Atlantic City, N.J., Foodies rejoice: Come Oct. 15 to Dec. 3, you will have the opportunity to eat 50 morsels that Scott Cronick, food critic, Atlantic City Weekly declares everyone should eat in the city before they die.

The event, 50 Bites, gives participants the ability to eat 50 bites across 50 days for just $50. Cronick is slated to announce more details today. Providers include Gordon Ramsay’s Pub and Grille and Wolfgang Puck and such new restaurants as to newly Iron Room and Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar. Local legends like White House Sub Shop and Knife & Fork also will be part of the event.

“Partnering with Atlantic City Weekly on this 50 Bites promotion fits in with our Atlantic City Restaurant Week mission,” says Larry Sieg, director of marketing, Casino Reinvestment Authority. “We continue to strive to get more visitors and locals to try all of the great restaurants and menu offerings that Atlantic City has to offer.”

Tickets can be purchased at www.atlanticcityweekly.com. More info can also be found on the site. 

Anchorage is a city like none other—making it a popular choice for hosting meetings and events.

Through the tall windows of the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, meeting attendees can gaze out toward Cook Inlet, which stretches all the way to the Gulf of Alaska and toward mountains—some snow-capped—representing several ranges. They may even see an eagle fly by or see one of the 1,500 moose that are said to roam Alaska’s largest city. It’s easy to see why it’s said that Anchorage is a city like none other in the United States.

 

 

Los Angeles has such a robust food and dining scene, it’s rare to be the first at anything these days. But Benny Boy Brewing  appears to have pulled that off with its claim to be the city’s first combined brewery and cidery. Located in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood, just minutes from downtown, Benny Boy is anchored by a spacious outdoor beer and cider garden. Groups are welcome. The 1,200-square-foot cider house is available for private events of up to 51 guests while a full venue buyout accommodates 300. 

 

If you’re considering Santa Barbara as a destination for an upcoming meeting, there are more hotels and restaurants than ever before, along with new flights into Santa Barbara Airport.

Here are some highlights. 

Hotel News

Palihouse Santa Barbara, a 24-room boutique hotel in the historic Presidio neighborhood has opened. Offering a “vintage preppy meets American Riviera vibe,” total group buyouts are available, as well as outdoor entertaining space for intimate events.