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The Monsieur Endorses: Krups Silver Art Collection

May 2, 2011


You know why I love IKEA? It’s because I can get everything in a set to match- cookware, dishes and even entire kitchen setups; Well quite obviously, they don’t make home appliances and thankfully there are great brands like German kitchen appliance maker Krups. Saving discerning monsieurs from a life of mismatched kitchen appliances and giving […]

Nothing More Manly then Aging Your Own Whiskey

March 24, 2011


I’m in no way suggesting or encouraging you to start your own Boardwalk Empire (but if you do please dress the part) and though mankind (literally just the men) has been making moonshine since we discovered we could ferment just about anything into alcohol; I’m glad at least one whiskey company has decided it’s good […]

Lunch in Style: The No. 215 bag from Artifact Bag Co.

January 27, 2011


I have had many stylish accessories over the years but never lunch in style: Conceptually, the lunch tote is nothing new: Reusable versions of the brown paper bag have been around for several years, often insulated and made with spill-resistant material for easy cleanup. But the lunch tote is evolving, and a few have emerged […]

Cocotte Communal Restaurant Bar Reviewed

August 30, 2010


“Cocotte. It’s actually French for small fireproof dish in which portions of food are cooked and served.” My host offers as I raise an eyebrow at the sign just past Wanderlust hotel’s lobby reception. I’m here for a tasting and the sneak preview around the Wanderlust premises works up a healthy appetite for the group. […]