Chef René Redzepi made quite a trip. He brought his longtime head of research and development, the handsome Lars Williams, and the entire staff from Noma in Copenhagen—totaling 77 people from dishwashers to servers—to run a five-week pop up at Tokyo’s Mandarin Oriental hotel. In a ... More
During a recent exploration in Japan, one writer discovers an unexpected foodie jewel in Tokyo's crown
World-class Italian cuisine right in the heart of Tokyo? Surprising as it sounds, that’s exactly what I found during a recent visit to Bulgari’s Il Ristorante, a sleek, elegant dining spot located atop the Italian luxury brand’s Bulgari Tower high-rise in the city’s swanky Ginza neighborhood. Michelin-starred Italian executive ... More
Eddie Huang, notorious for his outspoken manner, sounds off about his new series and shares his expert opinion on "cannabis cuisine"
Celebrity chef and author Eddie Huang is not interested in being told what to do. He’s brash, unapologetically opinionated and has a penchant for speaking his mind regardless of the consequences—which makes his latest project, a family-centric television program on a major corporate network, something of an anomaly.
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Critic Gael Greene on what makes a restaurant a hit
With the intense seasonal jockeying to launch new restaurants each fall, I can’t help but think about the rigors of survival. I find myself longing for the reassurance of the legendary restaurants. Spago and Michael’s are almost senior citizens in Los Angeles. Chicago’s Cape Cod Room is 81 years old. ... More
Whether by land, sea or air, Turkey is a country of many views, each more beautiful than the last
Throughout history, Turkey has found itself at any number of crossroads—religious, political, geographic—and so it remains. In August, the country elected a new, and controversial, president whose paternalistic rule as prime minister inspired protests in 2013. Appeals for admission into the European Union are ongoing. And although Turkey became a ... More
Elegant bakeries brought forth their chicest offerings for a panel of children to try—here’s what happened
There’s nothing like a syrupy sweet, overly frosted sugar cookie to please a child’s palette, but what happens when kids are presented with much more elevated flavors? DuJour set up a tasting of the fanciest holiday cookies available in New York City, and here are the (pretty perfect) reactions.
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Shop our luxe present picks, including ideas for the beauty and fashion-obsessed, home and design-lovers, travel aficionados and more
Chic Gifts for Pets and the People who Love Them From a fine leather saddle to an over-the-top fishbowl, there’s a perfect present for every animal-obsessed person in your life.
Holiday Gifts for the Beauty Obsessed From luxe perfumes and silky makeup brushes to vibrant ... More