Tag Archives: FRANCE

O fée

O fée was created in france, in 2006, with a collection of accessible fine crafted modern jewelry pieces.  they distinguished themselves by offering wearable pieces with a message, in gold and sterling silver.  O fée commissions talented jewelers to create four collections per … Continue reading

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PASSAGE 53

my curiosity was aroused when my dear friend, marc olivier, took out his cell and reserved a table, assuring us we would be pleased with the restaurant.  i could not have ever anticipated the splendid choice he made for us. … Continue reading

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fondation cartier pour l’art contemporain

CARTIER jewels are works of art, so it is no surprise that the structure that houses their art foundation would be anything less than a gem.  the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain was initiated in 1984 and moved to paris, france, in 1994, … Continue reading

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LA DAME DE PIC

it was just the other day, at lunch, that i realized how important the decor details in a restaurant are.  and i know that Anne–Sophie Pic knows this, as it became obvious why BRUNO BORRIONE  was chosen for the interior decor of her … Continue reading

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3 luvSTUFF = 3 luvMUST

1)  pastille de Vichy mints– it was 1825 in vichy, france, and jean pierre joseph d’arcet, a chemist, figured a way to extract the active elements of the vichy thermal mineral waters and the pharmacist, bartillat, created with the mineral extracts, which are still … Continue reading

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SALON

though sometime passed before i took up his invite, i did visit the winery in le-mesnil-sur oger in france.  i met him at a dinner which he hosted in miami, florida.  Didier Depond, the president of Champagne Salon was indeed a passionate and … Continue reading

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