The name has changed and so has the lobby. What was originally the Mondrian SoHo is now the NoMo SoHo, which sounds like baby talk to us but never mind. In the intervening years, the lobby has grown sleeker and simpler. Appealing, in other words, but but not as fanciful. Here’s what we saw in 2011. Read more
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The first week in October is pretty innocuous unless you’re a foodie — or to be precise, a guide-loving foodie. This week Michelin and Zagat published their respective, red-covered 2012 New York City restaurant guides within a day of each other. That’s like back-to-back Golden Globes and Academy Awards. Read more
Think Barneys, not Hudson News. The latest hotel shops qualify as stand-alone boutiques that reside in hotels almost coincidentally. Curated down to the last Walker crisp or Haribo raspberry, the best are destinations in themselves. And with good reason. Read more
Not so long ago, New York hotel bars were almost like supper clubs without the supper, a classic mix of martinis and live music, part Bobby Short, part Fabulous Baker Boys. For the price of a drink or two or three, a pianist, harpist or jazz trio would entertain you before you headed upstairs or back home. Read more
We don’t own a car, and we definitely don’t spend much time thinking about tires. But as long-time fans of London’s Bibendum restaurant and follower of the red-coated Michelin restaurant guides, the French tire maker and its well-padded mascot have insinuated themselves into our lives. Read more
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