The French Confection

In 2005, when Paris-born Le Méridien brand, currently including nearly 100 properties in more than 40 countries, was acquired by Starwood Hotels & Resorts,...

Brüed Awakening

Coffee isn’t just a part of breakfast. For many guests, it is breakfast. That’s part of the reason the CityBrü coffee bar has been an...

Hip Hopping

The booming beer culture in San Diego, where craft breweries have doubled since 2011, according to a 2015 report by San Diego online magazine...

Southern Smoke and Helping Hands

I had the good fortune to attend the Southern Smoke fundraiser for multiple sclerosis last night in Houston, which was an idea hatched by...

Trends: Marriott Launches ‘Live Beta’ Hotel

Marriott Hotels has opened its M Beta at Charlotte Marriott City Center, an "innovation lab" that the company says functions as the world’s first...

The Bigg Picture

Despite its position across the street from University of Kentucky's Rupp Arena, one of the nation's most energetic college basketball venues, with one of...

To Each His Own: A New Day for Venue P&Ls

In the spring of 2016, the F&B machinery at Paséa Hotel & Spa, the Pacific Hospitality Group’s newest property, swung into operation. Its Huntington...

Pullman Miami Airport Hotel Reinvigorates F&B With Sophistication

Pullman Miami Airport, the first hotel of the upscale brand to enter the North American market, has refreshed its guest experience with the completion of...