Planning to have your Thanksgiving meal prepared by someone other than you? Excellent idea! Lots of people don’t want to cook. Or don’t have sufficient room/chairs/plates/patience to host at home. And if you’re spending the holiday in a city with world-class restaurants, like New York, there’s no need to stress. You can have the fun of gathering with family and friends without the prep, cooking and clean up. Dear reader, if you’re looking for a Michelin starred fine dining restaurant that’s open to order takeout or to dine in for Thanksgiving 2021, we’ve got ideas in NYC, DC, San Francisco and more. But you have to act now. Here are our top picks for the best restaurants for a luxurious gourmet Thanksgiving dinner this year.
As the world reopens and we venture out into the New Normal, lots of us are looking for chic accessories that are both eco-friendly and fashionable. Heritage brands like Stella McCartney have been at this for years. And now a new crop of designers is expanding our choices when it comes to thoughtful fashion. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 7 new sustainable eco-friendly handbag brands to know if your personal style demands mindful, timelessly chic luxury accessories.
How about serving gourmet treats, foods and sweets at Halloween 2021 parties? After having to stay inside last year, don’t we all deserve a scrumptious menu this year? If you’re ready to kick your Halloween game up a notch, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has compiled a list of 13 of the best luxury gourmet Halloween 2021 treats, foods and sweets to serve at parties at home that you can easily buy online for mail order delivery. Perfect ways to indulge your guests and make you the trick-or-treat hero this year.
One of life’s sweetest luxuries is a romantic outing with your beloved. So as we all reemerge from the Great Lockdown(s), what are the best places to go for a perfect romantic restaurant meal on date night in NYC right now? For a first date, we’ve previously reported on the best sushi places in New York. ‘Cause statistics show that the chances of a second date are exponentially higher if sushi is on the menu for your first date). However, if you and your paramour are well past the initial meeting, our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the most romantic date night restaurants in NYC right now.
Even during the darkest days of the Great Lockdown, many restauranteurs in New York City were not just sitting around moping. Some pivoted to new business models. And others? Why, they opened new eateries. You have to give it up for anyone brave enough to start something new in the midst of a global pandemic. Extra points if the new venture actually turns out to be best-of-breed. So, what are the new restaurants in the NYC Class of 2021 at the top of our must visit list? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 8 new eateries you have to try the next time you visit New York City.