The new year brings new restaurants to New York City and other tony destinations. Our Food Editor Nicole Douillet shares four cool new restaurants you need to know about right now. And one notable closing in Paris.
Eatery Row is an occasional series here at Dandelion Chandelier assessing the best restaurants for a romantic night out, an important business lunch, cocktails with friends, or a luxurious holiday meal. We’ll let you know if a hot place actually lives up to the hype, and whether a classic is still maintaining its high standards. Because an essential element of luxury is knowing that you’re in really good hands. In this edition, our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares her experience dining at Aska in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – home of some of the best Nordic cuisine in New York City.
Love fine jewelry? But living on a bijoux budget? We feel you. Which is why we’re so excited about the continued success of Flont. The fine jewelry sharing service is an answered prayer for those who dream of diamonds and precious stones, but who lack the resources to buy them outright. Like so many other companies in the sharing economy, Flont is the secret to luxury life that’s actually accessible to people living in the real world. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen breaks it down for us.
We’ve shared the latest trends in fitness, wellness, and studio-based workouts. Now, to dream a little dream, we’re assessing the best luxury gyms in the world. With all the fabulous at-home workout equipment on the market, is there actually a gym worth leaving home for? Sure, some high-end fitness studios are morphing into private members-only social clubs. But what about the rest? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy gives us the run-down on the best luxury gym experiences money can buy.
So many books, so little time! Reading can be one of life’s sweetest luxuries. But how to quickly find the next great volume to dive into? To lend a hand, we’re sharing our Dandelion Chandelier Recommended Reads: books that we’ve personally read and loved – some brand new, and some published long ago. Selected to suit the season, we think they deserve a place on your nightstand. Or your e-reader. In your backpack. Or your carry-on bag. You get the idea. In this edition, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares our picks of the best books to read for Valentine’s Day this year.