Palate

The spirit of friendship.

You were never meant to have this tequila made by George Clooney and nightlife impresario Rande Gerber. Friends for decades, the two purchased property together in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and built two houses, decked out for when they need to escape—and drink tequila.

A toast to good fortune.

The Chinese New Year is steeped in 4,713 years of traditions that welcome fresh beginnings: it is customary to wear new clothes, give red envelopes to the younger generation, and sweep the home from top to bottom, all to invite good luck for the year to come.

Red label, red carpet.

Piper-Heidsieck is no stranger to awards. The company continues its winning tradition with the launch of a new three-year partnership on Sunday, February 22, christening it the exclusive champagne of the Academy Awards.

Bean-to-bar chocolate.

When you enter the shop on rue de la Roquette, you’re hit with the most luxurious of aromas: chocolate. And not just any chocolate but chocolate made in the open manufacture (workshop) on-site. This chocolate is so pure, all that’s missing is the cocoa plantation out back.

A new era of glamour.

So much has happened at the St. Regis New York, a designated Manhattan landmark with a history that dates back to 1904. The hotel has entered a bold new era of glamour, having completed a $90-million renovation.

Purely Polish.

Belvedere not only rides the wave of popularity of luxury vodkas, but also makes a good claim to having established the category.

Boxed chocolate.

This certainly isn’t Nendo’s first venture into the world of edible delights. With a portfolio including chocolate pencil shavings, Häagen-Dazs ice cream cake villages, and syrup-filled chocolate paint tubes, the Japanese design house is no stranger to the sweet medium.

A collection of outstanding restaurants.

It is, perhaps, one of those eternal questions: “Where should we dine?” Thankfully, in asking ourselves this, we have come up with plenty of answers.