Happy Valentine’s Sunday! Today’s roundup in wine, food, lifestyle, design and travel.
A look inside the Obsidian Virtual Concept House, a futuristic, over-the-top home curated by 23 Black creatives that is set in the Oakland Hills in the year 2025.
I liked this idea that Instead of framing goals around restriction, consider optimizing what you already do and enjoy to sneak in some additional self-care. This link has some feel-good practices to optimize your routine and take care of yourself.
I like a lot of the recipes from Half Baked Harvest so I was glad to see their top 25 of 2020. There are loves of inspiring ideas, but this Slow Cooker Creamy Tortellini Vegetable Soup is speaking to me today!
A ridiculously easy and overwhelmingly flavorful pasta sauce made from roasted feta, cheery tomatoes and spices that went viral in several countries on TikTok — and has ultimately caused a shortage of feta cheese worldwide!
In case you need to justify that glass that keeps appearing in your hand, a quick summary of 8 health benefits of drinking moderate amounts of wine.
A few of you have asked me for affordable art sources, which is especially relevant now that we’re all home so much. Check out this roundup of to buy reasonably-priced art and liven up plain walls.
To address the impact of climate change in Bordeaux, there is initial approval of the addition of seven new grape varieties to the six red and eight white grapes already permitted to be used in bottles of Bordeaux. The newly approved varieties are four reds — Arinarnoa, Castets, Marselan, and Touriga Nacional — and two whites — Alvarinho and Liliorila.
Sending a little Valentine’s love to you all!