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Travel Notes

John DeLucie. Photo by Mark Abrahams

Chef John DeLucie moves to all things old New York with Crown (24 E. 81st St.; 646-539-4880), his new clubby restaurant opening in September, the follow-up to The Lion and The Waverly Inn.

When The Penisula opens in Paris in 2013 (, the hotel, in the 16th Arrondissement, will boast the city’s first haute-Chinese restaurant, helmed by the Hong Kong–based company’s own chef.

Over in Marrakech, the long-awaited Mandarin Oriental will be transmogrified into a Taj Palace Marrakech ( in October.

And if you’re going to San Francisco, book a bespoke tour with Carried Away (, whose itineraries offer everything from dim sum spots to a circuit of the hottest galleries.


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