Suite at the New York Palace Hotel wins hospitality design award

A suite at the New York Palace Hotel has earned its designer the Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design, the hotel announced Wednesday. The award for “Best Suite” was awarded to jeweler Martin Katz for his eponymous Jewel Suite by Martin Katz. The suite was designed by Katz along with wife and business partner Kelly Fisher Katz after…

Goodfriend celebrates 3 years with new menu

Matt Tobin loves to talk about the restaurant industry, and for good reason – he and Goodfriend co-owner Josh Yingling are right in the thick of it. Relaxed and conversational over a cup of Cultivar Coffee on a sunny but not-too-warm-because-autumn Dallas midday, the two were happy to share the latest details about the menu updates at what might…

Celebrity Cruises takes rare white truffles to sea on select voyages this winter

Guests onboard select upcoming Celebrity Cruises sailings will enjoy white truffles on board select November and December sailings, the cruise line announced Wednesday in a press release. The white truffles will be featured in new truffle-inspired menus onboard upcoming Celebrity sailings in the Caribbean. White truffles, known as the “diamond of the kitchen” to foodies and “tuber magnatum pico”…

Four Seasons unveils new private jet tour itineraries for 2016

Four Seasons today announces four new private jet tour itineraries for 2016, in addition to a new partnership that will make Dom Perignon the exclusive provider of Champagne to guests while onboard the aircraft. Offering private tours since 2012, Four Seasons earlier this year announcedthe tours would be operated with their own specially outfitted Boeing 757 aircraft beginning in…

Boulevardier in Oak Cliff: A little of something exquisite

Brooks Anderson’s French grandmother loved cassoulet. A war bride who emigrated from Algeria following the Second World War, she also loved travel, literature, oysters, and caviar as a function of good taste, rather than money, preferring to have a little bit of something exquisite rather than an abundance of something mediocre. Today, together with his…