I sipped and spat my way across three continents this year, tracking the latest wine and spirits trends and hunting for standouts among the predictable and the pretentious.
Michelin added a pair of new two- star restaurants in Belgium, praising the standard of cooking in the country and in Luxembourg.
Remember the Gruner Veltliner craze?
I took a spin around the block in a 1933 Duesenberg in New York last week. People stopped to stare, snap photos and give us the thumbs up sign. The trip lasted 15 minutes and caused two traffic jams.
A shadow creeps across the barrel- shaped ceiling of an entrance porch at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas.
Doris Lessing, the British author awarded a Nobel Prize in literature for a lifetime of writing about gender and race, drawing on her own upbringing in Africa, has died. She was 94.
There were several astonishing aspects to the sale of “Three Studies of Lucian Freud’’ by Francis Bacon at Christie’s International in New York.
Rupert Grint puts his “Harry Potter” days firmly behind him with a foul-mouthed and drugged- up performance.
A stylish music-hall mystery in which we know whodunit from beginning to end, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” has lively songs, a congenial villain and a physically and morally flexible mistress.
Jessie J is planning to conquer the U.S. with family-friendly tomboy pop and vacuous platitudes.