Hotel Bel-Air Los Angeles

Rebecca May Johnson | March 1st, 2013

A winner with us (and US presidents, Princess Grace of Monaco and Lana Turner.)

California, Los Angeles, United States

Doyle & Doyle

Deana Bianco | August 4th, 2012

Image of Victorian turquoise dragon bracelet courtesy of Doyle & Doyle
When my boyfriend and I discussed our engagement this winter, I had two requirements for a ring - no diamonds and it had to be antique. I’d never been the Holly Golightly-type of gal to ogle in front of a Tiffany’s store. I’ve [...]

Americas, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Vegas Fine Dining by Belinda Henley

Guest Contributor | July 24th, 2012

Las Vegas gets a bad wrap for many things. Affectionately, or perhaps unaffectionately referred to as ‘Sin City’, it is certainly not widely known for its cuisine offerings. But, it should be. Vegas has more Michelin starred restaurants per capita, than anywhere else in the world. The last time I visited almost ten years ago [...]

Americas, Eateries We Love, Nevada, Slideshows, Stuff we Love, United States

Eateries We Love - The Brooklyn Star

Deana Bianco | June 23rd, 2012

Comfort food is the rage in Brooklyn at the moment. The race is on between restaurants for the best friend chicken, biscuits and mac and cheese. Sick of waiting 30 minutes for tables at popular spots like Egg and Pies ‘n’ Thighs, I have become a loyal patron of The Brooklyn Star. [...]

Americas, Eateries We Love, Miscellaneous, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Philip Johnson’s Glasshouse

Katie Lockhart | May 29th, 2012

A short train ride from New York to New Cannan, step across the road from the train station to the information office and check in. A short ride in a mini van to the Glasshouse and you are there. The idyliic hideaway that was designed by architect Philip Johnson for himself and partner [...]

Americas, Connecticut, Miscellaneous, United States

Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn

Deana Bianco | May 1st, 2012

Photo by Ty Cole
One thing I’ve complained about living in Brooklyn is the lack of movie theaters. All that has changed with the Nitehawk Cinema located on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. It is the PERFECT date night place. Not only do they have new indie releases BUT they also screen classics like Twin Peaks: Fire [...]

Americas, New York, Slideshows, United States

Eateries We Love - Brasserie Terminus Nord in Paris

Marion Hume | April 23rd, 2012

Photo by Peter Hunt
They’ve been shucking oysters and stacking shellfish over ice into platters of “fruits de mer” at Brasserie Terminus Nord since 1925. This Paris brasserie is still superb and the best news, it is bang opposite the Eurostar terminal.
The chic way to travel; arrive at Gare du Nord two hours ahead of departure [...]

Budapest, Chalets We Love, Czech Republic, Eateries We Love, Europe, France, Hotels We Love, How to Judge an Obscure and Odd Museum, Hungary, Miscellaneous, Oceania, Paris, Stuff we Love, United Kingdom, United States

Where To Eat If You Are Picking Up The Tab in NYC - Il Passatore

Deana Bianco | March 23rd, 2012

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Good. Cheap. Italian. Food. These are four words that are perfect for when you are picking up the tab. Il Passatore, located off of Bushwick Avenue, should be a go to spot for both New Yorkers and visitors. The atmosphere is cozy and quaint so make reservations [...]

Americas, Eateries We Love, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Coffee We Love - Toby’s Estate Coffee in Brooklyn

Deana Bianco | January 30th, 2012

Toby’s Estate has mastered the coffee house formula: great coffee, relaxing atmosphere and knowledgeable baristas. Toby’s first opened fifteen years ago in Sydney, Australia so they are not really the new kids on the block when it comes to coffee. It is one of the only spots where my boyfriend, who is a picky [...]

Americas, Coffee We Love, New York, Stuff we Love, United States

Where To Buy Quirky Gifts in NYC – A & G Merch

Deana Bianco | January 13th, 2012

Photo Courtesy of A & G Merch
I love to give presents. Whether it is a special occasion or for no reason at all my first stop is A & G Merch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This is the store where you find one of a kind knicknacks you are proud to give, even in [...]

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