No surprise, then, that for 2011, Sam Lemheney, the show’s designer, promises an “absolutely amazing” experience – an interactive Eiffel Tower with a light show and a 33-foot base, and gardens depicting the City of Light’s underground catacombs and its romance, opulence, artistry, cuisine, and “timelessness.”
The producers of Roquefort and Époisses de Bourgogne may view it as infernal rind but the world’s best cheese comes from England. Cornish Blue, made in Liskeard by Philip and Carol Stansfield, nosed ahead of 2,600 entries from 26 countries to win this year’s World Cheese Awards.
The Steins are responsible in many ways for the turn-of-the century revolution in the visual arts through their adventurous patronage, deep ties to leading minds of the era, and legendary Paris salon gatherings.
As you probably know, Barbie, the most popular doll around the world, is turning 50 next year. A grand show dedicated to this golden anniversary is to be staged during the New York Fashion Week in February.
France’s traditional meal was added to the Unesco world heritage list, in the intangible category, on Tuesday. A committee of Unesco experts decided in Nairobi that French gastronomy, with its presentation and rituals, fulfilled the necessary conditions to be added to the list.