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LA’s Best Food and Wine Tours

LA’s Best Food and Wine Tours

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In recent years, Los Angeles has experienced a full-blown culinary renaissance, making it a perfect destination for foodies to indulge their epicurean interests. From multi-course tasting menus at Michelin-star restaurants to two-dollar tacos from a truck, there’s no shortage of options for amazing meals everywhere you turn.

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Telling a Culinary Story Through the Art of Food Photography

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Here’s an inside look at what goes into a culinary shoot with a top food photography team, from the props to the food to the shot itself.

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New at the Fairmont Miramar, Dogtown Coffee Honors the Z-Boys’ Skateboard and Surf Culture

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By Robert Spuhler The spirit of Southern California’s surfing and skating culture can be seen across every inch of Dogtown Coffee, from photos and murals that line the walls to the…

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Father’s Office: The Birth of LA’s Burger

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By Robert Spuhler Inside a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it storefront along a busy stretch of Montana Avenue, just over a mile away from the Fairmont Miramar, Sang Yoon became one of the most…

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FIG Named One of LA’s Top Brunch Spots

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From the innovative, locally driven menu to the chic greenhouse-inspired setting, brunch at FIG restaurant is a can’t-miss culinary experience in Santa Monica — and Thrillist has taken note. They’ve included FIG in their top picks for the best brunch…

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Mastering the Art of the Perfect Summer Cocktail

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By Robert Spuhler You’re by the pool, or on the patio, or even just by an open window at a bar. It’s summer, it’s sunny all the way through happy…

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A Chef’s Trip to the Santa Monica Farmers Market

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By Lizbeth Scordo There are plenty of reasons why the menu at FIG Restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar is overflowing with seasonal, farm-fresh, and deliciously obscure ingredients. To start, the…

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How To Use The Season’s Best Ingredients This Spring, According to Chef Prendergast

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Spring is in the air and in the garden. From crisp snap peas to fragrant herbs, this time of year brings along with it a vibrant array of ingredients to put to good use in the kitchen.…

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4 Simple Ways to Cut Back On Food Waste, According To A Zero-Waste Chef

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By Lizbeth Scordo Food waste has become an undeniably buzzy concept, and with good reason: Cutting back on tossed-out food reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions, frees up landfill space, and…

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How To Craft The Perfect Cheese Plate, According to Eric the Cheese Guy

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Sidle up to the pewter bar inside the bustling FIG Restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar, and you’ll find more than just a creative selection of cocktails and wine being served.…

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