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Paul Newman Is Still Doing Good
Plus, Vancouver gets a Michelin guide -- and more links
Celebrity endorsements aren’t new, and Paul Newman’s likeness can be seen on everything from salad dressing to dog food. The difference, however, is that all profits from Newman’s Own is donated to charity. Now, the charitable company is challenging companies to do the same. Newman’s Deal will allow companies to use Paul Newman’s likeness on one product royalty free - with a catch: 100 percent of profits must be donated to a children's charity. Get all the details here.
Vancouver gets a Michelin Guide
Vancouver is the latest city to get the Michelin seal of approval. The first Vancouver Michelin Guide was announced with eight restaurants receiving a One Michelin Star rating, and a dozen receiving a Bib Gourmand designation. 60 restaurants, in total, were included in the first guide for the city.
Marks & Spencer at Target for the holidays
This holiday season, Target shoppers will be able to find a bit of English charm while shopping. The retailer has partnered with British purveyor Marks & Spencer to sell a variety of products this Christmas. The curated collection of about a dozen items includes edible treats such as Santa’s Magical Light Up Chocolate Workshop and shortbread cookies inside a tin shaped like a double-decker bus.
The pull of the Corner Bar
This isn’t your average corner bar, but the capitalized one with Ignacio Mattos behind it. “When the chef Ignacio Mattos opened Corner Bar and the lobby lounge Swan Room, the Beaux-Arts building that was formerly a bank became a gathering spot for New Yorkers.”
Two Big Losses
Marcus Samuelsson’s next spot is on the way
Hav + Mar is slated to open this month, focused on seafood and sustainability in Chelsea.