I have found there is honor in saying “no mas” and trying out a (new to me) wildly luxurious blend. I’m not sure whether I was taken more by the presentation of a weighty, possibly handmade, crystal spoon, but I like this classy approach.
Renaissance has joined forces with iconic Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water to bring visitors, travelers, and locals what the hotel company describes as "bold, unexpected, tastes complemented by communal, sensory experiences."
Our November/December issue features a profile of a brunch cocktail success story from VERGE restaurant at the Toll House Hotel in Los Gatos, California, where housemade shrubs (an acidulated syrup made with fruit juice or vinegar with sugar and other ingredients) drive next-level Mimosas, prepared, along with Bloody Marys, by staff using tableside carts.
French Leave Resort, on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, boasts secluded pink sand beaches, four private luxury villas (as of now), and Bahamaian blue water, is expanding and launching as part of the Marriott Autograph collection by the end of 2016.
The Ridge Hotel in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, just finished a multi-million-dollar renovation that included the installation of a lobby coffee shop named Bean + Vine and entrusted Bunn espresso machines with the job of introducing their customers to their new service.