Displaying all articles tagged:


Most Recent Articles

Those Juice Fasts Are Not Exactly Healthy

These body-cleansing, weight-eliminating cure-alls are all the rage, but you won't believe what one writer wound up with after she juice fasted for ten days.

Miuccia Prada Is the New Anna Wintour

Do you have a calendar on your cubicle wall? Perhaps a photo or a Post-it note tacked up here or there? If so, and you work at the Prada offices, you might want to put that crap away now or face unemployment.

Marc Jacobs: Foodie?!

Marc Jacobs is the headlining guest at a foodie event next week. Wha...?

Egad! Change at Peter Luger!

How'd we miss this yesterday? Our compatriots at Grub Street report that — are you sitting down? — Peter Luger has changed its menu. (The south-Williamsburg beef temple does, by the way, officially have a menu, though one rarely actually sees, much less uses, one.) After 120 years of serving porterhouse, Luger has added the option of rib eye. Why the change? It seems there just isn't enough good porterhouse in the city to meet the restaurant's needs, so the only alternative was to start offering other cuts (or to, as the Grubbies say has recently happened, force some diners to eat fish). Grub Street is not displeased with this development: "Truly great porterhouses are hard to come by; they’re not marbled the way rib eyes are, and they don’t have the same depth of flavor." Perhaps, but we won't be eating them. You go to Luger for the experience as much as for the food, and the experience includes porterhouse. We could get a good rib eye without riding the J train. After 120 Years, Peter Luger Introduces a New Steak [Grub Street]