Pocketful of Drams
For your next fishing expedition, Cognac maker and fly fisherman Jacques Hardy has combined his two favorite pursuits with the creation of this pocket-size Fisherman's Flask of extra-fine Champagne Cognac ($35; 847-698-9860).
Gambling with History
The Rio Suite Hotel & Casino has brought Romanov Russia to the Las Vegas desert with a show from the state museum in St. Petersburg. The largest-ever exhibit of its kind in America includes the display "Dining with the Czars," (on loan until April 15; 800-PLAY-RIO).
This Old Inn
Thanks to a recent renovation, there's even more room at the acclaimed Inn at Little Washington in Virginia. There's also an enormous new kitchen for chef Patrick O'Connell, which features a $200,000 stove among its fixtures. Call 540-675-3800.