When its cold outside, there’s nothing like a warm soup to hit your bones and give you some ‘feel good solace’. This white bean soup is a smooth and sweeter version then most and always does the job on those winter nights.
The best looking go-go juice (i.e. energy drinks) around. Unfortunately only one of those are real. From Left to right: Ping Energy Drink concept by Anne Dahlin in Australia (via Lushlee), G Pure Energy from the makers of VOSS water, and Chutes d’Iguatzú design concept by Gaspard Sommer in Switzerland (via Lovely Packaging).
It is not often that a sweet tooth comes my way and when it does, I’m so ready to try something that looks like it will hit the spot. I have to admit, I am bit tired of the cupcake craze, but that would not stop me from trying a new take on the childhood classic. So I was off to Big Man Cakes, the name alone made me curious. Is there really a Big Man? Yes, and he makes really BIG cupcakes (see penny scale test below)
I’ve always wondered if it was a urban legend that when chefs’ are off-duty, they are either too tired or too “over ” making meals and usually make themselves PB&J sandwiches when get they home. Turns out, they might be too tired to cook but a lot of them continue to explore their cities best tables. More
The folks at The Scout produced an amazing profile of the amazing interior/architectural team of Roman & Williams. Founded by Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch,their unique design has lead to some amazing work notably Ace Hotel, The Standard Hotel, and 211 Elizabeth. This film is an insightful view of their work space and workflow. Be sure to check out a glimpse of Alesch’s renderings, who hand draws them and which are themselves works of art.
Always on the lookout for new easy ways of getting fish on the table, I thought would try hand at what is a staple on any most sushi and/or Asian fusion menus. I decided to do a take that rebels against traditional Asian flavors of ponzu and sesame oil and wanted to go for a smooth sharper champagne vinaigrette. The experiment lead to a clean light and crisp flavor: Success! More
Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel during the Spring/Summer 2012 Haute Couture collection show, on January 24, 2012 at the Grand Palais in Paris
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