Last night, the James Beard Foundation's winner's list was completed--the media awards were over the weekend and listed here yesterday. In addition to major excitement over the first ever Outstanding Bar Program award other highlights included a tie for Best Chef Southeast (a hot dining destination ... More >>
Last Friday we reported on the daring heist of a $100,000 KAWS poster, the one done in acrylic over a Calvin Klein ad featuring Kate Moss, perpetrated by a guy wearing a mustache, dark glasses, and a dark green hoodie. We spoke to Katie Hill, Ecko's assistant, today to get the latest on the c ... More >>
A guy wearing a mustache, dark glasses, and...is that a hoodie? apparently ripped a $100,000 poster from the wall of the Marc Ecko art gallery on West 23rd Street on Thursday at around 6 p.m. This hipster or hipster-esque person knew what he was doing, and casually rolled up the loot, put it ... More >>
David Greco of Mike's Deli in The Bronx, Jake Dell of Katz's, and Nicky and Vinny Defonte of the eponymous Red Hook sandwich shop weigh in on the new generation of delis, including This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Oxley's Carvery, and Bowery Beef.
Wallace McCain, who helped found ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
David Wentworth Designer Charlotte Ronson
Designer Charlotte Ronson hasn't let her prestigious pedigree stop her from riding the easy wave through the fashion industry. For the past three seasons now, we've noticed the young talent establish her line, solidifying her shows with an enthusiasti ... More >>
Pat Kiernan brings you the news, but what can you bring Pat Kiernan? A Gray's Papaya hot dog might win you some points.We wake up with him each morning, and rely on him to tell us what's happening in our city (both "In the Papers" and on PatsPapers.com). But how much do we really know about P ... More >>
In the UK, anyway. According to this article, there's been a steep rise in the number of Brit males who are putting down their crumpets and going in for "threading," the intricate hair removal process that makes your face look far less like an Edward Scissorhands topiary.
The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant; Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>