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.
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and spring will be along any minute after that. So, we’re thinking flowers. Our ace correspondent Jillian Tangen has done the research, and she’s sharing the details on the 12 best luxury florists, flower shops and floral artists in the world right now. These are the designers behind the most artistic statement bouquets and floral arrangements. And they’re the perfect go-to professionals for luxury Valentine’s Day flowers, wedding flowers, Mother’s Day and everyday sparks of much-needed flower joy.
What’s the best playlist for the month of January this year? We took a vote, and we think the aim should be to own the month by staying light on our feet and keeping things moving. Our correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created the perfect playlist of music for the month of January 2021. Find it on Spotify here. Press play. And get it done.
It’s hot chocolate season! No matter how you may feel about cold weather, snow and ice, surely all of us can greet the arrival of hot chocolate season with good cheer. And if you’re ready to level up your winter beverage game, what are the best luxury hot chocolate brands in the world? Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has answers on where to buy the 12 best gourmet mail-order brands of luxury hot chocolate online right now. Any of these would be a perfect gift – for a loved one, or for yourself. Because these days, a delicious winter warm-up is not a luxury, dear reader – it’s a necessity!
As we settle into the winter months, we’ve got some simple joys to look forward to. Quiet nights in front of the fireplace. Or not-so-quiet nights in front of a large screen TV. Whether your agenda includes watching lots of sports or reading lots of books, a great craft beer can be an excellent addition to the action. Our correspondent Jeanette Settembre has curated a list of 8 of the best craft beers to spread some cheer this winter holiday season and beyond, including IPA, stout and sour. Take that, coronavirus!