New & Noteworthy

For four years, Robb Report has asked the most celebrated chefs in the world a single question: Who is the up-and-coming chef you admire most? Their answers become the nominees in our annual Culinary...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Stray Cats ” Like blue-chip stocks or early Picassos , certain cars remain constant in the face of fickle markets and...
Franck Muller leans on its in-house talent to push the limits of its tourbillon watches. For Pierre-Michel Golay, master watchmaker at Franck Muller Watchland, making a new wristwatch means setting a...
The U.K.–based aircraft-charter provider PrivateFly ( privatefly.com ) is offering a customized weeklong Caribbean itinerary for aviation enthusiasts, or “avgeeks.” Travelers can fly to St. Martin...
A trip to Las Vegas can now include participation in the EXR Racing Series ( exrseries.com ) of arrive-and-drive auto races. Competitions will take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and other...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Get Ready for the Blitz ” Super Bowl fans will bet on just about anything connected to the game, from the result of the coin...
From emerging hot spots to old haunts seen in new ways, Robb Report presents the world’s most exciting cities, countries, appellations, and archipelagos to explore in the year ahead.
Lee Wolen much prefers the heat of the kitchen to a dining room filled with strangers. So when the chef and partner at Boka in Chicago stepped before a crowd of 54 hungry judges at the fourth annual...
Barbara Lynch clearly savored the moment, but the focus of the evening was on a chef other than herself: her Robb Report Culinary Masters Competition nominee for the best rising culinary talent in...
Kim Floresca and her partner, Daniel Ryan, had begun cooking collaboratively at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., and gone on to work at some of the best restaurants in the world...
Norman Van Aken was impressed with Phillip Bryant’s intensity and intellect and promoted him to run the kitchens at Van Aken establishments in Florida.
Beverly Hills traffic may have been purring just beyond the kitchen doors, but Devillier was steeped in the South as he prepared his Robb Report Culinary Masters Competition dinner at the Beverly...
When John Becker flew to New York City for his Culinary Masters Competition dinner, he packed four big boxes with California ingredients: Fuyu persimmons, matsutake mushrooms, Brussels sprouts from...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ No Crumbling, No Grumbling ” If corks aged as well as the wine they protect, Mark Taylor never would have invented the Durand...
Reimagining the work of historical watchmakers becomes a modern industry.
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Get Ready for the Blitz ” The 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl has inspired a slew of auctions—and could drive the value of...
New research reveals why solid slumber is crucial to well-being and brain health. Scientists have discovered even more reasons to pursue a good night’s sleep. To remain healthy and mentally sharp,...
Elite spa suites at eight resorts around the world set a luxurious new standard for wellness. From the metropolis to the countryside to the coast, the latest evolution in destination spas is a...
The new Faena Hotel Miami Beach is an extravagance even by South Florida standards. Opened in November, just in time to welcome the stylish Art Basel crowds, the posh property overlooking Miami Beach...
Accuracy at Greubel Forsey is delivered as much through detail as perseverance and invention. It can be a traumatic experience to enter an international chronometry competition. In this biannual...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Going Native ” When Kelli A. White arrived in Napa Valley in 2010, fresh from a stint at Veritas restaurant in New York City...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Keeping Score ” Dan Imler, the vice president of SCP Auctions, may have been destined to specialize in sports memorabilia: He...
Five strategies to increase longevity by changing your response to stress. When it comes to health doctrines, we accept many of them as absolutes: Broccoli is good, cigarettes are bad, and never—...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ $55 a Puff—and No Inhaling ” Aficionados of fine cigars and Cognacs will find the ultimate Colorado high just two hours from...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Scout’s Honor ” It was a formidable challenge for any motorcycle expert: Build a custom hill-climb bike for the 75th...
A portable lounger for points in between. Marcel Wanders’s first-ever creation for Louis Vuitton ( louisvuitton.com ) allows stylish excursionists to recline anytime, anywhere, in comfort. “With this...
Whether to simply toast the new year or to wish embarking loved ones un bon voyage , a ready supply of fine Champagne is particularly de rigueur during this busy season; and no bottle of bubbly...
Stepping out of the helicopter that brings you to andBeyond Benguerra Island, you trade one whirling bird for a cast of thousands. The resort, which reopened in June after a multimillion-dollar...
Ingenuity and dexterity mark the evolution of Patek Philippe’s split-seconds chronographs. “The difficulty in building split-seconds chronographs is right here,” says David Bonilla, Patek Philippe’s...
Originally published in the December issue of Robb Report Collection as “ Under the Dome ” Premium cigars deserve a premium humidor, one that is as much an accessory to a home or office as it is a...

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