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Graceful Feet - Sticky Fingers: The Gold Nectar of the Opera House.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.13.2016 | Taste
Sidonie Sawyer

Honey Bees. The Paris Opera House, the Palais Garnier, is a proud producer of its own honey, thanks to a few bee houses of its very own historical ro...

Egyptian Humor Sails Across New Suez Canal

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.07.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

One must hand it to Egyptians. Their legendary sense of humor has sustained them through the millennia, coming in handy to mark this week's inaugurati...

Fragonard: The Art of Perfume

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.06.2014 | Style
Magda Abu-Fadil

Little did I know the enchanting fragrance I received as a gift sample at a conference in Menton was also the name of a painter who hailed from nearby...

Mon General McChrystal

Michael Vlahos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Vlahos

America, it seems, is coming to inhabit the puzzle that was once the lonely outpost of the French Empire. We are now the ageing Grand Nation. We have also been in losing mode since 1968.

Deborah Davis' Latest Triumph!: Gilded, How Newport Became America's Richest Resort

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

Having met some of the same challenging residents she has, examining Deborah Davis' breathless, bright and entertaining new book, Gilded, How Newport ...