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He has a new Bravo show and a recently born son, so it's a miracle that we got Curtis Stone on the line. Despite a whirlwind media day, the Top Chef Masters host gave us the scoop on Around the World in 80 Plates, traveling the world, and some destinations he'd like to re-visit. You have a new show ... More >>
We caught up with Chef Ho Chee Boon, the executive chef of Hakkasan New York, who talked about his 24 years of experience at several of the world's most renowned Asian restaurants. Chef Ho has been with the Hakkasan brand since its conception, and was the chef behind the original Michelin star rated ... More >>
From rebelling tots to rocking Shakespeare
Junoon's John FilbyIf you thought fancy cocktails were something to be sipped only with housemade charcuterie, local cheese and other dressed-up bar bites, you were sorely mistaken. Junoon, the nouveau Indian that opened off Madison Square Park last December, has just re-launched its bar as a ... More >>
Shuna Lydon When we spoke with Shuna Lydon last week, the Peels pastry chef was in the midst of planning her Thanksgiving menus. Premature as that might sound to those outside her profession, Lydon told us that dedicated bakeries - as opposed to restaurants that happen to sell baked goods - ... More >>
Simon Russell Beale drives Simon Stephens's play at the Atlantic
A number of confusing metrics have been recalculated and re-algorithmed (sp?) and numbers have been crunched and lo and behold, New York has lost its spot as the number one fashion city in the world -- to London. London! And it's all because of Kate Middleton's unprecedented popularity. The G ... More >>
Riots broke out in London and other parts of England last week. The evident catalyst was the controversial killing by police of Mark Duggan; but, as with the Rodney King beating that sparked the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, it's unlikely that one small event could have caused so much fury and violence. ... More >>
Free MetroCards at Prospect Park and the Red Hook Park baseball fields today! Free shitty single rides, that is. Call me when someone will pay for my monthly unlimited. Oh, and a bunch of subway lines will be all messed up this weekend. [Gothamist] Spoken-word artist, poet, and musician Gil Scot ... More >>
Yes, oversized vaginas are dancing their way all the way to the UK! Simon Hammerstein's The Box -- the Chrystie Street haunt filled with vaudeville acts, sometimes even onstage -- is branching out to London's Soho district, where transsexuals will faux-pee on real celebrities just like here.
physicslessons.comRun!A few weeks ago we mentioned that dining and dashing (i.e., skipping out on one's restaurant bill) had become popular in New York City, with a 20 percent increase in incidents over last year. Guess what? Gothamites aren't the only ones down on their luck, as the trend ha ... More >>
The theater loses a true American playwright
Camu Tao: Doing good, even if he's not here to see it. Photo by TONE.In this week's Village Voice, Phillip Mlynar remembers the departed underground rapper Camu Tao, Francis Davis reviews spectacular new works from Keith Jarrett and Cecil Taylor, Mikael Wood hangs with Bruno Mars out in Los A ... More >>
The perennial fashion question -- "Should I wear heels or flats with these pants?" -- isn't just for women anymore, reports the Daily News. Oh yay. (Is that really the perennial fashion question? We always thought it was "Does my butt look fat in these jeans?" But moving on to the horror in q ... More >>
Now in squeezable form.After a recent study confirmed its existence, it was only a matter of time before someone came up with a way to market straight-up umami to the masses. And what better way to do that than by stuffing it in a tube?
Just weeks after announcing a Singaporean outpost of DB Bistro Moderne, Daniel Boulud reveals plans to open a Bar Boulud in London's Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park next spring. Bloomberg reports that Gilles Verot, known for his charcuterie in Paris, will helm the kitchen. Boulud said in a statem ... More >>
artichokeheart.wordpress.comFork in the Road has been eagerly awaiting the return of the New Amsterdam Market, Robert LaValva's labor of locavore love. The market, which comes to the South Street Seaport this Sunday, will run once a month through December, and feature some 80 regional artisan ... More >>
Darco TT/flickrThe Post reported yesterday that Dans Le Noir?, the Paris-based restaurant chain that hires blind waiters to serve "surprise" menus to diners under the veil of total darkness, is planning to open a New York outpost. The chain, which was founded in 2004 with funding from the Pau ... More >>
The boys are back for a Weekend in the City
The most interesting art pieces at your fingertips
World domination, the second attempt
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Three nights of Irish rowdiness with the Pogues
Plague! Arson! Smut! A visit to Britains classy theater.
Get your glow sticks out of storage, everybodyyou're going to the Ruff Club
Woody Allen's second straight English excursion is a failed return to comedy
The fury of popular agitation finds an outlet undeterred by bombs in London and bums in Washington
No Free lunch, but plenty of Freedom talk as London bombs spur NYC alert Office of the MayorHow about a billion dollars for that seat, lady? The Broadway-Lafayette subway station, where on Thursday at least five cops were present, appeared unguarded shortly after 8 a.m. this morning. Or perhaps th ... More >>
London bombings raise questions about Gotham's transit system
No sign of emergency in nation's capital after U.K. terrorist attacks
Forging ahead stoically through 60 years of bombs
Messages from a Muslim e-mail list
No more media softballing: London stages offer sharp rebukes to Blair and Bush
Another opening, another onslaught of hype: Everything's right as rain in Londontown