Adam Platt’s gastronomical map of the city as it enters the New Year, with highlights including the rebirth of the tasting menu, a return to down-home Italian, and the best in predinner tipples and postmeal indulgences.
On the Cover: Má Pêche’s Juliet cut steak. Photograph by Danny Kim/New York Magazine.
For decades, Martin Peretz taught at Harvard and presided over The New Republic—a fierce, if controversial, lion among American intellectuals and Zionists. Now, having been labeled a bigot, taunted at his alma mater, and stripped of his magazine, he has found peace in a place where there is little: Israel.
How do you get through college these days? You and four friends, police say, deal pot, coke, Adderall, ecstasy, and LSD. Until you make a few boneheaded mistakes.
Libertarians, of both left and right, haven’t been this close to power since 1776. But do we want to live in their world?
So incoming House speaker John Boehner, as you may have noticed, is a crier.
How Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has succeeded at creating a new kind of New York entertainment.
It makes you better at dating, says new research.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Technocrat mayor overstocks laboratory of ideas.
The smart-girl hero says she’s finally made peace with her “so blue collar” career.
An urbanite's desert fantasy, where to custom-decorate your Chucks, and more.
"When I go out in a tux, I’m ready to make mistakes."
A decade ago John Legend shared an East Village walk-up with two college buddies. Things have changed.
The slender townhouse falls out of fashion.
The lighter half of Hall & Oates was never cool, exactly. And now, once again, he’s hot.
What to do with the Whitney’s building after its art moves downtown.
It’s the dense, high-wire performances of Williams and Gosling that power Blue Valentine.
Here’s what happens at the end of the year.
Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes might be 82, but he knows what emo means.
Readers sound off on the many reasons to love New York, our city's pork craze, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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