Eight Enchanting Design-Forward NYC Bars

From a sky-high cocktail bar to the return of a downtown icon and a luscious piano bar

For those who like to dine out or drink well, there’s so much to be excited about in NYC. Many longtime favorites—from Dante and Katana Kitten to Bemelmans Bar and The Terrace at The EDITION Times Square—weathered years of uncertainty. Erstwhile, a number of new venues opened their doors and welcomed guests to inviting, innovative and impressive spaces. Though the list is ever-growing, the following eight …

Word of Mouth: Wine Bars in Melbourne’s Northside

Laidback, vibrant and delectable drinking and dining in the city's northern neighborhoods

From beloved, dependable classics that have been around for decades to those that opened within the last few months, wine bars abound in Melbourne, Australia. While there are several essentials in the city itself (including the hallowed City Wine Shop), the majority of dynamic wine bars are on the north side—in neighborhoods like Brunswick, Collingwood, Carlton and Fitzroy. More than cozy spaces to sip on …

Jazz-Age Resplendence at Hôtel Rochechouart, Paris

This thoughtfully restored gem is just one in a collection of charming boutique accommodations

In the last decade, the Paris boutique hotel boom has gifted travelers an unprecedented crop of charming boltholes and boudoirs to book. But perhaps more significant is the local movement to create singular property-specific identities rather than reproducing from a standardized “slow hospitality” template. At the leading edge of the trend is Paris-based hotel brand Orso, with its flagship property, Hôtel Rochechouart, resting at the …