Best of October

By The Editors
October 31, 2013 9:00 am

Fall Getaway, No Phone Allowed
Get some proper respite with Lake Placid Lodge’s “Check In to Check Out” package, in which you check your e-gadgets at the door of a Valhallan villa on Lake Placid’s forested shores. Plus: handsome wooden motorboats. Check it out.

Like Uber for Restaurants
Skip the check with Cover, a just-launched app that stores your payment info and handles the bill for you, now servicing restaurants across NYC, from Charlie Bird to Carbone. Also makes splitting the check a piece of cake. Check it out.

Fall Style: Handsome Dress Kicks
Straight from our Essential Fall Style Guide, our picks of the devil-may-care dress shoes you should have your eye on this season, from tweed brogues to camo wingtips. Check it out.

Your Membership to All the Gyms
Sign up for just-launched fitness concierge SportSetter, enter your fitness interests, and get passes to sundry gyms, personal trainers and classes around NYC. Bonus: a free month for InsideHook readers

Tequila Tutorial
In addition to some of the best tacos we’ve had in ages, just-opened hotspot La Cenita’s got 70+ tequilas and mezcals for the sipping. Here are the six you should be ordering and why. Check it out.

And from our Men Who Get Shit Done department …

Where to Take Her
Because every man needs a plan, we give you “Where to Take Her”: a decision tree series that answers a gentleman’s most pressing lifestyle questions and recurs whenever we get around to it. This month: the fall getaway. 
Check it out.

Man of the Month
Frustrated journalist from Detroit walks into a bar in Africa. Meets a kid in a heavy metal band. Decides to make a movie about the kid and orphans who play heavy metal. Meet Jeremy Xido, our Man of the Month for October.

Win the Ultimate Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix Experience

Want the F1 experience of a lifetime? Here’s your chance to win tickets to see Turn 18 Grandstand, one of Ultimate Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix’s most premier grandstands!