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Posts by Jennifer Flowers

9 New Restaurants to Try Now
New York City Who doesn’t love a sexy bar with delicious bites? Our new haunt: the banquette-lined, mahogany-clad NoMad Bar ($$$), from the team behind t... Read More
Worth a Look: The High Road with Mario Batali on Hulu Series
Shackled to your desk today, but in desperate need of an escape? Steal a few minutes for an episode of The High Road with Mario Batali, a twelve-part seri... Read More
Travel Diary: Just Back From Shanghai
Just back from China, T+L hotels & food editor Jennifer Flowers shares her best discoveries in this frenetic, hypnotic megacity. Best Bite You can’... Read More
Chef’s Tour: Dallas with Matt McCallister
The blue-eyed chef is making waves at his seasonal, Gulf-inspired restaurant, FT33—he even snagged a spot on Food & Wine magazine’s prestigious roster... Read More
Andrew Zimmern’s Bucket List: 31 Meals To Try Before You Die
Leave it to Andrew Zimmern—the Travel Channel’s peripatetic Bizarre Foods TV host—to create the ultimate foodie traveler’s global bucket list. We love tha... Read More
Hilton Launches New Brand: Curio
Hilton Worldwide this week has announced the launch of a new hotel collection called Curio, a group of four- and five-star boutique properties that will m... Read More
Harlem Eat Up! Festival to launch in NYC May 2015
With all the notable restaurants opening in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood—Red Rooster and the Cecil, to name just two—it’s fast becoming a local foodi... Read More
Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Opens
There’s a noteworthy new spot worth considering for your next weekend getaway. The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, set on a bluff above Palm Springs and Cali... Read More
Four Seasons to Launch Private Jet
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a… flying hotel? Come February 2015, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will extend its hospitality into the skies and launch... Read More
Souvenir-Worthy Kitchen Tools From Around the World
Why does a cooking tool make a great souvenir? Because every time you use it, you relive your trip. Try to guess each item’s place of origin. 1. If you’r... Read More
Rebirth: NYC's Le Colonial Restaurant Turns 20—and Gets a New Chef
When it comes to eating adventures, Vietnam’s flavor-rich, history-filled cuisine is at the top of my list. And while I’m currently buried under too much ... Read More
Chef's Tour: Boston Eats from Alden & Harlow's Michael Scelfo
Where to find the best food in Boston? The smaller, less-explored neighborhoods, where delicious local haunts are waiting to be uncovered, according to ch... Read More
Chef's Tour: Northern Spain
If you’re looking for some travel inspiration this spring, get thee to New York’s Boulud Sud, where Executive Chef Travis Swikard just launched a series o... Read More
Chef’s Tour: L.A. County with David Lefevre
David Lefevre is making waves with Fishing with Dynamite, his seafood restaurant in Manhattan Beach, California. He’s even been shortlisted for this year’... Read More
Chef's Tour: The Ardeche, France
It’s not every day that one of France’s most respected chefs—we’re talking the three-Michelin-star, Bocuse d’ Or-winning ilk—would travel to Manhattan and... Read More
Orient-Express Claims a New Name in Luxury: Belmond Hotels
To me, the phrase “Orient-Express” is synonymous with luxury travel: train rides through the Veneto, 16th-century retreats in Cusco, exotic cruises along My... Read More
How to Open a Bottle of Champagne
Did you know that France's charming Champagne region—home of Moët & Chandon, the mother of all producers—is just a 45-minute train ride from Paris? It... Read More
Is Japan Cool? ANA Airways Proves It With New York Fashion Pop-Up
As T+L’s resident Japanophile, I’m always plotting my next trip to Tokyo, not only to revel in one of the world’s great food destinations, but also to dis... Read More
Q+A: Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen
The U.S. ramen scene is booming—and it’s about to get even more exciting with the arrival of one of Tokyo’s hottest noodle gurus, Ivan Orkin. The New York... Read More
How to Get a Visa Quickly
Ever wonder how to get a visa in a hurry? When it comes to visa wrangling, I’m the kind of gal who likes to do hers nice and early. Obviously, that’s not ... Read More