FrontRunners: Almond Joie

Gourmandise Paris (www.gourmandiseparis.com), a family-run confiserie that opened its first shop 45 years ago on Paris’ rue du Renard, now has a U.S. boutique in Beverly Hills. The company specializes in party favors featuring custom-colored dragées made with almonds from Sicily that are coated with French chocolate and a thin layer of sugar. . . . The London institution Fortnum & Mason (www?.fortnumand?mason-usa.com) also introduced its specialty foods to the United States this year—three centuries after first opening for business in 1705. Fortnum & Mason’s $375 Christmas Tea Hamper, containing spiced marmalade, bone-china mugs, and Christmas pudding, is available through the company’s U.S. web site, which launched in April. The company has yet to announce the location and opening date of its first U.S. store.

Photo by Drew Phillips
FREE PREVIEW: The Aston Martin Rapide S is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
FREE PREVIEW: The BMW i8​ is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
Photo by Ferrari spa/Carrer
FREE PREVIEW: The Ferrari California T is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections…
Castello di Casole’s new travel package includes drive time in the country and on track…
With fluid, aerodynamic lines these six magnificent motorcars represent the three decades in which...
FREE PREVIEW: The Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best...
Drive a Ferrari California T with Mr. C's Beverly Hills Driving Italia! package
The packages give guests access to a Fiat 500 1957 Edition or a Ferrari California T during their...
Photo by Oli Tennent
The aerodynamic sports car looks to impress both on the track and during everyday driving…
The one-off 550 Italia prototype mates a Fiat 500 body with a Ferrari 458 Italia engine…
Limited to 50 examples, the supercar features design details found on McLaren’s 1995 Le Mans–...