Monthly Archives: July 2011
I think it was time to add Recipes to my blog! I did share my dream kitchen before, now it’s time to share some of my favorite dishes, or those that I’d like to cook in the future. Today it is:
Thai Beef and Noodle Salad
You’ll love breaking out the chopsticks for this cellophane noodle dish, packed with roast beef, snow peas, cucumber and chopped peanuts, tossed in a fresh ginger dressing. Read the rest of this entry
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“He did something to me that was so perverse! Okay, I’m just going to say it. He tried to hold my hand.” – Samantha
A big scoop of ice cream may sound appealing when you’re battling summer’s scorching temperatures, but—surprise!—it’s only a fleeting fix that’ll leave you hotter than before. Once your body starts digesting and storing those calories, your temperature will rise. However, there are eats out there that can actually help you beat the heat by triggering cool-off nerves, causing you to sweat, providing essential fluids and more. From juicy fruits that hydrate to spicy dishes that kickstart your body’s natural cooling system, discover five foods that’ll (almost) render your A/C optional. Read the rest of this entry
Whether they show up to open splashy new boutiques or simply to hobnob with oligarch gazillionaires, fashion designers can’t seem to get enough of Russia. In November Donatella Versace became the latest to visit Moscow, where she’s planning to open a third Versace store next year. Versace used the visit as an opportunity to research the city’s sartorial sensibility, which even the over-the-top blond found too much.
“They use a little bit more makeup than other women,” she said of the Muscovites, in an interview with WWD. “When you dress, don’t do fabulous hair, makeup, a designer dress all together.” Since when?
When Noah Lemaich took his post behind the concierge desk at 60 Thompson hotel in New York’s SoHo one morning, he anticipated just another average day fulfilling guests’ pleas for theater tickets or dinner reservations at the Waverly Inn. But then he received a phone call from a female guest with a particularly pressing problem. She wanted breast milk delivered to her room within the next two hours. She didn’t say why, she didn’t say how much, and she didn’t say from whom it should be procured.
“I’m assuming maybe there was a child involved somewhere,” says Lemaich, who has been the hotel’s concierge for five years. “It’s like, is there some kind of questionnaire I should be asking this person, or is just anybody’s breast milk fine?” (more…)