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The Natural
By Holly Crawford | May 5, 2015

It’s the year of B’s for Elizabeth Koval Parry, a blue-eyed brunette who launched her botanical beauty biz in January and who’s expecting her first baby—a boy—with her medical...

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A Moveable Feast
By Patti Dickey | May 5, 2015

With great anticipation, I boarded my Air France flight, which turned out to be a perfect first step on a luxurious culinary trip through glorious Burgundy. The in-flight meal by Régis Marcon, Air France’s three-Michelin-starred chef, whet my appetite...

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Rad Man
By Ray Rogers | May 1, 2015

First things first: that ’stache! When John Slattery appears on screen in the final season opener of AMC’s Mad Men, his character, the lovably devil-may-care silver-haired ad man Roger Sterling, is working a handlebar across his handsome visage. Contrary...

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The Hit List: Style in Bloom
By Robin Barr Sussman | April 27, 2015

1. Show Some Skin
Summer frocks from new designer Shosh are gracing the racks of Abejas, along with pastel scarves and Let &...

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We Heart Mom!
By Robin Barr Sussman | April 17, 2015

1. Still a Houston fave for alfresco brunch and celebrations, backyard-casual Backstreet Café (1103 S. Shepherd Dr., 713.521.2239) proffers a special three-course...

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The Hit List: Groom Service
By Robin Barr Sussman | April 13, 2015

1. Have a complimentary beer or whiskey at the men-only Boardroom Salon (187 Heights Blvd., 713.880.3235) during the Presidential...

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Top-Shelf Style
By Heather Staible | April 8, 2015

Ed Hertel’s Scotch collection has come a long way since its plastic-bins-in-a-storage-space days. The 300 bottles of rare, special-edition Scotch are now a centerpiece in the Galleria-area home energy-exec Hertel shares with his sweet-natured wife...

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“Lovers” in the Limelight
By Ray Dennison | April 8, 2015

This month’s Dance Salad Festival features eight U.S. premieres and brings dancers from across the globe, but Houston Ballet principal dancers Connor Walsh and Melody Mennite might...

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Block Party
By Evan Wetmore | April 8, 2015

The original BLVD Place development on Post Oak bowed in 2009 to great foodie fanfare, with the reopening of RDG + Bar Annie and, later, the now-shuttered Philippe restaurant. BLVD Place Phase II, anchored by a massive and innovative new Whole Foods—there...

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Best in Class
By Nate Chapnick | April 7, 2015

Exotic Beauty: 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish
Aston Martin’s flagship supercar, the Vanquish, is a whole new animal for 2015. A revised 6.0-liter V12 engine puts out 568 horsepower, making this the most powerful GT production engine in...

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Modern Masters
John DeMers | Photography by Julie Soefer | April 6, 2015

Like all the best people from places with history, culture and beauty, chef Luis Roger of Barcelona talks less about how talented he is—and more about how lucky he has been. With Houston abuzz over his restaurant dishing up...

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Men of Style
By Ray Dennison, with reporting by Daniel Renfrow | April 6, 2015

TASEER BADAR
The Mogul on the Move
Although he splits most of his time between Houston and New York, wealth-management guru Taseer Badar, 41, has a chic approach to style...

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