Enrique Norten of Ten Arquitectos

Whenever the opportunity presents itself, I will attend an architectural exhibit or go to a lecture. Recently, I had the privilege of attending  a preservation lecture by Enrique Norten. Of the buildings he has restored, the Chopo Museum in Mexico City was my favorite. I am always inspired when there is a combination of  old and new. His work was described as “alive never cold, urban yet light and elegant but great.” These images are of the preservation project completed by Ten Arquitectos. This is an original cast iron structure …

Washington D.C.

Jefferson Memorial Washington Memorial Cherry Blossoms Jose Andre’s Zaytinya. I was at Jose’s restaurant almost 10 years ago and the food was incredible. I was excited  to dine at Zaytinya this trip and was a amazed by the delicious food. It has the best turkish/greek/lebanese tapas. Jose is opening Bazaar Miami in May 2012. Bazaar L.A. has received rave reviews. The restaurant will be designed by Philippe Starck and the cuisine will be latin/asian tapa’s. One can not be in Washington D.C without stopping at Georgetown Cupcakes. The salty carmel cupcake was to die for.