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.
What are the best cemeteries to visit – with the burial sites of famous people, and grounds that are truly beautiful? Especially as Halloween draws near? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the 13 most astoundingly beautiful, historic and haunting cemeteries in the world that would be perfect to visit during Halloween season. Perhaps this autumn, you’ll be inspired to visit one.
Watching movies on a big screen is a joy that is finally returning after an almost two-year hiatus. And its not just the new James Bond flick that you should have on your must-see list this fall. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has the scoop on the 10 best must-see movies from the 2021 New York Film Festival, including Power of the Dog, Passing, the Tragedy of Macbeth starring Denzel Washington and more.
You may have read about the cat cafés that originated in Japan. Where people who don’t have a feline friend can pay a cover charge, have a snack and something to drink, and watch and perhaps even have some playtime with a new furry friend. But what about those who want to share a nice meal out of the house with their darling dog? Fear not – it’s not just the cat parents who get to have a night out with their little fluffy friends. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has uncovered 10 of the best chic cafes and restaurants in New York, DC and other cities around the world to visit right now that are designed just for the enjoyment of dogs and their pet parents (and friends).
Who are you going to be for Halloween this year? Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala 2021? Your favorite member of the Bridgerton cast? Simone Biles at the Tokyo Olympics? Ted Lasso? Tough call. The best idea we’ve heard so far is dressing up as that guy who couldn’t remove the cat filter on Zoom in a court appearance and insistently repeated “Your honor, I am not a cat!“ Anywho, the only thing we’re sure of is that we need to find a world-class costume shop, since we’re not capable of DIY’ing this one. But where to find the best luxury Halloween costumes this year? We went in search of the best luxury Halloween costume shops at retail and online. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has the rundown on the best places to buy a luxury Halloween party costume this year.