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Valeri Spiwak

Sarsaparilla Club: East Meets West in Miami

Since its birth, the United States has remained a proud melting pot of influences from all corners of the world. Despite the nation’s cultural differences and vast ancestral influences, one tradition remains highly celebrated: food. Whether your stomach grumbles at the very thought of juicy barbecue, you salivate at the smell of spicy street tacos,

From Farm to Table with the Urban Farmer

Like most chefs, Matt Christianson prides himself on his delicately prepared dishes. However, chef Christianson not only dedicates endless care and attention to his meal preparations, but also places great value on the well-nurtured relationships he possesses with local farmers. Christianson currently holds the title of executive chef at the Urban Farmer Steakhouse in Portland, Oregon, where he