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The Only Street in Paris: Conversation with Elaine Sciolino

So what did I think of ‘The Only Street in Paris’? After reading Elaine Sciolino’s new book, I exclaimed to my husband: “I want to be Elaine when I grow up!” Not only has she written this gem of book — but she was once New York Times Paris bureau, an expert on Middle East issues, and has


Day at The Peninsula Paris

  Beautiful Pari.  My first time in this glorious city.  Arriving early on the overnight from AirFrance, I dropped my luggauge where I was staying, and headed to The Peninsula Paris. The flight was a rough — even in premuim economy. So the first order of business was to hit the spa and put an


China Chilcano, José Andres’ new Chinese-Peruvian spot

Not to brag, but my two toddlers eat aioli and mussels.  The only credit I can claim is taking them to Jaleo almost every Sunday.  Jose Andres: fun food and dining! So, I was quite excited to hear about Jose’s latest concept China Chilcano, a Chinese-Peruvian restaurant in DC’s Penn Quarter. As Tom Sietsema wrote in his first bite,


Daniel Boulud Returns to DC with DBGB

I love French food. So when Daniel Boulud’s casual French-American restaurant DBGB opened last month, I wasted no time in getting a reservation. Chef Boulud spent a few years in DC during the early 80’s. He’s finally returned to open his 15th restaurant. Displayed on the walls are plates decorated by over 100 chefs, including the


A Birthday Weekend at the Georgetown Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Washington, DC: the heart of American politics and power. But the city is not all government, museums and buses loaded with tourists. One of DC’s Ritz-Carlton hotels is located in the heart of Georgetown, which combines a thriving nightlife with the historic charm of buildings from the 1700s. Within walking distance from great restaurants and shops, this was a


The Weekly Favorites: Sicily, luxury train rides, and cheesecake (7/27–8/3)

Photo of the Week: The amazing tomato salad at Restaurant Eve There was a ton of great content to share this week, but we managed to narrow it down for you! Travel 4 Seasons Sydney Review (Travelling King) The Four Seasons hotels never fail to impress, and this Sydney hotel is no exception. Check out that


The Weekly Favorites: Cat cafés, waterfalls, and cherry pie dip (7/18–7/26)

Another week has passed and it’s time for more amazing articles from around the web. Check out our favorites! Photo of the Week: Park Avenue, NYC Travel A Day in a Cat Café in Seoul, South Korea (Just One Way Ticket) Any cat lover who can’t make it over to South Korea can live vicariously through


The Weekly Favorites: Turtles, ice cream, and wine bars (7/10–7/17)

Today we’re kicking off a new series: a weekly round-up of the best the Internet has to offer in the travel, food, and lifestyle worlds. Enjoy! Photo of the Week Travel 40 Genius Travel Tips That Will Change Your Life Forever—Distractify The article is as helpful as the title sounds. Even seasoned travelers will want to read


Sitting Down with Nevin Martell, Author of Travel Memoir “Freak Show Without a Tent”

  From Ship to Shore‘s Hannah Josi recently sat down with Freak Show Without a Tent: Swimming with Piranhas, Getting Stoned in Fiji and Other Family Vacations author and prolific D.C. food writer Nevin Martell to talk crazy travel adventures, D.C. food culture, and writing tips. HJ: Thanks for meeting with me. I really, really enjoyed the


A Backyard Bistro: Celebrating Summer with a Homemade Rooftop Meal

Reading Elaine Sciolino’s piece on Paris bistros made me long to hop a flight across the Atlantic. Sciolino’s description of her favorite gems got me lost in the reverie, longing for fresh scenery and yearning for new experiences. Little did I know that our usual “Saturday date night” would surpass my earlier daydreams. The setting: