The Cube by Electrolux

A pop-up restaurant high above Milan's Piazza del Duomo offers unparalleled views and award winning food

Beginning in 2009, Electrolux embarked on a new venture to bring the innovation of its appliances to life in the form of a traveling temporary restaurant. Now, after its debut as part of Nomiya, a project by Laurent Grasso on the rooftop of Palais de Tokyo in Paris, and a run in Brussels, The Cube by Electrolux has just “landed” on the top of an …

The Art of Living According to Joe Beef

A new cookbook relays life lessons learned building a Montreal restaurant

In so many ways, Joe Beef seems to fit with current restaurant trends. The team grows their own produce, sources their meat locally and buys from family vineyards, but Joe Beef is not new to the scene. If anything, it’s old hat—a study in history and a return to middle-class values in Montreal. Their cookbook (of sorts) couples recipes with legends, anecdotes with instruction, illustrating …

Public Hotel Chicago

Low-cost luxury in a renovated Chicago landmark

Fed up with the overpriced minibars and underacheiving service standards that plague the American hotel industry, Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager recently unrolled Public, an affordable luxury hotel in downtown Chicago. Schrager reclaimed the walls of the Ambassador East Hotel and its classic restaurant Pump Room, imbuing a shock of new life into the historic structure. With value and simplicity as the stated ethos, Public …