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Managing Cold and Flu Season

As temperatures drop, the risk of illness – including cold and flu – rises. It can be easy to mistake the flu for a common cold since many of the symptoms are the same, but muscle aches, cough, fever, headaches and sore throat are some of the more common signs you may be suffering from the flu, which tends to come on quicker than a cold. In fact, a random, double-opt-in OnePoll survey of 2,005 Americans commissioned by Mucinex found sore throat pain to be one of the top three most debilitating symptoms along with fever and migraine. While there’s…

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California Invites Visitors to Explore Major New Attractions and Openings in 2023

California invites travelers to discover a wealth of new offerings coming to the Golden State in 2023, ranging from theme park experiences and cultural attractions to photo-worthy museums and luxury resorts. California’s diversity is embodied in the innovative new experiences and attractions opening in 2023, along with the reimagination of its time-honored classics,” said Caroline Beteta, president & CEO of Visit California. “First-time visitors and residents alike will find something new to explore in the Golden State in the coming year.” EXCITING THEME PARK ADDITIONS SUPER NINTENDO WORLD™ Opening at Universal Studios HollywoodSUPER NINTENDO WORLD™, the innovative, immersive and highly…

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Buena Park Restaurant Named a MICHELIN® Guide Bib Gourmand

After 10 years of training in Tokyo, Toshimasa Sano, owner and chef of Ramen & Tsukemen TAO, opened his unassuming restaurant in Buena Park, specializing in ramen and tsukemen. Sano’s crafted culinary skills have paid off and his restaurant has now been granted the honor of the MICHELIN® Guide distinction of Bib Gourmand. The MICHELIN Guide has been the gold standard for excellence in dining for over 120 years, with various distinctions dependent on specific criteria. The MICHELIN Guide Bib Gourmand is given for “exceptionally good food at moderate prices,” with the ability to order two courses and a glass of wine or…

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Get Ready to Soar with Snowbird Travel Tips

During the winter months, many sun seekers put beach and desert destinations at the top of their travel lists. Chasing the winter sun can be a rewarding vacation experience, made even better when you can enjoy homelike accommodations. “Snowbirding isn’t just for retirees anymore,” said Melanie Fish, Vrbo travel expert. “More flexibility at work allows travelers of all ages to escape the cold and stay in warmer places for days or weeks. Private vacation rentals provide all the comforts of home and allow snowbirds to travel in flocks and spend the winter month with their family or close friends.” Many…

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Michelin Stars Awarded to 26 Los Angeles Restaurants, Including 7 New Honorees

Los Angeles Tourism celebrates the release of the 2022 edition of the MICHELIN® Guide California with 26 Los Angeles restaurants awarded one or more MICHELIN Star and 56 Bib Gourmand recognitions, underscoring the city’s status as one of the world’s leading dining capitals. Ten restaurants made their debut on the Bib Gourmand list and seven received their first MICHELIN Star. Los Angeles’s diverse array of cuisine types are reflected in the 2022 selection, including modern French at Camphor, Southern-inspired American at Hatchet Hall, contemporary fare at Manzke, and European-style Gwen. The awards were announced at California’s MICHELIN Star Revelation event on Monday, December 5 at…

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