Hearty pasta, braised vegetables, grilled calamari—these days, we just can’t get enough nuovo fare. Just in time for summer, the city’s great Italian chefs—including Mario Batali, Scott Conant, and Frank De Carlo—tell us how to do it at home.
New York’s Italian restaurants have never been better or more popular. Our critics tasted everything from Babbo’s beef-cheek ravioli to Gonzo’s perfect pizzas in search of the ten best spots.
Jimmy Bradley loves kebabs—curried or olive-drenched—because they’re as easy to grill as they are to devour, especially paired with his showstopping summer salads.
These six chefs may be hot, but their sensational desserts are divinely cool.
The city’s top drink maestros create icy pitchers of cocktails at once familiar and exotic—so you can spend more time with your (very happy) guests.
Dave Attell spends the wee hours globe-trotting, bar-hopping, and meeting, as he puts it, the ugly people of the world—usually with beer (and shot glass) in hand. The star of one of Comedy Central’s most-watched shows gets down and dirty on New York’s sense of humor.
Fired from her job as a Customs agent, Diane Kleiman has become for her former employer the most inconvenient of women—a whistleblower. Her allegations of ethnic slurs and sexual harassment are a serious matter. Her allegations of cronyism, corruption, and theft are even more serious. But her allegations of lax and porous security at JFK make her case a matter of national importance.
Anna Wintour, Annie Lennox, Ben Affleck, and much more!
Hal Rubenstein's support of French restaurants, Peter Rainer's reviews of Spellbound and It Runs in the Family, and more.
The latest iPod, leather loafers, and colorful carnelian drop earrings
Sexy one-piece suits for summer
Lash-curling mascaras, leg lifters, and summer aromatherapy
Summons for everyone! Is Bloomberg waging an anti-quality-of-life campaign?
Like there aren't enough "friends" in your life already...
Hamptons rents are being slashed in halfand still there are no takers.
Watch out for flying mesclun! Fairway accuses FreshDirect.com's founder of trading on its name.
Everyone’s bitching about the budget cuts, the tax hikes, the smoking ban. But there’s a civility to it all that could still save the mayor.
There’s a turnaround under way, and tech stocks are, shockingly, the driving force
As if managed care weren’t a big enough pain, there’s a scary shortage of anesthesiologists and radiologists, too
Gay men looking for love find the market is bottoming out
In Together, a violin prodigy considers the price of fame; Capturing the Friedmans reveals one screwed-up family
The Cooper-Hewitt’s second triennial design exhibition falls to pieces
The Death of Klinghoffer misses (again); Bach’s unlikely chart topper, Morimur
Richard Thompson hits the right notes on The Old Kit Bag; the Yeah Yeah Yeahs plow along; Japanese and Indian dance music that delivers the goods
John Leonard reviews Soldier's Girl, Berga: Soldiers of Another War, and more.
Christopher Wheeldon spins a whimsical West Side tale in Carnival; Peter Martins barely grasps the meaning of John Adams’s Guide to Strange Places
They don’t wear the white-paper hats of old, and they probably wouldn’t like being called jerks. But the guys behind these counters will pull you a drink straight from the past—and save you from a summer of Frappuccinos.
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