Sometimes the best part of an elegant restaurant meal is the grand finale: the dessert. And not just because of the taste (although of course, there’s that). A brilliant pastry chef is an artist, and the best desserts are a treat for all of our senses. With that in mind, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best restaurants with the most beautiful and delicious restaurant desserts created by famous pastry chefs in New York City right now. Forks in the air!
Where you can you find a craftsman for a tailor-made pair of custom couture eyeglasses or sunglasses that are precisely designed for your face? Our intrepid correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has tracked down the artisans who specialize in custom eyewear, and she’s sharing her list of the best brands in the world right now for chic bespoke luxury eyeglasses and sunglasses tailored for your eyes only.
Whether you’re planning a journey to celebrate National Poetry Month in April, or just a book worm who also loves traveling the world, you may (as we often do) find yourself in search of a luxury literary boutique hotel with a bibliophile’s sensibilities. Which made us wonder: what are the best luxury hotels in the world for book lovers? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the world’s best luxury literary hotels with a library and a focus on books, reading and story-telling as their sine qua non. Intrigued? Read on.
Is the approach of spring fueling your wanderlust? Yeah, us too. In addition to orchid shows and gorgeous gardens, the flowering of the cherry blossoms is a wonderful way to welcome in the new season. Here’s our curated list of the best places and luxury destinations in the world to see the spring cherry blossoms (sakura) this year.
Whether for Fashion Week, the winter holidays, Christmas or a summer vacation, you may be heading to Manhattan soon. And you may, at some point, be in the mood to shop. We’ve shared an overview of our tips on the best luxury shopping New York, and now we turn our attention to one of our favorite neighborhoods in the city. Where is the best luxury shopping in SoHo (New York, not London)? Our ace correspondent and former fashion executive Julie Chang Murphy is sharing her insider tips in this guide to the top luxury shopping destinations in SoHo.