Whimsical, romantic, and magical describe the delights that await you within Romanza. From beautiful jewelry to delicious wine, your treasure hunt is over for that elusive gift or that treasure for your home. A feast for your eyes and your soul. Romanza features items that fulfill longings you didn't know you have.
Dish it up! stocks shelves with a smorgasbord of kitchen utensils while filling its culinary classrooms with the aromas of creative and classic meals prepared by students and featured chefs from across the country. A class calendar brimming with weekly courses sends students on step-by-step tours through the creation of gourmet burgers, chocolate truffles, and far-flung fare such as Middle Eastern street food ranging from chicken fatta to baba ghannouj. Classes last up to three hours as featured chefs explain a particular culinary tradition or meal through demonstration, hands-on preparation, or a combination of both. During the Sustainable Sushi class on November 18, chef Hajime Sato of Mashiko Restaurant splits his time at the podium expounding on sustainable fishing and demonstrating techniques for using sushi-making tools to construct, roll, and cut the freshest sushi possible.
The style mavens of Burnt Sugar seek out beautiful, trendy items to adorn their shelves. Slip into a cozy pair of Bensimon low-top canvas sneakers, a French shoe with continental swagger and kaleidoscopic dreams of grandeur ($65), or tap into harmonic time-telling abilities with the Picadilly wristwatch ($70). Obtaining a rosy facial glow without childhood photo albums is easier with Colorme Cheeks and Eyes, a puff-top makeup applicator that neatly brushes skin with colorful hues ($34). Lavender shea butter soap ensures you're always smelling sweet ($8). Though Burnt Sugar posts a portion of its gifting gems online, a large number remain covertly sparkling inside the Fremont storefront among pairs of cowboy boots and rumored sightings of the Pink Panther.
Phinney Ridge Kitchen Cabinet Company upgrades abodes with custom kitchens. With today's deal, its experienced designers will draw up designs after a site visit to the client's home. Then they'll select from four cabinet lines, choosing custom options to clothe cookeries in hundreds of different door styles, materials, stains, and fruit flavors.
Velocity Art and Design, an aesthetically oriented emporium, provides visitors with a range of eccentric home essentials, including jewelry, lamps, clocks, office décor, and other eye-pleasing wonders capable of turning houses into homes and homes into at-home galleries. The artfully designed Ferm Living owl kids' apron ($34.25) brings whimsy to breakfast prep, and earthy, human-brushed Labokoff prints ($28 each), vibrant Fluf wool punch pillows ($135) and playful Blow Up wall clocks spruce up panic rooms and family rooms alike. No matter what guests seek in-store, Velocity's staffers aim to remain attentive, inventive, and open to discussions about the world of art and design.
The founder of Moe's Home Collection, Moe Samieian, began his enterprise with a Vancouver rug store in 1985, eventually getting into the furniture business and steadily increasing his number of storefronts. Today, Moe's four locations boast a big selection of custom chairs, sofas, and desks, conversation-starting artwork and wall decorations, and rare cabinetware and Chinese antiques. Like a royal estate or lucky cow, the company has passed from father to son, with Moe Jr. sourcing exotic furniture pieces from as far away as Jakarta and Beijing, and consulting with homeowners to create one-of-a-kind Italian leather sofas or made-to-order contemporary pieces.