Other Brother Olive Oil

Two childhood friends making good food in California

Other Brother olive oil first caught our attention with their aesthetic: their 250mL Shorty tin of Growers Blend is a little smaller than a can of beer, easy to grip, and by far the cutest olive oil packaging we’ve come across, thanks to the sign-painting-inspired design. It’s more than just looks, though. The passion for good food exuded by the two founders Evan Loewy and …

Ca La Maria Hotel and Gallery

Rest on the edge of Barcelona's leading contemporary art scene

At Barcelona’s Ca La Maria bed and breakfast, architect Maria Inglada has repurposed her parents’ 1920s-era flat into lodging that serves as a revolving exhibition space for her family’s noted collection of contemporary art. Located in the fashionable Eixample district, the inn’s five bedrooms features a work of art unique to the region of Barcelona after which the room is named; Thomas Ruff’s wall-sized photo …

Winter Fancy Food Show 2014

Some savory, sweet and spicy standouts from San Francisco's massive specialty food show

Walking through the rows upon rows of exhibits at San Francisco’s Winter Fancy Food Show proved to be a herculean task. The goal of surveying as many products as possible was made easy with McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams ‘ new Eureka lemon flavor with Marionberry preserves, a St. George Single Malt Whiskey gelato bar by Naia and some stellar salumi by Olli. The massive gathering …