Looking for a micro-luxury? A wonderful and delicious experience that won’t break your budget? One word, dear reader: ice. Crystal clear artisanal ice is a luxury that many craft cocktail, whisky, and spirits drinkers swear by. Since we’re all stuck at home this winter thanks to COVID-19, we have to become our own master mixologists. And ice is essential to that effort. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has all the info we need. Here’s how to make (and where to buy) crystal clear ice cubes, ice balls and spheres that are perfect for cocktails and whiskey whenever the closest bar has to be the one at your home.
What are the best gourmet chocolate treats to buy for that someone special this Valentine’s Day? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the best luxury gourmet chocolates and chocolate treats to buy as a gift for Valentine’s Day this year. It’s 14 ideas for February 14 – somewhere on this list is your paramour’s dream.
What are the best bakeries in the world for a luxurious cake? Whether for a wedding, special birthday, or just an everyday luxury, a gorgeous delicious cake is an instant mood booster. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has rounded up a list of the best cakes, bakers and famous cake bakeries in the world, including New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong and more. Forks in the air! It’s time to eat cake like a boss.
The beginning of a new year or a new stage in your life is often a really good time to hit the “reset” button. Especially when it comes to what we eat. But what are the best ways to cleanse our bodies, and what are the best programs to help us detox and reset our bodies and minds? Our correspondent Natasha Marsh has interviewed nutritionists and dieticians about the best new tactics to try right now, including smoothie cleanses, the plant-based diet detox, intermittent fasting and more.
New year, new food and nutrition trends. Health, fitness, wellness and sometimes weight loss are top of mind for many of us right now. So we went in search of what’s trending in healthy eating and wellness for 2021. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a curated list of the 10 words and phrases you need to know to eat healthy (or at least on-trend) this year. Here are the top healthy eating food, nuitrition and diet trends you need to know in 2021.