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Raising the Bar

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Raising the Bar

This critical f&b moneymaker requires a cocktail of skills and ambience

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L’Appart: A Hidden Gem Inside a NYC Food Hall

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L’Appart:  A Hidden Gem Inside a NYC Food Hall

Chef Nicolas Abello creates an intimate dining experience inside this Michelin starred restaurant in Le District in Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan.

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Top Holiday Lights Displays and Celebrations Across America

De-stress and enjoy holiday cheer together at these amazing displays.

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Top Holiday Lights Displays and Celebrations Across America

We love the holiday season, when cheery lights, Christmas decorations, menorahs, colorfully wrapped presents and the most imaginative retail displays illuminate downtowns around the world. Our gift to you is this roundup of the top holiday displays across America so you can plan a day out or a fun weekend, away from the stress. Share your finds and photos with us, using the tag #starrylights. Cheerio!

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Russian Tea at the Heathman Hotel

Vitaly Paley celebrates his heritage

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Russian Tea at the Heathman Hotel

Instead of a traditional English tea, the Heathman Hotel in Portland offers a Russian tea. The spectacular service complete with samovars was dreamed up by chef Vitaly Paley to celebrate his heritage.

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111 Ideas for Menu Inovation

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111 Ideas for Menu Inovation

Ingredients, flavors, foods, beverages–all the best ideas from chefs and restaurants from around the country.

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Sweet Memories with Batard Pastry Chef Julie Elkind

Pastry chef's sweet memories

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Sweet Memories with Batard Pastry Chef Julie Elkind

Guide.MichelinUS.com In New York City Batard Pastry chef Julie Elkind uses dessert plates as a canvas to paint her past. The deconstructed Blueberry cobbler recalls a hilarious pie explosion with her beloved grandmother

 

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How NYC’s Financial District Became America’s Most Alluring Restaurant Market

NYC's FiDi dynamic food town

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How NYC’s Financial District Became America’s Most Alluring Restaurant Market

New York City’s Financial District, FiDi, emerges as the most dynamic food town in the country with more marquee chefs than Las Vegas. An influx of new residents and creative businesses has fueled an influx of restaurants and markets such as Eataly and Le District.

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Doner: From Berlin to Brooklyn

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Doner: From Berlin to Brooklyn

The Daily Meal. Berlin’s iconic street food is winning fans in Brooklyn food halls. This addictive sandwich will keep you coming back for more.

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Dominique Crenn: San Francisco Chef Leads the Way

Poetry on a Plate

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Dominique Crenn: San Francisco Chef Leads the Way

Guide.Michelin.Com/US In San Francisco, Chef Dominique Crenn puts poetry on a plate and is an inspiration to women chefs and entrepreneurs everywhere.

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Switzerland’s Peak Experiences

Time Travel from the Alps to World-Class Cities

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Switzerland’s Peak Experiences

Switzerland in summer is a sensual overload: cool mountain breezes and deep blue lakes, blisteringly hot cobblestone lanes and chilled ice cream treats. Travelers who want to understand why affluent Europeans have vacationed here for generations must…

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