The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, a 218-room hotel in a 21-story Regency-style building on the historic McKinney Avenue in Uptown Dallas opens today. Sumptuous hotel guest rooms and suites have flat-panel HDTV, high-speed and wireless Internet, in-room safes with built-in laptop rechargers, Frette bed and bath linens, and high-end furnishings. The club level will have private secured [...]
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Since opening in 2002, the chefs at Orlando’s Gaylord Palms Resort have had a “market inspired” philosophy in menu planning. This year, these culinary professionals have taken the philosophy one step further, by committing to supporting local, organic and sustainable farming in an effort to enhance and grow our local economy. To prepare for this [...]
Azul Beach Hotel has introduced several new menus created especially for lovebirds. Couples may choose from specially crafted menus such as LOVE, MAGIC NIGHT, and SWEETHEART, which include creations such as braid of Chilean salmon and sea bass inlaid with capers and Cognac foam and served with white wine risotto as a main course, which [...]
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DC Restaurant Week this year takes place from 6th to 12th August 2007. Participating restaurants will offer three-course lunches for $20.07 (signifying the year, not someone with very particularly pricing) or dinners for $30.07 (signifying very little!). Follow this link for a full list of all the participants.
Jumeirah has been granted planning approval for a luxury tower hotel in London’s Southbank area. The Jumeirah Hotel at Beetham Tower will have 261 rooms and suites, restaurants and bars, a ballroom, meeting spaces and a spa, health and leisure facility, and will open in 2011 – crucially in time for the London 2012 Olympics.
The Miami Spice 2007 event is being heralded as “a mouth-watering summer restaurant promotion showcasing the very best of Miami cuisine” and will involve almost 80 of Miami’s top restaurants, each offering 3-course meals for $22 and $35 for lunch and dinner respectively. The promotion runs thoughout August and September, and participating restaurants include GNU [...]
Malmaison - the AA Hotel Group of the Year 2006-7 – is to add yet another hotel to its growing brand. The Malmaison Reading, once a Great Western Railway hotel, includes a “seductive wine bar” serving “dangerously good cocktails”, a brasserie and a café, and is due to open at the end of the [...]
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One of Miami’s hottest luxury hotels – The Tides South Beach – has a new Mediterranean restaurant. La Marea Restaurant features the cuisine of Executive Chef Pietro Rota, formerly of the cosy Italian Il Sole restaurant in West Hollywood. The restaurant’s menu gives particular attention to local produce and seafood.
Last month the Four Seasons Maui completed a $50 million renovation programme that included new furnishings, carpet and wallpaper in all 380 guest rooms and suites, 42″ LG flat screen HD TVs and iHome iPod docking stations with DVD players in all rooms, Braun Tassimo coffee machines in every room, a new steak and seafood [...]
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Remember Dubai’s snowdome? Well, it would appear that Dubaians’ love of ice knows no bounds as the city is now also home to an ice lounge called Chillout. Diners will sit on ice benches or chairs, eat at ice tables, off ice plates of course, and drink from ice glasses served from a bar [...]
By Spring 2008, London will have a new boutique hotel – The Paddington Park. The project from London Town Hotels will see a £4 million development in the heart of London, on the doorstep of Paddington station. The hotel with have 85 rooms with air conditioning, large LCD flat screen TV, in room high speed [...]
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