October 30, 2000 Issue
"Chefs were young once, too. One man's madeleine is another man's lemon-meringue."
-- "Holiday Entertaining"
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Tapas Talk Big new tastes -- Asian, French, American -- are coming on small plates, as chefs around the city improvise on a Spanish theme. The Rules of Game The holiday season is all about tradition -- and game is the most traditional American meal of all. Five chefs' favorite recipes. Food Fête Andy Arons, a proprietor of Gourmet Garage, throws a dinner party where cooking (by top city chefs) is part of the entertainment. Cakes Alive Layer cakes, new takes on old standbys, are infiltrating some of the city's most stylish menus. We sampled the goods and crowned the top three. Spirit World In the era of Cosmopolitans just past, venerable beverages like brandy and scotch were left by the wayside -- and aging has made them even better.
Who's Noodging Who?
Now that Joe Lieberman has spent two months on the campaign trail, the question isn't whether voters across the country will accept a Jew as vice-president -- it's whether a man of ethics and integrity can survive on the national stage with his morals intact.
The City Politic
How Hillary got her groove back
The author of the Oslo accords talks about Arafat's unpredictability and Israel's limited options
This Media Life
This election comes down to whom we'd rather see over breakfast: the Wasp or the wonk
Sales & Bargains
BY PETER RAINER
Pay It Forward's senseless sentiment
Smaller-than-life bios of Callas and Jackie O.
Juno and the Paycock's Irish blend
Lee Krasner's given her due (mostly)
The Met's triumphant Fidelio
Lucinda Childs's luminous minimalism
The Plaza tries to get hip. Yikes!
Hardly hip-hop: Everclear, Limp Bizkit