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One of only 1,047 ever produced by Karmann, this Porsche 356 notchback actually sat for years in the Cincinnati Art Museum. It goes up for auction in October with full restoration and a brilliant blue and black color scheme that looks about as good as any vintage 356 out there.



Reported by Tijn Benedek (2014-09-16 14:32:51)


With the help of his pastry chef, Rosio Sánchez, René Redzepi of the World’s best restaurant, Noma, investigates the simple process of making a humble tortilla. Having recently travelled across Mexico on a food pilgrimage, the New York Times follows his eye-opening journey: “a gastronomic infatuation that’s as far from the forests and fjords of Scandinavia as you can get. Redzepi is truly, madly, deeply in love with Mexico.” Here he gets to grips with one of the basics, formed from a couple simple ingredients.



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Reported by Tijn Benedek (2014-09-15 17:20:23)

Steve McQueen is one of the godfather Dapper dudes in history, he wore one of our “grail” watches in the Heuer Monaco, and he was calm, cool and utterly awesome in his movies. Persol has recently come out with Steve McQueen Limited Edition Sunglasses that takes influences from his style, but with a modern spin on foldable sunglasses.

Shop here

Reported by Tijn Benedek (2014-09-10 10:18:54)

The most dangerous tool in the kitchen: a dull knife that slips off a carrot and through your digits. If you’re looking to save your fingers and spruce up your cutlery, the place to start is the 8-inch chef’s (or chef) knife — arguably the most versatile tool in the kitchen (and we don’t argue with a man with a knife). A good knife fits your hand, your culinary style and your credit card limit. Whether you’ve got Thug Kitchen on your shelf or Modernist Cuisine, at least one of the six knives here will suit your culinary preferences and your inspiration, from Lagassi to layman.

Check out the list at GearPatrol.com here



Reported by Tijn Benedek (2014-09-08 18:38:54)

Golden Globe winner Rutger Hauer has made a characterful, short film about the legend of The Flying Dutchman in association with the nautical lifestyle brand Gaastra. Rutger Hauer steps into the shoes of the Frisian Captain Barend Fockesz from the 17th century.




Reported by Tijn Benedek (2014-09-05 13:08:16)