Dining: Second Spring

In 2006, Daniel Rose, a young chef from Chicago, opened a tiny restaurant on the fringes of Paris and took the original gourmands—the French—by storm. His bare-bones establishment, Spring, offered a mere 16 seats, and Le Figaro soon named them the toughest to book in the city. For the next three years, Rose produced thoughtful, […]

2010 Luxury Preview: Foreign Exchange

A top French chef will open a restaurant in the Bright Light City while a young American chef expands his presence in the City of Light. Parisian Pierre Gagnaire will extend his empire into the United States this winter just as American Daniel Rose begins building his in Paris. Gagnaire, who holds three Michelin stars […]

2010 Luxury Preview: Colorful History

Bulgari will cap off its 125th anniversary with a sale of vibrant designs for the new year. As the finale to a year of festivities celebrating its 125th anniversary, Bulgari will offer a collection of 11 one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and seven limited-edition watches at an auction at Christie’s New York on December 8. Though new […]

Dining: High-Fashion Fish

“I apply Coco Chanel’s theory of getting dressed to my cooking,” says Michael White, the Michelin-starred chef of Manhattan’s new and already highly acclaimed Italian seafood restaurant Marea. “It’s the culinary equivalent of removing one accessory before you walk out the door. In other words, the food should taste like what it’s supposed to taste […]