Latest News

Tag Archives: vacation

Fox Restaurant Concepts Curating Culinary Devotees Across U.S.

Courtesy of Fox Restaurant Concepts

::: How two of its highly popular eateries—Olive & Ivy and The Henry—will continue to surpass expectations in the Arizona market and beyond ::: According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2017 State of the Industry report, the United States boasts more than one million restaurant locations employing as many as 14.7 million staffers. In a seemingly saturated industry that’s rife ... Read More »

Mezé Greek Fusion Flying High in Downtown San Diego

Courtesy of TheLuxeList.com

Just a few short years ago, GBOD Hospitality, helmed by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi, debuted Mezé Greek Fusion in the heart of downtown San Diego. Unlike any other restaurant concepts in the region, this eatery brought a fabulous new flare to the city’s famed Gaslamp Quarter by pairing contemporary Greek fare with modern, industrial-chic architecture and interior design. Through ... Read More »

Easy Ways to Improve Your Summer (and Beyond)

Courtesy VOXX International Corporation

With summer temperatures lingering on the high end of the spectrum, many are still out and about enjoying the longer days and extra leisure time. Of course, during the summer our desire for gadgets and gear that eases our travels, enhances our self-care regime, and just makes life more enjoyable is always in high demand. With that in mind, I’ve ... Read More »

STK Sizzles in San Diego’s Gaslamp District

Courtesy of The One Group

Americans are hungry. How hungry? According to Progressive Grocer, total supermarket sales for 2017 neared a staggering $685 billion. Beyond these homeward bound provisions, dining enthusiasts are also doing their part to feed the gastro-economy. This amid a National Restaurant Association (NRA) report that, for 2017 alone, revenue for the restaurant industry was projected to reach $799 billion (notably representing a ... Read More »

New Book Tackles Unfortunate Truth: America Unhappier Than Ever Despite Record-Breaking Economic Growth (Study)

Courtesy of www.8waystohappiness.com

::: New book examines why Americans are so unhappy and outlines 8 proven strategies to become happy 88% of the time :::   Despite achieving 4% GDP growth, America has fallen to 18th in the World Happiness Report’s annual ranking of more than 150 countries—an index based on variables including social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence ... Read More »

William Henry ‘Embrace’ Collection Offers Awe-Inspiring Groom’s Gifts

Courtesy of William Henry

When considering what to get a budding bride, the options are seemingly endless. However, buying a memorable and meaningful gift for the would-be groom—and also the wedding party of the male persuasion—can prove far more challenging. Luckily there’s William Henry, an American luxury brand for men that crafts unique artisan collections that include jewelry, writing instruments, money clips and award-winning ... Read More »

17 Savvy Summer Solutions

Courtesy of www.TheSuitcaseLifeStore.com

Summer is here so it’s time to get out there and enjoy the hot weather (in some cool summer styles, of course)—and also use some of the extra down time to redecorate, boost your self-care regime, connect with friends and family over fab food, and ensure all is clean and spiffy on the homefront. Here are a few finds that ... Read More »

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Maintains Stronghold as Region’s Leading Luxe All-Inclusive

Courtesy of Velas Resorts

Today’s luxury all-inclusive resort industry has no shortage of options, with an increasing number of high-end properties around the globe getting in the game.  The all-inclusive model, which reportedly originated in the French Club Med resorts in 1950, is now more popular than ever—even among persnickety jet setters for whom an ordinary retreat just won’t do. In fact, a Hotel-Online ... Read More »

Rule Breaker Snacks Rebel Against Conventional Treats

Courtesy Rule Breaker Snacks

Ah, the chickpea. We love it in salads, stews, as hummus dip and more. But who knew this beloved legume, also known as the garbanzo bean, is versatile enough to bake sweet treats with? This is a surprising truth proven positive by the ambitious and skilled folks at Rule Breaker Snacks—a company that’s turned the chickpea into decadent brownies and ... Read More »