Cool science: KitchenAid's latest refrigerators have wide drawers called deli lockers that can hold trays of hors d'oeuvres; Tupperware's vented FridgeSmart containers give fruits and vegetables the air they need to survive in storage; 3M's MonitorMark labels turn dark if packaged perishables aren't kept cold.
The Baking Habit
Cookbook author Tom Lacalamita visits a pastry-making convent and other culinary destinations in Andalusia on a two-week tour this month ($3,500; 800-676-7843).
Greece is the Word
A new arrival, joining MC2 and Black Cat on San Francisco's hot Financial District restaurant scene, is Kokkari. French-born chef Jean Alberti puts modern spins on Greek classics in an enormous space outfitted for $5 million with a fireplace, a communal table and other neo-Aegean amenities (200 Jackson St.; 415-981-0983).