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NonostanteMarras
The concept store of Antonio Marras, NonostanteMarras is a chic gathering place for the Milanese fashion set and an atmospheric boutique.
Orsa & Winston
Orsa & Winston is light-filled, simply-decorated space in Downtown LA, serving seasonal, creative cuisine from chef-owner Josef Centeno.
Le Terroir Parisien
Chef Yannick Alleno turns his Michelin-starred talent to offering affordable, creative bistro fare at Le Terroir Parisien at the Maison de la Mutualité.
Strandbryggan Sea Club
A sceney bar and restaurant in Stockholm’s Östermalm district, Strandbryggan Sea Club serves delicious food and drinks by the waterfront.
Marie-Sixtine
The flagship store of Marie-Sixtine, this boutique on the Rue de Charonne offers both high-end clothes and an elegant apartment for overnight stays.
Morgante Cocktail & Soul
Morgante Cocktail & Soul is a cocktail bar and kitchen found near the canals in Milan, which serves up drinks and food until the early hours.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
Hôtel Maison Souquet
The Hôtel Maison Souquet in Pigalle has been lavishly decorated with fin de siecle abandon, featuring a star-strewn swimming pool and decadent rooms.
Gran Fierro
Found in Prague’s New Town, Gran Fierro is an Argentinian steakhouse and cocktail bar decorated with light industrial flair.
Bicerin Milano
Bicerin Milano is a wine bar and shop found in the Lazzaretto area of Milan, offering hundreds of bottles to drink, buy, and enjoy.
The Future Perfect
An innovative design store in Lower Manhattan, The Future Perfect is a showcase for both established and up-and-coming talent.
Grand Pigalle Hotel
The clubby, hipster-chic vibe of the Grand Pigalle Hotel attracts young, moneyed travellers in droves for its sleek, modish guestrooms and wine bar.
Knuckle & Claw
Knuckle & Claw offers delicious lobster rolls, oysters, and chowders from its chic seafood “shack” in Santa Monica, with another location in Silverlake.
The Yard Milano
A stylish hotel in the Navigli district, The Yard Milano is strewn with old-school furnishings and retro curios in keeping with its vintage sports theme.
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff
The Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff is a brand new luxurious urban retreat in northern Johannesburg featuring great restaurants and elegant interiors.
Poche 36
Poche 36 is a tapas restaurant and light lunchtime spot found within the industrial-inspired Usine complex in Stockholm’s Södermalm district.
Horisont Restaurant
Horisont Restaurant serves modern, European cuisine in its colourful, velvet-upholstered space at the top of the Swissôtel Tallinn.
Merchant
A cafe in the Central Business District in New Orleans, Merchant offers rich espresso, buttery crepes, and hearty sandwiches.
Barnum Café
By day, Barnum Café is a cosy coffee shop in Rome’s Parione district, and by night it transforms into a bar serving some of the city’s best craft cocktails.
Restaurant Okuda
Restaurant Okuda, the brainchild of Chef Toru Okuda, offers up a superlative taste of Japanese cuisine in Paris’ 8th Arrondissement.
Miss Clara
Miss Clara by Nobis is a centrally-located boutique hotel in Stockholm with serious design credentials and a wonderful on-site brasserie and cocktail bar.
Gelato Messina
For a scoop of fantastic gelato, there’s no place better in Sydney than Gelato Messina, which offers dozens of delicious flavours and even gelato classes.
Saison
A three-Michelin starred restaurant renowned the world over, Saison offers seasonal, original, and memorable food in the South Beach area of San Francisco.
Cecconi’s Berlin
Cecconi’s Berlin is a sleek restaurant found on the ground floor of Soho House Berlin, offering Northern Italian cuisine and a great drinks list.
Carson Kitchen
Found in Vegas’ trendy downtown, Carson Kitchen is the swan song of late celebrity chef Simon Kerry, serving unique twists on comfort food classics.
Salt
Salt is a restaurant in the Kadriorg district of Tallinn, which offers diners creative, seasonal food and a well-curated, comprehensive wine list.
The Old Clare Hotel
Formerly a pub and a brewery admin building, The Old Clare Hotel, a chic boutique hotel in Chippendale, offers style and three independent restaurants.
Brown Beach House
A chic, contemporary boutique hotel with oodles of amenities close to the beachfront in Tel Aviv, Brown Beach House mixes whimsy and luxury to great effect.
Aman Tokyo
An opulent hotel found in the top six floors of Tokyo’s Otemachi Tower, Aman Tokyo offers guests a world-class spa, Zen-like interiors and amazing views.
Comal
Found in Berkeley, Comal serves incredible Mexican cuisine and a huge selection of tequilas, mezcals and craft cocktails in its sleek, industrial spaces.
Black Star Pastry
Black Star Pastry is a much-loved patisserie and restaurant in Sydney’s Newtown area, with another delicious outpost in Rosebery.
N’Ombra de Vin
A wine bar and shop with an illustrious history, N’Ombra de Vin offers extraordinary wine, food, and live music in the Brera district of Milan.
Chamber
Established in 2014 by Juan Garcia Mosqueda, Chamber is a high-end curios emporium (read: gallery) found in Chelsea in New York.
Casina Valadier
Found atop the Pincian Hill in Rome, Casina Valadier offers panoramic views, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, and creative cocktails.
FOOD&COMPANY
An organic grocery shop in Tokyo’s Meguro district, FOOD&COMPANY is as stylish as it is virtuous, offering good-for-you food in rustic-industrial surrounds.
Télescope
A chicly minimalist coffee shop in Paris’ 1er arrondissement, Télescope offers expertly brewed coffee near the Jardin du Palais Royal.
Cho Cho San
Found in Sydney’s Potts Point area, Cho Cho San offers Japanese-inspired dishes and a heady cocktail menu in its sleek, minimalist space.
Restaurant Niklas
Restaurant Niklas serves up dishes that blend international influences and high-quality Swedish ingredients from acclaimed chef, Niklas Ekstedt.
Shangri-La Bosphorus
A luxurious hotel looking out on the waterfront in Istanbul, the Shangri-La Bosphorus offers five-star amenities, great service, and sumptuous surrounds.
Chuck Burger
Chuck Burger stands out from London's burger crowd thanks to its untraditional patties (and hard shakes).
Liberty Cheesesteak Company
The sandwiches at Liberty Cheesesteak Company are so authentic, they could be served in the depths of South Philly and locals wouldn’t bat an eye.
Wer-Haus
A chic concept store in Barcelona’s L’Eixample district, Wer-Haus has an on-site gallery and restaurant, as well as a book and clothes shop.
Dar Assiya
A beautifully restored riad within walking distance of the Jemaa el Fna, Dar Assiya offers five traditional guestrooms and a delicious Moroccan restaurant.
Osteria Bonelli
Found in the Tor Pignattara area, Osteria Bonelli offers up generous and authentic Roman cuisine in its unassuming, unfailingly popular space.
Sotto
Found in West LA, Sotto takes its inspiration from the cuisine of Southern Italy, offering Neapolitan-style pizzas and a fantastic cocktail list.
OTTO Madrid
At once a lounge, terrace, bar and restaurant, OTTO Madrid is a chic place to refuel in the Spanish capital’s fashionable Salamanca district.
maisonLAB
A contemporary home design store in the Guéliz area of Marrakech, maisonLAB is the brainchild of New York interior designer Martin Raffone.
Mason & Company
The stylish Mason & Company is a delicious example of what the new generation of craft beer bars can achieve.
The Wall
A club within the legendary nightclub complex, Sturecompagniet, The Wall is the courtyard playground of Stockholm’s young, rich and beautiful.
The Pearl Marrakech
A luxurious hotel, which blends Moroccan and contemporary design elements, The Pearl Marrakech can be found in Marrakech’s Hivernage neighbourhood.
Otium
Found next to the contemporary art museum The Broad in Downtown LA, Chef Timothy Hollingsworth’s Otium is a sophisticated, approachable restaurant.
Belcanto
Belcanto, José Avillez’ elegant, two Michelin-starred restaurant offers superlative modern, creative Portuguese cuisine in Lisbon’s Chiado district.
Al Pont de Ferr
Al Pont de Ferr is a Michelin-starred osteria in Milan’s canal district serving up superlative tasting menus in an atmospheric setting.
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés is a glorious meathouse with Philippe Stark-designed interiors and a menu of masterfully cooked meats.
Nejen Bistro
Offering delicious bistro fare in Prague’s Karlin district, Nejen Bistro is a chic, minimalist restaurant with a fresh, seasonal approach to its menu.
Ristorante Berton
The Italian restaurant Ristorante Berton showcases the chef's talents, marrying bold techniques with traditional flavours to create sensational dishes.
Dar Jaguar
A romantic riad within walking distance of the Jemaa El Fna, Dar Jaguar is a lavish hotel with its own rooftop terrace and plunge pool.
V Cocktail
A cocktail bar within a club at one of Stockholm’s most exciting nightclub complexes, V Cocktail is known for its sleek surrounds and creative drinks.
Sosharu
Jason Atherton's new Japanese izakaya joint, Sosharu offers everything from open salmon temaki to Tonkatsu crumbed pork and Matcha mill crepes.
Borgne
Louisiana seafood restaurant, Borgne, from Chefs Brian Landry and John Besh is a love song to the state’s coastal region, with a menu of local classics.

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