Névé Luxury Ice

by Julie Wolfson Preferring the word barsmith over bartender, Michel Dozois takes the mixed drink to a whole new level with his invention of NeÌveÌ luxury ice. On hand for the opening of major L.A. bars such as Church and State, Seven Grand and Comme Ça, Dozois knows a good drink, and his philosophy is that truly great cocktails begins with perfect ice. After machine …

Antarctica Sub Zero Pop-Up Bar and Restaurant

As São Paulo's humid summer approaches, just in time to help cool things down an unusual pop-up restaurant/bar called Estação Antarctica Sub Zero opens this weekend in the bar-heavy neighborhood of Vila Madalena. Conceived to promote the Brazilian beer company Antarctica's new beer, the temporary venue celebrates their double-filtration process at 28.4 degrees Fahrenheit and the refreshing new drink. The space, an inflatable giant igloo …

Vintage Elephant Bar

I've recovered from obsessing over the vintage Gucci picnic set and moved on to this 1940s elephant bar, created for an English diplomat who clearly spent some time in the bush and had a big living room. Standing some four feet tall, this leather replica has a presence and originality that you won't find at the mall. My guess is the gent liked his Scotch, …