Weekending in Delaware: Great Dining, Gorgeous Gardens, and Shore Towns to Explore

March 6, 2021

Philly chef Tyler Akin has breathed new life into the Hotel du Pont’s historic restaurant. Out: heavy velvet curtains and dated opulence. In: natural light and original terrazzo floors. The menu includes a perfect steak-frites and an ice-cream sundae festooned with the hotel’s famed macaroons. Read More at Philly Mag

Chef Tyler Akin on Reviving a Century-Old Hotel Dining Room in the Middle of a Pandemic

August 20, 2020

“There was a time, in the heyday of the Green Room, when people came all the way from the Main Line and Philadelphia to eat in this dining room,” says Tyler Akin, the Philly chef bringing a 100-year-old restaurant back to life. “I’m not blowing smoke to overplay the weight of this restaurant. The Green […]

A Look Inside the New Marriott Old City

February 20, 2020

There’s a certain segment of the population, including many hotel designers, that equates luxury and elegance with the traditional Colonial look. That’s why one often runs across hotel buildings that look all modern and simple on the outside, but once inside, they’re all broken pediments, crown moldings, bejeweled chandeliers and wainscoting. That pretty much describes […]