Craig Hopson's cooking career has been a constant upwards trajectory, which took him from Australia to a three-star Michelin kitchen in France to Le Cirque. But he fell into the profession with little foresight. "When I was 16 years old, I didn't know what I wanted to do," he says. "I was surfing al ... More >>
The owner of the Pavilion Theater, Park Slope's surprisingly godawful movie theater, has extended an apology to Michael Kass, the 41-year-old cinemagoer they called the cops on last week for bringing strawberries into their fruit-phobic establishment. Owner Ben Kafash told the Daily News, "I think ... More >>
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Broadway gets an Australian drag and glitter overload
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Having already traveled north to midtown, David Chang may be heading southwest. Far, far southwest: following rumors in the Australian media that the chef would be opening an outpost of Momofuku in Sydney's Star City casino next year, Pat Nourse, one of the country's most prominent food write ... More >>
Ty BellinghamYesterday, we talked to Ty Bellingham, the new chef at Kittichai, who made the move from Sydney, Australia with his family to bring his Thai food expertise to New York City. Today, he reveals what's in his fridge, a few of his hopes and dreams, and his biggest culture shocks so f ... More >>
Ty BellinghamSydney, Australia transplant Ty Bellingham has taken over the kitchen at Kittichai, one of the city's best reviewed Thai upscale restaurants. His pedigree is as strong as it gets this side of Bangkok -- of course, with a name like Ty, what else would you expect? What changes hav ... More >>
Click to enlarge.A well-shaded Street Piano, hanging out in front of the uptown Astor Place 6-Train stop.Continuing in our series of trenchant coverage on Street Pianos -- New York City's newest experiment in public art, wherein, a bunch of pianos are going to be placed all over New York City ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Kyle Dean ReinfordSherlock's Daughter is New York's newest, awesomest band--"newest" as in, "they just moved here a few weeks ago." Freshly imported from Sydney, Australia, Sherlock's Daughter emplo ... More >>
Your Daily Nude, which has been experiencing a drought, says thank you, Jesus for the World Naked Bike Ride, this year's edition of which has kicked off in several cities, including Melbourne, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Eugene, Oregon, and Newcastle. It has something to do with cars, pollution etc. And it's ... More >>
We'd be remiss if we did not mention that last night New York played host to the finals of the U.S. Pole Dance Championship, sponsored by the U.S. Pole Dance Federation, at the Bleecker Street Theatre. The finalists included four local girls -- Brynlyn Loomis, who "was recently selected to pole danc ... More >>
Last week's prediction: Nth-generation emo, all male, the word “you” in the chorus. After last week's near oracular performance, we go back to being abysmally wrong. This week's artist, Lenka, somewhat Russian name aside, was actually "born in the bush," according to her official bio, in the ge ... More >>
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