London’s Soho has been a red-light district for hundreds of years. You don’t need to consult the history books to learn about its seedier side: Neon signs for strip shows, sex toys and “models” are openly on display.
Alain Ducasse smiles as he reflects on the difficulty of running a restaurant empire that stretches across eight countries and includes three-Michelin-star establishments in Monte Carlo, Paris and London. He queries this interpretation of his view.
<p>The celebrated chef travels 300 days a year, hunting for ideas to enliven his 24 restaurants in eight countries. Here are some of his favorites.</p><p><a href="http://hotelunique.com.br/index.php" target="_blank">Hotel Unique</a> (Sao Paulo) With its striking and truly unique silhouette, the hotel takes on the form of a half disc or a boat. The interiors are relaxed and deliver an unexpected harmony and views of the city.</p><p><em><strong>Special Report:</strong> <a href="http://topics.bloomberg.com/bloomberg-pursuits/" target="_blank">Bloomberg Pursuits</a></em></p> Source: Courtesy Hotel Unique