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Biff Rydberg

Biff á la Rydberg – Our Take on a Regional Classic

Hotell Rydberg was one of the first proper hotels in Stockholm, Sweden. Built in 1857 and demolished in 1914, it was run by Jean-François Régis Cadier who would later found the Grand Hôtel that’s still going strong and harbors the…

Dining room at Twist by Pierre Gagnaire.

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire Review

Pierre Gagnaire is one of the biggest names of modern cooking that has really pushed the art and craft to the next level. Even though his earlier restaurants have not always been as successful as his “modern French” cuisine has…

Chris Reeve Knives Small Sebenza 21 Reeve mark close-up

Chris Reeve Knives Small Sebenza 21 Review

The Sebenza is the benchmark of the modern locking folding knife and is also the one that started it all. It was introduced in 1990 and featured the Reeve Integral Lock, an evolution of the Walker Linerlock that uses the…

Extreme LAB 2 dial, photo by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre Extreme LAB 2 Review

We recently got a chance to spend some time with the Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2 Tribute to Geophysique in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s boutique at the Wynn in Las Vegas. What we found was a very impressive watch in the high-end luxury…

Aria Las Vegas south entrance

Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas Review

Aria Resort & Casino is the centerpiece in Las Vegas’ CityCenter complex that opened in December of 2009. The Aria, and CityCenter, is a major driver in pushing Las Vegas to the next level, it’s an original concept that’s both contemporary…

Carrot cake mousse at Sage Las Vegas

Sage Las Vegas Restaurant Review

Sage restaurant in Las Vegas describes themselves as a restaurant focusing on American cuisine spices with global influences that simplifies overcomplicated dishes and place emphasis on simple, clean flavors and seasonal ingredients. They undersell themselves a bit. What they really do…

The Vesper Bar

Finding the Best Drink in Las Vegas

Drinking cocktails and other forms of alcohol is deeply engrained in Las Vegas culture, from the free drinks served while gaming to the mixology services offered while getting bottle service at the clubs. During Las Vegas’ rise from the gaming…

Dial of the Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Chronograph

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Chronograph Hands-on Review

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin have a long history together (Aston Martin used Jaeger meters back in the day, for example) and share many brand values. They also basically have the same target audience with people who appreciates functional, classy, timeless…

Strider SNG GG vs. TAD Dauntless MK3 Hands-on Review

Two of the most iconic knives of the tactical folder knife frenzy the last few years are the Strider Knives SNG and the production Dauntless from Triple Aught Design. Both are high-end production knives with 3.5” CPM steel blades, titanium framelocks,…

Climbing in Kalymnos

When I started asking around where the best place for my first outdoor climbing trip would be, the answer was almost unanimously Kalymnos. Not because it has easy routes (there are a few of those) but mostly because there’s such…