by Vivien Goldman Jimmy Cliff with Pat McKay Miss Lily's Variety Monday, November 28 Better than: Anywhere else in the world. "I can't believe it! My first night in New York and I'm getting to see Jimmy Cliff! In a tiny place like this!" The gobsmacked girl reggae journalist over from London had ... More >>
WikipediaThe real breakfast of championsNew York City is truly an ice cream wasteland. And not just because Late Night Snack is ridiculously difficult to find here. This city is devoid of the world's best ice cream flavor--Grape Nuts. Yes, the cereal itself might evoke breakfasts of blandn ... More >>
Vogue editor Anna Wintour is battling restaurateur Serge Becker in his bold attempt to open the Jamaican eatery Miss Lily's in her uppity neighborhood. Wintour feels Becker's places attract the wrong kind of people.
La EsquinaBarbarians at the gate.Despite the charge that it poses an "imminent danger to life or public safety," La Esquina was apparently up to building code when it opened in 2005.
Photo via Bowery Boogie205, the Serge Becker (La Esquina, the Box) designed nightclub that stumbled out onto Chrystie Street sometime in the waning months of 2006, has been on vacation since the end of the summer. A sign outside promised that the club would reopen on September 10th. But Bower ... More >>
Per the Feedbag, Chinatown Brasserie, the well-reviewed but under-populated dim sum shrine on Lafayette, will be relocating to its basement. The makeover will come courtesy of Serge Becker, the empire-builder behind La Esquina, Cafe Select, the Box, BBar, and Joe's Pub. Becker was recruited b ... More >>
We've hardly ever met a brat we didn't like and this veal wurst was no different. Straight from the grill and served with a caramelized onion sauce and a side of rösti (crispy potato hash cake), it's the first main course on the dinner menu at Café Select, a cozy Swiss joint on Lafayette owned by ... More >>
The fashion industry is obsessed with greenthe color of military uniforms, army fatigues, and the scads of money it will cost you to buy next fall's designs
Bottle service corrupts the soul of New York City nightlife.
The cabaret law still exists. Why you should care.
Karaoke for a cause in Brooklyn; bitch sessions about bottle service