A Guide to Summer Eating and Entertaining

From tiki cocktails to portable fireplaces, boozy pickles and beyond

The season of summer entertaining is upon those of us in the northern hemisphere, and with that our consumption (and decorating) habits change. With our guide to summer entertaining and eating, we’ve selected food and food-related items that can help to punch up any party—even if it’s a party of one. There are homewares with personality, as well as a camping tool and cocktail book …

Royalton Hotel’s Fireplace Program and Wood Sommelier

A sensory immersion making use of the boutique's 55 wood-burning fireplaces

It’s long been noted that our olfactory sense triggers the most associations and can activate memories or emotions that have been long forgotten. With that in mind, NYC’s Royalton Hotel just unveiled a new program aimed at tapping into our sense of smell while also taking advantage of the boutique’s 55 wood-burning fires. Their new Fireplace Program excels two-fold. The first part employs sachets of …