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Links We Love: 05/04/19

by Team Fathom
Mount Guest where the tallest restaurant in the world will be? Photo courtesy of Architectural Digest.

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BBC Travel interviewed Barack Obama about the benefits of exploring the world, his most memorable trips, and the role travel plays in creating a sense of open-mindedness across generations. – Berit, senior editor

Have you tried out EyeSpy, an app that works like Shazam for plants, animals, cars, clothing, and most other things from your photos? It helps me ID all the stuff I find on my travels – Jeralyn, editorial director

Little Italy's Di Palo's, purveyors of NYC's best mozzarella, is opening a sleek, new osteria around the corner. It's the latest old-school NYC establishment to open up a new shop — Russ and Daughters, Nom Wah, I'm looking at you — and I can't wait to stop in. – Daniel, editor

Is this where you'd expect the tallest restaurant in the world to be? — California, editorial intern

If you have an extra million dollars to spare, this historic nursery with thirteen greenhouses, a charming cottage, and a day cafe is up for grabs. – Berit

This week I learned what "assimilation food" means, and now have a whole new appreciation for what feels like good-ol' comfort food. — California

Looking for a way to support women? Sign up for a Wild Terrains trip, which are all created by and designed for female travelers. Next up: an eight-day adventure that will take you from Lisbon to Porto. You'll meet ten inspirng women along the way, stay at female-owned hotels, cook with a female chef, and enjoy a day trip to Douro Valley, where you'll meet some of the region's top women winemakers.– Berit

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