Five Things. Braid bar followed by dinner: We left with some praline, brittle, chocolate-covered Oreos, homemade Snickers so good , and peanut butter cups for our walk back to the hotel. Since Raina used to live there, she played tour guide—planning a perfect trip packed with some of the best food, drinks, live music, shopping, and sightseeing around the city. One of the perks of having a professional hair stylist on the trip is that things like impromptu braid bars can happen on a whim thanks, Ash!
by Lindsay Pollock (PublicAffairs; $30)
Bigger Bites. It's probably about the most touristy thing you can do in the city, but well worth the hype.