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Where My 5-Year-Old Fell in Love With Artichoke Soup: Edinburgh, Scotland

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Helen I. Hwang

"I love this soup," exclaimed my five-year-old, as she greedily shoved another spoonful in her mouth. The scene of my girls' newfound favorite food wa...

A Weekend at the Waldorf

Yara Zgheib | Posted 09.18.2015 | New York
Yara Zgheib

He felt like Marlon Brando, and I like Audrey Hepburn. But in the pristine white marble lobby of the grand 1893 Art Deco building, what we looked like, really, was out of place.

Puerto Rico's Top Five Foodie Secrets

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Over the last decade, Puerto Rico has become the Culinary Capitol of the Caribbean. The key to Travel on your Tongue, is "go where the tourists ain't," to find the authentic flavors that will make you drool long after you get back home. You won't find these places on your own. Luckily, I'm here to help.

It'll Take 'More Than Money' To Live In These Waldorf Astoria Apartments

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Dreams do come true.

Why the UN Rejected Turkey's Bid for a Security Council Seat?

Harut Sassounian | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Harut Sassounian

By ignoring all these legitimate reasons for Turkey's failure to win the Security Council seat, Foreign Minister Cavusoglu falsely attributed his country's defeat to its reluctance to abandon "its values for the sake of getting more votes."

"Talking the Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was about 12 years old, my father and I had The Talk. It was such a traumatic experience that I remember only two things about...

The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...

Astoria Characters: The Forgotten Hero

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.06.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Nick is the guy who made headlines as the Hard-Hat Hero in October 1996 when he risked his life to save a woman and her son and granddaughter from a crane's crashing boom at a Harlem construction site.

Draft Day: My Brother and I Once Ran It

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports
Jeremiah Horrigan

The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.

12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford and Emily Cohn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

There's a lot to love about New York City today: A flood of new, ambitious architecture, refurbished river-fronts, miles and miles of additional bike ...

The Waldorf Introduces Suite Specialists

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 05.20.2014 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

If you had to choose between staying in the suite favored by U.S. presidents or Hollywood royalty, how would you choose?

Couple Celebrates 66th Anniversary With A $15 Room At Waldorf Astoria Hotel

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

A Staten Island couple's love story just got even sweeter, thanks to a saved receipt. On Sunday night, Tony and Jo Fioravante celebrated their 66t...

Casa Marina Key West: A Spoiled Waldorf Astoria Salad

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Everything was telling me -- and now I'm telling you -- stay anywhere but the Waldorf Casa Marina the next time you're in Key West, and you'll be sure to have a better time.

Are You in the Mood for Love? Five Chicago Valentine Getaway Options That Could Sweep You Off Your Feet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I used to be slightly cynical about Valentine's Day; but, over the years, I have come to embrace it. If you feel the same and can get beyond the plethora of red hearts everywhere, here are some sexy-sweet treat options for romantic getaways this Valentine's Day

Sunday Brunch at the Waldorf Astoria Is Not to Be Missed

Joshua Estrin | Posted 03.04.2013 | New York
Joshua Estrin

As a native New Yorker transplanted to all points north and south of the Mason/Dixon Line, I always enjoy time spent in the Big Apple and I am equally unashamed to admit that some of her most iconic spots are still my favorite.

Waldorf Hotel Turns Back Time For Adorable Couple

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2012 | Money

Sure, money can’t buy you love. But after 60 years of marriage, Jerry and Peg Sussingham’s love bought them the deal of a lifetime. The Sussing...

PHOTOS: Waldorf Astoria Collects Missing Hotel Properties

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Three small, silver spoons elegantly engraved with the words "Waldorf Astoria" have come full circle: Stolen eight decades ago by an emplo...

The View From Behind The Concierge Desk

Michael Romei | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel
Michael Romei

As the head concierge at the Waldorf Astoria New York, I've seen and arranged it all: from arranging live music performances for heads-of-state to teaching Japanese guest how to whistle down a taxi.

PHOTOS: 5 Amazing Room Service Menus

Oyster | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel

Here are the hotels offering the world's most memorable meals on wheels.

Hotel Offers Amnesty To Thieves

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2012 | Money

The Waldorf called. They want their ashtray back. New York's storied Waldorf-Astoria hotel is launching an "amnesty program" in July calling on pas...

Waldorf-Astoria Starts Urban Beekeeping On Roof

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — An iconic hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. But watch out: They'll sting if you...

Nina Garcia and Reed Krakoff Host a Shopping Fete for the Alzheimer's Association

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

On a balmy summer evening, Nina Garcia invited her fashion and charitable-minded friends to an intimate shopping and champagne event. The purpose? To build buzz for the Alzheimer's Association's annual Rita Hayworth Gala

LOOK: Bill Cunningham Honored With Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence

Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

Fashion's elite including the almighty Anna Wintour and Oscar de la Renta were at hand to honor the legendary street photography of Bill Cunningham on...

Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) Fights For What's Right in Online Hotel Booking

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel

Just like Rockefeller was doing to small gas stations, these gigantic, well-entrenched online creatures can put smaller, independent travel businesses right out of business if they don't want to pay 35% of their revenues to these avaricious OTAs.

Saki Knafo

OWS: Romney Is 'Mr. 1 Percent' | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday afternoon, about one hundred Occupy protesters gathered outside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where former ...