Mister Paradise’s Clever New Cocktail Menu

A milk punch riff inspired by John Travolta and Nicholas Cage, amaro shots worth savoring and so much more

New York City has an abundance of acclaimed craft cocktail bars but the East Village’s Mister Paradise (opened in early 2019) makes a compelling case as one of the most clever thanks to its new menu. Though impeccable drink options range from inventive to exuberant, one cocktail on the menu embodies Mister Paradise’s signature marriage of playfulness and superb quality. It’s called the Face/Off and …

Word of Mouth: Tel Aviv Drinking and Dining

Markets, cocktails, coffee shops, fancy restaurants and more in a city that's influenced by cuisines from all over the world

From the historic alleyways of Jaffa leading north all the way up toward Herzliya, Tel Aviv pulses with energy. The sights and aromas in the shuks and cafes reveal influences of cuisines from throughout the region and around the world. (In this global melting pot, even the most popular breakfast dish in the country, shakshuka, has its roots in Tunisia.) Thanks to gifted chefs, bakers, …

Word of Mouth: Charlotte, North Carolina

Cultural gems across the southeastern city

Charlotte is not the state of North Carolina’s capital, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it was. Known as the Queen City (for Queen Charlotte, who it was named after), the southeastern hub’s skyline rises with ever-taller towers each year—a transformation aligned with an explosive growth in population. Real gems worthy of the buzz around Charlotte, however, are far lower to the ground, tucked into …