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Huh? It's Not Du-frez-nee?

Hard-to-pronounce New York names made easy.

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Tim Zagat, restaurant-guide pooh-bah: zuh-GAT

Nick Lemann, head of Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism: LEM-uhn

Wylie Dufresne, restaurateur: doo-FRAYN

Michael Musto, gossip: MUSS-toe

Alex Kuczynski, Times writer: coo-CHIN-skee

Lizzie Grubman, PR woman: GROOB-man

Steve Buscemi, actor: boo-SEM-ee

Chloë Sevigny, actor: seven-YAY

Jean-Georges Vongerichten, restaurateur: von-grrr-EESH-ten

Sofia Coppola, director: COPE-uh-luh

Choire Sicha, Gawker.com editor: COR-ee SEE-kuh


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