The Modern Picnic

Everything you need to take the feasting outdoors

When the weather complies, a picnic represents near ultimate sensory satisfaction. Snacking and sipping, mingling with the beauty of the great outdoors, and basking in the warm seasonal glow—the tradition has all the romance of camping without forgoing a shower. For an update to wicker hampers or all-in-one sets (both destined to rot in your closet), we came up with a few urban-friendly solutions for …

CH Local: São Paulo

Our tips and tricks on where to shop, eat and sleep in Brazil's largest city

Our newest installment for the Cool Hunting Local section, the São Paolo guide features ten of the best “jumping-off” points for those visiting the tropical city. Here is a taste of the insider tips we feel will help you prepare for a memorable tour of this colorful and culturally rich destination spot. Benedito Calixto For an authentic shopping experience, we recommend the famous artisanal market, …

L Train Luncheon

NYC's supper clubs offer an impromptu dining cart serving up a six course meal in the subway

In a theatrical culinary feat, passengers aboard NYC’s L train were recently treated to a six-course lunch as they rolled across Manhattan, under the East River and into Williamsburg, each stop adding to the food frenzy. Cooked up by the crafty chefs behind A Razor, A Shiny Knife, the luncheon included an elegant array of dishes, including foie gras and filet mignon, as well as …