NYC’s Happy Be Rooftop Bar

Perched above Tribeca, this new venue serves signature cocktails set to staggering skyline views

As the Frieze Art Fair swept into NYC last month, it brought with it a swell of activity the likes of which the city hadn’t seen in a long time—group dinners, gatherings at galleries, and the opening of a new rooftop bar, Happy Be. Situated atop the Walker Hotel Tribeca (though accessed through a dedicated, nondescript Cortland Alley entryway and elevator), the verdant watering hole offers …

Exploring Three Stunning Wineries in Montalcino, Italy

History and hospitality abound in the glorious Tuscan countryside

Right now, NYC hosts Brunello Week (through 20 June). During this debut culinary event, 40 restaurants are showcasing two of Italy’s most beloved styles of wine: Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino. But several weeks before the event in NYC, we explored three wineries in the town of Montalcino, where Brunello is made. There, in the lush Tuscan countryside just a few kilometers from Siena, we …

Entrepreneur + Restaurant Owner Emshika Alberini Reimagines Thai Iced Tea

New dairy-free drinks from 100% all-natural ingredients

Based in Littleton, New Hampshire, where she’s owned the beloved Chang Thai Cafe since 2008, entrepreneur Emshika Alberini looked to her family’s food history to inspire By Emshika, her new range of canned beverages that includes an oat milk Thai tea latte (the most similar in taste to Thai iced tea from a restaurant), a nitro Thai iced tea, a nitro Thai iced coffee and an oat milk …