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Havana '59, Richmond, Virginia

Havana '59, Richmond, Virginia

It's not an exaggeration to say that Havana '59 is a revolutionary restaurant. Its atmosphere recalls and celebrates the heady first year of the Castro-led revolution in Cuba, …

September 1, 1995
L'Esperance, St.-Pere-Sous-Vezelay, France

L'Esperance, St.-Pere-Sous-Vezelay, France

If there is a richer, more voluptuous bite of food anywhere on the planet than Marc Meneau's cromesqui, I have yet to taste it. To make cromesquis, Meneau melts foie gras and …

September 1, 1995
Quaglino's, London

Quaglino's, London

Quaglino's restaurant in London's West End has not always been everyone's favorite restaurant. Some say it's too glitzy and impersonal. But the prevailing wisdom these days is …

September 1, 1995
Amandari, Kedewatan, Bali

Amandari, Kedewatan, Bali

There is no more sublime a place to begin a discovery of Bali's innocence and beauty than at a small hotel in the village of Kedewatan, called Amandari. Sanskrit for "the place of …

September 1, 1995
La Mamounia, Marrakech, Morocca

La Mamounia, Marrakech, Morocca

Any property that welcomed Winston Churchill as a cherished guest has to appreciate the cigar smoker. La Mamounia in Marrakech, the jewel in the crown of Morocco's many lavish …

September 1, 1995
The Dorchester, London

The Dorchester, London

All luxury hotels have luxury in common. Where they differ is in their style. The Dorchester, built in the 1930s at the lower end of Park Lane, is a masterpiece of discreet …

September 1, 1995
Bern's Steak House, Tampa, Florida

Bern's Steak House, Tampa, Florida

There is nothing ordinary about Bern's Steak House. You come upon the restaurant in the middle of a nondescript business district flanked by equally nondescript one-story homes. …

June 1, 1995
Patria, New Yok City

Patria, New Yok City

You can almost see the palm trees swaying on the sidewalk outside. Inside New York's Patria, the constant strains of Latin music--everything from salsa to mariachi tunes--echoes …

June 1, 1995
Taillevent, Paris

Taillevent, Paris

In fourteenth-century Paris, a French chef named Guillaume Tirel, nicknamed Taillevent, seasoned his sophisticated recipes with rare, exotic spices. Thanks to his savory efforts, …

June 1, 1995