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BEST of the BEST 2014 | Leisure | Dining: Oaxen Krog

Like the individuals who created it, New Nordic cuisine is almost always restrained, but at Oaxen Krog (+46.8.551.531.05,, chef Magnus Ek imbues that restraint with new levels of refinement. Reopened in Stockholm last year after moving from its former home on a remote island, Oaxen Krog provides a sleekly designed showcase for the chef’s […]

Day of the Dead Comes Alive at Hotel Matilda

The Day of the Dead will come alive at Hotel Matilda, in San Miguel de Allende, when Mexico’s queen of culinary theater, Martha Ortiz, orchestrates dramatic “White & Black Dinners” to celebrate the country’s emotional and festive two-day national holiday, during which ancestors and departed loved ones are honored. The White Dinner is November 1, 2013, which is […]

Philadelphia’s Iconic Hotel, The Rittenhouse, Debuts New Library Bar

The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia’s iconic hotel has just announced the opening of its new Library Bar, named for its intimate design and carefully curated collection of books and fine art. Open daily (2 pm – midnight) for small bites and cocktails, the Library Bar is poised to be Philadelphia’s most sophisticated cocktail destination and a welcome addition to […]