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Celebrate with Dom Perignon French champagne

Frank Mangio
Anything that is cause for celebration: a birthday, an anniversary, a new job, winning the lottery, a new marriage or just another day of living,...
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A new view of dining from 20/Twenty

Frank Mangio
The new Westin Hotel in Carlsbad, part of a corridor of resort hotels and dining just up the street from Legoland, can now offer an...
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A Celebration of food & wine at the annual Vigilucci’s ‘Sagra’

Frank Mangio
You’re probably thinking the same thing I thought when I saw the word “Sagra.” Even though I have 100 percent Italian heritage, I wasn’t familiar...
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Taste of The Med at La Valencia in La Jolla

Frank Mangio
Distinguished dining, a team of committed professionals, a new wine preservation system and a prix fixe menu full of value and upscale wines. You can...
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A Thanksgiving feast in the kitchen

Frank Mangio
With Thanksgiving in the air, my email in-box loads up with Thanksgiving wine and food options to capture the flavor of this feel-good holiday. There...