The Editors: CURA. magazine ’s Ilaria Marotta & Andrea Baccin on their passion for art and Rome

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Scan any art newsstand and your eyes will be sure to lock onto the latest issue of CURA. Magazine with its striking cover of artworks by international emerging and established artists. Founded by Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin in 2009, CURA. has fast become the art crowd’s favorite read thanks to its commitment to the […]

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Restaurant Find: Spontan Copenhagen

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Located in the Nørrebro area in an expansive former factory building (also home to BRUS, one of the city’s most deservedly hyped brewpubs) is Spontan Copenhagen. Diners can expect an experimental yet relaxed food experience from Copenhagen’s youngest Michelin-starred chef, along with carefully paired craft beers that are brewed on-site. www.tapperietbrus.dk/spontan Spontan Copenhagen Guldbergsgade 29 […]

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Restaurant Find: Atlas Melbourne

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Newly opened Atlas Dining in Melbourne’s south side is helmed by one seriously talented young chef. At just twenty-two, Charlie Carrington has become the youngest chef in history to be awarded a Hat, Australia’s Michelin star, and he’s just getting started. Inspired by a nine-month trip around the world while interning in some of the […]

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Restaurant Find: Atoboy NYC

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Barbecue, bibimbap and soju might be the first things to come to mind when we think of Korean dining, but Michelin-star Chef Junghuyn Park (JP) and wife Ellia Park’s new modern restaurant Atoboy NYC is set to change that perception, offering tapas style Korean fare. A simple tasting menu offers a a choice of three […]

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Restaurant Find: Monkey Town LA

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Think underground supper club-meets-Pipilotti Rist and you’re close to describing a night at Monkey Town LA. Founded by Montgomery Knott in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 2003, the pop-up restaurant has since made appearances in Denver and Austin, and has even crossed the Atlantic to Barcelona, Spain. The Los Angeles iteration marks Monkey Town’s grand finale in a […]

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Restaurant Find: The Apollo Tokyo

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With a spectacular view over the entertainment and luxury district Ginza, The Apollo Tokyo is a taste of Australian-Greek dining in the heart of Tokyo, and the first of it’s kind in Japan.  Located on the 11th floor of the new Tokyu Ginza Plaza department store, high-ceilings and a light-filled interior immediately greet you, with […]

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Restaurant Find: Chiltern Firehouse London

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André Balazs’ Chiltern Firehouse London opened a couple of years back and the furore surrounding this former fire station in Marylebone has yet to cease. As the latest offering from the mogul behind oh-so-glam Chateau Marmont in Hollywood and The Mercer hotel in New York, the Firehouse hotel and restaurant was set for success.  The […]

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Restaurant Find: Barrafina London

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Since opening in 2007, Barrafina is bustling with customers. The Spanish tapas bar; with only 23 seats along a tiled, L-shaped counter; takes no reservations, so the competition to get a spot is tough – as in, ‘up-to-two-hours-wait-for-dinner’ kind of tough. But persevere, and you will be rewarded. The atmosphere inside is buzzy and casual, […]

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Restaurant Find: The Good Egg London

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Picture the scene; it’s a Saturday night. It’s pouring with rain as our Uber spits us onto Church Street in Stoke Newington. My very hungry, very health conscious friend looks at me expectantly as I glance at the eateries in the closest proximity. Like a trendy beacon, The Good Egg shines. Though we haven’t booked, by […]

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Restaurant Find: Ruffian Wine Bar NYC

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Wine bars in New York City’s East Village are a dime a dozen, though at Ruffian Wine Bar, there’s more than meets the eye. Simple and nondescript from the outside, warm and cozy on the inside – this 400 square foot space operates as a bar and restaurant, with dishes being prepared at the counter […]

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