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California restaurants add carbon emission surcharge

Sustainable restaurants in California are going a step further to stop climate change by adding a farm-to-table and back-to-farm-again surcharge that allows patrons to support climate smart farming practices within the state. This Fall, participating restaurants will begin adding the optional one percent surcharge intended to offset emissions by paying farmers to store carbon in healthy soil and vegetation. The initiative is a joint partnership by the Perennial Farming Initiative, the Californi...
Tags: Design, News, Climate Change, California, Restaurants, Environment, San Francisco, Farming, Agriculture, Carbon Emissions, Sustainable Farming, Composting, Anthony Myint, California Air Resources Board, KTVU, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Road Trip: Phoenix to Sedona and Beyond in Arizona

From contemporary cuisine to natural wonders and even a ghost town Driving around Arizona, the sixth largest state in the US, it’s easy to feel like you’ve been transported into the middle of nowhere, or even onto another planet—in one moment you’re surrounded by rocky red buttes, the next saguaro-speckled desertscapes and then, verdant valleys. While one could spend weeks upon weeks exploring the majestic …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Hiking, Restaurants, US, Road Trips, Arizona, Swimming, Phoenix, Sedona, L'Auberge

Seven Fresh Cocktails From Summer-Ready NYC Venues

Fresh, bright beverages from new Manhattan bars Regardless of where you stand on the great Aperol Spritz debate of 2019, there are innumerable summery sippers worth swizzling as the weather warms. To highlight them, we’ve called out seven new NYC bars—from East Village gems to elegant uptown escapes—and selected one drink each from their menus. With the likes of No Bar, Devon, Honeybee’s and so …
Tags: Drinks, Design, NYC, Restaurants, Alcohol, Bars, Drinking, Recipes, Cocktails, Food + Drink, Sister City, Paradise Club, Times Square EDITION, EDITION Hotel, Mister Paradise

Sonnyboy’s Australian Sunday Roast

Young wines and contemporary takes on traditional dishes for this delightful ongoing event The British Sunday roast tradition was brought by colonists to Australia in the late 18th century. Commonly, it was practiced by putting a roast in to cook before leaving for church, then there would be a hearty meal ready upon arrival home. The somewhat outdated but beloved culinary tradition remains an opportunity …
Tags: Food, Design, Restaurants, Alcohol, New York City, Food + Drink, Yarra Valley, Wines, Australian Restaurants, Pairing Menu, September Wines, Sonnyboy

Detroit’s New Shinola Hotel

Accommodation, shopping, drinking and dining at the Detroit-based brand's new space The vibrant terra cotta façade of the new Shinola Hotel rises up from Woodward Avenue in the center of downtown Detroit. It’s part of an ambitious redevelopment plan that is revitalizing once-grand buildings, in hopes of attracting new businesses and residents—and to show the world, once again, that the Motor City is back. Enter …
Tags: Travel, Design, Shopping, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Drinking, Dining, Detroit, Shops, Shinola, Motor City, Motown, Woodward Avenue, Accomodations, Shinola Hotel

Word of Mouth: Shanghai

Tea shops in Tianzifang, bars in Xintiandi, and so much more in the exciting city Possibly the most populous city in the world (recently estimated at 25 million) and growing at an extraordinary rate of 700,000 to 800,000 people a year, Shanghai—the “City on the Sea”—surprises. There are so many dualities: old and new, city and coast, order and chaos, global yet decidedly Chinese. These …
Tags: Travel, Design, Shopping, China, Restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Drinking, Shanghai, Dining, Suzhou, Word of Mouth, WOM, Xintiandi, Tianzifang

April linkfest

The 2019 Deadspin Name of the Year is down to the Elite Eight. Vote for your favorites in a field that includes Pope Thrower, Pretzel Monteclaro, and Jizyah Shorts. Yes, they’re all real names. ( ) For background, see my 2018 Visual Thesaurus column about the tournament. * How great writing begins: an analysis of the opening paragraphs of “the 94 most compelling articles” in The Atlantic, Fast Company, and the New York Times op-ed section. (Better Humans) * In English, it’s “Once ...
Tags: Google, Books, Politics, Design, Writing, Restaurants, US, Story, United States, New York Times, Linguistics, Food And Drink, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Trademark, Titles

Word of Mouth: Barcelona

Some of our favorite spots in the Catalan city by the beach A city on the beach, Barcelona is a buzzing metropolis, surf town, creative hub and everything between. From El Raval to Gràcia to the gothic quarter and beyond, each neighborhood offers something special. Beyond visiting icons like Gaudí’s Park Güell (we recommend buying tickets ahead of time and going at dusk) and La Sagrada …
Tags: Travel, Art, Design, Restaurants, Bars, Spain, Barcelona, Museums, Drinking, Dining, Galleries, Gracia, El Raval, Word of Mouth

Milan’s The Manzoni Restaurant by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio

A permanent destination to dine or shop the most recent collections For years now, acclaimed designer Tom Dixon has had a presence in Milan—especially during the annual extravaganza Salone del Mobile. With The Manzoni, he’s established a permanent position. Functioning as both a restaurant and showroom, The Manzoni space is a collaboration between Dixon’s Design Research Studio and JLK Design Studio. To enter means stepping from …
Tags: Design, Milan, Shopping, Restaurants, Dining, Interiors, Shops, Decor, Collaborations, Dixon, Tom Dixon, Milan Design Week, Manzoni, Tom Dixon Studio, Design Research Studio, Milan Design Week 2019

Word of Mouth: Tokyo

Design stops that highlight the wonders of the Japanese capital No other city captivates with the same balance of intensity and reverence that’s found in Tokyo. It was developed to meet the unique needs of its inhabitants and in doing so created such a distinct culture that among the chaotic intersections and old-world back alleys surprising discoveries lurk around every corner. Design thoroughly roots itself …
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Design, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Museums, Tokyo, Galleries, Yayoi Kusama, Word of Mouth, MoMA Design Store

Word of Mouth: Eating and Drinking in São Miguel, Azores

Some 900 miles from mainland, volcanic terroir and hyper-local ingredients make for a distinct culinary heritage Secluded in the middle of the Atlantic, the allure of the Azores has somehow remained under the radar to even the most discerning travelers. As a part of Portugal, Azorean culture certainly feels European, though being 900+ miles from the mainland has allowed a distinct culinary heritage to flourish …
Tags: Travel, Food, Europe, Design, Restaurants, Bars, Atlantic, Cafes, Drinking, Portugal, Dining, Azores, Sao Miguel, Word of Mouth, Sao Miguel Azores

A local’s guide to Munich: 10 top tips

The Bavarian capital is famous for its parks, history and beer halls, but its underground music and neighbourhood restaurants are worth checking out, tooNomiya offers an elegant blend of Japanese food and Bavarian gemütlichkeit (a feeling of warmth, friendliness and good cheer – the German version of hygge). The rustic Japanese tavern and restaurant has been run by Ferdinand “Ferdi” Schuster for over 20 years, and has become an institution in the Haidhausen district, on the eastern bank of the I...
Tags: Travel, Art, Restaurants, Bars, Munich, Art and design, City Breaks, Top 10s, Cultural Trips, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Europe Holidays, Munich Holidays, Germany Holidays, Ferdinand, Yakitori

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Underwater dining, robot dogs, '80s film posters reimagined by Ghanian artists and so much more Glorious Photo Series Protests Russian Anti-LGBT Laws Defiant, powerful and gloriously triumphant, Roman Gunt and Nick Gavrilov’s new photo series captures young couples kissing in front of various state institutions, landmarks and more—in support of Chechnya’s queer youth and in protest of Russia’s anti-LBGTQ+ laws. Debuting exclusively at Dazed, the …
Tags: Apps, Europe, Space, Music, Science, Design, Instagram, Dogs, Restaurants, Russia, Films, Tech, Nasa, Architecture, Nypl, Robots

Notes: On Hudson Yards

Our takeaways from exploring the mico-city, its monuments and restaurants A city within the city of New York, the Hudson Yards district comprises 28 acres of residential, commercial and public space developed on top of and around the MTA’s former John D. Caemmerer West Side Storage Yard—once an untrodden abyss along the river. Almost all the statistics convey the staggering scope of this endeavor, beginning …
Tags: Notes, New York, Design, Shopping, NYC, Restaurants, Bars, Architecture, Mta, Thomas Heatherwick, Shops, Thomas Keller, Hudson Yards, Tak Room, John D Caemmerer, West Side Storage Yard

Word of Mouth: Hobart

Modern art, pub grub, fine dining and more in the tiny island state Whether you’re visiting Tasmania for Dark MOFO or simply to see what life’s like at the other end of the world, there’s a lot to do on this little Australian island. Hobart, the state’s capital, has a rich history despite a sometimes forgotten past and the undoubtedly inaccurate reputation that the destination …
Tags: Travel, Design, Australia, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Accommodation, Museums, Wine, Tasmania, Hobart, Dining

Niche Niche, NYC’s New Dinner Party Restaurant

Each nightly event at this 25-seat SoHo venue will be hosted by a different wine professional SoHo’s 25-seat restaurant Niche Niche is an undeniably charming concept. Designed to host evenings reminiscent of a dinner party at a friend’s house, the venue officially opens tonight—and every day onward will be unique, with a different wine industry professional hosting each night. Owned by Ariel Arce and her …
Tags: Food, Design, NYC, Restaurants, Drinking, Wine, Dining, Food + Drink, Soho, Ariel Arce, Sommeliers, Wine Tastings, Niche Niche NYC, Niche Niche

Word of Mouth: Malmö

We explore the seaside city through the lens of the creative minds at MoMA Design Store Across the water from another MoMA Design Store favorite, Copenhagen, lies Malmö. The third-largest city in Sweden, it’s less known than its sibling Stockholm, but since the construction of the striking Øresund Bridge, it has undergone huge growth. For design enthusiasts in particular, it continues to be a dynamic and exciting place to …
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Design, Sweden, Shopping, Restaurants, Museums, Cafes, Copenhagen, Dining, Shops, Galleries, Stockholm, Malmo, Moma, MoMA Design Store

Road Trip: Perth to Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia

On the hunt for wine, untamed landscapes, and the perfect surf break down under Many people who visit Australia stick to the continent’s well-worn East Coast—from Melbourne to Sydney, the Gold Coast or up to the Great Barrier Reef. But there’s tremendous value all over the country—and one of those less-traveled places is Western Australia. If your time and budget permit, we suggest flying to Perth (the state’s capital) and …
Tags: Travel, Design, Australia, Restaurants, Bars, Road Trips, Sydney, Wine, Melbourne, Dining, Perth, East Coast, Western Australia, Gold Coast, Wineries, Cape Leeuwin Western Australia

Word of Mouth: Mexican Food in Los Angeles 

Tradition, family values, memories and experimentation collide for some of the most exciting dishes To learn about the complexities of Mexican cuisine, starting anywhere in Mexico will—of course—lead to incredible discoveries of distinct dishes and the equally remarkable people making them. Regional cooking in Mexico is as diverse as the beautiful ingredients from seafood in Baja to moles in Oaxaca. With the large Mexican and …
Tags: Travel, Food, Design, California, Mexico, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Seafood, Baja, Dining, Oaxaca, Mexican Food, Mexican Restaurants

The Least Vegas Neighborhood in Vegas

The city’s Arts District offers theater without blue men or topless women, no poker tables, and the kind of indie food and bar scene not often seen on the Strip.
Tags: Art, News, Restaurants, Vegas, Travel and Vacations, Las Vegas (Nev, Bars and Nightclubs, Least Vegas Neighborhood

ATLA’s Aguas Frescas Boast Texture and Flavor

While their inventory rivals even the best mezcalerias, it's their zero-proof drinks that impress most At ATLA, the younger sibling of Cosme, in New York‘s NoHo neighborhood, the light fare and non-alcoholic beverages impress most. (Think donut-shaped churros or flaxseed chilaquiles paired with delectable aguas frescas.) While beverage director Yana Volfson is skilled at crafting cocktails, her zero-proof options transcend the expectations usually associated with …
Tags: New York, Design, NYC, Restaurants, Alcohol, Bars, Cocktails, Mexican, Food + Drink, NoHo, ATLA, Cosme, Aguas Frescas, Yana Volfson, Aguas Frescas Boast Texture

Word of Mouth: Mexico City Drinking + Dining

Natural wines, melding cuisines and plenty more to taste in the Mexican capital Distrito Federal, Mexico City, now formally Ciudad de México, is a dynamic and quickly evolving destination full of dichotomies, tradition and innovation. Whether attending Zona Maco, Design Week, or at any other time of the year, food is guaranteed to be a big part. While street food and family-style restaurants are essentials …
Tags: Travel, Design, Mexico, Hotels, Restaurants, Museums, Cafes, Mexico City, Wine, Dining, Word of Mouth, Distrito Federal Mexico City, Zona Maco Design Week

Six Thoughtful New Cookbooks

Elevate your home chef skills with these diverse guides More than how-to guides, cookbooks tell stories—whether it’s once-lost traditions or modern-day innovations. In these recently published cookbooks, readers can learn secret family recipes, inventive plant-based dishes, clever fermented fare and much more. And, beyond the delicious dishes, each of these creative books tell a unique tale—from a love letter to Detroit, to a thoughtful approach to …
Tags: Food, Cooking, Japan, Design, NYC, Restaurants, Japanese, Detroit, Vegan, Food + Drink, Cookbooks, Noma, Wildair, Home Cooks, Vegan Cuisine

Shark fins still being sold in US restaurants amid ban

Shark finning has sparked numerous controversies for the horrible act of animal cruelty that has led to the banning of shark finning in 12 U.S. states. However, the ban is so difficult to effectively enforce that some restaurants in at least 10 of the states still manage to have shark fins on their menus, and some are starting to question if the ban is worth it. Shark finning — the act of slicing fins off live sharks and throwing the wounded shark into the ocean, where they sink and eventually ...
Tags: Food, Design, News, Washington, Animals, Restaurants, US, San Francisco, Marine Life, Oceans, Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Ban, Sharks, National Geographic, Trump

Word of Mouth: Havana

This stunning, timeless city has plenty of surprises—if you know where to look The landscape in Havana, Cuba’s capital city, tells two different stories: the first paints a picture of candy-colored buildings and sidewalk salsa dancing; the second shows crumbling facades and a glimpse of the city’s scars after two independence wars, a US trade embargo and 50 years of strained foreign relations. Despite this juxtaposition …
Tags: Travel, Design, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, US, Museums, Cafes, Dining, Cuba, Havana, Havana Cuba, Old Havana, Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth: Paris

From natural wine bars to sophisticated accommodations, some of our favorite spots in the City of Light Like any dynamic city, Paris is ever-evolving. As frequent visitors, we try to keep up with all cultural developments. While we remain faithful to our beloved stalwart bars and restaurants, there are always new or undiscovered venues to visit—be it bars, cafes, galleries or places to rest your …
Tags: Travel, Food, Design, France, Hotels, Restaurants, Bars, Cafes, Paris, Cocktails, Wine, Dining, Galleries, Hoxton

The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Penned by René Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, and David Zilber, head of the restaurant’s fermentation program, The Noma Guide to Fermentations is a book as beautiful as it is informative. Fermenting is a vital part of the culinary world and continues to grow because of its health benefits and complex flavors. Using more than 500 step-by-step recipes and illustrations, the pair give readers exclusive insight …
Tags: Food, Books, Design, Restaurants, René Redzepi, Cookbooks, Noma, Fermentation, Artisan, David Zilber

Best of CH 2018: Editors’ Picks

Design stories, interviews, travel guides and curious cuisine that truly mattered to us Perhaps it was a quote of unearthly wisdom, a bite of strange deliciousness or simply a breeze on a newly discovered path; 2018 imparted several moments worth honoring. As a team of writers and editors, we spoke to so many and set foot in so much. The following excerpts mark personal high …
Tags: Travel, Design, Mexico, France, Restaurants, Food And Drink, Dining, Brittany, Best of CH 2018

“Cuisine Vagabonde” from NYC’s Papilles Restaurant

A new L’Assiette Michelin honoree approaches cocktails and cookery with the utmost creativity To understand Papilles before walking into the impeccably designed East Village restaurant, one must grasp the concept of “cuisine vagabonde,” or food inspired by traveling the globe. Chef Andréa Calstier, his wife and co-owner Elena Oliver and their masterful friend behind the bar, co-owner Nicolas Thoni have experienced so much across the world. These French expats aim …
Tags: Design, NYC, Restaurants, Cocktails, Michelin, Food + Drink, East Village, L’Assiette Michelin, Papilles, Andréa Calstier, Elena Oliver, Nicolas Thoni

A Very Serious Cookbook: Contra Wildair

The humor and ingenuity of the duo behind beloved New York City restaurants Contra and Wildair translates onto every single page in their debut cookbook, A Very Serious Cookbook: Contra Wildair. Jeremiah Stone and Fabián von Hauske cook hyper-seasonally, with undeniable skill, wit and a bit of humility. There’s nothing stuffy about their food—or their love of natural wine—and it has rewarded them and will reward readers.
Tags: Cooking, Design, Restaurants, New York City, Cookbooks, Contra, Phaidon, Fabián von Hauske, Jeremiah Stone, Wildair, Contra Wildair, Contra Wildair Jeremiah Stone

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