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The Plaza Athénée Paris: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

What can I say? It was a revelation. Like the opening of a hit play on Broadway. BRAVO! All the grande pompe of its iconic facade and bright, brilliantly RED awnings hang like masts blowing in the wind.

La Bastide de Moustiers Provence: LuxEcoLiving's Best Gastronomic Inns in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 07.02.2015 | Taste
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World LuxEcoLiving "If I can't have too many truffles, I'll do without...

L'Hostellerie de l'Abbaye de la Celle:LuxEcoLiving's Best Gastronomic Inns in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 06.26.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

Call them the seedlings of Ducasse; chefs who impart their own culinary abilities, sensibly designed and orchestrated under enormous pressure, almost a self-affliction leading to perfectionism. What else could merit his praise?

Faithful Shopper -- More for Mom

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Flowers, chocolates, perfume -- it's what most of us give the moms in our lives on Mother's Day. But why be conventional? After all, moms have many lives -- they work, they travel, they lead. Get a gift for the woman she is besides a mom.

Astronauts Get To Eat Seriously Gourmet Food In Space

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.29.2015 | Taste

French chef Alain Ducasse knows a lot about stars. He's become famous around the world for opening restaurants from Monaco to Hong Kong that have been...

Le Meurice Paris is # 1: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World Series

LuxEco Living | Posted 04.15.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World What a dream! We spent our Midnight in Paris and every waking hour...

Roasting Wisdom From the Culinary Superstars Behind Rôtisserie Georgette

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.15.2015 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

She longed to create the warmth of those beloved comforting rotisseries and merge her adult and childhood worlds.

Bread Is Not Your Enemy

Gitanjali Roche | Posted 12.03.2014 | Taste
Gitanjali Roche

He's so passionate about eating good bread that he even brings his own flour on vacation.

A Great Chef, a Better Man

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste
Marcus Samuelsson

Charlie Trotter was the consummate chef. As a role model, mentor and great friend to so many of us chefs around the world, he will never be replaced. And for those of us lucky enough to eat at his tables, let's forever consider ourselves grateful.

A Glamorous Stay In Monte Carlo

Jill Fergus | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Jill Fergus

I sat at a roulette table and made a few bets alongside a Saudi man betting astronomical sums and some attractive Brazilians.

True Love of Blood Sausage

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 12.24.2012 | Taste
Karine Bakhoum

My first experience with blood sausage was something between the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Oliver Twist.

World's Best Casino Dining

Food & Wine | Posted 12.04.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

From Las Vegas to Monte Carlo and Singapore, phenomenal chefs have opened restaurants in casinos around the world. Here are Food & Wine's best picks for casino dining.

What's the World's Weirdest Ice Cream Flavor?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.01.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Ice cream is a blank slate. Like its old pal cake, ice cream is fine plain but can be adapted endlessly with every flavor and texture you can think of... and some you can't.

Two Great Chefs, Puck & Ducasse, Prepare One Great Dinner at Hotel Bel-Air!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Spago Chef Wolfgang Puck called me the morning after he catered the dinner at George Clooney's house for President Obama, and he was kind enough to detail the menu for that special evening.

Metro D.C. Residents, Who are We Anyway?

Hulya Aksu | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Hulya Aksu

What does it mean to be a resident of the Metropolitan D.C. region? What defines us as a people and a culture?

WATCH: Alain Ducasse's Bizarrely Beautiful Holiday Gift List

Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

With two dozen upscale French restaurants to his name, we'd expect Alain Ducasse to have exquisite, and expensive, taste (After all, at one of his for...

Joe Satran

The Rise Of The Emperor-Chefs | Joe Satran | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

In September 1991, chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Todd English looked unstoppable. English had just been named the James Beard Rising Chef of the...

Parenting By Way of Paris: One Mom's Journey From Poop Patrol to Hotel Plaza Athenee

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Parents
Amy Tara Koch

So, what do you do with young children in the City of Light? One of my goals of the trip was to inspire wee Francophiles. Thus, I found activities that catered to their interests and attention spans.

Crazy Stuff We Did During Summer Vacation

Fathom | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel

These tales of adventure instantly transport us from our cubicle to the age of exploration.

Everybody Sleeps Where? In Paris, For Luxury, Hotel Plaza Athenee

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

I believe that Paris has the most luxurious hotels, restaurants, shops and homes anywhere. I am going to take you on a journey to some of the most lavish and fabulous hotels, restaurants, shops and homes.

Alain Ducasse To Go Local For Monaco Royal Wedding Menu

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 08.09.2011 | Home

PARIS -- With three triple-star Michelin restaurants and more than 20 other temples of haute gastronomy scattered around the globe, celebrity chef Ala...

The Six Best Dishes From Saborea, Puerto Rico's Annual Culinary Festival

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

2011-04-07-choppull.gifWith countless tastings and constant consumption, I offer a list of the best dishes I tried at Saborea.

Meatless Monday: Food Festival

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Until that magical day when plant-based food and poetry bump out pork and parties, meatless meals that preserve the planet and inspire art are still worth celebrating.

Alain Ducasse Fights Poverty, Needs A Vacation

The Feast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In what was certainly the most cerebral discussion at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, legendary French chef Alain Ducasse......

Steel Tycoon Plans $6 Million French Birthday Bash

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Michelin-starred dinner buffet by acclaimed chef Alain Ducasse. Top-notch live entertainment, courtesy of Christina Aguilera and Cirque du Soleil. A...