Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the top U.S. humor prize.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The crowd bursts into applause as a hundred couples enter the hall, hand in hand, grooms in simple black suits and brides in modest white dresses, red flowers in hand.
Black Pete, the jolly sidekick of the Dutch Saint Nicholas, is finally getting a face-lift after years of bitter debate including death threats against those calling for change.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
A new storefront belonging to Tsannkuen Co. (燦坤) opened in Kaohsiung recently, introducing a number of new restaurants, specializing in hot pot, steak, Italian food and more.
The Chablis region of France produces the world's purest expression of chardonnay. This statement reflects at least two concepts. First, the practice of judicious use, or even the absence, of oak leaving the grapes to sing their own song.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The gate opens and the bull charges into the arena, two cowboys on horseback in hot pursuit.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Embrace your inner snob. Wear red with pink. Eat oysters at home and go to bed before midnight on New Year's Eve. Just some of the advice meted out by four Frenchwomen in a new book on “how to be Parisian.”