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Detroit – An Upbeat Tale of the Great Comeback City



Every place has its own distinct charm, and Detroit, or Motor City, Motown City or its newest moniker, the Great Comeback City, is a unique metropolis, even for the jaded art traveler. One of the true capitals of the Industrial Revolution, it showcases not just the automobile industry, but iconic architecture, a serious art culture and its own style of food. If you have a checklist of historic U.S. cities to visit, this should be high on your list.

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An Insiders Guide to Armory Week Dining

Wim Delvoye, Marble Floors, 1999 (photographed charcuterie - including precision-cut salami and mortadella)

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What Peyote-Induced Art, Liz Taylor and Stunning Resorts Have in Common

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A Collectors Primer: The Insiders Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach

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A Dish of Culture with a Side of Hummus

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The 3 M’s of Summer: (Molto) Mario, Michigan and Mangalitsa

View from Sleeping Bear Dunes

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Art Collectors May Pine For Picasso, But What Do Chefs Obsess Over?

Revel Resort

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James Rosenquist and the Most Famous Chefs in the World

The largest gathering of the world’s leading chefs all join together every two years at a widely anticipated competition entitled the Bocuse d’Or.  Referred to as the culinary equivalent of the Olympics, it’s held in Lyon, France with chefs competing from around the globe.  The grandstands are full with thousands of fan cheering, some in their own unique ways, such as Japan with drums, horns and multiple, organized cheers.  It’s a raucous affair. 

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Cooking with the Most Michelin-Starred Chef in the World

There are moments in life that you know you will never forget. Many of mine revolve around food.

The earliest memories begin with rainy Sundays spent with my family watching movies, where my Dad cooked an Italian feast and eggplant parmigiana was a favorite (he was a much better cook than my Mom at the time).

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Exclusive Pre-Opening Dinner Celebration at Chelsea’s Hotel Americano

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