Category Money to Burn

When There’s Money to Burn: Cloak & Dagger (Brooklyn)

What’s better than minding your own business as you race down the street on your way to dinner and stumbling across a fantastic boutique that’s just a stone’s throw away from where you’re supposed to eat? I’ll tell you what’s better: having 15 minutes to kill before your reservation, which is just enough time to […]

When There’s Money to Burn: Have a Michelin Star Meal at Tim Raue

There is no love sincerer than the love of food. ~ George Bernard Shaw I adore food, which is probably evident from the plethora of food-based posts scattered throughout this blog. I enjoy the feel and atmosphere of a packed or modestly busy restaurant, and I relish eating at places (regardless of the price) where the […]

When There’s Money to Burn: Villa Baboushka (Cairo)

Going on about their business down one of Zamalek’s heavily trafficked streets, is the hopelessly stylish concept boutique Villa Baboushka. The brainchild of Amir Mostafa (the man behind 69 and L2), Villa Baboushka is housed in a beautiful 1930s manor that has the feel of a chic boudoir that once belonged to some stately European aristocrat. The […]

When There’s Money to Burn: Building Design

I don’t know about you, but I enjoy window shopping when on a city break. Sometimes I peruse with the intention of burning a hole through my wallet, but a lot of times I enjoy gazing through freshly polished glass to admire the artful layout of a vintage furniture shop or the craftsmanship of a […]

When There’s Money to Burn: Jewelry by Sabry Marouf

I obviously have a great love and appreciation of jewelry, thanks to my mother, much to the dismay of both my father and my boyfriends. ~ Ivanka Trump Who doesn’t love pretty little things? Egyptians are no strangers to heavy metals. The pharaohs of Egypt weren’t shy about their love of accessories, carrying around staffs plated with […]