Robb Report Host Guide: Barware with Flair

As your social calendar heats up at this time of year and you dash from event to event, the challenge is to find gifts that are both unique and complementary to your host’s style. Wherever you are celebrating—in a penthouse or onboard a yacht—these bar accessories will make spirits soar. Breathing Room Handblown lead crystal […]

Spirits: Message on a Bottle

Grade school librarians may have instructed us to never judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to selecting a sophisticated drink, it’s difficult not to be influenced by the smooth lines and strong curves of a stylish bottle. That’s precisely what spirit makers, particularly those who produce premium vodkas, are counting on […]

Travel: Safari So Good

I have a confession to share: I am not an animal person. Friends’ pets frighten me with their pouncing and slobbering; I find zoos rather pedestrian; and don’t get me started on the critters that destroyed my garden last summer. So what, one might ask, was I doing in the middle of Botswana within a […]

FrontRunners: Hold the Pickles

If the usual burger and fries have become too boring to bear, consider the most imaginative dish on the menu at Le Méridien at Beverly Hills hotel: the caviar burger. A layered concoction of be-luga and blinis, the burger is served with a basket of pommes frites and a glass of vodka at the hotel’s […]