Anita Sarko

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Hero Sandwiches Named After Italian Stars Are Sold In Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Joint

    My old neighborhood not only teems with good Italian food, but they got wit too. At Lioni's, they hawk dozens upon dozens of heroes, each named after an Italian-American celebrity and each one described with a cute little quip.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    My Beautiful New Fruit-&-Veggie Doll Collection!

    Yes, I'd cleaned out all the clutter and sworn off kitsch for life, but then I spotted these fruit-and-vegetable-themed singing dolls in a wholesale store's window and gushed about them to a friend, Erzen Krivca (the filmmaker husband of radio star Anita Sarko). I nearly started shrieking with deli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    I Got Two Amazing Christmas Gifts!

    I got dozens of them, actually, but two stand above the pack for their unique mixture of kitschy appeal and downright usefulness. First of all, I can now brush my teeth to the sound of Justin Bieber singing "U Smile!"

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    New York Social Diary Montages/Collages/Homages Me

    Jason Russo/HeyMrJason Photography​Anita Sarko not only cooks up the best minestrone in the world, she also whips up a helluva Musto casserole. The writer/DJ--who's always been a delectable cross between Mother Earth and Mother Courage--did just that in this interview with me for New York Soc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    My Photo Is On LES Restaurant Wall!

    EJ Camp​If you're sitting there and feeling queasy, you can look over to my beaming puss and feel safe again. Or vice versa. It's at CO-OP Food & Drink, the restaurant at the Rivington Hotel, which was seized with the lovely idea of getting photographer E.J. Camp to capture the faces of vari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Sleeping Pills: Which Are The Best?

    ​Lunesta, Ambien Halcion, Sonata... No, they're not the seven dwarves. They're popular sleeping pills that enable you to get your beauty rest and wake up a supermodel. I'm lucky I have no problem sleeping without help. In fact, it's my favorite thing to do and I'm really good at it! But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Legendary DJ Headed to Russia

    ​ Moscow does not believe in tears, but it does believe in good DJs, so they're spending many a ruble to import a good friend of mine, legend Anita Sarko, to spin there. And not only will she spin, but she'll DJ, too!

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    '80s Clubland Flashback!

    The '80s were so fabulous, darlings. We would all drape ourselves around nightclub banquettes and photograph each other on a regular basis--and the photos would actually appear in real publications! The New York Daily News ran this huge picture of "the crowd" to accompany an article about the state ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    An Offer I Couldn't Refuse: I'm A Hot Musician's Godfather

    Don't tell anyone this, but in between my carousing and throwing my life away on show biz minutiae, I am someone's godfather! (No fairy godfather jokes, please.) My godson is Liam McMullan, the son of noted photographer Patrick McMullan, and his godmother Anita Sarko and I swell with pride over his ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 14, 2004
  • Theater

    October 17, 2000