Cocktails. Delivered. Geni...

Usually, we do not feature press releases, but this was so cleaver, I wanted to share. Happy Hour Delivered to Your Doorstep! Cocktail Courier, Chicago’s First Premier Cocktail Delivery Service, Launches in Chicago Cocktail Courier is excited to announce its premium online cocktail delivery service is now available in Chicago following a successful launch in New York City in 2014. Founded by beverage...

Chicken Noodle Soup with G...

This soup is easy and comes courtesy of Bigelow Tea. Chicken Noodle Soup with Ginger Ingredients: 2 cups hot water 3 Bigelow® Ginger Snappish Tea Bags* 1 cooked, skinless, boneless chicken breast (approx. ½ pound) 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced (½ cup) ½ cup dried fine egg noodles 1 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper ⅓ cup fresh parsley,...

Beer Fest, La Cruz, Mexico

The  Black Forest Beer Festival held in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, was a delightful and delectable success La Cruz is a small, tranquil, old fishing village, north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This picturesque and safe harbor features an excellent marina for boaters on the Bay of Banderas. Over a hundred neighbors, locals, visitors, and cruisers enjoyed an international beer tasting and  authentic German...

Keeping Your Currency Stra...

To start off, if you are new to foreign travel, the best place to change money is at an ATM machine in the country where you are traveling. But saying that, they are not always readily available, so I pay the extra fee and use the money exchange at the airport to change $100. That is generally enough to get me where I am going to where I can readily change currency. Check out the countries you are...

Experience the World with ...

By Jenny Hahn There are many reasons to travel. Some of us love a good adventure. Others will be looking to dive into various cultures and try to experience the way other fellow Earthlings live. For some of us, it’s all about sightseeing and a regular dose of eye candy, while others will approach their travels as a path to self discovery. I could go on listing reasons to travel, but let’s just cut to the...

Team USA makes history at ...

  Since Sherrie Wilkolaski and I representing Luxe Beat Magazine were both at Bocuse d’Or with French Master Chef Herve Laurent from SCARTS, we were excited to see Team USA win the Silver. Both my husband Norm and I support Ment’or and this made it extra special. We encourage more or you to check  out Ment’or for the 2017 team. This was a huge accomplishment and says so much for our chefs. View this email...

Organic, gluten-free vanil...

TY MAKING THIS AT HOME! OCEAN Organic Vodka tVanilla Extract You can make your own organic, gluten-free vanilla extract at home with OCEAN Organic Vodka! One of our OCEAN fans, Mia Nomoto, sent us this easy recipe.Take 8 whole organic vanilla beans and split them in half lengthwise (leaving the two ends intact).  Place vanilla beans into the bottle of vodka for 6 months.  Shake it occasionally and leave...

Call for entries for Ocean...

For more information and a full list of rules and regulations please visit the submissions page on our website. SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED January 20 12:01 am to February 28 at 11:59 pm HST (2015).  SUBMIT ONLINE HERE.    Maralyn D. Hill, The Epicurean Explorer Executive Editor, Luxe Beat Magazine    Digital Edition now online at http://luxebeatmag.com/magazine/ Member: International Food Wine & Travel Writers...

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake...

At Biltmore, our pastry chefs are always creating new recipes to tempt the taste buds, from elegant tarts to decadent tortes and classic rolled cakes. For a festive finish to a holiday meal – or a truly special hostess gift that will guarantee you receive an invitation next year – try your hand at this extraordinary holiday dessert. Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake Serves 6, Preparation Time: 45 minutes...

February Yalta—Defeat Snat...

    When I read and study about tragic events of history, some make me angry, even enraged, while others make me just sad—plain old sad. The Yalta Conference in February, 1945 is one of my latter reactions. This conference took place in a Crimea resort in early 1945, between the three great powers aligned against Nazi Germany and Japan—Franklin Roosevelt, U.S. President, Winston Churchill, Premier of the...
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