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Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas—
An Oasis in the Dessert

Saturday, June 30th, 2012
by on Living Around

I’ve been to Las Vegas many times in the last few years, usually staying at one of the large hotel casinos on the strip. On

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The Tea Set—Perk and Fizz in the West Village

Friday, January 28th, 2011
by on Dining Around

Muses live in the West Village, inspiring spaces that seamlessly and beautifully blend concepts that hadn’t met in NYC yet. Find the latest iteration of

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Demystifying Champagne

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
by on Dining Around

How can one celebrate without Champagne?  Let’s bring out the soda pop–it’s just not the same. Champagne is a protected name. Only sparkling wine from

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Buying Wine for Parties at Home

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Serving old-fashioneds at cocktail parties is about as old-fashioned as calling them cocktail parties in the first place. Wine rather than mixed drinks is the

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Le Cirque—Dining at the Best for Less

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
by on Dining Around

By Charlene Giannetti Thank you, Tim Zagat. The creator of the Zagat restaurant reviews, along with noted restaurateur Joe Baum, thought up the idea of

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Bride-Body-to-Be: How to Look Your Best for the Big Day

Sunday, June 6th, 2010
by on Living Around

The big day is fast-approaching! You have spent roughly one year scouting out the location, planning what dress to wear, flowers to carry, food to

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You Can Be the Queen of Hearts

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
by on Dining Around

Valentine’s Day, that day for lovers, looms in just a fortnight, and walking across Central Park last week in the full moonlight made me all

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Woman Around Town: Elizabeth King—A Romantic at Heart

Sunday, February 8th, 2009
by on Dining Around, Woman Around Town

Kings’ Carriage House is the perfect place to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. Even though the restaurant seats 75 people, each room seems cozy

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