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  • Hear Vin Diesel's 1986 rap collaboration with Arthur Russell

     
    Barring a collaboration between Will.i.am. and Sarah Palin, there are no two people less likely to have worked together than Vin Diesel and the late New York avant-garde genius Arthur Russell. One of them ranks among the world's biggest box-office......
  • NYFW: On your mark!

     
    I am in New York a little earlier than usual for the spring 2011 fashion shows because I didn't want to miss “Fashion’s Night Out -- The Show” at Lincoln Center. Spearheaded by Vogue, Tuesday's runway show, which is open......
  • Mike Kuchwara, AP's veteran theater critic, is dead

     
    Rest in peace Michael Kuchwara. AP's veteran theater critic died Saturday from complications of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 63. I last saw Mike (a friend, so I'll avail myself of the liberty of calling him informally by......
  • Neil LaBute and company engage in filthy talk at Book Soup

     
    When Neil LaBute takes the floor, you can be sure that the evening is going to be filled with all sorts of dirty talk and creative swearing. On Sunday night at Book Soup, the provocative playwright did not disappoint his......
  • Magnolia Bakery opens on 3rd Street

     
    On hot, hot Saturday (so hot that the frosting on your cupcake might have melted faster than you could say red velvet) the long-awaited Magnolia Bakery opened. The bakery on the corner of 3rd and Orlando streets is the Los......
  • Pastéis: hot on the trail of a legend

    On the fringes of Lisbon, in the picturesque section of Belém, are two shrines that every year draw hundreds of thousands of pilgrims. The more imposing is the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, the Manueline-style monastery that contains the tombs of venerated...
  • Jonathan Waxman shares his wealth

    Jonathan Waxman shares his wealth
    Although Jonathan Waxman has spent the last 30 years cooking up an impressive résumé -- cutting his teeth at Chez Panisse with Alice Waters, helming Michael's in Santa Monica during its heyday, mentoring a young Bobby Flay -- he had not, until now,...
  • The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip

    The Review: Eveleigh on the Sunset Strip
    Snap. Snap. Snap. In my mind's eye, I see a layout for a design or architecture magazine. The salvaged wood boards, some silvery and weathered, a few whitewashed, used for the restaurant's exterior. The wide barn doors leading out to the courtyard in...
  • Mario Batali: chef, movie star

    Mario Batali: chef, movie star
    How's this for a slice of irony? Mario Batali, dressed in a suit, no orange Crocs in sight, is seated at a gleaming restaurant counter in a Manhattan eatery, haranguing a chef who works for him: "In a down economy, green doesn't play," Batali insists...
  • Master Class: Chef Michael Cimarusti pries open the basics of clam chowder

    Master Class: Chef Michael Cimarusti pries open the basics of clam chowder
    While testing recipes a few weeks ago, something strange happened. A deep whiff of the Manhattan-style clam chowder I had just made transported me for a brief moment to my grandmother Josephine Cimarusti's kitchen in Lindenhurst, Long Island. A white-and-...
  • Jane Hotel in Manhattan is a tight fit for tight-budgeted travelers

    Were it a first-class suite on an overnight flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, you would be ecstatic. A private berth on a Amtrak train chugging up the coast? Few better. Enjoying the Jane Hotel in Manhattan's West Village completely depends on your...