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Batteries Not Included: This Portable Espresso Maker Doesn't Need Them

No plugs or chargers, just the touch of your hand.
Oct 14, 2014 11:00 am

Whether we're talking about sourcing beans and roasting techniques, emerging independent brands or tools of the trade, today's coffee boom means tomorrow's cup of joe will only get better and better. Now, the same goes for travelers or anyone on the run.

Breasts Of Kate Moss Inspire New Champers Coupe

A British supermodel proves inspiring, titillating
Oct 10, 2014 1:00 pm

34 Restaurant in London’s Mayfair neighborhood is the kind of place where you can order Cornish sardines with violet artichokes and Indian-spiced monkfish coconut. There’s a nice sorbet with passion fruit, Charentais melon and mint. Also, as of yesterday, you can sip Champagne out of a coupe shaped to the precise dimension of the breasts of British supermodel Kate Moss.

Setting The Table: Step Up Your Dinner Party Game With 10 Interesting Plates

Getting back to basics for our fall style series
Oct 9, 2014 1:00 pm

A presentable table starts with what you set on it. For our fall "Setting The Table" series, we're kicking things off with — what else — plates. Here are ten impressive new styles, worthy of any occasion. 

It's Raining Wine! Check Out This New Carafe.

The W/W carafe aerates beverages in style
Oct 7, 2014 12:00 pm

When it comes to making the most of your wine's flavor notes and nuances, a decanter or aerator is the obvious accessory of choice. In a well-crafted marriage of function and form, Benjamin Hubert's W/W aerating carafe is definitely an object worth, well, objectifying. Trust us when we say you might find yourself using this on a regular basis. Ready to make it rain?

Behold! A Kitchen Made Out Of LEGOs!

A serious conversation piece for your inner child
Sep 25, 2014 10:00 am

Though it would be quite a test of one's patience and time to replicate Pillard and Rosetti's kitchen island, let this be an inspiring example of why you shouldn't be reluctant to bring a little more color into your kitchen. 

For One Designer, It's The Year Of The Spoon

A daily woodcarving exercise takes shape in Norway.
Sep 23, 2014 12:00 pm

For his aptly titled project dubbed, "The Daily Spoon," designer Stian Korntved Ruud is carving a single wooden spoon a day — by hand — for an entire year. So far he's over a third of the way there. Let's see what he's come up with.

Marlow Goods: Leather Products Made From Animals You May Have Eaten For Dinner

Going beyond farm-to-table in Brooklyn
Sep 18, 2014 11:00 am

It's hardly a new concept for restaurants to sell branded items for diners to take home with them, but here's an awesome departure from your usual cookbook or baseball cap: leather goods fabricated from the hides of the animals served at some of Brooklyn's most popular restaurants like Diner, Marlow & Sons, Roman's and Reynard. Check out these wares.

Design Well-Done: Patagonia's New Provisions Line

Outdoors brand debuts responsibly sourced salmon
Sep 11, 2014 11:00 am

Most of us associate the outdoors retail giant Patagonia with tents and polar fleeces, but its newly launched Provisions line is about to change all that. Smoked salmon in a bag has never looked so good. Ready to go camping? 

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