Worth the Trip: Bar Luce in Milan

The title of this post should really be “Worth the Trip? Bar Luce” since I haven’t visited Wes Anderson’s Milan-based cafe yet…but I am going to next week! I’ve had the filmmaker’s restaurant earmarked since it opened last spring, but couldn’t justify taking a four-hour train just to order cappuccino and pretend I’m Margot Tennenbaum. (I […]

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This week I am…

…turning 30! Apparently I’m supposed to know all these things by now (or maybe not). …donating to this Kickstarter campaign for spill-proof wine glasses. …daydreaming of Paris through this uber-hip blog on women in their Parisian apartments. …walking more. Yikes. …reading this article on how a kiss at Cannes Film Festival put a U.S. journalist in an Irani […]

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Why The Grand Budapest Hotel deserves its nine nominations

Watching the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday? I’m hoping this film makes a surprising sweep. Some are calling filmmaker Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel a dark horse among the Oscars’ Best Picture contenders, saying that it should not have taken a spot away from more commercial successes such as Unbroken and Interstellar. But before perpetuating that criticism, take a […]

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