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You Say Tomato, They Say Tomate

by Daniel Cappello In the haute shopping corner of Barneys-meets-Bergdorf, Madison-meets-Fifth, the fashionista may have her pick of fine threads, but what about fine dining? Though tony shopping addresses often invite equally tony restaurateurs (the Costes brothers’ L’Avenue on the avenue Montaigne in Paris comes immediately to mind), is the food ever really the draw? …

Teeny, Tasty, Tantalizing

by Daniel Cappello If heaven exists, then surely a sublime sushi of smoked arctic char on magnificently rounded mounds of spicy rice would be served there. And surely it would be a pleasing place of physical comfort, perhaps even awash in white walls with a sleek sea of walnut-covered everything. If this is an inkling …

American Idyll

by Daniel Cappello Pulling up to the Ocean House today, it’s easy to understand why generations of families have been flocking here since 1868, when Jonathan Nash erected the storied property in its original formation. Perched high on the bluffs of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the Ocean House is a grand, timelessly elegant Victorian-style structure …