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Posts by Nina Fedrizzi

Call for Entries: 2013 Travel + Leisure Design Awards
Thoughtful design makes travel better, shaping everything from fashion and luggage to hotel rooms and city skylines. Now we want to know what inspires you. ... Read More
Trend Alert: Hotels Raising Chickens
Rooftop herb gardens are so last year: now hotels are keeping their own chickens. The henhouse at Quebec City’s Fairmont Le Château Frontenac has a copper... Read More
L.A.'s First-Annual Food & Wine Festival
Food and wine festivals are becoming a ubiquitous fixture in every self-respecting dining destination, but until recently, the City of Angels had little to ... Read More
Call for Entries: 2012 Travel + Leisure Design Awards
Design impacts travel in ways small and large—shaping everything from fashion and luggage to hotel rooms and city skylines. Now we want to know what inspi... Read More
Rogue 24: A New 24-Course Tasting Menu in D.C.
Last month saw the opening of Rogue 24, a new restaurant by James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper, in Washington D.C. Chef Cooper, previously the chef de... Read More
Open Wide: The Big New York Sandwich Book
“Too few people understand a really good sandwich,” lamented the consummate foodie, James Beard, in a quote that appears on The Big New York Sandwich Book... Read More
Moor Fun: Jane Eyre Tours in Northern England
Period piece fanatics (myself included) are lining up for director Cary Joji Fukunaga’s critically acclaimed “Jane Eyre” movie, starring Mia Wasikowska ... Read More
Hola Yola: Cool New Yogurt Spot Debuts in DC
Washington D.C.’s new, one-off Yola yogurt parfait bar near Dupont Circle is a great way to start the day. First, there’s the general feeling of well-bei... Read More
Enjoy "The Ride": $1.3 Million Tour Bus Debuts in NYC
For many of us, the words, “tour bus” call to mind certain iconic images: sticky, screaming children, headache-inducing camera flashes, a colorfully dressed... Read More
New Festival Celebrates Retro British Cool
If Mad Men Sunday nights don’t roll around fast enough, perhaps it’s time to hop a plane for Southern England. August 13-15 will mark the first annual Vin... Read More
Menu Mind Games
Ever wonder where that sudden craving for pork belly comes from while perusing the latest it restaurant’s menu?  It may have less to do with spontaneous pig... Read More
Treats & Tweets from the Bahamas
If your (lack of) winter break wasn’t exactly beachy, have no fear.  A piece of the tropics may be pulling up to a New York City corner near you—and it’s fr... Read More
D.C. Travel: Dangerously Delicious Pies
As a child, many a muggy, summer evening was spent on the porch of my upstate New York home, sharing a piece of warm cherry pie with my dad while watching b... Read More