Taking inspiration from Madrid’s historic Mercado de San Miguel, Atlanta’s Bar Mercado fittingly features a tapas and small plates menu, matched by a bold and lively design envisioned by the acclaimed, locally-based architecture and design firm Square Feet Studio.
When King Mohammed VI of Morocco unveiled Royal Mansour in Marrakech in 2010, he established a lofty and extravagant new standard for luxury accommodations in the vibrant city.
The key to a perfect trip in the beloved Italian city? Staying at one of these gorgeous hotels just beyond it.
“Everything is going back to normal,” says local chef Angel Vázquez. “What we really need now is to get visitors back. Puebla is ready for tourism again.” Here, how to spend your next long weekend in Puebla.
Five years ago, the local government and bishop asked if the artist Santi Moix might come and paint the interior of St. Victor, the village’s 1,100-year-old Romanesque church, whose plain stone walls had become dull and decrepit over time. Moix, who isn’t religious, was reluctant. Finally, after many months of negotiations, he agreed — but only if he’d be granted full artistic license, free from conceptual obligations to church or state.
Since opening in 2009 on Barcelona’s famed Passeig de Gràcia – a street lined with modernist masterpieces by architects Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner and glitzy boutiques – the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, quickly solidified its status at the luxury hotel of choice amongst locals and discriminating tourists alike.
When the Park Hyatt New York opened in August 2014, it joined the ranks of the Four Seasons and Mandarin Oriental as one the most expensive hotels in the city, with nightly rates clocking in at $795 for an entry-level room.
While visiting Santorini is a no-brainer, so is figuring out where to stay. Enter Grace Santorini.
But arguably, Puebla’s most noteworthy contributions can be traced back to the kitchen—mole poblano being the most famous delicacy.
From A5 Hospitality – the Montreal-based hospitality group whose portfolio includes local hot spots Kampai Garden and Jatoba – comes Kozu, a bustling Asian brasserie in Plateau-Mont-Royal.