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, …

Vermont’s Honeybee-Inspired Barr Hill Gin

An eco-conscious brand from Vermont's Caledonia Spirits

Once covered in vast swathes of pristine forest, New England began suffering habitat loss in the 1600s when European colonizers sowed the seeds of deforestation for both timber and agriculture. It was a massive blow to the biodiversity of the region, but not all hope is lost in the modern era. People—from their homes and businesses alike—have been embracing the fight for wildlife conservation, with …

Holiday Gift Guides 2022: BIPOC-Owned Brands

Presents by designers, artists and other makers of color

Being thoughtful about where you spend money can go a long way. When buying from brands—especially smaller ones—that are owned by people of color, you address and potentially even reduce the racial wealth gap, while bolstering local economies and celebrating community. It’s an act of optimism and enthusiasm. The items in this gift guide (which includes covetable home goods, apparel, skincare products, art, books and more) are …