Keeping your noodles cold and refreshing
The night before last I had the pleasure of dining with Matt Robard, one of the critics who participated in the new Korean Restaurant Guide: New York. This publication of the Korean Food Foundation, an arm of the Korean government, is available as a free pa ... More >>
With Mitt Romney as its de facto go-to candidate, the roster of Restore Our Future, Romney's designated Super PAC slush fund, reads like a laundry list of New York City's wealthiest denizens. And, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and contrary to popular belief, Sup ... More >>
Arif Lohar w/ Arooj Aftab
Friday, April 27
Better than: Watching a certain very popular video obsessively.
As another occasionally devotional songwriter once sang: "The band in Heaven plays my favorite song. They play it once again, they play it all night long." Pakistani folk singer ... More >>
Ki Purbo Asmoro's Wayang Kulit: Shadow-Puppet Theater of Indonesia
Friday, March 16
Better than: Goldman Sachs's sucker "muppets."
The first surprise to be revealed on Friday night at the Asia Society: Modern classical Javanese shadow puppetry isn't so much about shadows anymore.
Du ... More >>
Not long ago, the museum cafeteria was where you lunched on sad ham-and-cheese sandwiches while resting your weary feet after gallivanting through crowded exhibits. No more. New York City boasts not only some of the best museums in the world, but also some of the top museum eateries, offering up e ... More >>
"Oh, I get it, Fashion Week is like Comic-Con," someone obviously not in the fashion world said to us. After we got over the "How dare you mock fashion?" notion, we realized he was right. Fashion Week is much like the the annual comic book convention in which comic geeks dres ... More >>
Araceli CruzShe was happy a second agoWhile today is officially the first day of Fashion Week, tons of designers featured presentations yesterday, and we were there bright and early even in the dreary weather. Most people care less about fashion and more about the spectacle, but we consider o ... More >>
Grand Wizzard Theodore, Illstyle and Peace Productions, Hip-Hop Kung Fu, and more
Simpson Street, Casita Maria
Saturday, August 6
Better than: Cowboys & Aliens.
"Some of you might say I'm preaching to the choir," Jorge "Popmaster Fabel" Pabon, a former Zulu Nation member and our master of ... More >>
Ai Wei Wei, the prominent artist and outspoken critic of the Chinese government whose arrest on April 3, 2011, spawned international demonstrations and outcry, has been released on bail. Via cell phone, the previously vocal artist and prolific tweeter reportedly said :"I'm released, I'm home ... More >>