Sweet September

Saturday, September 01, 2007
By Abbey Khan
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  • It may be September, but the taste of sweet summer still lives on. New head chef Michael Compean of Eight-18 Tapas Wine Bar Lounge in Toluca Lake, California is getting rave reviews for his CANNELLE DE BORDEAUX from his celebrity guests. Here’s the recipe so you can have fans of your own. INGREDIENTS 3 1/4 […]



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    Coffee Chic

    By Abbey Khan
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  • Say goodbye to dull and boring cardboard sleeves and hello to Cupcoat. These fashionable sleeves dress up your favorite coffee drink and because they’re reusable, they’re environmentally friendly. Best of all, one size fits all. CupCouture.com, $12



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    Salad Getaway

    Wednesday, August 01, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
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  • Too hot to cook, then enjoy this delicious summer salad treat by Executive Chef Robbie Lewis of Bacar restaurant in San Francisco. Nectarine, Prosciutto, and Belgian Endive Salad With Honey-Thyme Vinagrette INGREDIENTS: 7 ripe nectarines 6 ounces sliced prosciutto 6 heads Belgian endive, stems removed and discarded 1 bunch arugula, de-stemmed and washed 8 mint […]



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    Sweet Sensation

    By Abbey Khan
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  • The Beckham’s aren’t the only ones hitting the U.S. Côte d’Or chocolate makes its American debut straight from Belgium. A favorite of the Europeans for over 100 years, no doubt this side of the Atlantic will fall in love too! Eat it alone or have it with coffee or fine wine, your choice. Sold at […]



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    Summer Martini Mixers

    Thursday, July 05, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
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  • Whether you’re hanging out with the girls or having a romantic evening, sommelier Peter Greerty of Bong Su Restaurant & Lounge in San Francisco shares two martini recipes that are sure to set the mood. EVAN’S ROSE MARTINI 4 to 5 oz of coarsely chopped cucumber, which has been seeded and diced 1 ¾ oz […]



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    A Taste of Vanity

    By Abbey Khan
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  • Freshen up and touch up your makeup with Little i Personality Series Mirror Mints! These fashionable hot pink tins slide open revealing a handy mirror and tasty sugar free mints that’ll keep you in check all day and night. Choose a tin that matches your mood – Spoiled Rotten, Hottie, Flirt, Cute or High Maintenance. […]



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    Sushi For Summer

    Friday, June 01, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
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  • Want to fit into your swimsuit, eat some sushi. It’s low in calories, cholesterol and saturated fat, and rich in minerals, omega 3 fatty acids, and vitamins – making it a healthy eat for lunch or dinner. Koji Matsuzaki, Head Sushi Chef at the famous Hokusai restaurant in Beverly Hills, California shares his favorite recipe […]



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    Shop Smart

    By Abbey Khan
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  • Next time, go food shopping with a Lyla Blu reusable grocery bag. You’ll not only save trees, but profits from each sale are donated to the children’s environmental group, The Green Ambassadors. The bags come in two styles and even have hangtags explaining some of the issues facing the environment today. gethipgetgreen.com, $5.



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    Mexican Tacos for Cinco de Mayo

    Friday, May 04, 2007
    By Abbey Khan
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  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this authentic Mexican taco recipe. It only takes 15 minutes to make, but it’ll look so good that your friends will think you’ve been slaving away in the kitchen. INGREDIENTS – 6 eggs – 1/4 cup milk – 1/2 teaspoon pepper – 1/2 teaspoon salt – 1 cup shredded Monterey […]



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    On the Radar

    By Abbey Khan
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