By Everett Potter The ultimate seasonal diversion in New York City this December just might be the Holiday Train Show® at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG). While this is the 28th iteration of the show, an astonishing new space makes it feel like a brand new exhibit. For those
By David McKay Wilson The snow kept falling during our spring break in South Lake Tahoe – on the shores and in the glorious mountains nearby North America’s largest alpine lake. It flurried at Sierra-at-Tahoe during our warm-up day, as we floated through powder in a magical lichen-covered forest. It
By Everett Potter January may be the ideal month to take a European ski trip, to hit the slopes of Zermatt or Grindelwald or Kitzbühel and spend a full week skiing and dive deep into the rich ski lifestyle that Europe offers. Why January? Start with airfares.
Reviewed By Gerrie Summers Key Smart Urban 21 Commuter Backpack I’m a big backpack person. I find them more convenient and they (usually) place less stress on my back and shoulders than totes. The only problem, when I travel with one, I can’t find anything—I usually dump items
Reviewed by Bobbie Leigh This year’s cookbooks reflect new flavors and priorities, the basics and beyond. The big surprise and most welcome is a massive, totally updated JOY OF COOKING by John Becker and Megan Scott. The first Joy was published in 1931 and rapidly became the home cook’s bible.
By Catherine Sabino Each country has its own (bad or good) practices when it comes to dealing with the hours between meals, ranging from the chronic consumption of on-the-run nibbles to partaking in delightful rituals like the English custom of afternoon tea. Italians aren’t big on what they call merende, or
By Ann Abel Art all day and parties all night is all well and good. But you still need to eat. And chill out in nature. And exercise. And maybe drink and shop. With that in mind, two of Miami’s art world (and Art Basel) insiders shared some of their
By Steve Jermanok Few sights I’ve seen are as majestic as Machu Picchu. After a 2-hour train ride from Ollantaytambo, you arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes and switch to a bus for a 20-minute drive on a series of switchbacks up to the base of Machu Picchu.
By Marian Betancourt When it opened in 1837 in New York’s financial district, Delmonico’s was the nation’s first white tablecloth restaurant, the first to seat guests at their own separate tables and to provide printed menus. It is also the origin of now classic American dishes such as Lobster Newburg,
By Everett Potter Hydro Flask 21 ounce Standard Mouth w/ Sport Cap Job number one on any flight is staying hydrated. So the obvious answer is a sturdy and colorful Hydro Flask. This combo marries a 21 oz. Standard Mouth Bottle and an insulated Sport Cap. TempShield™ insulation eliminates condensation and