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The Smoked Mangonada Margarita, one of the cocktails in 2016's Margarita of the Year contest

 

A Winning Margarita Recipe

Looking for the perfect margarita for your Cinco de Mayo festivities? GAYOT has just the cocktail that will add some kick to any fiesta.


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Tacos at Lotería Grill

Tacos at Lotería Grill

 

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in LA


There’s no shortage of fun places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles. From festive beachside eateries to a downtown rooftop experience, find out where to enjoy margaritas and tacos along with vegan empanadas, habanero-spiked burgers, churro waffles and more.

Continue reading “L.A. Restaurants Celebrating Cinco de Mayo” »



20

Apr

Oak by Absolut is one smooth spiritOak by Absolut Launches in Los Angeles

 

Vodka that tastes like whiskey, what?! Yes, it’s true. Absolut Vodka has quite literally taken the clear spirit to a very dark place and GAYOT was among the first in Los Angeles to try it. The intimate tasting at local hot spot Estrella Restaurant on the Sunset Strip introduced the versatile spirit straight-up as well as in a few different cocktails. Smooth and subtly smoky with notes of oak, vanilla and caramel, it’s a new spin on an old classic.

Continue reading “Barrel-Crafted Vodka Has Arrived” »



Chef Curtis Stone cooking with Peter Roelant, Manager of Culinary Operations of Princess Cruises

Chef Curtis Stone cooking with Peter Roelant, Manager of Culinary Operations of Princess Cruises

 

Princess Cruises is collaborating with renowned chef Curtis Stone and his specialty restaurant SHARE aboard Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess to offer guests a singular dining experience. Continue reading “Princess Cruises Debuts Chef Curtis Stone’s Specialty Restaurant SHARE” »



08

Dec

Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood

Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood

 

Swede Smell of Success

 

To celebrate their presence on American roads since 1955, Volvo hosted a 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, California on October 24, 2015. At the event, there was a vintage Volvo cars showcase, history museum, drive-in movie theater and Bowers & Wilkins listening room, featuring a state-of-the-art sound system from the high-grade speaker manufacturers. Guests also enjoyed authentic Swedish eats (meatballs, of course!) and beverages, as well as a surprise visit from Jay Leno, who later spoke at the event. Continue reading “Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration” »



The Lincoln Motor Company previews the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats

The Lincoln Motor Company previews the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats

 


First-Class Travel Behind the Wheel

 

The Lincoln Motor Company has once again revolutionized the way we travel. At an event in Los Angeles, the automaker previewed its newest creation — the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats. Continue reading “Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats” »



Guests at the Moroccan wine dinner

Guests at the Moroccan wine dinner


Dinner at the Whole Foods Market

by André Gayot

 

That a Moslem nation grows vine and makes wine with its grapes is a no-brainer established fact for a long time. Less expected is that its nationals — along with tourists though — drink it, as their religion prohibits the consumption of alcohol. Continue reading “The Rise of the Ouled Thaleb Moroccan Wines” »



Ethiopian Airlines' Dreamliner

Ethiopian Airlines’ Dreamliner

Saturday June 20, 2015 marks the inaugural Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles with a stopover in Dublin. This celebrates a momentous occasion for the fast growing airline ( and already the largest in Africa) since it is the first direct service connecting Africa to the West Coast of the United States. 

Continue reading “Ethiopian Airlines Begins Flights to Los Angeles” »



18

Jun

Ladies' Final during Wimbledon 2014

Ladies’ Final during Wimbledon 2014


The world’s best tennis players will soon gather in London to compete in the world’s oldest tennis tournament. The Championships, Wimbledon is being conducted at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, where it has been held since 1877.


If you can’t make it there to enjoy strawberries and cream at Centre Court, you can catch the action on the Tennis Channel series Wimbledon Primetime, which offers seven nightly hours of original Wimbledon programming beginning June 29. The first four-hour edition each night will include three hours of on-court stories and encore match coverage, followed by an hour of fast-paced highlights and interviews. This will be followed immediately by a second edition with three entirely new hours of the day’s best tennis, before the concluding catch-up hour. Moreover, the program will run every night of the tournament, through the final on Sunday, July 12.

Continue reading “2015 Wimbledon Tournament” »



Roger Vergé

Roger Vergé presenting artistically prepared dishes


Renowned French chef Roger Vergé passed away at his home in Mougins, France on June 5. He was 85.


Vergé was best known as one of the founding fathers of the cooking style nouvelle cuisine (cuisine of the sun), a term coined by Henri Gault, Christian Millau and André Gayot at GaultMillau/GAYOT Publications in the early ’70s. The style takes elements of French cooking and emphasizes fresh and flavorful ingredients presented in simple but artfully prepared dishes.

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