENTAL Hotel in New York City the other night for a quick drink and some tapas.  The hotel’s 35th floor lobby features breathtaking views of the city and Central Park.  Stop by in the daytime, and it’s not uncommon to spot Quincy Jones, Star Jones or Kevin Liles […]

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Breakfast With Santa CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH with Vivica Fox, Nia Long & Garcelle Beauvais

I went to Miami a couple of weekends ago for Haitian charity Breakfast with Santa‘s annual Catwalk for Charity to attend and work the event with Coleman Entertainment Group clients and friends, actresses, VIVICA FOX, NIA LONG, and GARCELLE BEAUVAIS. The exclusive fashion show and brunch took place at the esteemed Mandarin Oriental Hotel in […]

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SHE CRAB SOUP & TANDOORI CHICKEN at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami

I may have previously raved about the other room service dishes I had while at the Mandarin Oriental in Miami this past weekend, but my dinner the other night was hardly what I expected.  While the she-crab soup was outstanding, the chicken tandoori was hardly sufficient to be a $70 meal! The soup had lumps […]

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A Club Sandwich at The Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Growing up when my mom would treat us to Saturday lunches at a Chadwicks or Houlihan’s, I thought the a club sandwich was the ultimate in mid-day dining!  I found the traditional double decker sandwich to be filling and grand!  Nowadays I’m not so forgiving to this carb heavy meal, but the other day, while […]

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Room Service Breakfast at the MANDARIN ORIENTAL, Miami

I have stayed at Mandarin Oriental Hotels all over the world – in New York, Malaysia and now Miami!  If I had to list my favorite hotel chains, the Mandarin would certainly be at the top along with the Ritz Carlton and ANY of the Leading Hotels of the World.  Mandarin Oriental are Asian-themed hotels […]

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NIA LONG’S Poolside Roti, Miami

There is nothing like sunbathing poolside while swigging on a drink and taking in some bites with friends at a luxurious location!  Such was the case on Saturday afternoon at the swanky MANDARIN ORIENTAL Miami with my good friend, actress Nia Long!  With her adorable 7-month-old son Kez in tow, Nia, who’s best known for such […]

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Throwback Thursday – MY FAVORITE SANDWICH EVER at The Mandarin Oriental, NYC!!!

This month I am officially starting THROWBACK THURSDAYS! Every Thursday I will re-post a previous post or picture from something I have showcased in the past or just post a photo or something that takes me back in time!  Throwback Thursdays will celebrate past moments, food dishes, or recipes from the past!  I couldn’t think […]

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