Lots of people say that they prefer luxurious experiences to a more traditional luxury purchase, like designer fashion. So, where does eating $50 strawberries fit into that mix? There’s a long tradition of giving highly cultivated and shockingly expensive fruit as a luxury gift in Japan. Now, thanks to a company called Oishii Berry, the pricey haute couture produce trend has arrived in America from Japan, with the launch of the “Tesla of strawberries.” They run just over $6 each. How much would you pay for a strawberry, dear reader, if it was really, really good? We’re thinking that this is a dazzling romantic gift idea. ‘Cause nothing says “I love you” like expensive produce.
We all know that caviar is a quintessential luxury item, prized for generations by aristocrats and celebrities the world over. And in the deep winter of our pandemic discontent, we feel it is moving from luxury to necessity. You feel us, right? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best brands of caviar and the luxury accessories you need to fully enjoy them, including spoons and serving dishes. And don’t forget the champagne!
The beginning of a new year or a new stage in your life is often a really good time to hit the “reset” button. Especially when it comes to what we eat. But what are the best ways to cleanse our bodies, and what are the best programs to help us detox and reset our bodies and minds? Our correspondent Natasha Marsh has interviewed nutritionists and dieticians about the best new tactics to try right now, including smoothie cleanses, the plant-based diet detox, intermittent fasting and more.
Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of 12 ideas and the best ingredients to buy for a haute hot cocoa dessert charcuterie board this winter, including premium chocolate, gourmet marshmallows and more.
What are the best quality (and most delicious) gourmet granola brands in the world right now? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 10 different top gourmet granola brands best to buy online right now for luxury treats, including Tom’s Perfect 10, Red Truck, Early Bird and more. These are perfect not only for breakfast, but also as an on-the-go snack, atop a cup of yogurt, over ice cream, as an addition to your backpack on your next hike – and much more. Crunch on!