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 dining solo—that will simultaneously elevate your kitchen skills. A …

Best of CH 2018: Travel

Destinations, drives and adventures that we still dream about

Circumnavigate the world—time and again—in 365 days. That’s what our editorial team did in 2018. From revisiting old haunts in the USA’s Rust Belt to combatting sandstorms in the Gobi Desert, we approached every destination with wide eyes and curiosity. We flew, drove and hiked our way across the continents and the following stories reflect the diversity of these experiences. We travel because of an …

Tucked Inside Detroit’s Wurlitzer Building: The Siren Hotel

Old world splendor at the center of the cultural resurgence

Set in the renowned, and incredibly-refurbished, Wurlitzer Building in downtown Detroit, The Siren is a hotel draped in old-world pleasures, both sensory and indulgent. An ode to the Greek mythology that adorns the city’s most prominent architecture, those behind The Siren intend for this space to become a symbol of rejoice and recollection—of spirits and, most particularly, the musical spirit that still inhabits this famous building. The …