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Swiderski’s Next Move: Serafina

The longtime Buddakan chef is on the move again, and is set to helm the kitchen at Serafina's Rittenhouse outpost.

By Collin Keefe

Is Tinsley Having Topper Trouble?

Plus, transvestites in Times Square, Marc Jacobs and his new boyfriend, and Priscilla Presley's Botox in our daily gossip roundup!

LeBron James and Anna Wintour Cozy Up at Waverly; Moby Makes Out at R Bar

We weren’t surprised to read in "Page Six" today that Anna Wintour dined with LeBron James at the Waverly Inn. We passed their table on Tuesday, and when the ceilings are that low, it’s impossible to miss a six-foot-eight baller extracting himself from the center of a corner booth. James was patiently sitting next to the bathroom when we emerged, causing our waiter to remark, “You made LeBron James wait!” We couldn’t tell whether he was chastising us or congratulating us for no doubt costing the man a Benjamin of his time, but either way we felt a sense of accomplishment unknown since Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand queued up behind us at the Spotted Pig. The rest of this week’s sightings are heavy on the PDA.

Serafina Goes to South Beach; Pepsi Goes Raw

Serafina, which has six Manhattan locations, will open an outpost in Miami’s W South Beach Hotel in mid-2009. [NYP] In a move that surprises no one, the beef industry is trying to convince the FDA to scale back the largest recall in history. [WSJ] Speaking of that bad beef, the federal government bought 50 million pounds of it, 20 million of which has already been consumed in various federal nutrition programs. [NYT]