Epicureans everywhere agree that winter’s most glorious aspects are of the culinary persuasion. In the depths of the seemingly endless cold, festive foods can do wonders to boost your mood. Now is the perfect time to indulge your appetite at one of the following mouth-watering food events—from a historical feast at the Culinary Institute of […]


For the discerning traveler, few pleasures rival stepping across the threshold of a great hotel. Enter the Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Plymouth, MA and you know you’ve found gold. This new intimate property is reminiscent of a French country estate, surrounded by Monet-inspired gardens, a picture-perfect waterfall and lily-loaded Koi ponds. Elegant tranquility doesn’t […]


Despite its modest size, Providence’s culinary stage is displaying big city talent. You won’t find many chain restaurants here; Chef-owned eateries are the rule. This down-to-earth town’s restaurant etiquette welcomes the hungry with an unpretentious spirit. The sea is tethered to the unconscious of Rhode Island residents, making Providence a must for seafood lovers. Admirers […]

Early Bird

The town’s first dedicated espresso house just opened to great fanfare, as if you didn’t already have enough reasons to visit Frenchtown, with its cute shops, great bike paths, and laidback vibe. The brainchild of proprietors Patrick and Kimberly Legin, Early Bird is a cool space, with its decidedly minimalist SoHo vibe and the best barista for miles (that would be […]

Berkshires in the fall

Travelers hungry for authentic epicurean experiences will feel right at home in the Berkshires. The rich agricultural heritage is a springboard for a host of farm fresh gastronomic opportunities. Meet five of the Berkshire’s most characteristic culinary destinations, bringing nature’s windfall directly to your plate.

Interlaken Inn

The Interlaken Inn is located in Lakeville, Connecticut on the sweet spot between Lake Wononscopomuc and Lake Wononpakook. The middle of nowhere vibes combined with a scattering of cute little nearby towns makes it a very welcoming destination for refugees from the city.

The Mount Edith Wharton's Historic Home

Nestled in the Berkshire’s gentle hills, sophisticated Lenox is etched on the map of art lovers. Culture vultures flock to this corner of New England for its packed calendar of performing arts events. Stroll the manicured streets and you’ll be treated to galleries, independently owned shops and fine restaurants. Keep your eyes open for Gilded […]

Frenchtown setting

Although Frenchtown has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1994, chances are you haven’t heard of this sleepy little hamlet. Nestled 1.3 square miles along the verdant Delaware River, just over an hour from Manhattan, Frenchtown should top your list of places to visit this summer.

Harraseeket inn maine

Freeport sits on the shores of scenic Casco Bay, just minutes from hipster-heavy Portland. If you’ve heard of it, chances are it’s because this tidy town has been home to the venerable megastore L.L. Bean for over a century. Thanks to a cluster of unobtrusive outlets, retail-rich Freeport has blossomed into a shopaholic’s dream, attracting […]