Where to go for an aperitif in Milan? Obviously the Armani Hotel! After being wowed by the modern look and feel of the place, settle in for an aperitivo (cocktails and a nibble). When we went, it was a 2-hour culinary and cocktail journey around the world with reinterpretations of classics such as Mint Julep, called the Oriental Julep.
BeaumontPanel VI06 Rug
Give a vintage look to your living space when you pick up this machine made, viscose rug that comes in distressed finishing to lend an old world charm to your interiors. Available in runner as well as rectangular shapes, this panel rug with its oriental design brings class to your home.
Oriental Fried Chicken
I was looking through my cookbooks for another book to try, when I came across this little spiral bound cookbook titled World Wide Recipes. I flipped through it a bit and decided this…
I believe nature provides the color palette for everything else in the world. When I look at this magnificent Oriental Poppy from our garden its' color is reflected in the vintage Sarah Coventry brooch/pendant just listed today in TheGalvanicFlea.
Georgia O'Keeffe (American, Precisionism, 1887–1986): Oriental Poppies, 1928. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40-1/8 inches. The Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. "When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else." (Georgia O’Keeffe)
The women of the samurai had as main role to look after the house. This was especially crucial in the ' feudal times , when the husbands were often away fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. His wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), as well as look after the children and chores, he was often having to physically defend the house from thieves and invaders. For this reason, many women of the samurai class were trained skillful use of a weapon in the…