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AUSTRALIAN PERIGORD TRUFFLES, The Trufferie in Manjimup is unearthing some of the most potent Perigord aroma that eclipses most of what is found in the European winter. The Chefs Diamond Company suppliers to this Countries most renowned Chefs, has just recently started selling Fresh Truffles to the retail Market, Private Chefs and Foodies please visit our online store for what's sure to leave you captivated... These Perigord Truffles are not to misinterpreted, Yes they are available fresh and YES they are The True Perigord Spore.. For more info visit the Farm Down Under Chefs please call King Truff 219-798-5662 or email
New York Celeb Chef at French Revolution Festival in Riviera Maya, July 11 - 23
From July 11-23, a festival honoring the anniversary of the French Revolution will be held at AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Maya. The resort's gourmet restaurant Piaf will be showcasing the talents of New York City's Madison Bistro owner and Maitre Cuisinier de France, Chef Claude Godard. Alongside Piaf's Executive Chef Michele Mustiere, Chef Godard will prepare a 5-course tasting menu featuring Sautéed Foie Gras w/ Artichoke Mousseline and white truffle; Hazelnut-butter Roasted Sea Bass, and a decadent chocolate dessert served with poached raspberries. Available to resort guests at no charge, $1200 pesos (approx. $100USD) for non-hotel guests. 1-888-323-2776;
Terrific Read! -- The Last flight of Jose Luis Balboa
Set in Miami, Gonzalo Barr's "The Last flight of José Luis Balboa" vividly captures a city defined by the blur of cultures. The L.A. Times Book Review wrote that the "stories sparkle." And The Times Literary Supplement (London) called it a "brilliant short story collection." It is a great read for the summer, even if you can't make it to South Beach." To purchase, visit
OpenSkies Extends Summer Impromptu Sale!
In honor of the Fourth of July and Bastille Day, OpenSkies, the transatlantic all business airline offering guests superior service and competitive fares, has extended an exciting, limited-time offer that will allow customers to travel between Paris and the U.S. in the ultimate luxury and comfort at an incredible value. OpenSkies’ impromptu summer saver fare allows travelers to fly from Washington, D.C.-Dulles to Paris for $699 each way and from New York-Newark to Paris for $799 each way. This special offer is valid on any roundtrip Biz Seat business class ticket booked by July 15 for travel between July 10, and September 10, 2011. OpenSkies is also offering the Independence Summer Saver promotion - $200 off a roundtrip fare – for travel from New York-Newark or Washington D.C.-Dulles to Paris. This special offer is valid on any roundtrip, Biz Seat or Biz Bed business class ticket booked (with the promo code JULY200) by July 17, 2011, for travel between July 1 and December 31, 2011. Visit

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