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Schumann's Bar

Schumann’s Bar Review

If you tell any Münich resident you’re going to Schumann’s Bar, they’ll most definitely know what bar you’re talking about. Internationally acclaimed and an institution in Munich, that’s the kind of recognition you get when you’ve been open for more…

Eldhuset Oslo

Eldhuset, Oslo, Restaurant Review

Eldhuset is a barbecue restaurant in the middle of the charming neighborhood of Grünerløkka, also called Hipsterløkka by the locals, in Oslo, Norway. In addition to a full range of slow smoked meats they also serve burgers and a range…

Hotel San José grand suite bed

The Suite Life: Hotel San José, Austin, Texas

At the heart of Austin lies the Hotel San José as a tropic sanctuary in the bustling South Congress area, just 1.4 km (0.9 miles) from the Congress Avenue Bridge and its bats. Entering the hotel grounds is like being…

Franklin Barbecue sign

Franklin Barbecue Review

Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas is a modern success story and often ranked as the best barbecue in the world. Aaron Franklin started out in a food truck close to the University of Texas campus in 2009 and moved to…

Chupito at É by José Andrès

é by José Andrès Review

é by José Andrès is one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting, restaurant that have showed up in Las Vegas during the second wave of the fine dining evolution that came with the opening of City Center. It’s…

Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S Review – The People’s Car of Norway

There’s much that can be said about how conservative Norway is and that they as a people are somewhat reluctant to change. The stores are closed on Sundays and the Norwegians get positively furious when spare ribs are served any…

Oyster emulsion at Maaemo.

Maaemo Oslo Restaurant Review

Maaemo is an old Finnish word for “Mother Earth” that together with sommelier and co-owner Pontus Dahlström is the restaurants only connections to Finland. Everything else is about Norway and bringing the Norwegian nature to the plate. Maaemo takes ideas…

Dessert at Restaurant Santi Taura

Restaurant Santi Taura Review

Mr. Santi Taura is a native of Mallorca who grew up in Lloseta and now works out of the house that used to belong to his grand mother. He lives on the upper floor and the restaurant is at ground…

Porsche Design P'3110 Tec Flex Rollerball Steel and Gold

Porsche Design P’3110 Tec Flex Rollerball Review

When I first started getting interested in finer mechanical objects Porsche Design was one of the first companies that stood out. Porsche Design Studio was founded by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the Porsche 911,…

UR-110 Torpedo ST Dial

Urwerk UR-110 Torpedo Review

One of the very first pieces that caught my eye when I first got interested in watches was the Urwerk UR-103. Just the shape was so different from every other watch I’d seen and then to top it off with…