Mammoth snow season opening this week with new luxury accommodations

A big winter kick off

Mammoth‘s slopes are finally ready for the season. They’re celebrating with a Big Winter Kick Off starting Thursday with events going through Sunday.

Tallus, a new five-star, gated, private collection of 4 and 5 bedroom luxury homes with a private clubhouse, onsite staff, concierge services, and complimentary shuttles to various spots is now available for rent. For reservations, call 800-568-9976.

TV

Insights on Bourdain’s new show ‘The Layover’

A push towards utility

If you’re expecting The Layover to be a compressed version of No Reservations, you are mistaken. Anthony Bourdain’s has a completely different game plan for the show that airs November 21 at 9 PM ET/PT on the Travel Channel. Read More

Free ‘Veterans Day’ lunch for active duty and veterans at Lucca in Irvine

“There are no strings attached." Cathy Pavlos, Executive Chef and Co-Owner

Reservations strongly recommended! Lucca Cafe in Irvine, from 11 AM – 2 PM on November 11, active or former military members can order any lunch plate and soft drink or coffee as guests of Co-Owners Chef Cathy and Elliott Pavlos. Guests may call (949) 725-1773. Read More

Lentil du Puy from chef David Féau of The Royce

Here is a special recipe and one of the most popular dishes at The Royce from chef David Féau at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA.
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Whataburger adds healthy items to their menu

Whataburger first started as a roadside burger stand in Corpus Christi, TX

San Antonio, TX based fast food chain, Whataburger is adding healthier options to their menu, available at all 729 restaurants. Items include apple slices with the kid’s meal, whole-grain wheat bun substitutions on any Whataburger, Whatacatch, Whatachick’n or Breakfast on a Bun sandwiches, a 90 calorie salad and a new grilled chicken sandwich.

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