Hotel lobby restaurants make their return in 2023, with more guests seeking accommodations with on-site eateries available for a one-stop experience. As you begin to plan 2023 travels, finding the right hotel with a great hotel lobby restaurant is essential.
Four Seasons One Dalton Street in Boston boasts an internationally acclaimed, Japanese izakaya-inspired restaurant. Zuma Boston features a unique restaurant design, as well as sophisticated cuisine. Dishes include sliced seabass sashimi with Zuma’s iconic yuzu, truffle and salmon roe, and dessert platters to enjoy family-style. The restaurant also serves signature cocktails.
Located in Asheville, North Carolina, The Foundry Hotel serves as home to an award-winning Appalachian restaurant helmed by chef Robert Alexander. Benne on Eagle embraces the theme of Sankofa, meaning “go back and get it” in the Twi language. In the world of food and drink, this entails integrating new food techniques and methods while looking back at history to learn and bring awareness to culinary traditions from the African American culture of The Block neighborhood in which the hotel lies. Guests at the restaurant enjoy dishes like corn nut-crusted salmon cakes and five-cheese mac and cheese. Within the restaurant, portraits of culinary legends like Edna Lewis, known as the godmother of Southern cooking, painted by local artist Joseph Pearson, adorn the walls.
Washington Heights’ first full-service boutique hotel also features Jalao NYC, an eatery serving traditional Dominican food with a modern twist. Signature dishes like pecacao-frito (boca chica-style, deep-fried red snapper) and chuleta cancan (pork tomahawk) bring great flavors together on one plate. Jalao NYC’s classic Dominican offerings include sancocho and tostones. Complete with décor by Julio Ortuño, which includes Carnival masks, the restaurant transports guests to the Caribbean island, while remaining in the heart of New York City.
In Culver City, California, guests can enjoy the luxuries of The Shay alongside the restaurant’s Michelin-starred restaurant. Short for Henrietta, etta sees chef Danny Grant bring wood-fired comfort food to new levels. Freshly made pizzas, house-made pastas and seafoods comprise some of the tasty dishes.
Waterville, Maine’s, Lockwood Hotel boasts the city’s premier downtown restaurant. Front & Main, helmed by chef Jesse Souza, embraces local ingredients from local purveyors and farmers, like Maine Grains. Such ingredients provide the kitchen with the best-tasting elements to create stunning Maine and New England favorites with creative twists. Front & Main also proudly leads the way in elevated cuisine for those with dietary restrictions, with dishes like the gluten-free, crispy fried chicken available.
Corsica with steep, gray cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean and sandy beaches attracting summer visitors, is a French-governed island sometimes confused with Sardinia and Sicily, Italian islands to the south. Fortunately, all three islands share the same love for good wine, food and sun-splashed beaches.
The Islands of Tahiti offer a range of captivating activities for travelers with diverse interests, from hiking to breathtaking waterfalls, riding horses on secluded beaches; swimming with sharks; or immersing in Polynesian culture through traditional dance, music and art. For watersports enthusiasts, the crystal-clear lagoons offer exhilarating experiences like surfing, kiteboarding and paddleboarding. And if you’re looking to relax, the pristine beaches, overwater bungalows and tropical sun offer the perfect setting. With 118 islands and atolls to explore, island hopping is an excellent way to experience the full diversity of The Islands of Tahiti. With its blend of adventure, culture and relaxation, The Islands of Tahiti offer a truly unique travel experience.
As a peripatetic traveler, I am always trying to balance the pleasures of dining well with a life-long challenge to control my weight. It’s not always easy, because I consider tasting typical, authentic regional dishes among the highlights of most journeys, and those foods are rarely known for “healthful” rankings! So, I started staying at spas way back in the 1980s — before they were ubiquitous — because meals were assured to be pure, clean and wholesome.
Flying to the paradise of Turks & Caicos has never been easier thanks to many new, non-stop flights across three airlines to the destination. Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Airways all announced new flights, allowing travelers to visit this dreamy destination.
The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips. From Piraeus port, you can access Hydra, Spetses, Aegina and Poros directly. Come explore these stunning islands with us and find the inspiration to plan your next trip to these islands. Hydra Hydra town curves around a slope overlooking the Argosaronic Gulf like an amphitheater and is considered one of the most romantic destinations in Greece. Most unique to the island is its lack of vehicles. People on the island get around on mules and donkeys as well as water taxis, making for a peaceful and laid-back day. Hydra lies a two-hour ferry ride from Piraeus port in Athens.
The Mondrian Bordeaux Les Carmes recently opened in Bordeaux’s elegant Chartrons district, bringing 97 upscale rooms to France’s southwestern city. Occupying a 19th-century house that once held the wine cellars of Maison Calvet, the hotel marks Mondrian’s first European property for celebrated Japanese chef Masaharu Morimoto, who helms the menu and concept for the hotel’s restaurant, Morimoto Bordeaux.
Unbridled Hedonism: Brush Creek Ranch’s Wine and Spirits Program Appeals to Adventure-Seeking Guests
On a late-summer afternoon warmed by the high-altitude sun, the clean scent of scraggly sagebrush wafting through the air, I followed a trail with other riders, tugging at the rein as my horse munched on high grass. The friendly wranglers discouraged us from allowing this “eating on the job,” but I couldn’t blame my horse, as we all anticipated liquid treats at the end of our dusty ride.
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