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Before you head out to happy hour or dinner with clients, make sure you’re up-to-date on the latest food and beverage trends. And don’t forget the basics. Whether you want to know what a canape is, how to say niçoise or what the difference is between a dry, dirty and wet martini, Kapow has you covered.

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Globetrotting Around San Francisco

Traveling the world tends to be on everyone’s bucket list. Unfortunately, we don’t all have the time to stop everything and flee from the madness of our lives for two months. The next best option? Take a staycation in your own city and eat up the different cuisine it has to offer. Think of it…

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The 2016 client event playbook

Kapow makes it easy to book unique client events, but there’s a lot of work that goes into making sure the event runs smoothly. We’ve put together a few insider tips to help you throw a kickass event. We’ll walk you through selecting the perfect venue for your clients, reaching the decision makers, making the most of your…

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Why This Works: E.P. & L.P.

Fusing the power of innovation and elegance for an experience that is both a visual and flavorful adventure, E.P. & L.P. trades cold and boring for welcoming and creative. Located on the corner of Melrose and La Cienga, and founded by David Combes and Grant Smillie with Axwell of Swedish House Mafia as a partner, this hip West Hollywood venue has become the hottest spot the neighborhood has seen all year.

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Minneapolis Zombie Pub Crawl 2015

This upcoming Saturday, October 17 is a super popular and unique event to Minneapolis, the infamous Zombie Pub Crawl. If you’re dying for a good time, join other walking-dead-obsessed, zombie clad folks for this spooktacular event! Calling all zombie lovers, check out more details below and see how you can get involved What is it?:…

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Try your Hand at a Minnesota-inspired Cocktail

When we think of imbibing in Minnesota, their local craft brews most likely come to mind. But, did you know that this great state also has delicious specialty, Minnesotan-inspired cocktails? And with the unpredictable Minnesota weather, sometimes we need a heavier liquid blanket that’ll help us endure the long, cold winter of Minnesota. Check out…

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Chicago Gourmet: Kapow’s Highlights

This weekend marks one of the tastiest weekends of the year where all-star culinary talent come together at Chicago Gourmet in Millennium Park. Presented by Bon Appétit, this lively weekend is filled with celebrity chefs, engaging wine and cocktail seminars, and endless tasting options. With more than 150 of the best restaurants and chefs, we picked out a few of our favorites.


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Kapow’s Guide to The Chicago Food + Wine Festival

With August, and sadly summer, coming to an end, hitting up an outdoor festival is a must. This weekend, Chicago joins the Food + Wine crew with its very own glorious festival. With 70 participating chefs, both locally-loved and nationally-acclaimed, this mouthwatering festival will not be one to miss.

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Know Your Classics: A Guide to Classic Cocktails

Whether you like your cocktails bright and sweet or clear and strong, the world of libations is expansive and exhilarating. All you need to get started is your choice of base liquor and we’ve put together a guide on how to find the perfect libation.

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Getting Food Industry Ratings Straight

So, you’re in a bit of a bind. You’re trying to decide where to take your client to eat, but you’re in an unfamiliar city. You really want to wow your guests with an unforgettable culinary experience. You might be familiar with various awards or rating systems, like the James beard or Michelin. These honors…

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Foods to Avoid Serving at Your Outdoor Summer Event

Summer means more than baby blue skies, bucket hats and beautiful weather. It means more opportunities to entertain guests at an active, outdoor event. When enjoying the great outdoors, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to your chow. Whether you’re boating on a scenic lakefront or playing through eighteen holes, here are some rockin’ tips for summer food.

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Sushi 101: It’s more than raw fish

Opening the menu at an important business lunch to see “the s word” can be intimidating. You know we’re talking sushi, right? Depending on the person, sushi can spark thoughts of struggling to get raw fish into your mouth using two short sticks, or it can exude elegance and style. Whatever your previous experience, it’s time to rethink what you know about this Japanese cuisine.

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Shaken Not Stirred: Martinis 101

When ordering a martini, one projects an image of sophistication and class. However, with all the lingo surrounding the drink, it can be intimidating to order. To get exactly what you want, and look suave doing it, you have to know what you’re talking about. Here at Kapow, we want to help you seize that coolness. We put together a Martini 101 guide so you can sound like the martini pro you are.