Top Diversions: June 2019
Bourbon, road trips, books you’d read twice—all important subjects to keep up on. And if you subscribe to our mailer (which you definitely should), you know we’re always sharing our favorite articles from Esquire, Outside, and Patrick O’Shaughnessy’s Twitter. This June, these five stories were the biggest hits.
The Best Bars in America, 2019
From glamorous, Positano-inspired Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar at the Surf Club in Miami to the chef-run Lucinda Grain Bar in Seattle, Esquire’s annual roundup of the best American bars includes 27 road trip-worthy watering holes.
The Best Bourbon I’ve Ever Tasted
No big surprise here—we’re big fans of bourbon (seriously, we put it in everything). So we loved Garden & Gun’s interviews with four bourbon aficionados on their benchmark bottles and recommendations for finding a similar taste.
How to Fly the World’s Best Business Class for Less Than Coach
When you’ve been crammed in the back of economy enough, it’s easy to forget it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, seats like the Delta One Suites and Etihad Studio come with amenities like closing doors, sculptural light fixtures, and chef-made, on-demand dinner options. And thanks to this Bloomberg article, you might even be able to experience it on your next flight.
Books You’d Read Twice
Patrick O’Shaughnessy poses an important question in this Twitter thread: What’s the last book that you read for at least the second time? More than 300 responses offer recommendations from Never Eat Alone to Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.
The Best Road Trips in North America
From 193 miles through the Great Smokey Mountain to 1,300 miles around Lake Superior, there’s no better way to experience North America than on a good old fashioned road trip, and Outside has compiled some of the most scenic stretches to explore this summer.
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