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Top 5 Most Eco-Friendly Restaurants In America

Wouldn’t you enjoy your food more knowing that it was prepared without harming the planet? The food industry relies heavily on the planet’s resources, (then again, what industry doesn’t?). That said, let us congratulate the following restaurants for committing to sustainable practices while providing such scrumptious results. Below are the top 5 most eco-friendly restaurants in the US, as named by healthyplanet.glam.com.Akasha Restaurant, Los AngelesFormer caterer-to-the-stars Akasha Richmond di…

Cocktail for Your Oscar Night

Cocktail for Your Oscar Night

The Annual Academy Awards is not just an event to honor the best members of the film industry. It’s also a time of tension and nerves, especially for nominees. And what better way to calm ones nerves than an ice-cold glass of cocktail. It is also a night to celebrate and of course, to party. And what would any party be without celebratory drinks? Experience what they had to drink at the Awards Ceremony. Create own Oscars Cocktail by following these simple cocktail recipes. The Red Carpet FizzMix…

Stars Favorite Cakes for Less

Stars Favorite Cakes for Less

You’d think stars don’t eat anything, much less sweets judging by their figure – most of them at least. But it turns out, a lot of celebrities have a sweet tooth. And what do they go for when they’re craving kicks in? Cakes! Their favorite? Sweet Lady Jane’s cakes. Celebs like J.Lo, Madonna and Kanye West get their Red Velvet and Triple Berry Shortcake fill at Sweet Lady Jane. Sweet Lady Jane’s cakes are available in various flavors, based on groups: Yellow Cakes, Chocolate Cakes, Special Order…

Wolfgang Puck Oscar Menu

Wolfgang Puck Oscar Menu

The Annual Academy Awards has been catered by World-renowned Chef Wolfgang Puck for goodness knows how long. And as you can tell, world-renowned chef + world-famous celebrities = a huge fortune. According to luxaholics.com, at the Governor’s Ball, the official party of the 81st Oscar Awards, the attendees dined on :12 Gallons of Crème Fraiche25 Gallons of Cocktail Sauce1,200 Oysters1,200 pounds of Maine Lobster4,000 Mini Chocolate Oscars7,200 Individual Shrimp Check out the Menu for the Governor…

Celeb Hangouts Without The Costs

Celeb Hangouts Without The Costs

Robert Pattinson (swoon!) has been spotted hanging out with some of his Twilight co-stars at some of fairly swanky hangouts around LA and NYC (and thus, sealing his newly-minted star status). You can party like a totally hot movie-vampire without selling depleting your college fund. Some of the drinks at these places are fairly affordable. The Hall Courtyard Brasserie at Palihouse Holloway(West Hollywood, Ca.)   The Hall Courtyard Brasserie is fairly cozy, but still very elegant. The ambiance is…

Preparing a Wine and Cheese Party

Preparing a Wine and Cheese Party

A wine and cheese party is a simple get-together among close friends and family wherein only wine, cheese, and fruits are served.  The fun part about this is the taste of wine when paired with a certain type of cheese, such as Cabernet Sauvignon with Brie de Meaux.  You can pull off your very own wine and cheese party that you can do either on a bridal or wedding shower, or simply on a special day.  Even if you have no idea about wine or cheese, you can still have your fun wine and cheese party …

Learn About Martini

Learn About Martini

Mixing an excellent martini begins with some basic information about gin, vodka, martini glasses, martini shakers and other bar tools. Vodka or GinThere is no shortage of disagreement as to which mix of ingredients may properly wear the badge of martini. There is also no shortage of disagreement as to which is the best, vodka or gin. Though it’s all a matter of preference, it is important to know some basic information about both.Gin is a white spirit that is flavored. The basis of gin flavoring…