Part of the fun of the approach of the holiday season in 2021 is discovering all the Advent Calendars that luxury brands of all kinds have created this year. We’ll turn our attention to the beauty aisle in a separate post. Right now we’re hungry for an edible Advent Calendar – one that has a little treat for every day from December 1 to 25. ‘Cause why not? The holidays can be stressful and a small daily indulgence sounds like an extremely sensible coping mechanism, in our humble opinion. Accordingly, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 12 absolutely best edible Advent Calendars, with food, wine, spirits, sweets and more for 2021. Watch your back, Christmas. Halloween is trying to muscle in on this, too.
Pumpkin spice season is officially here! Starbuck’s released its infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte on August 24, 2021 – the earliest date ever. Dunkin’ beat them by a week, bringing back their pumpkin treats (including donuts, muffins and scones) in mid-August. Clearly, the world is hungry for all things pumpkin spice! There are hundreds of pumpkin spice foods, beverages, sweets and more. But which pumpkin spice products actually taste good? We’re sharing our roundup of the best gourmet pumpkin spice treats you need to try this fall 2021, including foods, drinks, desserts and treats.
Fashion designer Vera Wang knows a thing or two about festive occasions. She’s been designing wedding gowns, evening gowns and festive ready-to-wear outfits for celebrities and the rest of us for years. But now, she’s taking the idea of a chic party up a notch, with a new bubbly brand of the sparkling Italian wine prosecco called – wait for it – PARTY. Our correspondent Meredith Lepore shares what she learned during her interview with Vera Wang about her new brand of bubbly, PARTY prosecco, which sounds like the perfect drink for post-pandemic celebrations this summer 2021. Let’s pop the cork, people!
What do the next couple of years hold for the fine dining restaurants we all love so dearly? The global COVID-19 pandemic decimated so many lives and businesses, and the food world was among the hardest hit. So what is the future of fine dining going to look like? Well, dear reader, it’s already taking shape – and it looks really interesting. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares an overview of the 10 restaurants and top trends that seem to be the best at defining the future of global fine dining, post-pandemic, in 2021. And by the way? The future is now.
First it was the screw top. Then the aluminum can. And now? The cardboard box. Is there nothing sacred about the containers that hold fine wine anymore? Here’s why fine wine in a box is the best solution when you’re looking for luxury on the go, with our take on the best brands to buy right now for summer 2021 adventures and entertaining.