L’Uomo Vogue, and Milano Cucina hosted the 85th birthday celebration of world-renowned Visionary Chef Gualtiero Marchesi. All the proceeds from the evening were donated to the World Food Programme, the UN Humanitarian Agency, whichContinue Reading..
One of many perks to living in Milan is the close proximity to the Alps and pre-Alps where there are many hiking trails open year-round for outdoor enthusiasts and foodies alike. After a scenic hike that really builds up an appetite, you can reward yourself with a delicious home-style meal at a “Rifugio” aka a rustic restaurant and refuge after a long day’s hike. Here are some of my favorite spots to hike along with their corresponding nearby Rifugios.Continue Reading..
A COLLECTION OF MS. FRISCH’S FAVORITE BOOTS Fall/Winter ’14
Walter Steiger’s geometric play on this boot design is genius. I love the stark contrast between the while and black leather. The licorice thin shoe lace is also playfully and visually delicious. The negative space allows for hoisery and stockings to show through and invites creativity. It’s nice to have the option to add your own touch.Continue Reading..
In the spirit of Halloween, here is my collection of editorial photos of alluring and dark haute couture. Halloween in Milan is certainly distinct from Halloween in the East Village in NYC. Even so, I embrace this weekend’s fantastical theme in the fashion capital of the world and city I have grown to love.Continue Reading..
The white truffle or “trifola d’Alba” comes from the Piedmont region in northern Italy and, most famously, in the countryside around the cities of Alba and Asti. The annual festival in Alba is held every October and attracts tens of thousands of foodies from all over the world. Continue Reading..
“I’ll show you my home town where I grew up” he said…
11:05 am Saturday morning. I just barely make the train – isn’t that always the case? Relieved, I kiss my Jack Russell Picasso on his little black nose and sit back in quiet contemplation of the days ahead.
Imagine walking around through narrow cobblestone streets, beneath archways, colorful wooden window blinds and antique wooden doors. This description suits most of Italy’s small towns but one in particular – Morbegno, home to over 50 ancient wine cellars, hosts an annual wine tour that attracts both locals and visitors alike.Continue Reading..