Boca Negra Lee & Lou: Flourless Chocolate Bourbon Cake.

By Lee & Lou Havlicek. Lee & Lou Cook. Hey, old friends. It’s been awhile. We’ve been busy persisting. To make amends for our absence, we come bearing gifts—gifts of flourless chocolate cake with soft almond cream. A dessert so rich … Continue reading

Jess Wainer: Sculptress of Light.
Lee & Lou: Deliciously Simple Sides.
Lee & Lou: Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake.

Space Makes Place: Conde House.


By Regina Connell. Typically, we think of Japanese companies as either gargantuan industrial corporations or very small enterprises. The giants are the likes of Sony, Uniqlo, Toyota. On the micro side of the ledger, we think of Japanese artisans and craftsmen, laboring in clay, … Continue reading

DxV: Forest Dickey.

Ashlar Table

By Regina Connell. A Martini. The Little Black Dress. A dry aged steak. Pretty much anything Hermes. These are classics that somehow always feel modern. They’re what we always come back to after ill-advised dalliances with things like Cosmopolitans, gypsy … Continue reading

Jess Wainer: Sculptress of Light.

Custom lighting from Jess Wainer

By Regina Connell. Making the rounds of design trade shows in the last year, I’ve seen a great deal of lighting. And most of it bored me silly. The big problem was the utter sameness of it: an endless riff on the Lindsay … Continue reading