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2014-08-28 08:28:23

Chefs Diet Intends to Launch and Roll Out Select Chefs Creations in Big Box and Club Stores NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chefs Diet(TM), America's only five-star diet meal plan, has just signed a deal with Next Phase Enterprises to expand its product offerings into big box and club stores with a projected availability in Q4 2014. Next Phase Enterprise, one of the largest national food wholesalers for almost 20 years, is creating a retail platform to bring Chefs Diet...

2014-08-28 08:26:37

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strawberries have a classic, timeless taste, and are often perfect for culinary experimentation. To showcase the versatility of the strawberry, the California Strawberry Commission partnered with renowned chef Craig Thornton to host an exclusive media dining event in Los Angeles to celebrate the season of summer entertaining. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140779 Known for his invitation-only dining experiences,...

2014-08-28 08:25:38

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Poppy Hills Golf Course has recently partnered with the innovative golf lifestyle company "Make the Turn" to offer corporations a rare opportunity to train key employees at an exclusive, championship-caliber golf course in the world-renowned resort community of Pebble Beach. MTT Founder/CEO Jeff Ritter has assembled a team of experienced and professional leaders in the world of performance, mindset, fitness and nutrition to achieve...

2014-08-28 08:25:15

Area will offer pint-sized pirates fun ways to explore and cool off LAKE GEORGE, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great Escape today announced the addition of the newly renovated Buccaneer Beach in 2015. The restoration and transformation of Noah's Sprayground, the most popular children's area in Splashwater Kingdom, will offer children and young families a brand new place to cool off on hot summer days. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/140178 The refreshed...

2014-08-28 08:24:36

JACKSON, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great Adventure, the world's largest theme park, plans for more roller coaster thrills and Halloween scares in 2015. The 510-acre theme park, which was recently voted America's second best theme park by USA TODAY readers, debuts the park's thirteenth roller coaster -- Looping Dragon, and expands its notoriously scary Fright Fest Halloween festival. Looping Dragon Roars into Six Flags In 2015, Six Flags Great Adventure...

2014-08-28 04:21:38

Tallest Slide at the Park Featuring Nearly 90 Degree Drop MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags White Water will make an enormous splash in 2015 with the addition of Dive Bomber, an electrifying capsule water slide towering 10 stories tall. Dive Bomber will take the existing Cliffhanger attraction to new heights and become the tallest water slide ever built at the South's Most Thrilling Water Park. "We are excited to introduce Dive Bomber at White Water as one of the most...

2014-08-28 04:21:08

2015 Season Passes Go On Sale Today GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, today announced thrilling new offerings for each of its 18 parks for 2015. The upcoming season will include unique, one-of-a-kind attractions, sophisticated new interactive dark rides and, in signature Six Flags fashion, a selection of world-record-breaking rides from coast to coast. To view the multimedia...

2014-08-28 04:21:06

A Look-Back on the Evolution of a True Americana Theme Park GURNEE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Great America is excited to announce a celebration of 40 Seasons of Thrills in 2015. Initially built with a $50 million dollar investment, thousands of workers and enumerable details, Great America embodied the country's bicentennial with classic Americana-themed territories when it opened in 1976. Today, it is one of the largest theme parks in the country. Guests are invited to...

2014-08-27 23:16:26

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend is Loaded With Local Wine, Fresh Fare and Lots of Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual Harvest Stompede event is a fabulous time to visit the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of grapevines cover the countryside, providing a magnificent backdrop to wine tasting fun in a weekend event that takes place September 6 and 7, 2014. Kicking off the festivities is an optional race through the vineyards at 9:00...

2014-08-27 23:16:08

Carol Fenster, a pioneering expert in gluten-free cooking, offers a new cookbook—100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)—that makes it easier to quickly prepare gluten-free meals. Denver, Co (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Carol Fenster, a pioneering expert in gluten-free cooking, offers a new cookbook—100 Best Quick Gluten-Free Recipes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)—that makes it easier to quickly prepare gluten-free meals. Fenster believes that cooking...


Latest Hospitality Recreation Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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