Better late than never? Our favorite links last week from the worlds of travel and food.
History: Power Lunches
We love this overview in The Paris Review (by Jamie Feldmar) of so-called power lunches’ role in New York City history, from the business/finance variety at classic Delmonico’s to the Algonquin Hotel’s famed literary Round Table (the buttery, iconic Delmonico steak is pictured above).
The Evolution of World Travel—and the World Itself—Over the Past 25 Years
From Conde Nast Traveler, celebrating its 25th anniversary, here are some fun facts about travel in the past two and half decades via an impressive interactive infographic.
Catching the Gist
Jessica Colley writes about fumbling through a foreign language on World Hum, in an endearing story that instantly transports you to a small Italian village.
7 Great Culinary Bike Tours
Because we love food, beer, and burning it off, we enjoyed this roundup of eater-friendly bike tours from Budget Travel, from Charlotte to Austin.
How to Get the Most Out of Istanbul: A Highly Opinionated List
It’s from earlier this year, but as we’re traveling to Istanbul in a few weeks, we’re all over this list from Eating Asia, as well as their dispatches from Turkey’s Black Sea coast, where we’re also visiting.