Boutique Hotel Find: Lokal Hotel Philadelphia

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Philly’s Old City neighborhood just got a new design-led boutique hotel that not only resembles the pages of Kinfolk Magazine, but also offers what the owners are calling “invisible service.” Essentially, this means that the hotel anticipates the guest’s needs before they arrive. For us, that meant asking us questions like “light or medium roast” […]

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Olya Kosterina’s “Pacific Coast Hwy Season” for memory inducing vibrations | June Spotify Playlist

Olya Kosterina's Pacific Coast Hwy Season for memory inducing vibrations | June Spotify Playlist - meltingbutter.com Features

Each month on Melting Butter, a new Spotify playlist gets published with a tightly edited selection of the best new and classic tracks geared towards listeners with a sophisticated ear. To get notified as soon as they are released, make sure you subscribe to Twitter or Facebook. For many, Los Angeles evokes the kind of memory of feeling like […]

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Boutique Hotel Find: South Congress Hotel Austin

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Situated on its namesake thoroughfare (a must-stroll stretch oozing with homespun character and vintage appeal in its boutiques, eateries, music venues and galleries) South Congress Hotel is a welcome addition to the Austin hotel scene for visitors and locals alike. Inside you’ll find 83 guest rooms fitted out in a beautiful fusion of Californian style, […]

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Boutique Hotel Find: Henry Howard Hotel New Orleans

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Ask any New Orleans resident and they’re bound to agree that there’s much more to their fair city than the tourist-laden French Quarter. Thankfully, for those travelers looking to explore the greener, storybook side of NOLA, there’s stylish addition to the picturesque Garden District’s hotel scene – The Henry Howard Hotel – a boutique property […]

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Art Hotel Find: Hotel Saint George Marfa

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It wouldn’t be such a stretch to say that Marfa boasts more art galleries per capita than any other town in Texas (or the country for that matter). Pair that with a slew of restaurants that rival the quality of big city standards and pre-2016, you’d be forgiven as a visitor of you were caught […]

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Restaurant Find: The Springs LA

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Little of Downtown Los Angeles lends itself to the SoCal aesthetic that is so synonymous on the Westside of the city. The landscape is urban and industrial – where the shadows of palm trees are not of real palms at all, but of cellphone towers in disguise. However dig a little deeper amongst the warehouses […]

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Restaurant Find: Waverly Inn NYC

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Situated on a quaint tree-lined street in NYC’s West Village is a cherry-bricked 1830s townhouse accommodating Waverly Inn, a time-honored dining institution that’ll never go out of style. Inside, a series of intimate low-lit rooms swathed in velvet emanates a warm, buzzing atmosphere reminiscent of an exclusive New York clubhouse. But not just any clubhouse, […]

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Patisserie Find: Craftsman and Wolves San Francisco

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Worlds collide at San Francisco’s cult hit contemporary patisserie, Craftsman and Wolves. An intermingling of neck tattooed hipsters, tech mavens, and gawking tourists come together over fare that is both masculine and feminine, rustic and refined, elegant and approachable. Simply put, the patisserie breaks molds and looks great doing it. Chef William Werner carved out […]

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Design Hotel Find: Ace Hotel Palm Springs

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The Ace Hotel Palm Springs is a hotel of many guises: a desert retreat for the bohemian nomad; an LA weekend getaway or the base camp for stylish Coachella goers are to name only a few. Under the year round beating sun, the hotel and swim club offers a creative and experimental resort with a host […]

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Restaurant Find: Brushstroke NYC

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Brushstroke is one of those restaurants you should take someone who you plan to seriously impress. The fact that Brushstroke is a collaboration between NYC fine dining legend David Bouley and Yoshiki Tsuji, who heads the Tsuji Culinary Institute in Japan will impress even before you sit down. Masters of each Japanese cooking technique are […]

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