Dining Room Archive

Senators probe $31K dining set for Carson’s office

Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan is pressing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to explain how it decided to spend more than $31,000 for a custom-made hardwood dining set for Secretary Ben Carson’s office. Peters, the ranking Democrat on the Senate’s Federal Spending Oversight

Forbes Travel Guide gives Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate a 4-star designation

A city that made the Forbes Travel Guide’s 18 Top Destinations Of 2018 now also has a 4-star restaurant to its credit. The Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list this week, with Asheville’s Dining Room at The Inn on Biltmore Estate a new

A California Estate Gets a Breath of Fresh Air Thanks to Design Duo Atelier AM

A murano-glass chandelier by Seguso presides over the dining room. Custom bleached walnut table by L’Artigiano Studio; 18th-century Italian chairs; bronze boat sculpture by Edouard Marcel Sandoz. Pin this image Facebook Share this image Alexandra and Michael Misczynski, the wife-and-husband team behind the Los Angeles–based AD100 design

How to Design a Dining Room

A gallery wall and an eclectic metallic light fixture elevate this formal dining room designed by Achille Salvagni and lend dramatic detail. GIANNI FRANCHELLUCCI Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who

At Goa’s new design hotel, everything’s pretty and up for sale

The Project Cafe, Goa Hidden away off one of Assagao’s winding tree-lined roads is an old Goan home given a new lease of life. Freshly painted in white and teal, the 1930s home ‘Amalia’ now hosts The Project Café, which offers food, design, retail

The Met’s Dining Room is worth the price of admission

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural jaunt with a culinary treat under the same roof. The Dining Room at the museum recently opened to

Getting the best from energy efficient lighting in your kitchen and dining area

In the third part of our blog series on creating attractive effects using energy efficient lighting with designer Graham Festenstein, we move on to the kitchen and dining area. It’s a focal point of many homes, and one where task lighting understandably can take precedence over general

The Met’s Dining Room is worth the price of admission

If you manage to brave the crowds to see the Michelangelo masterpieces now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can now end your cultural jaunt with a culinary treat under the same roof. The Dining Room at the museum recently opened to

MPs’ Westminster dining room and bar to become ‘pop-up restaurant’

A London restaurant with “a sense of grandeur and political intrigue unlike any other” is set to open up for three days next month – inside the Houses of Parliament. Diners will be able to sample the “top-end British cuisine” usually only available to

Dining as Nature Intended at O’Naturel

nce you’ve made a reservation at Paris’s first nudist restaurant, you find –yourself neurotically broadcasting this bit of news to anyone who will listen. While vacationing in France’s capital recently, a visitor from New York City approached the front desk of his hotel and