Lobby Bar – May 31: Lost Shoes, Duodecaplets, Friends With Cats, and The Holy Grail of Desserts
The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Summary of Frequent Business Traveler News and Views
Shhh! It’s two o’clock… in the afternoon. How do you deal with jet lag? We usually adjust to the new time zone before a trip, but it turns out that only cats want to be friends with nocturnal humans.
These pretzels are making me thirsty! Jeremy Del Nero (hi!) gives the low-down on what’s new in Salzburg, Austria. Kramer must never have been to the salt castle; if he had, he might have scored that part in the Woody Allen movie after all.
All dressed up but nothing to do. Jonathan Spira stays at the Peninsula Hotel, where absolutely everything is perfect and nothing is amiss. It’s like the twilight zone gone well.
When Hell freezes over. The Diesel Driver gets a first look at the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel. It was raining during the test drive to Hell (Michigan), but it wasn’t quite frozen. Good thing, because we weren’t ready to give up that phrase yet.
No shirt, no shoes, no flying. Look over some helpful tips on how to not lose your valuables during your next trip. We were all left scratching our heads when we learned that some people actually forget their shoes at airports.
Sharing is caring. Jonathan Spira eats at the Restaurant Goldener Hirsch in Salzburg, Austria with Christian Stampfer. Luckily, Christian behaved well enough to receive one, nay, two portions of Salzburg Nockerl, a gold(ener) standard for desserts.
Mother Earth is having children. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is forecasting an active storm year, which is likely to cause travel disruptions. We’re sorry, but we can’t afford to buy Earth any more baby gifts; they need to stop naming storms.
White or red? Delta opened a new terminal at JFK, complete with a new Sky Club. With a private Cîroc room, it’s no wonder some people are forgetting their shoes in airports.
(Photo: Accura Media Group)