Where CELEBRITIES EAT: CARPACCIO, Miami (One of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S Favorites)

While Ocean Drive remains the go-to spot for tourists and new money looking to savor the decadence of Miami, the old schoolers know that if you really want to get a taste of the fabulous lifestyle off the international city, one must venture from the beach. There are a number of other hip locations scattered […]

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What To Order @ FRESCO by SCOTTO, Plus Find Out ONE of WHITNEY HOUSTON’S FAVORITE MEALS!

New York news anchor Rosanna Scotto may be famous to some for reading the city’s biggest headlines, but those in the Manhattan circle recognize the Scotto name as a mainstay to Italian dining in a city revered for its restaurants. Frequented by heavy hitters like NBA commissioner Adam Silver, nearby NBC executives, and a long favorite […]

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Remembering WHITNEY HOUSTON with a Bevy of Stars at Hollywood SPARKLE PREMIERE

Last night’s Sparkle premiere at the legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles was simply magical!  I felt so honored to be in the star-filled room for a Whitney Houston film premiere!  As I walked over the footprints and cemented autographs of Hollywood royalty, including Bette Davis, Will Smith, Joan Crawford and Kevin Spacey, I was as […]

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Sushi, Curry Chicken, the Houstons and the New Whitney Exhibit at the GRAMMY MUSEUM in Los Angeles

Before Rihanna, before Britney Spears and before Beyonce, in fact, before them all, there was Whitney Houston – America’s original Pop Princess.  The essential generational bridge that lies between legends such as Billie Holiday and Diana Ross to today’s biggest stars is undoubtedly one of the best entertainers with the best VOICE EVER.  To anyone […]

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***B&B GIVEAWAY*** Enter to WIN A BROTHER JIMMY’S BBQ Cookbook and ORIGINAL SAUCE!!!

AUGUST is a very special month for me!  On August 26th, I will celebrate my 32nd birthday and this month also marks Burgers & Bourbon’s one year anniversary!  Boy, does time fly!  Whitney Houston’s new single from the upcoming Sparkle film (in theaters August 17th) is called Celebrate!  So I thought we could celebrate each […]

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Tapas at PF CHANGS, Los Angeles

The first time I visited  PF CHANG’S was more than ten years ago.  My driver at the time, had previously driven Whitney Houston on the regular, and he told me stories of how she and Bobby would send him on runs to the Beverly Center locale of the upscale Chinese-chain for their lettuce wrap appetizers!  It […]

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WHITNEY HOUSTON’S FAVORITE TEA!

On February 11th around 5pm EST, I had Whitney Houston on my mind as I shopped in Whole Foods (97th and Columbus, NYC) and picked up, what I knew was, one of her favorite tea beverages – the Prince of Peace Instant Ginger Honey Crystals Tea.  I would arrive home about two hours later to […]

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***Restaurant of the Month*** LANDMARC, NYC

Manhattan does not have traditional malls, and depending on with whom you speak, that can be a blessing or a curse!  I prefer to see it as the former.  With Madison and 5th Avenues, and areas such as Soho, Tribeca and the trendy Meatpacking District, shopping and dining options are abundant in the city just […]

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In Remembrance of WHITNEY HOUSTON

I will not blog this week.  The untimely and sudden death of my muse Whitney Houston has made the last couple of days almost unbearable.  The grief I feel cannot be expressed in words.  My heart is shattered and my soul is drained.  I’m a salad bowl of emotions. Thank you to everyone (from college […]

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