Life & Art

These are the best new credit cards for hotel junkies

Forget the Chase Sapphire Reserve. As long as you’re ready to commit to a hotel loyalty programme, these new offerings may be more powerful
by ERIC ...

Custard tart pastel de nata takes over as best breakfast treat

The centuries-old Portuguese treat has become a global brand, and a very modern marketing machine is pushing it
by ALICE KANTOR AN UNLIKELY dessert is ...

It was a huge year for Ikon, the ski pass locals love to hate

A new multi-mountain ski pass generated controversy across the West this year. Does it deserve the hate?
By TIM SOHN By most metrics, it was a banner ...

HiFi cocktail bars aren’t just for Tokyo anymore

A new breed of bar aims to please your ears as much as your taste buds
By MATTHEW KRONSBERG Walk into Bar Shiru, a cocktail lounge that opened three ...

Best golf courses to play if you’re not playing at the Masters

All golf fans turned to the Masters earlier, but it’s not the only game in town
By MICHAEL CROLEY For golf fans, few weeks of the year are as ...

Clapton, McCartney guitars are stars of Met’s rock survey

By KATYA KAZAKINA
The wail of an electric guitar filled the majestic sculpture court at the Metropolitan Museum of Art recently as former Eagles lead ...

Superheroes to the rescue as theatres tussle with small screens

Pesky upstarts like Netflix, Apple and Amazon Prime Video are shaking up the movie-theatre business, making them the perfect targets for cocktail party ...

The one thing millennials haven’t killed is houseplants

Record demand for Instagram-ready flora has sent ‘plant parents’ scouring the web for fiddle-leaf figs
By MATTHEW BOYLE / Pic By BLOOMBERG Aisha ...

It’s time to ditch US frequent-flyer programmes

They’re changing the rules of the game — but you can still outwit them
By ERIC ROSEN / Pics By BLOOMBERG Are you a Delta Air loyalist? Fly only ...

Made In wants to be the Dollar Shave Club of your kitchen

The brand is attracting a major following with home cooks and restaurateurs alike
By KATE KRADER The direct-to-consumer revolution is coming to your ...

The wrong way to visit Iceland

Ignore everything Instagram shows you, and venture instead to the hidden places few travellers have ever seen
By BRANDON PRESSER Icelanders like to ...

One of the world’s great party restaurants comes to New York

Plus a new destination for rosé, a ‘healthy’ pizza spot and a print edition of the Zagat guide returns
By KATE KRADER The dining spots and events we’re ...