Adam Platt returns to the endlessly subjective task of ranking the city’s best restaurants, while chronicling the years of dining upheaval since
his last list as old favorites soared, sank, shuttered, and remade the scene.
On the Cover: Butternut squash roasted with cocoa nibs, pumpkin seeds, and passion fruit at Eleven Madison Park. Photograph by Pari Dukovic for New York Magazine.
Occupy Wall Street gave us the 99 percent, but the Republican Party has a populist movement that’s even more enraged. Call them the 75 percent—the anybody-but-Mitt supermajority that’s willing to burn down the GOP in order to overthrow its Establishment. By Frank Rich
Somehow, earlier this year, a philosopher managed to goad the world into vanquishing an evil villain. Perhaps more surprising was the philosopher in question: the man French society loves to mock, Bernard-Henri Lévy. By Benjamin Wallace-Wells
The TV show about the making of a Broadway musical that could actually become a Broadway musical. Starring Debra Messing, Marilyn Monroe, Theresa Rebeck, the guys who did Hairspray, and Steven Spielberg as God. By Jesse Green
Some of the hard data that has emerged from eight months of rhetorical jousting at the GOP debates.
Plumbing the nuptial class gap with a Nobel-winning economist and his fellow academic wife.
What Kim Jong-il has to do with Tina Fey.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Mayoral wisdom for $1.95.
Unwinding after practice with the Knicks’ new hipster center and resident photography enthusiast.
A month ago, his candidacy was rusting. Now he’s on the road.
Decorative paper flowers, Stella McCartney relocates to Soho, and more.
“People love to say I should call Zach Galifianakis and be his stunt double.”
A bar-and-restaurant-owning brother and sister share a taste for esoteric spirits.
The author test-drives new pay-per-chore site TaskRabbit.
A critic decides to find out—by stepping up to the podium himself.
Year-end films have it all: solemnity (War Horse), enchantment (We Bought a Zoo), and nervy tearjerking (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close).
Jared Leto quit acting to be a self-help rock messiah.
Producer Gavin Polone on how to fix the movie biz, one grounded private jet at a time.
On House of Lies, Don Cheadle plays a business consultant who’s no Mitt Romney.
The sweetie-darlings are back, Champagne flutes and ciggies at the ready, with a three-episode twentieth-anniversary special.
Sara Jenkins’s New Year's brunch at Porsena.
Readers sound off on the Reasons to Love New York, Nicolas Berggruen, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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