Masters of Leisure

Masters of Leisure

Masters of Leisure: Experience an afternoon in the life of a New Orleanian with writer and bartender, Hadi Ktiri. From the outside, it’s easy to think that New Orleanians don’t do much of anything. We eat, drink and dance with brass bands. People casually stroll down French Quarter streets like time doesn’t exist. And to...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Gotta Have Soul: KREWE du optic

Take a few steps down Royal Street in the daylight, and you’re sure to see street performers, palm readers with crystal balls, or even a woman playing the baddest electric violin cover of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Amongst the bustle, we sought out a like-minded brand with a minimal yet impactful presence in “The...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Eat: Peche

Eat: Peche

One thing’s for certain at Peche in New Orleans: Happy surprises are always guaranteed. Just when you think there’s no possible way Southern staples like collard greens could be whipped up in a new way or biscuits made even more ingeniously crave-worthy, the James Beard Award-winning shrine to all-things-piscine from Chefs Donald Link and Ryan...
March 03, 2016 — Mel Calabro
Exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford

Exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford

When we heard that our friend Kate (who you may recognize as Betty Clicker) was planning a trip to the Pacific Northwest, we knew that we had to coordinate a day trip exploring Seattle with Anu and Chris Elford. In addition to being fantastic hosts, Anu and Chris are also incredibly involved and well-respected within...
Richmond Neighborhood Guide: Museum District

Richmond Neighborhood Guide: Museum District

You may recognize this fine couple from various debuts in Ledbury’s correspondence throughout the years. Reid Collier is one of our Art Directors here at Ledbury, and his super rad wife, Heather, is a Senior Producer at The Martin Agency. They live together in a fantastic home in the Museum District with their hound dog,...
Richmond Neighborhood Guide: Downtown

Richmond Neighborhood Guide: Downtown

Matt Rho has been a friend of Ledbury for as long as we’ve been in business. As part of the team at Shockoe Atelier, Matt spends most of his weekdays just around the corner from Ledbury HQ in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom. We run into Matt around town pretty much everywhere — grabbing coffee at Urban...
Nashville's Best with Hattie B's

Nashville's Best with Hattie B's

When we hear “Nashville,” we think “hot chicken,” and Hattie B’s has made quite a name for themselves with hot chicken fans far and wide. Executive Chef John Lasater, 28, was awarded Forbes Top 30 Under 30 in the Food & Wine Category in 2015, opening two restaurants in three years alongside of owners Nick...