Foraging In the Andes: Redefining Peruvian Cuisine with Central’s Virgilio Martinez

Virgilio Martinez does not limit his craftsmanship to the kitchen. After opening his restaurant Central in Lima, the Peruvian chef was driven to modify his style of cuisine after critics compared Central to restaurants in New York City and London. While visiting family in the the Andes Mountains, Martinez fell in love with Incan agriculture…

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Fashion, Food and Fads with Chillhouse’s Cyndi Ramirez

If you are looking for inspiration to start your own business, look no further than Cyndi Ramirez. The NYC-based entrepreneur began her career with a fashion and culinary-focused blog, Taste the Style. Once it gained a loyal following, Ramirez continued to let chaos fuel her work, by entering into yet another collaboration of two parallels with her latest venture, Chillhouse.

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Tommy Pao-Watari on Little Tai Hang, Hong Kong’s Latest Design Hotel

Finding the balance between understated and overdone was a task that architect Tommy Pao-Watari didn’t take lightly when he onboarded Little Tai Hang as his latest endeavor. The Ivy League-trained architect realized there was a need for boutique, serviced apartments, which conceptualized luxury, charm and convenience–themes that yet to exist as a standard in Hong Kong–thus, he…

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