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reynard/renard: standard word for fox in French. Reynard, a restaurant located on the ground level of the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, New York, features and serves seasonal and locally sourced American fare. Opened back in 2012, the 100-seat dining location is not the typical ‘just another hotel restaurant.’ It all

The Gradska Kavana Arsenal Restaurant offers a window (three, in fact) into the history of Dubrovnik. Game of Thrones might have swept the city into the spotlight, but the reality is far more intriguing than the fantasy. Sitting centrally in the Old City harbor, what was once the beating heart

Pastry Chef Dominique Ansel is known worldwide for his creation of the Cronut®, a croissant-doughnut hybrid pastry. He grew up in a rough part of France where his family didn’t have much. As a way to help them, he began working in a local restaurant at the age of sixteen,

The Spanish-American artist, Domingo Zapata describes himself as a passionate man who loves to paint. Since he was a little kid, he was obsessed with art…“ I don’t remember a day in my life without it,” he says. Originally from Palma de Mallorca, Spain, he moved to the U.S. to pursue

Pinch Chinese, located on Prince Street in downtown Manhattan, is a restaurant known for its soup dumplings, small plates, and plenty of Sichuan and other Chinese mains. With a black-framed storefront facade, it might seem minimal but the amount of glass allows for passerby to catch enough of what’s happening

Nowadays it is common to hear many people using the word ‘design’ very vaguely, phrases such as “this The is a design store” or “I have just bought a design armchair for my living room.” The word ‘design’ is part of our collection of fancy verbal resources in our vocabulary,

Born a musician, Eduardo Marturet has completed his 13th season as Music Director and Conductor of The Miami Symphony Orchestra. While enjoying an active career on three continents, he remains deeply involved in the musical life of his native Venezuela and continues to guest conduct in Europe. He has recorded

Words couldn’t describe the fireworks of emotions I felt when I first entered the interior of the Roman Catholic church known as La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. I froze like a statue standing still for a few minutes, then continued with tears in my eyes. I hesitated for a second…

The iconic Eleven Madison Park is home to Chef Daniel Humm and co-owner restaurateur Will Guidara who established a unique approach to hospitality by placing equal importance on the kitchen and the dining room. They deliberately focused on creating a harmonious feeling that welcomes their guests to enjoy a fine

Amid a flourishing forest of camphor trees, on the shores of a tranquil lake, Amanyangyun is Aman’s fourth destination in China and opened in January this year. With a name meaning ‘nourishing cloud’ and a deep-rooted connection to China’s cultural past, the serene retreat provides a striking and welcome contrast to the bustle