Category Archives: Shopping

Jones The Grocer

Here’s just another little peek at Jones The Grocer on Dempsey Hill. An artfully prepared flat white coffee sits aside a toasted sandwich served on caving board. Lovely to be in a town that honors presentation nearly as much as taste. In addition to the Jones cheese room I fell in love with, there’s a wine selection worthy of some

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This Is So Cheesy

EUREKA! We have cheese. This is actually a temperature-controlled cheese ROOM. I want one of these in my dream home — can The Cheese Room really be that far behind The Wine Room trend in home building? I doubt it, Martis Campers. This cheese room is at Jones The Grocer in Dempsey Hill, and has a plethora of great choices

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Arab Street

Arab Street

I spent my last afternoon in Singapore drifting around Arab Street, also known as Kampong Glam. I love this little neighborhood with its colorful shop houses and variety of storefronts selling rugs, scarves, baskets and yards and yards of silky saree fabrics. What fun it must be for a woman to go searching here for the material for her next

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Marina Bay

Marina Bay

Who would have thought that a mall, of all things, would blow my mind today? Not me, the ultimate non-shopper. But Marina Bay did just that. I’m not even sure it can be called a mall. It’s pretty extraordinary on a few different levels. Not only is every luxury retailer represented — Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Ralph Lauren, Prada and

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