La Cité du Vin: The Guggenheim of Wine

Le Cité du Vin (translated as City of Wine) opened in Bordeaux to rave reviews in June, opening ceremonies were inaugurated by the the French President Francois Hollande, and Minister of Culture … [Read more...]

A Crystal Palace – The Baccarat Hotel, New York

The first Baccarat Hotel opened up in New York City last week.  Baccarat is the 250 year old legendary French crystal maker that was commissioned by King Louis XV in 1764.  I was so excited to be able … [Read more...]

Amalfi in the Meatpacking – Santina Review

My favorite hot spot in the meatpacking district is the new innovative restaurant Santina.   The big name trio of Rich Torrisi, Mario Carbone and Jeff Zalaznick from the Major Food Groups has once … [Read more...]