“The first time I saw work on this scale, it was absolutely mind-boggling,” says Stephen Forsey, a cofounder of the boutique watchmaker Greubel Forsey, whose timepieces many collectors regard as near-miraculous feats of micromechanics.
Mezcal is sometimes treated like tequila’s evil twin. For many drinkers, mezcal is not as refined as many aged tequilas and is rougher in composure, sentiments derived from its strong, sour, and smoky characteristics.
Say “single malt,” and usually the next word to roll off the tongue is “scotch.” However, single malts can be made almost anywhere, with Ireland, Japan, and the United States being three of the most notable producers outside of Scotland.
Thanks to Atelier Courbet (www.ateliercourbet.com), a gallery and shop in New York City that opened late last year, fine- art and design enthusiasts have direct access to more than 20 of the workshops and artisans behind luxury brands such as Puiforcat and Saint-Louis.
Air France recently introduced its most extravagant seating option yet, the La Première suite. More like a private cabin than an airline seat, the suite provides passengers with more than 32 square feet of personal space.
Chef Daniel Boulud may hail from landlocked Lyon, France, but his Boulud Sud restaurant is a culinary journey through the Mediterranean, featuring cuisine from such locales as Sardinia, Greece, Tunisia, and Beirut.
By harnessing the power of regeneration residing in our own bodies, stem-cell therapies have transformed science fiction into reality. Already they have repaired damaged hearts, restored vision to clouded sight, and put the jump back in athletes' knees.