If the rumors are true and Johnny Depp really is dating Ashley Olsen… Well, that is one awesomely attractive, alternative, cool couple.
FOODIE FILES: 10 DOWNING FOOD & WINE
Meh. Not worth it. Not when there are so many great places, just down the street.
FOODIE FILES: Saro
Here’s a cuisine I bet you’ve never had: Croatian. And why would you? And what is it? It’s kind of an amalgamation of Italy, the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe and the old empires. What does that mean? I don’t really know. But it’s pretty delicious. And Saro is pretty adorable. Lower East Side, on Norfolk between Rivington and Delancey. A tiny 16-seater...
FOODIE FILES: BIANCA
Don’t be overwhelmed by the buoyant Italian man who greets you at the front of the house, flinging menus and chairs about as if he were a juggler in a circus. Instead let him sweep you into the cozy, bustling dining room and be instantly transported to a supper of a million Roman grandmamas before you. Watch the luminous candlelight tango with the glass of warping mirrors and curtained...
MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Nominated, at least. Among the likes of New York, The New Yorker, Popular Mechanics and Time. Good company to be in. Big ups to Esquire. So proud to be a part of it all.
Of a Kind: Rachel Dooley Gives Us the Lowdown on... →
ofakind: As she moves out, the Gemma Redux designer shares her experience. Towards the end of 2009, Rachel Dooley of the jewelry line Gemma Redux happened upon an ad in WWD from the CFDA, detailing its new two-year program called the Fashion Incubator. The aim: to foster the next generation of…
Of a Kind: Meet Gemma Redux →
ofakind: Why Rachel Dooley gave up law and feels really good about that. The Gemma Redux creation story is not that of your typical jewelry line. Rachel Dooley did not spend her childhood playing dress up. She didn’t go to school for art or design. Instead, she hammered stained-glass mosaics in…
cooking with mom
Good news for me
Today’s New York Times…: If you had $1,000 to splurge, would you buy French doors for the living room or a weekend vacation in France? How you answer says a lot about you. According to a recent psychology study, people who spent money on food, travel and other experiences tend to be more extroverted and adventurous than those who spent their money on material things. Another study...
FOODIE FILES: PHILADELPHIA EDITION
A fabulous weekend with my oldest, greatest friends in the city of our youth. The ever-lovely Philadelphia. And for you, a dining dissection, compiled from this weekend and all the many memories from years past…: Brunch Eggs benedict, Parc, Rittenhouse Square Lox, latkes, Famous 4th Street Deli, S. 4th & Bainbridge Omelettes, The Dandelion, S. 18th & Sansom Lunch Gyro, The...
the sounds of the city sifting through trees settles like dust on the...