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FOOD-DRINK
Sweet 'tauk Lemonade
Taking the motto "Made with love in Montauk," Sweet 'tauk Lemonade is a locavore juicer located at the far reaches of New York's Long Island. Founder Debora Aiza makes lemonades that blend local ingredients and lemons imported from optimal growing...
FOOD-DRINK
The Preservation Kitchen
From Paul Virant, chef-owner of the Chicago area's Vie and Perennial Virant, comes a collection of recipes and techniques geared towards foods with a long shelf life. "The Preservation Kitchen" traces the Michelin-starred chef's mission to dish...
STYLE
Hiut Denim
Along with a beloved old T-shirt or a perfectly worn leather jacket, jeans often have more of a backstory than a regular article of clothing. The recently launched Hiut Denim encourages the wearer to officially document their relationship with...
STYLE
132 5. by Issey Miyake
Having built his reputation on merging fashion with technology and methods of design far beyond conventional garment construction, Issey Miyake continues to move his now venerable house into new realms of womenswear. "Designers must not think egotistically...
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Bocce's Bakery
Keeping Cool Hunting mascots Otis and Logan well rewarded in recent weeks has been NYC's very own Bocce's Bakery. Driven by wellness and sustainability, the small batch dog treatery uses only "human-grade" ingredients—antibiotic-free beef...
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Blue Hill Farm at Stone Barns
Since 2004 Blue Hill Farm at Stone Barns in the Pocantico Hills has been on a mission to raise awareness about the effect of food choices on our everyday lives. Now the gastronomic purveyors behind New York Mouth are helping make some of the natural...
FOOD-DRINK
Bourbon Barrel Foods
Based in Louisville, Kentucky, the city known as the gateway to bourbon country, Matt Jamie has found a new way to repurpose barrels that have been used to age the region's signature spirit. Bourbon Barrel Foods makes micro-brewed and barrel-aged...
FOOD-DRINK
Apps for Conscientious Eaters
We know plenty, perhaps even too much about how we ought to eat, but the fact remains we put a lot of faith in restauranteurs and grocery stockists to have our best interests in mind. Lately, we have noticed a few apps that aim to put power in the...
DESIGN
Hendzel and Hunt's 24-Hour Design Challenge
Earlier this year a group of designers gathered in Hendzel and Hunt's studio were given a brief. Inspired by the industrial history of the Peckham area that was home to the Edison Bells factory, the task was to create a machine capable of playing...
DESIGN
War Craft Collection
After launching a furniture series made out of wood reclaimed from Coney Island's boardwalk in 2010, Brooklyn design studio Uhuru takes up the concept again with their second "local materials" collection, this time using deck wood from the USS North...
FOOD-DRINK
Brooklyn Hard Candy
Like millions of good ideas, Brooklyn Hard Candy was dreamed up over several drinks one night. But unlike most booze-fueled enterprises, this one has more than enough cred to back it up. The joint product of Le Cordon Bleu grads Danny Mowles (also...
DESIGN
Mister H
In sharp contrast to the Mondrian SoHo's pronounced "La Belle et la Bête" theme is the hotel's swanky bar and lounge, Mister H. While the rest of the Benjamin Noriega Ortiz-designed, 270-room hotel lends itself to French trim, Mister H has...
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