Word of Mouth: St Barths

Our favorite ritzy and relaxed places on the Caribbean island

The Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy—better known as St Barths—is truly bouncing back two years after the devastation that Hurricane Irma inflicted on the Caribbean island. Many hotels that call this small island home didn’t just rebuild; they regrouped and reimagined their properties, creating entirely new and luxurious experiences that are difficult to match. Yearly events like the West Indies Regatta, St Barth Film Festival and culinary …

Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja’s Holiday Recipe

From NYC's new restaurant Shuka, a party-ready labne

We came across a luscious labne at newly opened NYC restaurant Shuka—whose menu dives deep into the Eastern Mediterranean region, the Levant. With the help of Chef Ayesha Nurdjaja, we learned that it’s also quite simple to make at home. “I love labne. It was one of the first things I ate on Atlantic Avenue at Sahadi’s with my grandmother,” Brooklyn-born Nurdjaja tells CH. “I’ve …

Fashion Week’s Four Best Cocktails

Signature drinks designed for exceptional parties

Outfits aren’t the only luxury getting an overhaul during New York Fashion Week. What with all the brands, faces and hands circulating, party venues (be that restaurants, clubs or art spaces) also seek to make an impression. The following four cocktails are the best that we sipped on, while reflecting on the presentation we had just seen. Of course there’s champagne involved, but also vodka …