Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975

Nashville’s Frist Center Hosts All-Star Assembly of Spectacular Italian Sports Cars, Including Vehicles by Alfa Romeo, Bizzarrini, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lancia and Maserati Cover Photo Credit: 1954 Alfa Romeo BAT 7. The Blackhawk Collection. Image © 2016 Peter Harholdt     by: Karina Mendoza Calayag   Bellissima!   The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975 May 27–October 9, …

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A Hidden Treasure in The Heart of Monaco Beneath the Hotel de Paris

    A HIDDEN TREASURE IN THE HEART OF MONACO   NICOLE FORREST GREEN     Amidst all Monaco has to offer that is distinct and rare, I had the unique opportunity last year of visiting one of the Principality’s best kept secrets, the private wine cellars of the iconic Hotel de Paris.   Carved …

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AN EXCURSION TO THE LUBERON IN THE HEART OF PROVENCE

What is it that makes the Luberon so special? Is it the fields of lavender, the vineyards, the farmers’ markets and local cuisine, or the sounds of birds and summer cicadas that complement the cypress trees?         AN EXCURSION TO THE LUBERON IN THE HEART OF PROVENCE   by:  Nicole Forrest Green   …

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TRUFFLE MAGIC at the 5th NAPA TRUFFLE FESTIVAL

Truffles indeed remind us to stop and appreciate the finer things in life, to seek great food experiences and to continue to explore what the dynamic California culinary scene has in store. Because life is too short for anything less. TRUFFLE MAGIC at the 5th NAPA TRUFFLE FESTIVAL by: Carla Sia In life, there are …

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2015 MICHELIN GUIDE RESTAURANTS SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND WINE COUNTRY BIB GOURMAND LIST

Break out an appetite without breaking the bank.     2015 MICHELIN GUIDE RESTAURANTS San Francisco bAY AREA AND WINE COUNTRY BIB GOURMAND LIST         Here are this year’s reasonably-priced restaurants that made 2015 Michelin Guide Restaurants San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country’s Bib Gourmand List.  This list includes the surrounding …

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DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE AT ANNA WINTOUR COSTUMER CENTER, THE MET

Cover photo courtesy of © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by Karin Willis “Mourning Ensemble”, 1870-1872, Black silk crape, black mousseline. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Martha Woodward Weber, 1930 (2009.300.633a,b) Veil, ca. 1875. Black silk crape. …

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MICHELIN GUIDE NEW YORK CITY 2015

With new Michelin-starred restaurants located in Brooklyn, this year’s selection finds more starred restaurants than ever before across the borough scene     MICHELIN guide New York city 2015: THREE NEW TWO STARRED RESTAURANTS IN HISTORIC 10TH EDITION   Michael ELLIS, The International Director of the MICHELIN guide, comments: “We are very pleased today to …

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THE 2014 MONACO YACHT SHOW 2014: The Biggest Edition

This year the world’s largest showcase for Super and Megayachts afloat will be the biggest ever.     The 2014 Monaco Yacht Show 2014: the biggest edition     This year the world’s largest showcase for Super and Megayachts afloat will be the biggest ever, with an expanded exhibition area and berthing for around 110 …

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VERTU – THE NEW SIGNATURE TOUCH

English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, Vertu, launches its new high-performance smartphone model – Signature Touch.     VERTU – THE NEW SIGNATURE TOUCH English luxury mobile phone manufacturer, Vertu, launches its new high-performance smartphone model – Signature Touch. Vertu combines finest luxury materials, leading technology and unique services in its pinnacle smartphone. Sound tuned in …

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“Les Legendes de Bugatti”: World Premiere for “Black Bess” at Auto China Beijing 2014

    “Les Legendes de Bugatti”: World premiere for “Black Bess” at Auto China Beijing 2014     The fifth model in the exclusive six-part Legends Edition is reminiscent of the famed Bugatti Type 18 “Black Bess” The Type 18 was the fastest road vehicle of its time The “Black Bess” Vitesse Legend model is on …

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