About the author: Andreja Lajh & Haut de Gamme

I’m deeply involved in gastronomy, wines and hospitality. After my life and work between Slovenia and Italy I have recently moved to London to start my activity here. My professional background started with studies on Faculty of Architecture, continued with over 15 years in visual communications and advertising (Publicis, McCann, Ogilvy), mostly as art director/designer (so … Continue reading

Santambrogio glass house

  If you treasure privacy, this may not be the house for you. And the house proud among us could only imagine how long it would take to clean. But what a view. These striking artist impressions reveal how an entirely glass house, designed by architect Carlo Santambrogio, would look. From changing to bathing, sleeping and eating, the blue … Continue reading

“Dalla Slovenia con amore” in Milano (Italy)

After the big success in Rome (photos) were 20 best Slovenian wine makers and 5 of the best Slovenian chefs on Sunday 5th January at 20.30 inviting their colleagues and friends chefs, food & beverage managers, other food & wine professionals and journalists for an evening in Milano, at the Westin Palace hotel where they … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Koppert Cress Italy Tour – Part 2: Milano at Nicola Cavallaro

Koppert Cress specializes in cresses; seedlings of unique plants, which each have their own specific effect on the senses. Flavour, fragrance, feel or presentation, there is a cress for all. And the assortment is widening. Every year at least one new item is added to the collection of Micro-vegetables. A collection, which is presented as … Continue reading

Photo Gallery: Koppert Cress Tour Italia: 1st Stop – La Subida, Friuli Venezia Giulia

Koppert Cress specializes in cresses; seedlings of unique plants, which each have their own specific effect on the senses. Flavour, fragrance, feel or presentation, there is a cress for all. And the assortment is widening. Every year at least one new item is added to the collection of Micro-vegetables. A collection, which is presented as … Continue reading

“Dalla Slovenia con Amore” in Milano (article by Marina Alaimo)

Read the article in Italian: http://www.lucianopignataro.it/a/dalla-slovenia-con-amore-chef-e-vini-a-milano/20059/ Thanks to Marina Alaimo for this contribution.

Dalla Slovenia con Amore / From Slovenia with Love in Milano

On January 30th has in the Westin Palace in Milano happened a special event. A group of some of the best Slovenian chefs and winemakers has in organisation of Carpe Diem Club and with support of Il Gusto/Gribaudo, Grandecucina, Cucina Gourmet and Westin Palace in Milano prepared an evening for all the friends and collegues, called “Dalla Slovenia con Amore”. … Continue reading

“From Slovenia With Love” in Milano

Slovenian chefs and wine makers put a lot of passion in all that they do and are very appreciated also by their colleagues, publicists and foodies abroad. To continue in  the same way, to maintain and even strengthen the relations which were developed – friendships and collaborations, to develop also new relations and to show … Continue reading

Last-minute gifts at eight temporary holiday shops in eight cities around the world

  Toronto: Bicyclette Canadian clothing store Bicyclette transformed an already beautiful space into a winter wonderland for the last two weeks of December. Featured designers include Lauren Elan, Biko Jewellery, ScarfParty and Hart Boutique, among others. The shop is at 972 Queens Street and is open Tuesday through Sunday through 31 December 2010. Paris: Darkroom Focused … Continue reading