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The Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out

Roxolana Restaurant Pasadena, California (CLOSED) Historically Roxelana was a woman of Ukrainian ancestry who rose from status as a harem slave to Sultan Suleiman I (one of the most powerful sultans of the Ottoman Empire) to becoming his wife and … Continue reading

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The Puck Stops Here

WP24, Los Angeles, California When the organizers of a recent media dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 in Los Angeles hinted that the patriarch might be making an appearance, no one batted an eye – after all, you’d expect the pope … Continue reading

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That’s Some Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Pumpkin North America and elsewhere Although durian bears the title of the King of Fruit, the true crowned monarch is the world’s largest fruit, the pumpkin. Most people casually disregard the pumpkin as being only good for jack-o-lanterns and pies, … Continue reading

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