Celebrate Valentines Day in Charleston at The Restoration

The Restoration invites you to join them for a day of romantic foods, wines and connection at The Watch Rooftop Kitchen & Spirits. “Feb 9th through the 16th, we will be offering a deluxe Valentine’s package to guests. Included in this special offer are gourmet chocolates by Louis Sherry, one of the oldest French chocolate ateliers, a bottle […]

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Hotel of the Week: Hotel AbRi

Hotel AbRi – both vibrant and warm – is at the center of all the fun of San Francisco. You can disappear into the tall orange leather chairs around the fireplace, or knock out those emails at the business center – it’s just off to the side of the lobby, but close enough that you […]

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Shop Talk: Chef Sousa of Beacon Hill Hotel and Bistro

Chef Sousa reflects on gardening with his Portuguese grandfather, the difference between hotel restaurants and independents, and his admiration for simple-yet-perfect dishes like roast chicken with seasonal produce.

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Best Complimentary Hotel Breakfasts

Even the most basic continental breakfast — English muffins with butter and jam and black tea — is a small good thing. But on the spectrum of complimentary hotel breakfasts, not all are created equal.

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5 Questions for the Brewmaster: Jeremy Hebert of The Norwich Inn

Jeremy Hebert is a Vermonter through and through — born in Burlington, raised in Berlin, schooled at the University of Vermont (UVM) where he took a few political science classes with Vermont legend Mike Gordon of the Northeasterner’s birthright band Phish.

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Rooms With a Brew

Washington, second to California in total number of craft beer breweries, is abuzz with beer tourism, especially in Seattle where brewery tours are nearly as popular as strolls through Pike Place Market and trips to the Space Needle. Well, not exactly, but beyond a strong regional interest in local suds there is an increasing international presence on the in-fashion tours. Though after the first few stops, after the IBU, ABV, ester production and gravity level talk has lost its edge, everyone speaks the same language.

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Savor Summer: Cucumber Mint Cocktails at Toll House or Your House

Just because the yellow school buses are making their rounds, it doesn’t mean summer is over. So let’s put down the pumpkin-spice-everything and savor these last days, deal? Toll House Hotel in Los Gatos, CA doesn’t skimp on summer. (In fact, they don’t skimp on much of anything.) The on-site restaurant, The Verge, is a fast favorite among […]

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New to Stash: Park South Hotel, New York NY

Sophisticated Art Deco rooms at Park South Hotel are uplifting and restorative after a day exploring Manhattan—though the James Beard award-winning chef and rooftop bar with technicolor skyline views mean you won’t be in a hurry to leave.  What you can’t see: towel warmers, luxury robes, black out shades, and free, high-speed WiFi. Tim Cushman’s […]

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