Jami Attenberg and Teddy Wayne Pete's Candy Store Thursday, 7:30 p.m., free But speaking of eating yourself to death, the central character of Jami Attenberg's most recent novel The Middlesteins (Grand Central Publishing) struggles with just that very prospect. The morbidly obese Edie loses her job ... More >>
Jeanine Basinger and Sam Wasson The Strand Tonight, 7pm, $10 Marriage is a tricky subject in film. This is probably because unlike, say, the central themes of Citizen Kane or many of the Terminators, the "marriage movie" concerns a topic that's close to what many viewers either have, or will experie ... More >>
Margaret Yardley Potter was a cooking columnist for the Wilmington Star whose cookbook was first published in 1947. It's been reprinted, this time with an introduction from her great granddaughter, Elizabeth Gilbert (whose own love for food was well documented in her memoir Eat, Pray, Love).
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Victoria BekiempisChile's frank offer. The simple hot dog suffers from an identity crisis. Perhaps Frank has recently seen too many mumblecore movies, and has decided that his normal routine -- a squirt of ketchup, a dollop of mustard, a spoonful of pickle relish, even sauerkraut on fancy occ ... More >>
The New York Times Book Review for October 17, 2010 features Great House author Nicole Krauss on its cover. The book, her highly anticipated third novel and the follow-up to The History of Love, is reviewed by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in an article entitled "Hearts Full of Sorrow," teased ... More >>
Tartan Week finishes up with the Tartan Day Parade up 6th Avenue today, or take in the all-day J-Cation food festival at the Japan Society. Both days, New York Classical Theater presents traveling performances of Hamlet at the World Financial Center.
The trailer for Eat, Pray, Love has been released, and while we don't want to participate in the inexplicably rabid Elizabeth Gilbert-hating, let's just say that if you didn't like the book, the trailer is probably not going to win you over. Unless you have a serious thing for Julia Roberts. To our ... More >>
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