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Laguna Beach, California’s Riviera

By LARRY ANTHONY PANNELL The small artist community of Laguna Beach is the Riviera of the West Coast. Its pristine white beaches, clear blue water and numerous rocky coves offer seclusion and a sense of privacy. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, this seaside village is an oasis in the concrete jungle of Southern California. To reach Laguna,

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Gambling, Gators and Gumbo…

By RICH GRANT     LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana – There are no hard and fast rules about boudin. People don’t even agree on how to pronounce it. Some people say this tasty, sausage-like, south Louisiana finger food should be called “boo-dan.” Others add a little French flourish on the end and say “boo-dehh.” Either way, it’s usually pork mixed with rice, onion,

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Heavenly Cuisine in a Tropical Ocean Paradise

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS     There are some destinations that are worth visiting just because of their sheer spectacular natural scenery, and some destinations that are worth visiting because of the unrivaled attention and dining you can enjoy there. The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is both. Located on a sequestered 1,500-acre private peninsula in the central eastern Mexican state of Nayarit,

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