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For the past 30 years, the Bocuse d’Or , named after legendary French chef Paul Bocuse, has represented the epitome of gastronomy. The Olympics of cooking, the intense two-day competition happens...
The historical architecture that wraps around the bustling Chicago neighborhood of West Loop has gifted its residents with an impeccable atmosphere dripping in old-world flavor. In recent years, such...
From the very first moment actress Jane Fonda walked into the modern manse on Carla Ridge in Beverly Hills, Calif., she fell head over heels in love with it. “I took one look at this house and I knew...
At 39, David Chang has already accomplished what many chefs can only dream of. Born and raised in Virginia by Korean immigrants, the ambitious epicure attended the French Culinary Institute and...
A knockout in both appearance and performance, a 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport formerly owned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. entered the ring at Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction in...
The first-generation Ford Bronco (1966 to 1977) has always been cool in an under-the-radar way. Built as a simple and utilitarian competitor to the Jeep CJ5 and the International Harvester Scout,...
Boasting fast and fully fanged performance, Shelby American’s 50th Anniversary Super Snake was unleashed in the Arizona desert January 19 at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction. The cobra-like coupe...
In the waning days of 2016, there was much speculation about what to expect at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch show in Geneva. Most of last year’s releases tended towards...
Since it opened in 2012, New York’s Flatiron Room has established itself as a mecca for whisky aficionados. Its dark, elegant interior provides an ideal space to sample the deep and well-curated...
Until recently you would rarely find this whisky bottled separately, as most of the distillery’s production has been channeled into Dewar’s blends. But now there is a new emphasis on the...
There is some ambiguity about the original intent of the old adage, “eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die,” but the commonly held modern interpretation holds that it is a good idea to enjoy...
A knockout in both appearance and performance, a 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport, formerly owned by Floyd Mayweather Jr. is entering the ring tomorrow at Barrett-Jackson’s 46th Annual Scottsdale...
Luxury menswear giant Ermenegildo Zegna has stepped firmly into the future of the fashion industry with its latest collection. Fifteen looks from the January 13 runway show in Milan—the first under...
During the course of the United States’ 240 years as a nation, it has had 44 presidents, each creating a lasting imprint on the country while adding to the cumulative legacy of the position and its...
Walter Lange , one of the giants of the modern watch industry, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 92. The great-grandson of A. Lange & Söhne founder Ferdinand Adolph Lange, he was instrumental...
With all due respect to JFK and Millard Fillmore, President Barak Obama just might qualify as one of our hippest leaders to ever hold the office. He sealed the deal at the White House Super Bowl...
The BMW 5 Series has been completely redesigned for 2017—an evolutionary makeover that yields enhanced looks and new in-car technology. Now in its seventh generation, the new 5 Series (on sale...
For more than 30 years, Sundance Film Festival has set up camp in Park City, Utah, a quaint, snow-dusted town that resembles the inside of a snow globe come January. An indie alternative to flashier...
For gourmands looking to participate in an unforgettable gastronomic experience, Twin Farms in Vermont is offering a new Chef’s Table experience: a multi-course, farm-driven meal with executive chef...
On January 20, 2017, the 45th president of the United States will be sworn in to office as part of the country’s peaceful (well, mostly) transition of power—an event celebrated with bipartisan pomp,...
Founded in 1994 by Italian businessman Luca Bassani, Monaco-based Wally Yachts produces eye-catching, impeccably designed sailing and motor yachts. The cutting-edge company’s impressive portfolio...
One icon once owned by another, Steve McQueen’s 1912 Harley-Davidson X8E will be ready for its close-up at the Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction hosted by Bonhams at the Rio Hotel & Casino on January...
A spirit once spurned in the United States is now being produced with pride under the label Copper & Kings Zmaj Absinthe Superior . Located in Louisville, Ky., Copper & Kings American Brandy...
Los Angeles is no stranger to healthy cuisine, but a new veggie-centric restaurant is redefining the city’s crunchy-granola reputation with its fresh take on food. Opened last fall in downtown’s...
Breaking records as the most expensive home ever to be listed in the United States—and easily one of the most expensive homes in the world—this newly built, $250 million estate in Bel Air is a theme...
It was late 2015 when Material Good in New York first opened its doors with a beautifully clear purpose: to rewrite the rulebook of what a luxury shopping experience should be. Located on the second...
Sure, you drank a lot of rich eggnog and hearty mulled wine over the holidays, but the New Year is here and there are slightly healthier adult beverages. Take vodka, for instance. And take it neat,...
Monk strap shoes have long been an easy-going alternative to the classic lace-up dress shoe. The style’s signature buckles lend a more casual feel to the shoe’s otherwise elegant shape, making them...
German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen has officially launched Aviva , its largest yacht to date. Sporting a robin egg blue hull and a curvaceous exterior, the 321-foot vessel is truly a bespoke...
Photo by Christoph Schoech Well into an epic snow year for Northern California and the Sierra Nevada mountains, no doubt you will need some gear for your backcountry adventures. Having the right...

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