You’ve probably heard of Kohler — yes, the bathroom fixture company — but you might not know about the company’s eponymous Five-Star Kohler Waters Spa at The American Club in Wisconsin. And even if you do know of it, chances are you’ll be surprised by all of the extremely cool treatments offered there. So we’ve [...]
Archive for November, 2011:
We’re in the thick of the holiday season and most people are in a tizzy about holiday shopping. Since it’s far better to give than to receive, this is the perfect time of year to offer your help to those less fortunate. Many of our favorite chefs are working with charities related to their passions [...]
Some things in life simply don’t have a price tag; a Chairman Suite at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is one of them. The Four-Star hotel doesn’t openly advertise these invite-only rooms — and that’s precisely why we’re giving you an inside look at how celebs, politicians and VIPs stay in style at the Las [...]
The Caudalie Vinothérapie Spa inside The Plaza Hotel figured out what New Yorkers have known for years: Many times, city dwellers and travelers just don’t have the time for full-fledged spa treatments. The spa — known for touting the benefits of grape seeds and vines — just launched “Caudalie’s Beauty Under An Hour,” a menu [...]
Forbes Travel Guide Tastemaker Eric Ripert tells us how Top Chef and other television shows affect his excellent cuisine.
Last night, we had the rare chance to see Woody Allen perform at Café Carlyle inside The Carlyle hotel in New York. The show started at 8:50 p.m. but the line formed outside at 5. If you didn’t have a table (which we didn’t) you could only hope to snag a spot at the bar [...]
High tea in an elegant hotel is a posh tradition that feels even swankier during the holidays. Here are some of the best teas that celebrate the season in festive style: The Peninsula Chicago. The hotel’s light-drenched lobby — thanks to 20-foot windows — is made even more graceful with a huge Christmas tree and [...]
One of our favorite winter getaways is The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah. This newly minted Five-Star spa offers treatments that can be tailored to your specific needs, with many aimed at helping you adjust to the resort’s high altitude and dry climate. Plus, skiers will find a plethora of treatments [...]
Chef David Chang breaks down the complex world of restaurant reviews. Plus, what he tries not to think about.
You never miss an episode of Top Chef and you can name every single James Beard award winner since 1988. In short, you’re a foodie. And we’d like to test your culinary prowess: Guess which restaurant we’re talking about in the clues below. Go ahead, startle us with your knowledge. It opened its doors in [...]