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The Reign of Larry Laoretti

The Reign of Larry Laoretti

Looking for Senior PGA golfer Larry Laoretti on a sodden, sullen evening in North Miami Beach, the search ends up on Biscayne Boulevard. Such a melodic, fanciful name, a name …

June 1, 1993
Hotel du Palais, Biarritz, France

Hotel du Palais, Biarritz, France

Biarritz is tucked away on the Bay of Biscay in southwest France. Known for more than a century as the "queen of resorts and the resort of kings," the small but elegant seaside …

June 1, 1993
Stars, San Francisco

Stars, San Francisco

Stars restaurant owner Jeremiah Tower sees no contradiction in serving roasted squab with shiitake mushrooms and sesame noodles on the same menu with a Partagas Limited Reserve …

March 1, 1993
Windows on the World, New York City

Windows on the World, New York City

The view. The wine list. The cigar policy. The cuisine. That's the order of things at Windows on the World, New York's highest restaurant. The dining center (it's more than just …

March 1, 1993
Yuca, Miami

Yuca, Miami

You have to wonder after eating at Yuca in Miami what would have become of the great kitchens of Havana if their chefs had not given up their toques and kitchen whites for …

March 1, 1993
Hine Cognac

Hine Cognac

It's late afternoon on the Quai de L'Orangerie in Jarnac, a small commercial town straddling the Charente River, which glides gently through the Cognac region in southwest France. …

March 1, 1993
Sports: Golf Camps

Sports: Golf Camps

A sliced tee-shot, coupled with a deep-throated moan of frustration, was all too familiar to Dan Ackerson, the president of MCI Telecommunications Inc. Like so many of America's …

March 1, 1993
Hotel Bel-Air Cap Ferrat, Cote d'Azur, France

Hotel Bel-Air Cap Ferrat, Cote d'Azur, France

Can a Golden Age be revisited? Very rarely, but yes. To turn back to the blazing blue glory days of the French Riviera, all you have to do is turn your back to its overbuilt …

March 1, 1993
Hotel Savoy, London

Hotel Savoy, London

The Savoy has a way of making any visitor to the United Kingdom feel at home. Turn off the Strand onto the short forecourt of the hotel (known to London cabbies as the banjo, …

March 1, 1993