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FrontRunners: Seduced By Casa Nova
If, as Hotel Bauer proprietor Francesca Bortolotto Possati says, “the lobby of the Bauer is the living room of Venice,” then the new Casa Nova (+39...
Collectibles: Model Citizen
On a sunny summer afternoon in Camden, Maine, artist Rob Eddy watches the pleasure boats glide by the town yacht club, where he is having lunch on a...
FrontRunners: Seeing The Light
As part of the recent $40 million overhaul of the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel ( www.ritzcarlton.com , 949.240.2000), interior designer Pam Anderson...
Appliances: Uncommon Cold
In 1945, two years after he built the first freestanding freezer in the basement of his Madison, Wis., home, Westye Bakke launched the Sub-Zero...
Travel: Romancing the Stone
In the evening, on the moonlit terrace of the Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort’s Imperial Suite, your gaze becomes inextricably fixed upon the...
Spas: Into Africa
When Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, tapped Rosalia Cranfield to serve as the director of the spa it was planning to open, she welcomed...
Journeys: Legends of Langkawi
“Allow me to tell you about Langkawi,” requests my driver after he has deduced—perhaps because I have my face pressed against the window of his taxi—...
From The Editors: Strange Food For Thought
The English have strange tastes. I offer as proof an episode I witnessed in July at St. John restaurant in Smithfield, which lies in the northwest...
Contributors: Vintage Photos & Timely Observations
Robb Report readers should need no introduction to the work of photographer Randall Cordero , who operates Cordero Studios in Woodland Hills, Calif...
FrontRunners: Trunk De Blancs
The new champagne trunk from the house of Krug (212.251.8436, www.krug.com ) promises to be the toast of itinerant imbibers. Each of the 30 limited...
FrontRunners: Elements of an Epic
As the tools of toiling writers, the pen and bottle have enjoyed a long, and oftentimes fruitful, relationship. Perhaps in acknowledgment of this...
FrontRunners: Tea Timing
Peter Hewitt has journeyed great lengths for a cup, but the founder of Tea Forte (800. 721.1149, www.teaforte.com ) need only travel next door to...
FrontRunners: Taking It Slow
David LeFevre did not make a big splash as the new executive chef at downtown Los Angeles’ Water Grill (213.891.0900). Instead, Charlie Trotter’s...
Dining: Flooding the Market
In his own way, Michael Mascha is trying to turn water into wine. On his web site, www.finewaters.com , Mascha, a 47-year-old anthropologist from Los...
Wine: The D.R. Is In
Flanked by her bosses at a table set for lunch, Celia Masyczek swirls her glass of 2002 D.R. Stephens Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Don and Trish...
Spirits: Idol Of Islay
Although he has been a Friend of Laphroaig for more than 10 years, Harry Williams of Wolverhampton, England, made his first journey to the Islay-...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Wine: Tender Grapes
The pleasures of the table are many—as are the dangers. If excessive consumption or gout poses a physical threat to the well-being of both host and...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Spirits: Fiery Waters
The duties of the host in the 21st century are onerous ones. In recent decades—from the 1970s to the 1990s—one could quite respectably offer one’s...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Cigars: A Three-Course Smoke
No one cigar complements every occasion. Even the most enthusiastic smoker would turn down a heavy-bodied Havana when teeing off at 10 am. And a...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Bittersweet Dreams
There is no such thing as bad chocolate, but certainly some chocolates are better than others. For a guest looking for a distinctive thank-you gift...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Perfect Pairings
COLD OPEN Ron Boyd, former executive chef of the Restaurant at Domaine Chandon, pairs his amuse bouche, chilled lobster with tarragon and shiso, with...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: The Big Bang
The invitations have been sent. The caterer and band have been selected. And long before the party plans were completed, arrangements were made for...
Back page: Many Are Casual, Few Are Elegant
Most of the time, says interior designer Michael Booth, a co-owner of design firm Babey Moulton Jue & Booth, he enjoys the crisp staccato sound...
2005 Holiday Host Guide: Set & Match
As these ensembles demonstrate,the juxtaposition of seemingly divergent elements—New World with Old World, classic with contemporary, wood with...
FrontRunners: Their Ame is True
Husband-and-wife team Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani have sizzled for 17 years in the kitchen at Terra, their James Beard award–winning restaurant in...
Sport: The Art Of The Deal
When the Vietnamese woman on his right raises the pot by $400, David Sklansky folds his cards quietly and leans toward his student. “All of the...
Golf: On Your Markers
Mitch Brinton’s new business is not overly concerned with being family-friendly. While other destination clubs battle for the affections of parents...
FrontRunners: Regal Robes
After Savile Row loungewear maker Derek Rose (available through Nap Inc., 212.481.5000, www.derek-rose.com ) acquired the late Duke of Windsor Edward...
FrontRunners: Indicative Design
The Indicator chronograph from Porsche Design (800.521.5152, www.porsche-design.com ) underscores the extreme measures that watchmakers will take to...
Watches: Under the Influence
Premium watch companies often resist advice, much less design input, from outside sources. But when Wempe recently suggested that the top-tier watch...
FrontRunners: Downhill Grace
Although its rhaeto-romanic name translates to “tough,” new Swiss manufacturer Zai (970.925.3203, www.zai.ch ) produces skis that exhibit a gentle...
FrontRunners: Lockes And Loaded
The Lockes Diamantaires boutique (212.823.9511) in New York’s Time Warner Center is not designed to lure window shoppers. The discreet store, owned...
Wardrobe: Suit Smarts
Having spent nearly three decades establishing itself among the top manufacturers of machine-made suits, Pal Zileri began testing its mettle against...
Jewelry: Restorative Power
For Nearly 25 Years, Beverly Hills jeweler Ricardo Basta has worked behind the scenes restoring and making masterpieces for Asprey and other...
FrontRunners: Protecting The Crown Jewels
Chubby Especials, Double Grandes, and other Crown Series cigars will find appropriately regal accommodations in the new humidor from Zino Platinum (...
Rebellion is afoot in Switzerland. Rather than further venerating or even reinterpreting the well-worn motifs of the 18th century, modernist Swiss...
Traces of chemical elements in the earth create a full spectrum of colored diamonds—ranging from the more common shades of yellow and pink to the...
Super Natural Beauties
A colored diamond is an astonishing anomaly; only one in a few hundred thousand diamonds might exhibit a shade of blue—from pale sky to deep violet...
Rainbow Ice: Guidance Systems
The extraordinary value of a significant colored diamond makes expert advice an imperative when purchasing these relatively small gems. Whether...
Style: For Limited Release
A double-breasted vicuña topcoat hangs in the back room of the Gucci store on Milan’s Via Montenapoleone, hidden from shoppers perusing the new...
Time: Escape Artists
Despite Swiss watch design’s dizzying rate of evolution in recent years, much of mechanical watch technology has remained stagnant. Even the dazzling...
Time: Splitting Hairs
The escape wheel is not the only critical regulating component in a watch, nor is it the most problematic for watch manufacturers. The hairspring—the...
FrontRunners: Muscle-Bound Magnum
After their successful fortification of the Chrysler 300C, the Street and Racing Technology (SRT) engineers at DaimlerChrysler shifted their focus to...
Autos: Rising Sunset
At one time, a luxury automobile was distinguished more by the rarity of its appearance than its price. In the early part of the last century, owners...
A driver judges a car, says Aston Martin chief program engineer David King, largely by how well it steers. King, then, will understand a preference...
Wheels: An Impressive Portfolio
The audacious alloy vents along its front fenders, the 20-inch alloy wheels, the bulge flowing smartly down the middle of the hood, and the pair of...
Boating: The World Is Not Enough
The residential cruise ship, a notion many had dismissed as the right idea at the wrong time, soon may become the fastest-growing sector of the...
Aircraft: Fliers Club
Colorado energy company executive Alex Cranberg certainly is not the first frequent flier to complain about airplane food. But unlike most of these...
Wings & Water: Charting a New Course
Prowling the deck of Star Clipper , Gary Robbins calls for volunteers to raise a sail on one of the 360-foot vessel’s four masts. Robbins’ round-...
It's All Greek to Them
When the family entered the Iraklion Archaeological Museum on Crete while vacationing one summer, they immediately fixated on the marble on the floor...
Smoke: Newman's Own
Hannah Newman is said to have objected to her son’s rolling cigars in the family barn because it left the taste of tobacco in the preserves that she...
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