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

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 respects the world’s food supply as a valuable global resource. It’s better for the planet in countless ways (and it’s cost-effective, too). But this eco-friendly… Continue Reading 4 Simple Ways to Cut Back On Food Waste, According To A Zero-Waste Chef

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

By Lizbeth Scordo 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. Wedged between the bottles lies an unassuming glass case filled with something perhaps even more tempting: a mouthwatering selection of artisan cheeses.… Continue Reading How To Craft The Perfect Cheese Plate, According to Eric the Cheese Guy

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Blackbook Exclusive: Savory Summer Recipes from Santa Monica’s FIG Restaurant

Blackbook Exclusive: Savory Summer Recipes from Santa Monica’s FIG Restaurant By Alissa Fitzgerald, BlackBook Summer has almost sprung in the east but, of course, it’s perpetually sunny and bright on the California Coast. And soaking up as much of that sun as possible is FIG, in the plush Fairmont Miramar hotel in Santa Monica. Known… Continue Reading Blackbook Exclusive: Savory Summer Recipes from Santa Monica’s FIG Restaurant

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5 Industry Insiders Share Their Sizzling Entertaining Tips at the 12th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

As a foodie, one of my favorite annual festivals on the Monterey Peninsula is Pebble Beach Food & Wine. From live cooking demos and grand tastings with celebrity chefs to 250 of the world’s best wineries and spirits’ brands, to call this mega-fest anything but decadent would be an understatement. In addition to attending the… Continue Reading 5 Industry Insiders Share Their Sizzling Entertaining Tips at the 12th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

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Staple LA Spot Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With $20.09 Steaks and Lobster

By Farley Elliott, Eater LA Ten years young It’s the ten year anniversary of Fig in Santa Monica, and to celebrate the restaurant inside the Fairmont Miramar is doing some serious throwback pricing. On Saturday night only Fig, once home to chefs like Ray Garcia and Yousef Ghalaini and now home to chef Jason Prendergast,… Continue Reading Staple LA Spot Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary With $20.09 Steaks and Lobster

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