’Twas the night before Christmas…and still haven’t finished your holiday shopping? There’s no need to feel Grinch-like: SpaRahRah!™ makes last-minute gift giving easy with a variety of spa and wellness experiences at amazing discounts. Toss aside those procrastinating tendencies and present your loved one(s) or yourself with the gift of golden wellness — this week, [...]
This year, we’re in love with the pungent flavor and aroma of orange zest. Festive and lively, here are two delicious—and healthy—dessert recipes from Chef Dean Rucker and the renowned Golden Door.
Thanksgiving, just around the corner, has us thinking about one of our favorite topics besides spa: food, of course! So with turkey and all the trimmings top of mind, we wanted to share with you the spas voted Top 10 Best for Cooking Classes by our SpaFinder enthusiasts during the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards. These [...]
Spa-ing and dining go hand in hand on our list of favorite things, and we can’t think of anything better than a spa getaway where we can savor both pampering treatments and sumptuous cuisine. SpaFinder readers served these spas with the title of being the Top 10 for Best Cuisine in the 2011 Readers’ Choice [...]
With its impeccable service and inspired program, we know why the legendary Golden Door, tucked away in a coastal pocket of northern San Diego, continuously ranks among the top spas in North America. It’s a SpaFinder favorite, winning our own Readers’ Choice Awards, and it’s also beloved by Condé Nast Traveler’s subscribers, topping their Readers’ [...]
Golden Door Spa, the well-known Escondido, CA-based fitness resort and destination spa, has hired Chef Curtis Cooke (pictured) from Texas as its new executive chef. Chef Cooke was drawn to Golden Door Spa because he felt it was a perfect fit for his many years of culinary experience and belief in a balanced lifestyle and [...]
Golden Door Recipe: Soft Rosemary-Lemon Polenta with Sweet Corn, Oyster Mushrooms, and Rainbow Chard
With daylight savings in full swing, relish in the evening with Golden Door’s cozy and satisfying creamy polenta. This straight-forward recipe pairs tart lemon and warm rosemary polenta with sweet corn, meaty oyster mushrooms, and earthy, in-season rainbow chard. Add some roasted tomato sauce and a drizzle of a simple balsamic reduction to enhance this [...]
Rancho La Puerta, a fitness resort and wellness spa in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico, is hosting a two-day birthday gala and symposium, “The Sun, the Butterfly, the Dove,” in San Diego, California, this September 24-25th to celebrate its 70th. Proceeds from the gala will benefit Fundación La Puerta, a non-profit dedicated to the Tecate region and building a better future on the border through educational and ecological action, so join the fun and feel good about it at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.