Cooking with Bottarga Dell’Isola

This all-natural delicacy, known as the "poor man's caviar," makes for a dynamic ingredient or exceptional stand-alone hors d'oeuvres

It’s understandable if you haven’t yet heard of bottarga, as there are many names around the world for this umami-rich epicurean delicacy. For those familiar with the dried, pressed and salted roe (or filled egg sack) of the grey mullet fish, it still may seem like an obscure item utilized only at high-end restaurants or available at fancy delicatessens. We’ve found, with the help of …

Haruka Misawa’s Soothing Fish Tank Designs

Looking much like underwater zen gardens, Haruka Misawa’s minimalist fish tanks eschew traditional rainbow colored rocks in favor of soothing geometries and 3D printed structures. On display now in Taiwan, her exhibition “Waterscape” explores the relationship between gravity, buoyancy, air and water, all through unique perspective of fish tanks. The tiny aquariums are sculptural on their own, but with fish freely swimming inside, they’re given …

Interview: Photographer Michael Muller

How he takes his mesmerizing, intimate shark portraits (hint: get out of the cage)

LA-based photographer Michael Muller has captured celebrities (including Rihanna for her album cover Unapologetic) to mutants and superheroes (the movie posters for “X-Men Apocalypse” and “Captain America: Civil War” to name a few), but the most fascinating subject that’s challenged him continuously over the past decade lives far from the hills of Hollywood. Since 2007, Muller has been swimming among the sharks, shooting in a …