When Bigger Is Better
Bigger doesn’t always mean better. Some of the best hotels are the quaint, short-stacked boutique hotels that may be small on size but full of character and whimsy. Customers have increasingly been abandoning the luxury brands of old in favor of the intimacy of such boutique properties — and in order to compete, the big-name brands are being forced to reinvent themselves by developing...
When it comes to David Burke’s image in Manhattan, he is decidedly an uptown chef. Both davidburke kitchen and Fishtail are fine-dining, Upper East Side establishments — and for argument’s sake it would be better to forget that Hawaiian Tropic Zone ever existed. Enter David Burke Kitchen — Chef David Burke’s first foray into downtown dining with his latest farmhouse-inspired...
The Power of Reputation
In Miami, you generally have two types of hotels. You have the traditional Art Deco-style hotels that pay homage to the Miami of the past, and newer hotels like the Fountainebleu, W and Mondrian, which feature more modern designs on a grand scale. When it comes to dining, the latter have the luxury of sheer size, purposely built for the inclusion of at least one big-budget restaurant. In...