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What to Pack: Camden, Maine

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

David Lynch Transcendental Meditation Interview


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A light conversation with David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, the unified...

A Classic Martini

Wine and Spirits

A Classic Martini

A drink from New York City’s Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

Perched on a hill overlooking a harbor, this rambling 1874 inn with a wraparound porch is storybook New England. Its interiors, however, tell a different tale. Thanks to the eclectic sensibility of Dutch owners Oscar Verest and Raymond Brunyanszki, the 18 guest rooms look more Miami than Maine, done up in metallic wallcoverings and peppered with Deco accents. Those craving a bit of Americana can take heart: The hotel’s bistro-style restaurant, Natalie’s, serves a memorable lobster tasting menu. Rooms, from $175; 800-236-4266;


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