If you are fashion-obsessed then most likely your temple is Bergdorf Goodman in New York City, where well-heeled women from all over the world worship brands like Bottega Veneta, Goyard, Proenza Schouler, Stella McCartney, Valentino and Monique Lhuillier. More than a department store, though, Bergdorf’s (as it is affectionately known) is a one-of-a-kind shopping emporium filled with glamorous clothing, handbags,
We check in with Miami’s own and recent recipient of the Key to the City of Miami Beach, DJ Irie, who opens up on being a part of HEAT history, and updates us on his current residences, and this year’s 9th Annual Irie Weekend which raises funds for his Irie Foundation.
Dateline Rome – There is a new Pope and I am live in Rome, where it is all going down. It’s a historic night as Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglia was just anointed the new pontiff. And, of course, I’m here, obvi.com! I have lived in Rome before and I visited the Vatican as part of my daily morning walk. (For me, it’s
Real estate mogul Philip Levine just announced his candidacy for Mayor of Miami Beach. I am thrilled about the news because it has been too long since someone with a true business background has thrown his hat in the ring. Miami Beach is the crown jewel of South Florida and it is time that we have a representative who reflects
Season is in full swing, evidenced by some stellar events this week, most noticeably the Cultural Collection at The James Royal Palm. But what’s a fashionista to wear in chilly weather? I threw my faux-Blonde locks in a bun with a John Rochas leather headband that I scooped up in London, a black Carven dress that I bought in Paris
There’s probably not a person in America who isn’t familiar with Benihana, the teppanyaki restaurant that started in NYC in 1964 and soon spread all over the country. Benihana was founded by the very colorful Rocky Aoki, an adventurer and restaurateur I was fortunate to know for many years. Unfortunately, with his passing in 2008, an ugly family battle was
Arguably the best pizza in New York, Lucali is a neighborhood joint known for its charred crust and famous regulars like Beyonce and Jay-Z. New Yorkers wax poetic about Lucali’s perfect sauce to cheese ratio and that oh-so-thin crust. In fact, customers wait hours to get a table at the Brooklyn eatery, where cash is king and wine is BYO.
The South Beach Wine & Food festival is in full gumbo. Fittingly, some of the tastiest events aren’t the official ones. In fact, everyone had a blast at Spike Mendelsohn’s First Annual Volleyball tournament on the beach behind The James Royal Palm Hotel. The Top Chef toque invited all of his chef friends to compete at “Let’s Get Spiked” this
There is another brand of alcohol on the market, and as a sober chick, I feel the need to shout it out. It is indeed breaking news, and here is why: it is named after our city! Miami Cocktail Co. launched last night at the Soho Beach House. Bethenny Frankel, I have a word of advice for you: Move over
With all of the butter his momma uses to cook, it’s not a surprise that the son of acclaimed Chef Paula Deen is a fan of a sport called spinning. Bobby Deen, a chef in his own right, is known for his high-caloric cooking, too. I guess he keeps his abs tight by spinning. And now you can join