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Hospitality Awards: Editors' Choice 2020

At hotels and restaurants aiming to provide the highest level of hospitality, it is people who make the difference. Here are our hospitality award winners.

Restaurants of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.

Top 10 Itineraries of 2019

Follow in the footsteps of our editors. Covering Africa and Asia, the American South and the Southwest, these are our top 10 itineraries of 2019.

New Orange County Restaurants

On our recent visit to Southern California, we found three new restaurants worthy of note, two in Laguna Beach and one in Newport Beach.

Southern California Coastal Retreats

After assessing several small hotels in the heart of Los Angeles, a little time along the coast seemed like just the thing. One hotel in Malibu made the cut.

Touring the Surprising Architecture of Los Angeles

Though preservation guidelines came late to the city, Los Angeles is full of architectural jewels -- if you know where to look. This tour helped us find them.

Best New Los Angeles Bars

Los Angeles has seen a wave of interesting new bars open up, ranging from beer halls to candlelit speakeasy-style cocktail lounges. Here are four we enjoyed.

Literary Los Angeles

In preparation for his trip to Los Angeles, our writer delves into a book about the city and later enjoys time in one of L.A.'s most interesting bookstores.

An Unforgettable Walk in Runyon Canyon

An afternoon hike in Runyon Canyon, a park rising from Hollywood up into the hills, proved exhilarating in the cool air and ultimately "very L.A."

Top Contemporary Art Museums in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has become one of America's most important centers of contemporary art. Here we visit four notable museums with exciting collections.

Hiking Los Angeles: 4 Parks to Explore

Los Angeles has a reputation for endless urban sprawl, but in fact it's easy to find scenic hikes within the metro area. Here are four parks we explored.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Southern California

Our editor ventured to Southern California where he scouted out hotels in Los Angeles and Malibu in search of a hideaway. He found two.

8 Best New Los Angeles Restaurants

Los Angeles now ranks among the great dining destinations of the United States. Here are 8 of the best restaurants that have opened in the past year.

In Search of Luxury Boutique Hotels in Los Angeles

We visited sunny Los Angeles hoping to fill out our roster of recommended hotels with smaller properties. Of the three we visited, only one made the grade.

9 Hotels With Secret Cinemas

When a cinema is attached to a luxury hotel, seeing a movie becomes an even more special experience. Here are 9 hotels where film buffs can feel right at home.

Tented Accommodations: 7 Luxury Stays for Nature Lovers

From the plains of Africa come luxury tented accommodations. Here are seven of our favorite places to indulge in your most glamorous glamping fantasies.

Art Gallery Safari in the City of Angels

Los Angeles isn’t celebrated as an art world mecca like New York, but it should be. Elite galleries, once few and far between, have reached critical mass.

Ten Places in America to See Before You Die

Many people have a list of places they’d like to visit before they move on to the next world; here are a few American suggestions of my own.

The Inventors of Alma: Ari Taymor and Ashleigh Parsons

If you have picked up a "Best New" issue of any major food publication within the past year, you have undoubtedly come across a mention of Alma. The Los Angeles-based restaurant originally opened as a pop-up concept and soon found a brick-and-mortar in the downtown area.

Vintage Photographs From the Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles

Many thanks to the Hotel Bel-Air for exclusive access to these wonderful photographs.

Where Might One Find the Hotel Bel-Air?

flickr copyright jericl cat At 01 Stone Canyon Road, of course.

A Day in The Life: Concierge Recommendations From Around The U.S.

Hotel concierges in four of your favorite U.S. cities pull back the curtain on one of the toughest jobs in the industry, and reveal their top recommendations on area eateries, attractions and activities.

Grand Award Winner: The Beverly Hills Hotel

Copyright Andrew Harper An iconic pink structure located at the corner of North Crescent Drive and Sunset Boulevard, The Beverly Hills Hotel opened its doors in 1912.