Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Tea

Enjoy the Calming Effects of Tea

Food & Beverage

It’s an ancient Chinese legend. The very first “cuppa” came about in 2737 B.C., when a leaf from an overhanging tea shrub drifted into a Chinese emperor’s pot. The English began sipping in earnest in the 17th century, and by the 1840s, no British afternoon was complete (in society’s upper echelons, especially) without a steaming…

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Marina del Rey Offers Laidback Waterfront Meetings

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Claim to Fame: Laid-back waterfront vibe Minutes from LAX yet light years from cubicle world, Marina del Rey specializes in unique meeting venues—private yachts, dockside event space, private waterside terraces— for on-the-water team-building and waterfront meeting and dining. Splash Get your group truly up-close-and-personal with the azure Pacific by diving into activities that range from…

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Pasadena: Where Charm Meets Culture and Innovation

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Claim to Fame: Charm meets culture and innovation It’s got the winning Trifecta of pedestrian-friendly, smalltown charm, and big-city art and culture, and is a serious technology hub. Great restaurants, shopping and nature are all close at hand. And then there’s that Rose Bowl thing. Convene The state-of-the-art Pasadena Convention Center has a 55,000-square-foot exhibit…

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Lake Tahoe Accommodates Dining Supply and Demand

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Photo of Hard Rock Cafe, Lake Tahoe An hour away at Lake Tahoe, Paul Voss, director of catering and convention services for Caesars Entertainment Corporation, which owns Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino and purchased Harveys Resort and Casino in 2001 to operate the two adjoining South Shore properties as one entity, credits the types…

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Reno’s Foodie Takeover

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Photo of Shore Room Restaurant at Renaissance Reno Downtown The foodie takeover is not isolated to Vegas. In Reno, fine dining is a growing part of the attraction for tourists and groups with local celebrity chefs building on their experience in the hotels to expand dining choices. The heart of Reno’s casino district is being reimagined….

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Nevada’s Culinary Celebrations

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Food and wine festivals regularly spill out into the streets of Las Vegas. Almost 15,000 people attended beer, wine or whisky festivals last year. Including Vegas Uncork’d, which brought 6,000 people to The Park, The Cromwell or The Cosmopolitan for celebrity meals prepared by the likes of Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay and Scott Conant….

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Foodie Favorites for Day and Night in Nevada

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Lunch Mark Estee’s Chez Louie at Nevada Museum of Art While digesting the architectural and cultural offerings of the magnificent space in downtown Reno, nourish the body with sole meuniere or baked phyllo Napoleon (open for early bird dinners on Thursday nights). Milos Las Vegas at The Cosmopolitan Professional foodie Jim Begely calls the pre-fixe…

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