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.
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.
Autumn in New York City is a wonder to behold. And where better than from a luxurious rooftop pool at a chic hotel? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 8 best rooftop hotel pools with stunning city views that you absolutely have to swim in NYC right now (before the winter winds start to howl).
As New York City comes back to life after the long hard months of the coronavirus pandemic, we think it’s the perfect moment to think about romance. Remember that? When we could leave our homes and meet someone at a restaurant, or take a long walk along the Hudson, or ply the waters of the pond near the Boathouse in Central Park? Some things have changed in Gotham, but the enduring romance of the city is alive and well (if you know where to look). Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 11 most romantic and charming places for couples on a date to visit in New York City right now. Of course, if you’re with the right person, the supermarket can be really romantic. So choose your companion wisely, dear reader.
Medical research indicates that spending time in a garden is a powerful way to increase personal wellness. To help you find the best spots for some time surrounded by greenery, we embarked on a journey to find the most beautiful gardens in America. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 10 most beautiful and romantic gardens in America that are the best for a family or even a solo visit this summer 2021.