Restaurant & Tasting Menu Find: Jungsik NYC x Dom Pérignon

Jungsik NYC - Restaurant Hotspot

At first glance, it’s easy to see that Jungsik NYC, a Michelin star-spangled transplant from Seoul is the city’s most refined haute-Korean restaurant experience. With impeccable service, a rarely seen “nouvelle” approach to Korean cuisine and an unruffled, crisp white linen-filled dining room, Jungsik oozes modern elegance from every angle. Young Executive Chef Yim Jung-sik […]

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Boutique Hotel Find: Duane Street Hotel NYC

Duane Street Hotel NYC - Hotel Hotspot

Old New York meets European sensibility at Duane Street Hotel, a classy monochromatic boutique hotel in Tribeca, New York. I settled in the Executive King room for a couple of days and it was a delightful experience. The décor is bold, intelligent, modern, and chic, accented with a bit of savoir-vivre. I was quite fond of the interior […]

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7 Exceptional NYC Restaurants For Japanese Food Buffs

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(This article by Jenny Nguyen first appeared in ForbesLife. Click here to read the original) You would have a hard time trying to convince me that any other city outside of Japan has better Japanese food than NYC does. This city is a veritable hotbed of incredible Japanese restaurants that span the spectrum of exceedingly authentic […]

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NYC Fashion Find: La Garçonne Boutique

NYC Fashion Find: La Garçonne Boutique |

It still surprises me to see fashion e-tailers put so much energy into clever merchandising, shrewd marketing and beautiful web design and then fall short when it comes to visually presenting their wares in the most “Pinnable” way. But this isn’t so for La Garçonne, an online shopping destination for lovers of minimalism. Here, they’ve […]

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Restaurant Find: Brushstroke NYC

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Brushstroke is one of those restaurants you should take someone who you plan to seriously impress. The fact that Brushstroke is a collaboration between NYC fine dining legend David Bouley and Yoshiki Tsuji, who heads the Tsuji Culinary Institute in Japan will impress even before you sit down. Masters of each Japanese cooking technique are […]

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NYC Cool Shop Find: Shinola Flagship Store


SHINOLA FLAGSHIP STORE, TRIBECA The resurrected American shoe polish brand Shinola that now prides itself on its handcrafted-in-Detroit watches, bicycles and leather goods has recently opened its first flagship store in the Tribeca neighbourhood of NYC – and what an impressive store it is! If the man in your life likes the finer things in […]

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The Curators: Marcus Hay talks styling and the top 7 interiors stores in NYC

There’s something very new and exciting happening over here at We’re launching a new section called “The Curators” where we’ve hand selected the most interesting and creative tastemakers from cities all over the world to give us a little insight into what makes them, their work and their cities special. In this first edition […]

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