The Studio - NY
The long awaited companion book to Assouline’s award-winning Vintage Cocktails, Craft Cocktails explores the new golden age of the cocktail as culinary art form. World-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern shares some of his famous recipes conceived while working as the head mixologist for Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York.
Featuring personal forewords by Mongiardino’s granddaughter Francesca Simone, Roberto Peregalli, and Laura Sartori Rimini, this lavishly illustrated volume showcases the sumptuous harmony of classicism expressed through meticulous study and exacting craftsmanship that defined the Mongiardino aesthetic.
“We were all nomads once,” declared noted travel writer Herbert Ypma. Nomad Deluxe reawakens this deep-seated universal desire to jump on a plane, train, or boat and escape to the most distant reaches of the globe. Whether it be the remote Siwa Oasis in Egypt, the rugged Adirondacks, a frigid ice hotel in the Arctic Circle, craters of the arid Atacama Desert, the Aeolian Islands, or Zighy Bay, this book is an authentic guide to being a modern-day nomad in the know; to experience these thrilling adventures armed with the expertise of those who have already left their footprints. Discover Ying Yang, the wave phenomenon caused by a reef in the Maldives; follow a Berber guide across the Atlas Mountains, and explore new exotic travel destinations never before imagined. Ypma’s well-informed commentary and gripping anecdotes make Nomad Deluxe an inspiring read. With just one look at his remarkable photography, your suitcases will practically pack themselves.