The United States of Caffeine: 50 States, 50 Must-Try Coffee Shops | Zagat Blog

The United States of Caffeine: 50 States, 50 Must-Try Coffee Shops | Zagat Blog Take a deep breath, America - do you smell that? It’s not the smell of amber waves of grain, it’s the mouthwatering aroma of coffee brewing at some of the country’s coolest roasters, tasting rooms and coffee bars. Unlike some regional [...]

February 28th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Cities With The Best-Dressed Men

Cities With The Best-Dressed MenBe an 18/8 Man! - Scott Menswear is a retail segment on the rise, but some cities have been quicker to embrace new style trends than others. Custom suitmaker Arden Reed found the best-dressed cities in America when it comes to men’s fashion, looking at regional Google search results for “men’s [...]

February 16th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

MOMA Restaurant Chef Tells Us How He Turns Food Into Art

When Chef Gabriel Kreuther opened The Modern, an upscale, fine-dining restaurant in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, he set out to open “the first great restaurant in a museum.” He was recruited in 2005 by famed New York City restaurateur Danny Meyer and together they have created an environment that merges [...]

August 26th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

A New York Cheese Shop Is Making 2,600 Pounds Of Fresh Cheese For You To Watch

If you love cheese as much as I do, then you will really enjoy this video on artisanal cheese -Alexa —- Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, a Seattle-based cheesemaker and cheesemonger that just opened a flagship store two blocks north of Union Square in Manhattan, wants to change the way America eats. It’s doing it by teaching [...]

August 22nd, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Chefs Pick The Best Restaurants In America

Chefs Pick The Best Restaurants In America Chefs know good food. And where they choose to eat in their time off says something about the quality of the restaurant and the food: that it’s delicious, excellent and chef-approved. Newsweek recently came out with their list of the  101 Best Places to Eat Around The World,  based on [...]

August 9th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Ten Hotels With Museum-Worthy Art Galleries

Ten Hotels With Museum-Worthy Art GalleriesRead the original post on There’s a reason tourists flock to museums while on vacation: time goes by way too fast in the real world for individuals to set hours to wander an art gallery. And even if vacay is prime time to explore various museums wherever you may [...]

July 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Famiglia De Medici: The Extraordinary Story Of The Family That Financed The Renaissance

Famiglia De Medici: The Extraordinary Story Of The Family That Financed The RenaissanceFrom doctors to bankers, the Medici family was without a doubt the richest family in Europe in their time..

July 5th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Gustav Klimt – Forever Between Two Worlds

Gustav Klimt is an artist that I studied my early years at Art Center College of Design.  There is something mesmerizing about is work – mystical and magical – sensuous and magnetic.  Although I have seen his work in print hundreds of times, I have never seen his original work – up close and personal.  [...]

July 4th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Counter Intelligence: Lazy Ox Canteen

A look at Lazy Ox Canteen in Little Tokyo. The restaurant has a new chef, Perfecto Rocher. Just a few words about Michael Cardenas, the proprietor of Lazy Ox, and the Cardenas brothers, who I know well from my restaurant days and when I was running Rhino Chasers Microbrewery.  The Cardenas brothers are brilliant restaurateurs.  [...]

July 1st, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

San Francisco’s Best Pizzerias

San Francisco's Best Pizzerias Yum With its access to fresh, high-quality ingredients and its devotion to food, San Francisco is home to some amazing pizzerias. From thin-crust to Neapolitan-style pizza, the pizza options in the Bay Area are varied and plentiful. In honor of Pizza Week, our friends at Zagat have rounded up the top five pizza joints [...]

June 30th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments
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