From a jigsaw factory in Hackney to punk, high fashion and Shakespeare's Globe
Gold buckled seatbelts, Möet, Wolf of Wall Street flashbacks
Set the satnav for SMERSH HQ
Which should make your bucket list: Akelare, Arzak or Martin Berasategui?
Hana, Hawaii, 1984: "Jean-Michel was at his happiest and most relaxed..."
UK artist David Shrigley’s takeover of the Gallery at Sketch has resulted in the pinkest and prettiest dining room in London
From flop house to fashion hot spot – the tiny Marlton Hotel and its ground floor restaurant, Margaux, punch above their weight
"The genius of Gehry’s architecture is that it changes minute by minute, according to the light. From morning to afternoon, to after dark, it’s a wondrous inhabitable sculpture"
It's as much a city landmark as the nearby Duke of Wellington statue with a traffic cone on its head – Karen Krizanovich digs into the legend of the art deco dining room Rogano, in Glasgow
Ex-dominatrix Erin Norris and her 20 seat sensation in Red Hook
Nick Harman takes a stab at the world's biggest buffet: "Every so often someone takes a frantic run at the food, as if it all might disappear any second, which seems possible as it’s all so dreamlike"
Camp icon altert - Corinna Tomrley reviews Judy and Liza, starring Lucy Williamson and Emma Dears and Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope, a one-man show with Mark Farrelly
"It’s a kaleidoscopic mental breakdown of florals and leopard print and feathered table settings – Dubai on acid"
The Drygate Brewing Co. in Glasgow has an offshoot of Leith charcuterie and craft beer favourite The Vintage, and an interior by Graven Images
We've discovered an all-inclusive resort in Mexico that we actually rather like. As long as you have privileges
Columbus Circle or Madison? Neil Stewart reviews both A Voces, Marlon Abela's celebrated, super smart New York Italian restaurants
"If you prefer to walk the streets of Italy feeling a cold ice cream in your hand instead of the soft caress of your partner’s fingers, then a weekend in Verona may not be for you. Or me. Or my boyfriend"
"To stand in a cheesemakers and eat fresh burrata with a spoon in Matera, or Giola del Colle, or Modugno, or Martina Franca south of Bari, is the closest I'll ever get to sex with Sophia Loren"
A 1982 trip to Times Square and beyond via Lucio Fulci's video nasty
"If you leave your deep-coral sun lounger and explore a little, you'll find stone terraces, aromatic and exotic planting schemes, shady ponds, box trees, cypress and pines"
"Verden has aesthetics to burn. And, crucially, it doesn’t look like absolutely everywhere else – there’s no mismatched charity shop plates and cutlery"
"You 'Mmm' loudly in the hope that no one else can hear the sound of your heart breaking, and slice the pasta into shards praying there are Super Noodles in the cupboard for later"
"Food trucks, dive bars, and cool kids eating brisket and drinking craft beers" – Jade Conroy reviews the new British Airways London to Austin route, flying Club World
Author Neil D.A. Stewart on creating characters with caffeine, from NoMad to Melbourne
From a fear of natto to abalone murder: the best ryokans in Japan
"As an artist who specialises in poorly rendered portraits of my favourite camp icons, I have 'done' Dolly Parton more than once."
"It is hideously enjoyable – once the warm fuzz of premium vodka kicks in"
“It’s a feminised version of the Minetta Tavern." From the ashes of a very rare Keith McNally failure rises a mighty new dining room on the Bowery
Fine dining goes commando: Simon Rogan's return to London looks very different from his Cartmel operations. But, as Neil Stewart discovers, the taste of Fera is still very familiar. And there are still no tablecloths
"Traditional, solid, and divided into little serving rooms where the staff will drop the odd bon mot while sweeping the crumbs off the tablecloth. Smart dress preferred. Your mum would like it"