Keep your finger on the pulse with this collection of articles that piqued our interest this month.
Jessica Alba’s Japanese Oasis
Jessica Alba revealed in this month’s issue of Travel and Leisure that, during her family vacation to Japan, the luxurious HOSHINOYA Kyoto ryokan was her favorite spot. “The scenery was breathtaking,” Alba said. “The hotel felt like a magical place situated high atop the riverbank and nestled between many trees.”
Let’s all stop apologizing for the delayed response in our emails! Science of Us delves into our evolving emailing habits and the potential issues it causes.
Troy Guard, chef and owner of TAG Restaurant Group, has made it his mission to help students cook up their own healthy meals at National Jewish Health’s Morgridge Academy in Denver, a school that serves children who suffer from chronic illnesses. Read the expose here.
A recent travel survey in MSN Lifestyle revealed 22 million Americans will be taking culinary-focused vacations in 2017. Pack your bags and don’t forget your appetite!
Art History Majors rejoice! The Guggenheim Museum has graciously opened its archives to the public, sharing over 200 free art books online.
Little Buddy, photo taken by Andrew Holtz
Shhh! Don’t Tell
USA Today reveals each State’s most hidden bar or restaurant – totally blowing their cover! They even blow the lid off of Little Buddy, a discreetly tucked away tiki bar in Asbury Park, NJ.
Brunch + Learn
Porter House’s inaugural Bunch + Learn series launched this month with a panel of experts exploring the topic of food photography in the Instagram age. am New York reports that there will be future panel discussions that will host experts in entertainment, publishing and media industries.
Places to Love
Samantha Brown’s Places to Love series, which is scheduled to air in early 2018 on PBS, will shine the spotlight on Houston, as well as other destinations. Her show will take viewers on a trip to little-known spots and haunts, focusing on food, drink, art, design, culture, and adventure.
Hygge (pronounced HOO-ga) is the Danish philosophy that you should be living your coziest life. A Cup Of Jo is swearing by this manifesto and we aren’t complaining in the slightest.
Gothamist reveals that the Indian-Chinese restaurant, Chinese Club, is channeling Tibet with their latest special – the Momo Burger. The centerpiece of these mouthwatering burgers are “momos” which are Tibetan dumplings that Chef Salil Mehta makes with beef cheeks and oxtail broth, then topped with cheese, spicy mayo and lettuce.
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