Austa Somvichian-Clausen

Austa is the former D.C. Editor of InsideHook, as well as a freelance writer and social strategist. Previously, she was the Instagram Manager at Apartment Therapy Media and the Digital Editorial Project Manager at National Geographic Partners.

All Articles From Austa Somvichian-Clausen

The Finest Oyster Happy Hours in NYC

The best bang for your buck on the beloved bivalves

The Top Foods to Eat in Bogota and Where to Find Them

From arepas, boñuelos and empanadas to upscale restaurants

Where to Shop Small for Your Home in NYC

You've got limited space. These stores will help you fill it wisely.

Where to Catch New York City’s Best Jazz Shows

From Manhattan institutions to Brooklyn nightclubs (and brownstones), here are the venues worth repeat visits

The 14 Best Hotel Bars in NYC 

Check out these hotels for a drink, no room key necessary

Where to Eat Dim Sum in New York City

The best in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens

The 10 Best Food Tours in NYC

Warning: This article will make you hungry

A Complete Guide to New York City’s Distilleries

Prohibition obliterated The Big Apple's distilleries. But a century later, they are back and better than ever.

New York Has Amazing Mexican Food. Here’s Where to Find It.

Whoever said New York City has bad Mexican food obviously has no idea what they’re talking about.

Filipino Cuisine Is Finally Getting Its Due in the United States

Interest in social media-friendly Pinoy ingredients and recognition from revered food institutions means a rise in popularity of the vibrant Southeast Asian food

How One Woman Resuscitated the Forgotten Island of Tierra Bomba

With Blue Apple Beach, owner Portia Hart has led the regeneration of a community

The Best New Restaurants That Opened in NYC This Winter

From a Brooklyn chef’s take on French cuisine to an import from Tokyo, here’s everywhere you need to eat this season

Santorini Should Be Your Next Wine Drinking Destination

The Greek island is known for beautiful wines with rich minerality

You Can Travel Like James Bond on This Unique Luxury Trip 

Black Tomato is bringing the adventures of everyone’s favorite spy to life

The 5 Best Boutique Hotels for Fall Foliage Viewing

The only thing better than leaf peeping are these deluxe cabins and suites that serve as a perfect base for exploring nature's charms