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The Forbidden City at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Amidst Beijing’s dense landscape lies the Forbidden City. For over 500 years, the halls of this royal residence remained a mystery to all but the emperor, his family, and those who served him.

A global initiative.

On October 16, 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was created, born from the idea that freedom from want of food can be achieved for the health and strength of all people.

San Francisco steeps.

In San Francisco, a city where everyone is working on the next big thing, and with plenty of coffee houses to fuel those working minds, a tea shop on Valencia Street in the Mission district stands still amidst the buzz: the newest addition to the city’s Samovar Tea family.

Omega's recent releases.

When Omega brand ambassador George Clooney sported an 18-karat white-gold De Ville Trésor Master Co-Axial chronometer at his wedding this past September in Italy, the recently released model generated buzz as a star-style choice.

Autumn sips.

Award-winning mixologist and sommelier Lauren Mote and chef Jonathan Chovancek create seasonal cocktails featuring their handcrafted Bittered Sling Extracts.

Meadowood menu.

At the three-Michelin-starred, Relais & Châteaux–listed Restaurant at Meadowood in Napa Valley, California, chef Christopher Kostow delivers upscale dining and exquisite degustation menus. Here, the recipe for his signature guinea fowl dish.

Through the lens.

When fashion and film unite, expect the unexpected. The Giorgio Armani brand is a long-time patron of the arts, and now the company is promoting emerging filmmakers through its Films of City Frames initiative.

A good mix.

On the quiet end of East 6th Street in Austin, Texas sits Easy Tiger: a bake shop, eatery, and beer garden. The multi-purpose establishment, cloaked in wild ivy and overlooking quaint Waller Creek, invites in those curious about its seemingly contradictory offerings and encourages them to relax, stay awhile.

A Palm Springs playground.

As cooler weather descends upon us, warmer locales beckon. Recreation reigns supreme in Palm Springs, providing an ideal escape. Toscana Country Club is a private members’ club, located in the heart of Indian Wells, California.