FOOD + DRINK
Six Expectation-Defying Summer Cocktails
Out of the ordinary tequila, whisky and rum drinks that impress the palate
Cocktails, much like characters, extend from archetypes. It's variations on the tried and true (and familiar) that primarily populate even the most innovative mixed drinks menus. Only once in a blue moon does a cocktail defy this logic and extend from...
Interview: Jennie Maneri on Herman Miller's Consumer Experiences
We visit the recently reimagined retail store in NYC
We met Jennie Maneri at the Herman Miller NYC store on a recent morning before its opening hours. She greeted us with a cup of Early Grey tea in-hand and, despite clearly setting foot in to a store, we kind of felt like we were in her home. And that...
Microsoft HoloLens + Rémy Martin's "Rooted In Exception" Mixed-Reality Experience
A tech giant and an iconic cognac brand join forces to educate about distilling
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Cognac is perhaps the most luxurious of brandies. It’s a wine that few would choose to drink before it’s twice distilled and matured in French oak casks, where it transforms into a nutty, smooth and refined spirit...
WORLDZ Summit 2017
Forward-thinking with some of the world's most successful brands and the people who run them
Gathering some of the brightest and most creative brains and brands in one place, WORLDZ is more than an event—it's also a community. With speakers ranging from Shiza Shahid (CEO of The Malala Fund) to Marc Mathieu (CMO of Samsung) to Brad Jenkins...
HODINKEE + TAG Heuer Limited Edition Chronograph Wristwatch
A rare Carrera Skipper design revived and upgraded
Leave it to the team at HODINKEE to find a vintage timepiece—of which only 20 known examples exist—and bring it to life with contemporary flair and relevance. The "Skipperera," reference 7754, debuted in 1967—a Tag Heuer commission following...
Ascending Cascade Mountain with Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides
Founder Patrick Jerome helps us up the iconic east side of the peak
As expected for mid-June, there are flowers on the Bow Valley floor in Alberta, Canada, but the surrounding mountains are covered in snow. Because of this recent snow fall, our climb will be a little more difficult, says our guide Patrick Jerome. The...
Paddle8 + Sotheby's La Mer Wave Walk
50 artists, including Dustin Yellin, Tali Lenox and David King Reuben, go to auction benefitting Project 0
For a month now, 50 works by 50 different artists—hailing from various artistic backgrounds—have been scattered throughout the iconic streets and important edifices of NYC. In the form of a circular wave (or, in the case of Julian Schnabel's contribution...
FOOD + DRINK
Phaidon's "On Eating Insects" Guide + Matching Snacky Tunes' Playlist
A holistic approach to critter-nibbling with recipes from the Nordic Food Lab
Centuries of civilizations have relied on insects for sustenance or flavor. And yet, the gourmet-driven resurgence of critter consumption is a relatively new Western phenomenon. Phaidon's recently published "On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes...
NYC-Made West 32 Soju
A smooth take on the Korean alcohol
by Sun Pak Step into any Korean restaurant on a weekend night and you'll find similar set-ups at every table: a green bottle of soju perched next to plates of sizzling meats (or bubbling stews) and a collection of small vegetable sides. The...
Mel Stones and High's "That's a Crazy One" Photo Book
Images of kids in Washington and Tompkins Square parks in the early-to-mid 1990s
by Anne Kristoff In early '90s NYC, it seems that just about every sort of gathering featured a photographer with camera in hand. For a group of kids hanging out in Washington and Tompkins Square parks during that era, that role was filled by Mel...
New music by MNDR + Scissor Sisters for Pride, Queens of the Stone Age produced by Mark Ronson, and more in our musical round-up
MNDR + Scissor Sisters: Swerlk GLAAD, the Scissor Sisters and MNDR all joined forces for "Swerlk," a playful dance track that pays homage to the queer community and culture. "Swerlk" is a portmanteau of twerk, twirl, werk, swirl and swerve. Further...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Redesigning the Pride Flag, searching space, making the marijuana industry non-profit and more
1. A Pride Flag Incorporating LGBTQ+ People of Color First unfurled at a Pride Month launch celebration in Philadelphia, a new rainbow flag aims to recognize the POC members of the LGBTQ+ community. Part of the "More Color More Pride" campaign...