Best of CH 2021: Travel

Inspiring destinations both near and far in a year when we reconsidered what travel means

Over the last two years our relationship with travel has been upended. Though it may still provide inspiration and we might continue to dream of destinations at earth’s end, concerns over health and the safety of those around us have influenced what we’re capable of doing and when. The trips we highlight below were taken with utmost caution and although those expeditions are now over, …

Best of CH 2021: Most Popular

Travel guides, spirits stories, test drives and more

Every day, we publish stories that aim to satisfy, inform and inspire readers. From travel pieces and test drives to artist profiles and deep dives into design, our site’s subject matter reflects our mission: to discover and share stories at the intersection of art, design, style, culture and technology. Since there are so many different types of articles on the site, perusing data to reveal …

Word of Mouth: Sake in Brooklyn

Where (and how) to order the ancient Japanese drink in the New York borough

For a growing number of drinkers, sake is an exciting new (but actually ancient) territory to explore. Essentially fermented rice alcohol, sake tends to be compared more often to wine, but its brewing process is much more similar to that of beer. It’s been brewed that way for thousands of years in Japan, calling upon a simple ingredient list of rice, water, yeast and koji. …