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6 Dec

Café Du Monde And 230 Fifth Are The Most-Instagrammed Restaurants In The U.S.

Think back to all the restaurants and cafés that you've captured on your Instagram Story and scrolled past on your feed this year. If you or the people you follow live in New York, Chicago, or Los Angeles, there's a good chance those snaps helped boost your favorite eateries to the top of Instagram's list of the most-'grammed restaurants, bars, bakeries, and cafes in the U.S. in 2017. On Wednesday, Instagram released its year in review, separating the most popular restaurants in the country into two categories: the most-Instagrammed restaurants and the most-Instagrammed bakeries and cafés. Funny enough, the most-photographed "restaurant" is actually a rooftop bar: the sprawling 230 Fifth in New York City, which is located 21 floors up and offers spectacular views of Manhattan including the...
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1 Dec

H&M’s New Café, Plus 5 Other Stockholm Restaurants You Should Know Now


This year, Sweden’s biggest chefs have taken on new concepts and successful collaborations as well as concocting refreshed takes on classic, traditional cuisine. The groundswell of culinary innovation has renewed focus on Stockholm as a food destination, so much so that you might feel overwhelmed with choice. So here, a manageable group of necessary new favorites to try on your next visit to the Scandinavian city:

It’s PleatIn addition to the fashion giant’s launch of its new brand Arket earlier this year, H&M just opened the doors to a new café in Stockholm. Located in the city center and in the heart of the shopping district, It’s Pleat is where you should drop your shopping bags. Unwind in a tranquil environment and browse a predominantly health-conscious...
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13 Jan

Ralph Lauren Is Opening The World’s Most Fashionable Coffee-Shop-Cocktail-Bar


With a swanky city-club serving up upscale takes on American classics in Chicago, a cozy, wood-paneled lounge where the elite flock for mouthwatering burgers and martinis in New York and a glamorous courtyard eatery with a delectable steak in Paris, Ralph Lauren has quite the array of fashionable restaurants; and he isn't stopping there.

Courtesy Ralph Lauren
Courtesy Ralph Lauren
The designer is now headed to London where he is set to open Ralph's Coffee & Bar in Mayfair. The dining destination will open tomorrow, January 12th, and be a first for him in the U.K. Ralph's will serve a selection of coffee and espresso drinks, classic cocktails and light fare that evokes the brand's signature elegant, American style, combined with a European...
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7 Oct

Netflix Is Turning More Than 200 Cafés Into Luke’s Diner From Gilmore Girls Today

So if you ever wanted to pretend that you live in Stars Hollow, this is your big chance. Each coffee shop is decked out in replicated paraphernalia from the show—from “Luke’s Diner” signs outside to the occasional “No cell phones” warning indoors. Coffee is also free for the first couple hundred customers. Just be sure to look past the quotes from the show that appear on the cups—under some coffee sleeves there will be a message announcing that you’ve won free Netflix service for a period of time. Unsurprisingly, the lines have been very long. But can you really put a time limit when it comes to seeking out nostalgia? Lorelai and Rory would surely say no. However, if you don’t make...
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27 Jun

You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Been to Tbilisi’s Art Cafés

Georgia, a land where Saperavi grapevines grow over roads; potbellied men with broad, black mustaches saunter through cobblestone streets; and fertile soil births an excess of fruits and vegetables. Lauded for hospitality, it’s one of the only places where a stranger might be whisked through the front door and stuffed full of adjaruli khachapuri, a molten mess of cheese, butter, and egg over moist flatbread, at a supra, a Georgian feast. At that meal, the classic Georgian toast befits the untamable terrain and the fierce warrior spirit of the population as it lauds “the land, the food, and the people.” Tbilisi, the country’s capital, hides a treasure around every corner. Apartments stack one on top of the other in mismatching styles....
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25 Feb

Where to Find the Best Espresso in Milan, Just in Time for Fashion Week

Photo: Courtesy of @eatingwithminnie
You would drink a lot of caffeine, too, if you were J.J. Martin. The writer, editor, and founder of LaDoubleJ—a lifestyle and vintage e-commerce website—is a master at not slowing down. This is especially the case during Milan Fashion Week, when she’s darting between shows and attending lunches and late-night dinner parties in the city the California native has called home for 15 years. Martin is known for her discerning eye when it comes to both fashion and interior design, and she credits much of that to Milan’s wealth of both, even in the most unexpected places. When she’s not sitting front row at Gucci or designing her own brightly colored, printed dresses for LaDoubleJ Editions, there are five spots in...
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