In an age, even in tradition-bound Palm Beach, where some of the most recent entries on the dining spectrum can be categorized often as a crowded, noisy, and far-from-calming crush, there is a place that isn’t such a scene—that provides a civilized and relaxing atmosphere to savor fine cuisine and perhaps have a lunch or dinner that isn’t just for show, or for sharing on social media.
Whether you are looking for wine fit for a night of wicked fun or preparing for a beautiful Fall gathering the transition to chillier weather calls for a selection of wine fit for the upcoming season.
With gala season around the corner, many New Yorkers are hopping onto a specialty diet in preparation. For those nights when you want to prepare food at home, HelloFresh has just acquired Green Chef, the USDA-certified organic meal kit company.
Tucked into a long, narrow bay of the newly energized Royal Poinciana Plaza, a 1950s architectural treasure of a shopping center that was once chic, then sleepy, and is now more chic than ever, Honor Bar is the sexy, younger sister of the Hillstone family of restaurants.
Palm Beach County’s latest hot spot, 1000 NORTH, has that supremely casual attitude (with just a soupçon of swagger) that a pro golfer at the Masters exhibits when he is approaching the green—and his ball is about three feet from the hole.
As far as reliable local dining goes, Upper East Siders have come to look to Tom and Anthony Martignetti, the restaurateurs behind trusty standbys The East Pole, Pizza Beach, and Eastfield’s—and with good reason. And now there’s a new catch to be had, which, since opening last October, is proving to be an equally satisfying member of the family: The East Pole Fish Bar, at 964 Lexington Avenue.
If pundits are correct—that New York changes every seven years—the New York I moved to 20+ years ago is nearly 400+ percent different now than it was then. It seems to me 4,000,000 percent. You can quote me. In those days, in the social swirl, there were hosts and hostesses who actually entertained their guests …