Anita Lo had a stellar restaurant upbringing -- she worked under David Bouley, Guy Savoy, Michel Rostang, and David Waltuck at Chanterelle before she took a turn running the burners at Mirezi. But in 2000, she was craving creative control, and so she and her then-partner Jennifer Scism decided to st ... More >>
It isn't enough that the United States consumes nearly 23 percent of the world's old, chewed-up dinosaur bones. Nor was it enough for Hollywood to commission Jurassic Park sequels 2, 3, and 4. Clearly, one of us had to go steal a gen-u-ine dinosaur bones from Mongolia to satisfy our collective pre- ... More >>
You may want to check the certificate of authenticity for your Stegosaurus skeleton. Yesterday, a Florida man pleaded guilty to illegally smuggling dinosaur skeletons. Don't be alarmed if you were unaware that dinosaur bone-smuggling was an issue because we didn't know either. But yesterday's guil ... More >>
Sometimes, on a beautiful Saturday, we find a story like this that makes the day even better.This past week, the head paleontologist at the Museum of Natural History, Mark Norell, noticed a small auction with a listing that should have probably not been there. The auction item was a 11-million-year- ... More >>
Photo courtesy of AnnisaShe's smiling for a reason.People may continue to argue about how hard it is to be a female chef, but one thing it seems that everyone can agree on is that Anita Lo is in a badass class of her own.
Needcompany's The Deer House herds itself into BAM; Les Ballets C de la B experiments at the Joyce
Is Babies a good movie? of course not. But that's missing the point.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 22, 1966, Vol. XII, No. 10 Pop Bag By Richard Goldstein This is going to be a cop-out column of short ends and gristle. I hope you find it digestible: Judy Collins' transition from Joan Baez's kid sister to Barbra Streisand ... More >>
Any minute now, in between reports of schoolgirls getting their tongues stuck to bus-stop posts, our very own Sharyn Jackson will be on BBC's 5 Live for talking smack in this space about Posh Spice on American Idol. "Victoria Beckham does look sharp," Sharyn wrote. "But her face is just too crazy ... More >>
Anita Lo in MongoliaTwo weeks ago, six women -- five chefs and one "avid foodie" -- took to the wilds of Northern China for a hunting and fishing expedition. Traci des Jardins of Jardiniere and Loretta Keller of Coco500, both in San Francisco, as well as Mary Sue Millikin of Ciudad in L.A. jo ... More >>
Ryan Skeen--formerly of Resto, the General Greene, and Irving Mill--has officially been named the new executive chef at Allen & Delancey on the LES. Both chef Kyle Bailey and pastry chef Tiffany MacIsaac have left the restaurant. A new pastry chef has yet to be named. [NY Times] Spanish chef Paco G ... More >>
More clinical than poetic
Jia Zhangke continues to document his rapidly evolving (self-destructing?) homeland
Idiosyncratic sci-fi films Sans Soleil and La Jetée hit DVD. Plus, good directors gone bad and bad directors gone worse.
Painter Wei Dong's East-West, sex and dogs free-for-all
State Department calls protest a P.R. stunt
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Wheeling and Healing: Herzog's Journey to Enlightenment
Chinese restaurant in Flushing fetishizes a woolly creature
A Brooklyn waitstaff, a sullen teen athlete, and a crying camel step into the spotlight
Are There Ways Around a Disc's 'Regional Coding'?
Jia Zhangke's Lost Highways
At 6-7 and 720 pounds, sumo wrestler Manny Yarbrough is living large. Very, very large.
Curator Gao Minglu Brings the Chinese Avant-Garde West