Life & Art

The best mail-order cake 
in America 
costs US$300

Bloomberg samples 13 cakes to find ones to serve that guests will talk about for years to come
By KATE KRADER Like politics, the subject of cakes is a ...

New Orleans chef heralds new era for the dining capital

In Louisiana, the restaurant industry is the state’s largest employer, and Made in New Orleans is helping give it a different look
By KAREN TOULON The ...

Eight private islands for sale perfect for long-term getaways

Nobody buys an island for just a bit of quick fun
By James Tarmy / BLOOMBERG NO ONE buys a private island looking for a faster pace. The key is ...

Blade offers NY airport transfers for US$195, aiming at Uber Black

Five minutes in a helicopter can take passengers from Manhattan to LaGuardia, JFK and Newark. When traffic is dense, its ride costs less than some elite ...

What the 650 diamonds on this watch do when you check the time

by STEPHEN PULVIRENT / Pic by BLOOMBERG
IT FEELS like a million years ago, but way back at SIHH 2018, we showed you the Révélation d’Une Panthère from ...

One of fashion’s top tastemakers breaks into indie perfumes

Behind Carine Roitfeld’s new fragrance line
by AJA MANGUM / pic by BLOOMBERG IT’S no secret that celebrity fragrances sell. Since the epic ...

With US$100 bills and rubies, hats bring haul for Central Park

Some guests cover the hair they spend thousands on each month with hats on which they’ve spent thousands to wear just once
by AMANDA GORDON “A WHITE ...

The best sandwiches in New York, as picked by top chefs

Of course there’s pastrami, but also the Mushreuben and some destination heroes
by KATE KRADER New York is a town of strong opinions. Residents can’t ...

The best restaurant in the US is now in Philadelphia

Zahav wins the James Beard Foundation’s prestigious title
By Josh Petri / BLOOMBERG Philadelphia’s dominance of the food world continues. Zahav, the ...

A grown up, good looking watch for under US$400?

This has been a great year for interesting new timepieces at a reasonable price point
By Cator Sparks / BLOOMBERG WHILE it’s common enough to have the ...

Here’s every way to fly private

Look, when you need to get to St Barts once a year and LA every week, there isn’t a one-Gulfstream-fits-all solution
By SARA CLEMENCE Owning your own ...

Your Hamptons summer restaurant shortlist

New and returning favourites vie to pick up the dining mantle from EMP Summer House
By KATE KRADER It will be a summer of options for people in and ...