SXSW Interactive and SouthBites

SXcoverageI am heading to Austin later this week for SXSW INTERACTIVE, March 13-17. What can we expect to see?

Wearable Technology will be huge. Transportation innovation everywhere (think self driving cars, alternatively fueled vehicles, automobiles that can achieve flight, revolutionary ride-sharing programs). The uberfication of everything. The continued growth of the startup economy. Our rapid approach to a future where all things are connected via the Internet of Things.  Robots galore…even a Robot Petting Zoo. Safety trends addressed.  Social Media presenters will tap into the dark side with topics such as cyber-bullying and social media skills of terrorist organizations. And so much more, wrapped into more than 800 sessions and events. [Read more…]

GirlTech – What’s Next for Shopping, Food, Movies?

#GirlTECH on www.CourtneyPrice.comIn cased you missed it- what we are reading about the latest technology advancements in shopping, food and movies: [Read more…]

Join Me at Huff Post Home for Ambiente Show Recap: GIFTING Look Book

gifting trends at Huffington Post Home You have seen the Dining finds from the show…. if you missed it, here is the link.

Today I am over at Huffington Post Home sharing the GIFT finds. Come see the goods!

Have a great weekend, and stay warm!

Dining Trends- Ambiente Look Book

Dining Trends, VilleroyUndBoch, on www.CourtneyPrice.comFrankfurt on the brain… and The Dish On Dining Trends

Today is one of those unusual days where Dallas is actually cold. Even icy… how bizarre to think that it was warmer in Frankfurt last week when I was there for the Ambiente Show. Southerners do NOT know how to drive in cold weather – where I grew up, flurries could shut the city down. Here, a little slush and ice equate to closed schools and businesses. Nothing like New England, but still to be taken seriously.

 So… I have been pouring over photographs from the show, enjoying my favorite finds all over again from the comfort of my office. My bucket list has been amended to now include dishes.  Let’s be frank: I need more storage and lots of it if I plan to have all of the dishes I would like to entertain with. I will warn you now that this post is photo heavy, so I plan to keep quiet while you peruse my favorite dining finds from Ambiente Show. You can thank me now for giving you a VISUAL tour; just walking the halls to find these items might log an easy 5-7 miles onto your jawbone or fitbit – I kid you not. The odds are good that your most comfortable business attire shoes are no match for this tradeshow track meet.  The show is enormous – so big that it even has a dedicated stop on the S-Bahn – 4,800 vendors – and over 140,000 attendees. Ambiente is the biggest kitchen, household and table trade show in the world (and the 3rd biggest trade show in the world in general). It occupies what I will call a campus of interconnected buildings with moving walkways to help get you to your next destination.  The U.S. was Ambiente’s partner country this year, so Ambiente wisely partnered with Veronika Miller of Modenus – which is how I got invited. Lucky me to be part of such a great group.

So… what did we see in Frankfurt? Frankly, a LOT. [Read more…]

Lucullus, Culinary Antiques in the French Quarter

Lucullus New Orleans, on www.CourtneyPrice.comToday I am going to take you inside of one of the greatest shops on earth, LUCULLUS, which specializes in culinary antiques.  Located in New Orleans’ French Quarter for almost thirty years, the shop offers antiques from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Every object depicts or complements the grand pursuits of gastronomy. This is the first store to specialize exclusively in “culinary antiques”, a phrase coined by LUCULLUS. [Read more…]