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ChopChop Magazine

ChopChop Magazine, a nonprofit quarterly food magazine for kids aged 5-12 and their families, has been named a winner of a 2013 Parents' Choice Magazine Award (Gold).

Jessica Hensley, writing on the Parents' Choice Foundation website, praises the magazine: "ChopChop's mission is to 'inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families.' With a healthy dose of delicious recipes, fun facts about food and cooking, and a format that is very easy for kids to follow, they are clearly succeeding."...

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France Michelin Awards 2013

Available March 1 in stores as well as on the Internet and mobile phones (via the Michelin Restaurants website and mobile applications), the 2013 edition of the Michelin guide is a showcase for French excellence in gourmet dining and hospitality. It lists 8,768 establishments, of which 4,461 hotels and guesthouses and 4,282 restaurants.

Faithfully reflecting France’s skills and unique expertise in the art of cooking, the 2013 selection features a new 3 star restaurant, La Vague d’Or, at Résidence de la Pinède in Saint-Tropez, where chef Arnaud Donckele, only 35-years-old and trained in some of the most prestigious restaurants, has succeeded in creating a highly-personalized style of cuisine, a rare achievement accomplished by just a handful of chefs around the world...

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Edible Cupcake Arrangements

The weather outside may be cold, but cupcakes are hot at Edible Arrangements®. In less than a year since debuting late last summer, the Cupcake Collection has quickly become one of the most popular options among customers.

Featuring handcrafted fresh fruit arrangements and cupcake-shaped pineapple, dipped in gourmet white and semisweet chocolate and topped with festive sprinkles, the "cakes" are available in custom cupcake or birthday cake-shaped containers. Many guests make the arrangements even sweeter by adding chocolate dipped bananas or Granny Smith apple wedges to the arrangements...

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Zomato restaurant guide launches in London

Zomato, South Asia's largest restaurant and night-life guide has made its way to London, launching its London section both on the web ( and mobile. Headquartered in New Delhi, Zomato entered the Middle East market in 2012 with the launch of its Dubai section in September 2012 and has quickly expanded to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah in the UAE, and Colombo in Sri Lanka and now Doha in Qatar. Continuing its aggressive international expansion, Zomato has now entered Europe with London as its first market...

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Martins Cafe

We stumbled upon this artisan coffee purely because of the packaging. The colours, the retro appeal and the robots! We think they’re all so lovely you’ll want to buy the lot just to display the boxes!...

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