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Nausheen Dreams of Sushi

Nausheen Dreams of Sushi

Just over two years ago, my travel editor Andy Wang rang me up and proposed that we check out this new documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” The film documents the day in, day out of an 85 year old Japanese chef, Jiro Ono, who runs a 3 Michelin starred sushi joint out of the bottom(…)

Food Network’s City Eats: Food Meets Fashion

Food Network’s City Eats: Food Meets Fashion

It’s no secret that I am just as much a food fanatic as an a la mode clothes horse – ok maybe not that close BUT this Wisco gal likes her bouffe. Thanks to Food Network’s – City Eats: Food Meet Fashion – I was able to share some of my favorite spots in the city as(…)

Chefs Club in Aspen for New York Post

Chefs Club in Aspen for New York Post

It is that time again – New York Post time!  So run out and grab one so you can see my – not one but TWO – articles on what to do in Aspen and where to EAT! We all know how much I love to eat and thanks to Chef’s Club in Aspen, I(…)

– “A Shah’s Life” Featured on H&M Life for — “The Glam Crowd”

– “A Shah’s Life” Featured on H&M Life for — “The Glam Crowd”

Thanks to the team at H&M life – they added “A Shah’s Life” as one of their top 5 blogs to visit for  their guide to “The Glam Crowd“. Wow! What an incredible honor and compliment.  Please click here: H&M Life’s Guide to the Glam Crowd – to see the whole article. For all my readers, I(…)

Au Revoir 2012 – Bienvenue 2013

Au Revoir 2012 – Bienvenue 2013

First let me start by saying – HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYONE! I can’t believe how quickly 2012 flew by.  I feel so blessed and fortunate  for the lessons learned and new experiences received.   2012 was one of the most formative years of my life and I only hope I can multiple the inspiration and(…)

Sakamai in the Lower East Side

Sakamai in the Lower East Side

Last night I was invited to try a new Japanese resto – Sakamai – with my dear friend/editor Andy Wang. Sakamai in the Lower East Side – has a nice ring to it no? Slated to open today, Sakamai is primarily a dedicated Sake lounge.  Instead of a sommelier, you have a trained sake master teaching you the(…)

Chalet in the City – Conosur

Chalet in the City – Conosur

The temperature has dropped to a brrrrrr cold that makes you want to either hibernate or jet off to a ski resort where you can take full advantage of the winter weather offerings.  And no I’m not talking about making a snowman. Skiing and snowboarding are the first thing that come to mind, but the(…)

The Bird is the Word

The Bird is the Word

Thanksgiving Day – A day of family gatherings, A day to stuff yourself silly and A day to be thankful for all that you have – just until you run out the following day on “Black Friday” to find more things to be thankful for… Ah yes we know it’s true. Well I must admit that(…)

La Petite Maison – London

La Petite Maison – London

Being fashionable has to do with more than just dressing well.  It has to do with living a stylish lifestyle. I always find it important to indulge in each cities most raved about restaurants, sampling their cuisine and taking a moment to indulge in heaven.  Because that is what is after all, ‘Heaven.’ Thanks to(…)

Il Barcaiolo – Taormina, Sicily

Il Barcaiolo – Taormina, Sicily

One of the first places you must visit when you arrive into Sicily is Taormina.  They do not call it the “Monaco” of Sicilia for nothing. It has everything you could ever want in a city – beautiful beaches, tiny windy street ways, ruins from 734 BC and, of course my favorite – delicious, engulf(…)