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Eat Out! on

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Check out my review of Gestalten‘s awesome new book, Eat Out! It surveys the most interesting, contemporary restaurant concepts and designs, and includes wild restaurant spots like a dinner in the sky (table suspended 50 meters in the air by a crane) and an installation that envelops guests in a vapor of Gin and tonic water. After about an hour, it’s estimated visitors imbibed approximately 1 gin and tonic—through their lungs and eyeballs!

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Fashion & Food: 100 American Designers

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009


In honor of Fashion Week in New York, I just reviewed Assouline‘s new cookbook – American Fashion Cookbook: 100 Designers’ Best Recipes – for The book features designers favorite recipes, along with original illustrations, by the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, Isaac Mizrahi, Carolina Herrera, Donna Karan, Tory Burch, Derek Lam, Nicole Miller and many more. The site’s also featuring a handful of the designer recipes from the book throughout the week. Check it out at!

Dine in Style

Friday, August 28th, 2009
"Hungry" by Ali Siavoshi

"Hungry" by Ali Siavoshi

Check out my latest post at Behind the Burner to read about dining in style with Ali Siavoshi‘s playful lighting designs. This is art born of everyday objects many of us have around the house – wine glasses, hangers, umbrellas, and, as evidenced by “Hungry,” even cutlery.