For as long as I can remember, French Sole NY on the Upper East Side has been my go-to for a classic comfortable, ballet flat. They do those well, and so much more, like my latest must-have in my city travel bag, the Ophelia. S
as you work up a serious appetite schlepping through all of those ancient sites be sure to check out these places for some memorable bites.
Does it get more Canadian than Canada Goose, Drake and October’s Very Own? Back for their second collaboration, Canada Goose and OVO is teaming up again this season for what’s probably the dopest après ski great you’ll see at the lodge.
Designer Gideon Obserson is somewhat of a legend in the swimwear world. Designing womenswear for decades since the 70s, his swimsuits were the stuff that Miami Vice era dream girls were made of. While in Tel Aviv this spring, I stopped by the Oberson House of Design on Gordon street and met with the designer, and his daughter Karen.
Here’s one for Halloween. “Haven’t you ever seen the movie Hostel?” That was usually the first question I was asked in 2006 when I told people I was going to Bratislava.
While in Negril and Montego Bay this August I took a cooking lesson at Prospect Plantation in Ochos Rios with Chef Adra Hillock. I can now say I know how to clean callaloo and jerk like a pro. Check out pictures and video from the day below as well as the recipes for you to prepare your own Jamaican feast at home – watch carefully for Chef Hillock’s little secret!
A take on Tom Ford’s iconic original Black Orchid, this lighter, floral scent is like it’s younger sister.
The city does draw history buffs but thanks to Akko resident and ambassador, Chef Uri Jeremias, Akko has fast become a global foodie destination as well. While I was in Tel Aviv, countless people told me, I “could not leave Israel without visiting Uri Buri,” Jeremias’s restaurant right on the port in an old ottoman building with the decor of a Bedouin tent; hopefully while there I would meet it’s eccentric proprietor of 27 years, Uri Jeremias. “You can’t miss him, he looks like Santa Claus.” Without a doubt, this is the best seafood you will have in Israel.
Skrillex and Zedd, two of the top names in electronic dance music, are going to headline the Minus 424 Dead Sea Rave on November 5th in possibly one of the sickest venues imaginable.
A Brief History of Seven Killings: Conspiracy theorists and lovers of all things Bob Marley, this is the book for you; it’s about the assassination attempt on Marley in the 1970s. From the very real Jamaican political party feuds to the CIA’s involvement in wars and violence in the West Indies and Latin American, there were points in the novel when I turned the pages furiously hungry to read more.