A Dinner Date With Michael Stipe
Over a meal at one of his favorite restaurants in New York City, the former R.E.M....
A Food Lover’s Guide to Phoenix
A former local, who discovered her deep love for food and hospitality in this...
After more than 30 years reporting and eating his way through urban America, the New York Times associate editor/raconteur/essayist and frequent contributor to these pages, R. W. Apple Jr. has crowned his favorite cities. Apple's America (North Point Press), a selection of his Times pieces, extols the overlooked greatness of underdogs such as Seattle and Nashville. "In terms of intellectual and cultural life," Apple says, "this has become a much more decentralized country. It's not just New York City."