Who Is Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese Billionaire Seeking a ‘Special Woman’ for Space — and Life?

Until recently, the most famous retail billionaire to hail from Japan was Tadashi Yanai, the low-profile founder and architect of the casual-wear empire Uniqlo. This week, however, a new contender has emerged for that crown: Yusaku Maezawa, a fashion billionaire who recently posted an online advertisement for a wing woman to accompany him on the…

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Smoked Salmon From New Zealand

Connoisseurs and top chefs know Ora King salmon; it’s farm-raised in New Zealand, high quality and approved by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. The company’s vermilion smoked version, cured over New Zealand’s manuka wood, has a haunting flavor that finishes with a touch of sweetness. Now, in addition to being available by the pound…

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Fondue Is Just the Beginning

Yes, that’s the Matterhorn on the cover of this handsome, substantial cookbook and guide to the Alpine region of Europe. The book tours the mostly snow-covered terrain of Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland, with plates of mostly rustic comfort food at every welcoming inn and warming hut. Who knew there could be so many bread…

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