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2014 Winter Olympics - Create Your Own Sochi Experience

By Stephan Martin

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The Winter Olympics are taking center stage and while you won't be in Sochi to cheer on Team USA, you can create your own Olympic experience. Splash Magazines Worldwide has put together a list of the best ways to enjoy the Olympics without actually being there. 

Athletes know that one thing is more important than anything else, hydration. While Olympic athletes always have to be properly hydrated, it is important for every walk of life, whether you are training or just getting up to start a new day. SOS Rehydrate has created a healthy way to hydrate as well as making it easy to use as you can pour the SOS Rehydrate power into a water bottle and off you go. Amazingly SOS Rehydrate is comparable to an IV Drip, the blueberry powder mix combines the right balance of electrolytes with no artificial sweeteners, preservatives, flavors or colors. If you want to make sure you are always hydrated and you don’t want all of the unhealthy ingredients that so many sports drinks contain, turn to SOS Rehydrate and enjoy all of the healthy natural flavor! For more information visit SOS Rehydrate.

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Even Olympic athletes crave a snack once in a while and choosing properly is always on their mind. Yogen Früz has created a new frozen yogurt flavor that will satisfy any sweet tooth without making you feel to guilty. Yogen Früz recently introduced Caramel Latte, a low-fat twist of a latte that is creamy and rich while also being kosher and gluten-free that is also a natural source of protein, calcium, and contains probiotics. Yogen Früz is just about the perfect snack to take of that craving while still allowing you to live a healthy and active lifestyle! For more information visit Yogen Fruz.

The Lobby Lounge at InterContinental Los Angels will debut a medal-worthy menu of specialty cocktails and noshes for the XXII Winter Olympics. Go for the gold with “Sochi Sips & Spirits” menu, featuring five colorful cocktails corresponding with each of the traditional Olympic rings:

•             Belu Martini (Beluga Noble Russian vodka, Domaine de Canton, ginger beer and lime juice)

•             Yellow French (Nolet’s Gin, lemon juice and sparkling wine)

•             Black Blood and Sand (scotch, cherry heering, antica vermouth and orange juice)•             Green Geisha (sake, Midori, lychee, lemon and cucumber juice)

•             Red Looking Glass (Stoli raspberry, Cointreau, white cranberry and Prosecco).

A variety of “Gold, Silver and Bronze Bites” are also available, including fan favorites like Tiger Wings, Kobe Beef Hot Dog, Creamy Rock Shrimp Tempura and Smoky Sliders. Stop in to watch the Opening Ceremony this Friday, February 7 or anytime through February 23 to celebrate the Olympics and enjoy these champion-inspired specials. Cocktails are $13 each and bites range from $12-14. Please call (310) 284-6500 to reserve a table or request any additional information.

In preparation for the winter games, Barney’s Beanery, on the historic Redondo Beach Pier, is making plans to engage customers beginning February 7th with 16 days of full coverage of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Barney's Beanery has 12 sports channels on 50 giant TV screens, the roadhouse is able to catch the best of bobsledding, hockey and speed skating, as well as exciting downhill and slalom events all while providing classic American fare and a world class offering of beer and drinks. Barney’s Beanery will be among the few spots in the South Bay that offer this unique coverage day and night,” said A.J. Sacher, director of operations.The Beanery’s hours – open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily - also provides plenty of viewing options working with a 12-hour time difference between Sochi, Russia, and Los Angeles.  Starting with Opening Ceremonies Friday evening, which will feature 85 countries and more than 5,000 athletes, the diner will help televise nearly all 98 events of the seven winter Olympic sports on NBC, MSNBC, NBCSN, CNBC, and USA Network. The recently opened restaurant is located at 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach Pier. For more information visit Barney's Beanery.

Published on Feb 11, 2014

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