Merch From Beloved NYC Restaurants + Bars

Represent and support your favorite slice shop, dive bar, iconic deli and more

As countless restaurants and bars pivot toward takeout and delivery, there are plenty of other ways we can support our beloved spots too—be it Venmo-ing your favorite bartender, buying a voucher for a special waiter, or snagging a gift card for future use at a venue. Another in the long list of options is buying merch. Many restaurants, bars and delis have excellent apparel and …

Word of Mouth: Nashville

Tennessee's capital appeals for more than its music, neon signs and cowboy boots

Part of the appeal of Tennessee’s capital city lies in its ability to retain its storied history as a lively, talent-rich musical destination while also thriving as a bustling metropolis of cultural institutions, worthy accommodation, excellent dining and more. Nashville has experienced significant growth over the past two decades, but plenty of favorites remain: Hattie B’s hot chicken, beloved honky-tonk bar Robert’s Western World, and internationally-acclaimed …

Ray’s Embraces the Value of the Dive Bar

NYC nightlife and dining veterans open doors on an easy-to-love space

To swing by spots previously developed by NYC dive bar Ray’s all-star team might make one wonder how they ended up partnering on this particular watering hole. Much attention has gone to the involvement of actor Justin Theroux, but the others involved (including Jon Neidich, Taavo Somer, and Carlos Quirarte) have developed some of the most exciting and design-forward hospitality ventures in the city. From …