Blog - Rima Suqi
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Art of the Bar Cart – Chronicle Books

I did not write this book but I did consult on booze (!!!) and bar carts. The resulting book, which shows different styles of bar carts in various settings, along with drink recipes, is truly beautiful. Photographed by Antonis Achilleos, one of my favorite photographers. Check out the book here.  ...

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Chic new home products for fall/NY Post

What your rooms should be wearing this fall: from a TV that looks like a work of art when not in use, to egg cups by an acclaimed industrial designer, to a chic wing chair covered in a Pendleton blanket. See them all, here....

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Capri and Rancho Loma restaurants in Modern Luxury

This story is about Texas restaurants worth the road trip. I profiled two, both are in the middle of nowhere, but thankfully both proprietors also own hotels on the same property. Go here to reach about Rancho Loma in Talpa, Texas and the Capri, in Marfa, Texas....

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Atelier Courbet in Departures

Atelier Courbet is moving to Chelsea after a successful debut in Nolita. I walk by it almost every day and can attest that it's definitely upping the style ante on 10th Avenue, and is a must-stop destination for those  checking out the area's art galleries....

Amsterdam’s new Hotel Arena in Hospitality Design

Amsterdam has a new hotel in an old structure, courtesy of Paul Hermanides, a well-known restaurateur in the city. Bonus: stay here and you're pretty much guaranteed to spot wild parrots. Full story here....

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Ben Weprin of Graduate Hotels, profile in Departures

It's one of the most overused words today, but Ben Weprin is truly disrupting the hospitality business with Graduate Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels in college towns, including Berkeley, California and Lincoln, Nebraska. Read all about him here....