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How To Add Fascination To Your Summer: 4 Travel-Inspired New Books

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How To Add Fascination To Your Summer: 4 Travel-Inspired New Books

Forbes article: Lively words and lovely photographs to inspire wanderlust.

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Dessert Wine: Why You Should Love It and Your Guests Will Too

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Dessert Wine: Why You Should Love It and Your Guests Will Too

Sommeliers talk about the challenges and joys of offering dessert wines. It’s often an education and here’s a 101 on fortified, noble rot and dried grape wines

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IACP at 40 Gets Credit for Connections and Careers

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IACP at 40 Gets Credit for Connections and Careers

Once upon a time NOT long, long ago teaching cooking was one of the few career options open to women and it wasn’t even seriously regarded as a profession.

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Lauded Chicago chef Carrie Nahabedian Starts a New Chapter

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Lauded Chicago chef Carrie Nahabedian Starts a New Chapter

Never one to stop growing Carrie Nahabedian is closing her wildly popular Naha restaurant, moving to a new location and launching a new concept. Read her thoughts on keeping a restaurant fresh, women in the industry, French food and more.

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Dominique Crenn’s Bar Crenn is France by the Bay

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Dominique Crenn’s Bar Crenn is France by the Bay

Acclaimed San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn is showcasing the French classics from recipes provided by a stellar group of her compatriots at Bar Crenn.

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Spotlight on White

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Spotlight on White

White wine is having its moment in a world of increased interest in international cuisines as well as vegetable driven dishes.

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Tennis As a Passport To Cuba

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Tennis As a Passport To Cuba

I have long wanted to visit Cuba, but that became somewhat more difficult after the Trump administration tightened the restrictions on travelers from the U.S. Nevertheless, it remains possible to do so provided your travel meets one of a dozen categories, among them “support for the Cuban people.” As a journalist who covers tennis vacations–and an avid player–I generally pack a racquet in my carry-on luggage, so I was thrilled to discover that one way to support the Cuban people was to help the national tennis team by donating balls, string, racquets, unused tennis clothing–items I had lying around the apartment but that are difficult or expensive for them to obtain. Best of all we got to meet and hit with some of the very players and coaches we were helping out. My love of tennis–and tennis players–became my passport to Cuba.

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Michael Mina Gets Grilling

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Michael Mina Gets Grilling

Michael Mina just opened International Smoke restaurant in San Francisco.  Global grilling is the theme.

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Raise Your Glass

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Raise Your Glass

The hospitality industry rallied around California’s wine industry after the devastating fires.

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Eating Portland

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Eating Portland

This vibrant Northwest city has one of the most vibrant food scenes in the country.

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