The Sushi Bar at Resorts World Bimini, The Bahamas
Situated on a beachfront complex in The Bahamas, the expansive Resorts World Bimini is surrounded by the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea — which means fresh seafood. The hotel’s Sushi Bar offers a variety of nigiri, sushi rolls and more. Guests who dine at the restaurant are in for a treat as Top Chef’s season three winner Hung Huynh curated the menu. Huynh has an impressive resume: In addition to winning Top Chef, he served as executive chef at worldwide restaurant CATCH; is the culinary consultant for Resorts World Bimini’s Sushi Bar; and also owns a couple other Asian restaurants around the country.
Dirty Rascal at Thompson Buckhead, Atlanta
Although the brand-new Thompson Atlanta isn’t open yet, the restaurant Dirty Rascal is one to look out for. Atlanta chef Todd Ginsberg and Rye Restaurants curated the Italian-American restaurant. The vibe consists of an old-school New York feel, featuring dim lighting, oversized booths and an atmosphere perfect for any occasion. The restaurant’s name plays homage to the chef’s childhood, when his mother would lovingly call him “dirty rascal.” The menu includes Italian classics such as fresh-made in-house pasta, veal parmigiana, king crab scampi and osso Bucco.
Brass Boer at Delfins Beach Resort, Bonaire
Surrounded by turquoise waters, Delfins Beach Resort is an ideal getaway. From relaxing by the pool to learning how to scuba dive, the possibilities are endless. Foodies should check out the property’s al fresco restaurant Brass Boer. Jonnie Boer, the owner, is a renowned Michelin-starred chef, and the food will send your taste buds on a trip. The trendy new restaurant serves delicious dishes with fresh, local produce, alongside stunning seaside views. Jonnie is known to make an appearance from time to time, so don’t be surprised if he takes a seat at your table.
W Punta de Mita, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
W Punta de Mita is a foodie’s paradise, with dishes ranging from traditional Mexican plates and coastal-inspired seafood spreads by Jean Georges, a Michelin-starred chef. Jean Georges took inspiration from his travels and eating his way through the food stalls and night markets in Southeast Asia for the restaurant’s menu. Guests can enjoy the delicious dishes with oceanfront outdoor seating and glittering twinkle lights.
Hyatt Centric Las Olas, Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale’s newest skyscraper is home to Harborwood Urban Kitchen & Bar, as well as a guestroom turned speakeasy called 901. Chef Greg McGowan is the head of the hotel’s food and beverage department. McGowan, who has won numerous awards and competitions over the years, brings a curated menu of dishes that perfectly complement the cocktail menu.
Upon our triumphant in-person return to Los Angeles in December 2021 to celebrate our annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, the FXExpress Publications, Inc. team also revisited one of our favorite city hot spots: Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills for dinner at the on-site Riviera 31 bar lounge.
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As a mom, you’re not allowed to pick favorites. With a growing baby in my belly and a toddler guiding my daily routines, my own favorites often take a back seat as I make the daily choice to swap healthy foods for junk food cravings and toddler tunes for windows-down, volume-up jams. But when I heard my favorite spa was relaunching its facial program, I felt zero guilt — of the mom variety or otherwise — about taking a morning off and booking myself a nice, long, rejuvenating facial at The Spa at Four Seasons Philadelphia at Comcast Center.
Global business travel is making its way back, even as the pandemic and other world events continue to challenge its return. In a recent poll from the Global Business Travel Association, more than four in five respondents (86 percent) from across the industry said they feel more optimistic than they did at the beginning of the year. Business travel bookings, the need to travel to do business and employee willingness to travel are all on the rise.
Half-timbered houses cluster around old churches with needle- thin spires. Grassy paths lead into thick pine forests. Jagged, sheer-sided mountains frame peaceful Alpine meadows. Welcome to the Dolomites — 18 peaks rising to more than 10,000 feet in the northern Italian Alps — designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hotel Granduca Austin welcomes summer with some exciting new offers. The Romance Float on the Boat offer includes a two-hour weekday boat rental with a captain for a maximum of six guests, a charcuterie board for two with accompaniments and complimentary water and ice. The offer also includes the captain’s gratuity and a boat equipped with Bluetooth radio, a lily pad float, a Bimini shade cover and towels.
ISN’T IT TIME? It's time to treat yourself to the vacation you deserve, and Celebrity Cruises® offers the perfect escapes. With an award-winning fleet of ships that sail to more than 300 destinations around the world, Celebrity will take you almost anywhere you want to go in style. Enjoy stunning staterooms and suites, culinary experiences imagined by Michelin-starred chefs and intuitive service. Celebrity makes sure your vacation is effortless from the start, which is why drinks, WiFi and tips are Always IncludedSM on every sailing.
Le Voyage à Nantes, one of France’s major cultural festivals, returns this summer, July 2–Sept. 11, marking its 10th year. With more than 500,000 visitors flocking to Nantes, a city in the west of France, every summer, this festival allows visitors to experience visual happenings in the city’s public squares, immersing them in a surreal environment that blends reality with art.