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Word of Mouth: Reykjavik Nightlife
Iceland is known as the land of fire and ice—and for good reason. Contrast is part of the Icelandic landscape and identity. Glaciers sit alongside steaming hot springs, snow-capped mountains run into black-sand beaches and in the capital of Reykjavik...
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Word of Mouth: St. Pauli, Hamburg
With Berlin as an alluring, ever-active capital city, other destinations in Germany are often an after-thought. But that shouldn't be the case, as each region offers different insight, different experiences and an opportunity to further explore the...
FOOD-DRINK
Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails
In demand bartenders David Kaplan and Alex Day—along with regular Nick Fauchald—tasked themselves with the ambitious goal of creating the ultimate cocktail book. If detailing the exact recipes of more than 500 cocktails created over eight years at...
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Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant, Santa Barbara
At Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, local winemakers regularly interact with sommeliers and enthusiasts. The locale's friendly atmosphere is the upshot of the owners' considerable knowledge—Brian McClintic tackled the...
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Word of Mouth Bologna: Bars and Restaurants
Lacking some of the more iconic tourist attractions of neighboring Florence to the south and Milan or Venice to the north, from the outside it might appear as though Bologna has little to offer. However, the quaint and accommodating city is a little...
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Word of Mouth Melbourne: Late-Night
Melbourne is a city that prides itself on culture. From concerts to plays, club events and public exhibitions, there's no shortage of entertainment into the very early hours. But when the clock clicks over to a new day, the perfect place for supper...
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BASE Bar, Tokyo
by James Rodrigues BASE Bar’s walls are thick with layers of posters, pictures, license plates and business cards; the ceiling is draped in faded flags. Wu-Tang posters are hung opposite of signed Uruguyan soccer jerseys. This bar's incredibly storied...
DESIGN
BHDM Design
Since joining forces in 2008, Dan Mazzarini and Brian Humphrey have been conceiving and crafting eclectic hospitality, retail and residential spaces through their company, BHDM. Mazzarini (previously designing stores for Ralph Lauren) and Humphrey...
FOOD-DRINK
Strong & KIND
Snacking on traditional cereal bars often means opting for syrupy sweet flavors, which just isn't for everyone. Enter a new line of healthy, gluten-free, soy-free bars from renowned New York-based KIND that offers a 10-gram serving of protein in...
FOOD-DRINK
Fuego Blanco
Tequila often gets a bad rap for its association with shots, excessive partying and the resulting hangover. Dobel Tequila, multi-aged and distilled from 100% blue agave, is changing that. It's a premium sipper and the dynamics of this refined spirit...
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NoMad Drinking Cards
The cocktail menu at the boutique NoMad Hotel bar changes roughly every six weeks; usually as the season changes, or based on head bartender Leo Robitschek's mood. The NoMad, however, has made one sort of secret addition that makes the going out...
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Three Smoky Cocktails
It's been said that where there's smoke, there's fire. In the winter months, that adage and the sentiment it carries can turn an average cocktail into a warmer, fuller libation and offer a toasty fireside nostalgia. Some spirits, such as mezcal and...
CULTURE
Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning
On 14 March 1935 in the Bronx, New York, a man named Frank Spano was shot to death in front of his 12-year-old son Dominick. John Guerrieri, the man who held the gun, was their neighbor and father to Dominick's friend—and would later get off scot...
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Word of Mouth Paris: Bars and Restaurants
by David Graver and Katie Olsen Everybody has a recommendation to offer regarding a trip to Paris; those who have visited "La Ville-Lumière" claim a favorite spot and are ever-eager to share it. Generally, however, they're all quite personal or, on...
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Word of Mouth: Belgrade
by Emily Millett Warehouses, barges, malls and mansions, you name it—if it's derelict and abandoned, Belgrade's next generation is reclaiming it and breathing new life into the Serbian capital. What better symbol of a city on the brink of rebirth...
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Word of Mouth: San Sebastian
This summer saw all kinds of action in San Sebastian, Spain, and those festivities aren't over yet. With July's International Jazz Festival, the Semana Grande with parties, bullfights and fireworks, and the Zinemaldia International Film Festival...
FOOD-DRINK
East London Microbreweries
by Andrea DiCenzo Sweeping through cities in the United States, Australia, Italy, France and more recently, the United Kingdom, the craft beer revolution is now on a worldwide stage. And in keeping with the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of...
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Word of Mouth: Cairo
by Laila Gohar While Egypt continues to make headlines for a revolution which led to the ouster of a nearly 30-year-old political regime, the sprawling megacity has a thriving underground scene that beats and buzzes with energy around the clock...
CULTURE
LN-CC Additions
by Sabine Zetteler It's Fashion Week in London, and the city is abuzz with gossip, martinis and forward-thinking style. Frankly, we're exhausted—and to seek a little solace we've headed back east to LN-CC, the place where even the most po...
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Word of Mouth: Scottsdale
The Sonoran desert and foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale inspired Frank Lloyd Wright to build Taliesin West as his personal winter home in 1937, and since that time the gorgeous topography has continued to draw people to the region...
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Jules Basement
by Carissa Wodehouse Though Mexico City is known for its size, a growing local creative class and influx of world travelers are carving out first-rate gathering spots in its nooks and crannies. Jules Basement, a speakeasy tucked under an unassuming...
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Word of Mouth: Portland
True to its name, Portland, Maine is first and foremost a bustling port. Inseparable from Portland's character, the harbor is both a blessing and a curse. A kind of tourist attraction in and of itself, the harbor brings literally boatloads of cruise...
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Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler
Over the past decade Istanbul has made aggressive headway in the contemporary culture arena. With the opening of the Istanbul Modern and innovative galleries like Arter and Galerist, the city offers a rich spectrum of art and exploration. A new...
DESIGN
Accords
Multi-disciplinary designer Karim Charlebois-Zariffa has worked extensively on projects for companies like AOL, The New York Times and Moment Factory, but a recent chance opportunity to try his hand at more traditional interior design tested him...
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