Bad boy chef, stay-at-home dad, jiu-jitsu champion–Anthony Bourdain is constantly taking on new and unexpected roles. With his days of partying (mostly) behind him, Bourdain discusses his new cookbook, fighting competitions, and preparing his daughter’s lunch. Read more.
At these restaurants, food and view compete for attention. Luckily, there are no losers when it comes to dining fireside at a luxurious chateau hideaway overlooking the Rocky Mountains. Reservation, please. Find out more.
Asphalt. Potholes. Grey. All words associated with the word “road.” Yet Robbi Bishop-Taylor, an Austrailian PhD student in geospatial science, has managed to turn networks of streets, trails, and highways into luminous, brightly-coloured, and most of all, perspective-shifting works of art. Read more here.
From Beaver Tails to Moosehunters, Canadian desserts can be fairly regionally-specific, and little known outside their place of origin. This guide helps to ensure you don’t accidentally pass up on some tasty Flapper pie or a handful of Chicken Bones (chocolate-stuffed cinnamon hard candies, of course). Learn more.
Known for his unconventional philosophies, Alain de Botton continues to inspire more practical ways of thinking when it comes to relationships and romance. With his latest book, The Course of Love, Botton takes on the idea of modern matrimony and asks, “Why?” Find out more.
It all started in 1957 when Porsche released the 718 RSK, a little roadster primarily used for racing. With the latest Boxster S, history has been brought back to life in a way that is better than before. Read more.
Discover the story of a small Japanese pharmacy that grew to become one of the world’s leading cosmetics companies. From the groundbreaking creation of rainbow face powder to hosting Japan’s first soda fountain, delve into the fascinating history of Shiseido. Learn more here.
For nearly three decades, design-world provocateur Karim Rashid has created works as bold as they are beautiful. An aesthetic chameleon, Rashid’s repertoire of work is diverse—household products, hotels, footwear, books, dance music—and constantly expanding. Find out more.
In the Mexican province of Michoacán, drug lords and farmers struggle for control over the area’s plentiful avocado crops—the fruit is more profitable than even marijuana, and is known locally as “green gold.” Read more.
NUVO’s Nine Most-Read Articles of 2016
The most-read stories of the year.
Before bidding goodbye to 2016, we revisit our most-read stories from the year. A feature on the ever-evolving Anthony Bourdain topped the list, with stories of Canadian streets, sweets, and scenic restaurants following closely behind, as well as a piece delineating the relationship between the avocado industry and Mexican drug cartels, and a philosopher’s take on how to make marriages last. Catch up on the nine top NUVO articles of 2016, above.
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December 30, 2016