Archive | June, 2009

Rest & Relaxation at Pennyhill Park Hotel – Surrey, UK

Posted on 26 June 2009

By Jennifer O’Neill You haven’t experienced the most restful sleep of your life until you’ve spent an evening between the sheets at Pennyhill Park Hotel. Located a short drive outside of Central London, in Bagshot, Surrey, this five red-star hotel has mastered the ’Art of Sleep’. You know you are in good hands when you […]

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BLT Fish – New York City

Posted on 25 June 2009

Despite the huge monoliths of capitalism and city trading that crane towards the New York City skyline in almost every direction, the interior of BLT Fish feels like an unhurried and prosperous beach shack in a country town. Chef Laurent Tourondel’s seafood eatery, BLT Fish takes on seafood and does it oh-so-well…(the first was BLT […]

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Banksy Versus Bristol Museum, UK

Posted on 22 June 2009

Banksy Versus Bristol Museum
Queen’s Road
Bristol, UK BS8 1RL
June 13th – August 31st
FREE EXHIBITION [...]

BOHO – Hollywood’s First and Only Gastropub

Posted on 21 June 2009

A gastro pub is a British term combining gastronomy and “public house”, stepping it up a couple notches above a basic pub that serves plain old “pub grub”. The concept of the gastro pub has been popular in Europe (especially Great Britain) for many years by offering customers the traditional pub experience mixed with quality […]

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French Kiss!

Posted on 20 June 2009

Fran co•phile adj.: A person who admires France, its people, or its culture. Here is a guide to help you find the perfect gift for the French obsessed person in your life.

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Trianon Palace & Spa – Versailles

Posted on 17 June 2009

Built in 1909 by the architect René Sergent, best known for designing the Plaza Athénée in Paris, the legendary Trianon Palace & Spa was built on the site of an old convent. Situated at the end of the avenues in the royal gardens of Versailles, it quickly became the favorite holiday destination for Parisian high […]

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Hotel Santa Teresa – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Posted on 16 June 2009

Review & Photos by the Cobrasnake

Driving to the the Santa Teresa hotel was quite an adventure. Located towards the top of a hill in the center of Rio I felt like I was staying at someone’s house. The property is amazing very green, very natural very peaceful. The front desk is very relaxing, everyone is [...]

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Kate Moss & Agness Deyn Paper Dolls

Posted on 15 June 2009

Now you can dress your very own Agness Deyn and Kate Moss fashion plate paper dolls. London-based artist I Love Mel has recaptured the joy of cutting up one-dimensional models with her paper doll tributes to fellow Brits Kate Moss and Agyness Deyn. Each gal comes with several tab-adorned wardrobe options—stripes and vests for Kate, polka-dots […]

Russian Tea Room – NYC

Posted on 12 June 2009

Alex Palmer
From the outside, the Russian Tea Room appears downright subtle. Situated next to the magnificent Carnegie Hall in midtown Manhattan, the restaurant’s simple red awning is easily overpowered by the hall’s grandiose architecture, and the concert advertisements and flying flags on its façade. But stepping inside the Russian Tea Room and past the [...]

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Obsession: Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles

Posted on 12 June 2009

Chateau Marmont is no doubt one of the most iconic hotels in the world. You can name any celebrity, rockstar or artist, past or present in the last 80 years and likely count on the fact that they’ve stayed at the Chateau Marmont. Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow, James Dean, Hunter S. Thompson, F.Scott Fitzgerald, John […]

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Soho House – NYC

Posted on 11 June 2009

I arrived to dine at the Soho House restaurant located on the 6th floor of the club on a Monday and the atmosphere was already lively for an early evening, this was perfect. The dimly lit dining area features gorgeous design and beautiful people, eye candy everywhere. We started with a cocktail and beer, I […]

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Andy Warhol at Galeries du Grand Palais, Paris until July 13th 2009.

Posted on 05 June 2009

An exhibition organized by the Reunion des Musees Nationaux in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum, Puittsburgh. Sponsored by LVMH / Moët Hennessy. In 1962, Andy Warhol painted the portraits of Marilyn Monroe and her rival Liz Taylor, reinterpreted the Mona Lisa and Elvis Presley. From 1967 until his death in 1987, he produced [...]

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Geometry of Ruins at Flux Salon – Los Angeles

Posted on 04 June 2009

Flux is proud to present Geometry of Ruins, a breakout solo exhibition and salon by Brazilian artists Andrezza Valentin and Guilherme Marcondes. The works, consisting of photography, animation and a video installation, were produced over a period of one year in three of the largest contemporary cities in the world–Los Angeles, New York and São […]

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