You’re in San Francisco for a night or two. You’ve got some pals there because, really, who doesn’t? You want to see everyone; you want to treat them fine. Here’s what you do: You call up the Adagio Hotel, and you book their Samuel Suite for a night. The penthouse home of the Roaring Twenties hotel’s original owner, Sam, this crib’s big: 875 square feet. It’s got a fireplace, a nice, little sound system for playing your tunes, the same comfy, classy furnishings found in rooms throughout the low-key boutique property (only more of them), and, of course, a fully loaded mini-bar.
Montreal is a city awash in good eats, from salted caramel and chocolate crêpes to smoked meat and fresh oysters. Chicago-based artist Sarah Becan drew up some of the amazing food she encountered on a recent trip, at landmarks such as the Chinese Quarter, the Jean-Talon Market, and the Boulevard Saint-Laurent. Check out her favorite spots—all 12 pages of them. Read more »
by Helen Rosner The Spanish charcuterie board is a thing of porky magnificence: from the omnipresent chorizo, to the sweet and soft butifarra, to that king of hams, the rare and pricey jamón ibérico de bellota, the sausages and cured meats that the country produces are a testament to the edible magic that results when a pig meets spices and a little bit of curing time. See the full photo gallery »