Latest Scoops in Restaurants

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I grew up with a Mexican mom who cooked hearty, authentic dishes from her homeland. With her cooking as my standard, I can be a tough critic when it comes to Mexican restaurants. Many of them — even those run by Mexicans — have adjusted their cooking to cater (quite understandably) to American tastes. But around Santa Monica, there’s one place that has stayed true...

Shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder.

America's hottest art show, Art Basel, hits Miami on December 1. And poised to take center stage is Wynwood Walls — the city's open-air "art park" that showcases the most cutting-edge street art in the country....

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La Masseria in midtown Manhattan.

What is the best restaurant to go to in New York City before the theater?

— lmnjaa 

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

There's no shortage of Brits in New York. And many are reinventing the best of Blighty in the most creative of ways...

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We’ve all seen those dreamy aerial photographs of Indian Ocean atolls — circular or crescent-shaped islands with gorgeous blue lagoons in the middle. Well, guess what? Miami’s got one of those...

Marcos Viñes

By Marcos Viñes of The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
October 17, 2011 | Miami, USA
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Photo: worldredeye.com

I am 45 years old and love to dance. What club would you recommend in which I would not feel like someone’s mom in South Beach?

— nmosch

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Malibu is known for its multi-million-dollar mansions and its star-studded beaches but certainly not its nightlife. For a long time it was hard to recommend a place to my guests who were looking for a cool, casual drink at the end of a sunset drive up the coast. But that all changed...

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Flydime, Flickr

Miami may be the city of salsa, but it’s not the only Latin dance that brings us to our feet. At Tapas y Tintos, one of my favorite night spots, you can get a taste of tango...

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Photo: bloggingthesuburbs.com

Miami isn’t a place you’d expect to find people dressed in dirndls and lederhosen, but I wouldn’t be surprised to spot a few during Oktoberfest...

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Chris Bushnell

As a concierge I'm always being asked about the hottest bars and restaurants in town. And, frankly, it's a full-time occupation just trying to keep track. But whenever a guest asks me to recommend a more classic, old-time experience, I send them to Bix...