December 2010

By Everett Potter Okay, you’ve been to Whistler — before, during or after the games. But there are other world class resorts where you can bask in past Olympic glory and savor this season’s powder. Read about five of them in EnRoute

THE DEAL: St. Lucia’s Cap Maison and its Cliff at Cap restaurant are now offering a great way for guests to experience their Guest Chef Series on select weekends in 2011. The Chef Series Weekend Package provides 27% savings over published rates. It’s easy to get to St. Lucia on

By Everett Potter Here’s what Park City does not have: the cowboy vibe of Jackson Hole, the attitude of Aspen, or the slickness of Vail. What this former 19th-century mining town, spectacularly set at 7,000 feet, does have is a genuine, family-welcoming feel–this may be the friendliest ski town in

By Tom Passavant Glimpses of authentic Hawaiian culture have a way of popping up in the most unlikely places here in the islands, none more so than smack in the heart of Tourist Central, aka Waikiki. For example, just a stone’s throw from a vast Cheesecake Factory on bustling Kalakaua

The southernmost town on the 80-mile strip of sand referred to as the Riviera Maya, Tulum has always been a perfect getaway from Cancun to see the Mayan ruins. Only well-traveled European backpackers would consider spending the night in one of the bungalows on the beach. Lately, however, a small

By Alexander Lobrano For anyone visiting Paris, the city’s thriving bistrot a vins scene offers both great eating and excellent value for the money. If Les Fines Gueles near the Place des Victoires is one of my favorite of the new generation of wine-oriented bistros serving good simple market-driven cooking

LERO-LERO  Luisa Maita I’m a longstanding fan of Brazilian music and the young Luisa Maita hits most of the right notes – samba, bossa nova, and even Middle Eastern infused strings — with her debut, Lero-Lero. She’s got a great voice and the disc is sensuous and danceable. You’ll be

THE DEAL: A special 15% off discount on a stay at the Trump International Beach Resort through the end of January 2011 for readers of Everett Potter’s Travel Report. WHAT’S THE DEAL: Located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale in the enclave of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, Trump International Beach Resort

Dorie Greenspan is the author of Around My French Table (Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt ), a collection of inspiring, delicious and very personal recipes based on her years of living, cooking, and writing about food in Paris. Shortly after publication this fall, it was chosen as the best cookbook of 2010