Alexandra Peers

  1. booze you can use
    Champagne Tries to Fix Its ProblemsThe beleaguered bubbly industry turns to the Hamptons to regain its sparkle.
  2. reopening
    Restaurants Confront a New Pandemic Problem: Customers Who Don’t Want to Leave“People used to be busy. Now they like to hang out.”
  3. Where Are the Millennials in This Spring’s Art Auctions?Few artists born in the 1980s are on the block.
  4. art
    Art Basel in a Dampened, Post-Sandy MoodEverything seemed a little lower key in the event’s eleventh year.
  5. Coming Soon
    Michel Richard Delays NYC Debut to 2013, Looks for Downtown LocationBut the chef promises it’s still happening, mostly because he’d like his face on the cover of ‘New York’ Magazine.
  6. Big Spenders
    Tiger Woods Once Paid $100K for a Ming Tsai Charity DinnerGramercy Tavern’s Michael Anthony once got $35,000 for his services (for charity, of course).
  7. 14. Be RuthlessMaking a killing in the art world’s dark market.
  8. 11. Buy the Same Thing Everyone Else Is BuyingA shopping list.
  9. Foodievents
    What You Missed at the Relais & Châteaux Grand Chefs DinnerIf you couldn’t shell out $1,500 a head, you can still see our slideshow.
  10. party chat
    James Franco Reveals How He’s So Productive Three hours of sleep before his book party.
  11. Beef
    Did Ferran Adrià Slight Next’s El Bulli Menu?“Do not imitate Ferran Adrià,” says Ferran Adrià.
  12. art
    This Year’s Armory Art Show Revels in the NewThe threat of the upcoming Frieze show seems to have made organizers raise their game.
  13. art
    Rem Koolhaas to Build Marina Abramovic’s New Museum of Performance ArtIt will focus on pieces that last six hours minimum, some will go for days.
  14. Is a Celebrity Invasion Turning Art Basel Miami Beach Into Sundance?Art second, parties first.
  15. Author
    Johnny Iuzzini’s Dream Pop-Up …He’s got the world at his fingertips.
  16. art
    Ouija Board Secured, James Franco Preps to Speak to Tennessee WilliamsHe tells Vulture about his upcoming performance art piece, in which he chats up the dead playwright.
  17. Naughty
    Boulud’s Hangover Cure: Le SexeThat’s one word for it.
  18. Openings
    Chelsea’s Sullivan Street Bakery Opening in JanuarySays owner Jim Lahey: “In fashion parlance, we had missed the fall season deadline.”
  19. Expansion Plans
    Scott Conant Gives NYC D.O.C.G. Rumors the BootIf anything, his next restaurant will have a formal vibe.
  20. Icons
    Joël Robuchon on How Michelin Has Changed, and the Wonders of the“You hear that in America all the food is processed, in plastic. But I found herbs I didn’t know!”
  21. Iconography
    Seven Surprising Things We Learned About Jacques Pépin This WeekendThe food icon revealed plenty of fun facts at a talk this past weekend.
  22. Openings
    Michael Chiarello Working on a Molecular Gastronomy-ish Concept for NapaWait, really? The chef says really!
  23. Food TV
    Food Network Is Sick and Tired of Top Chef, Isn’t Going to TakeThe next season of ‘Next Iron Chef’ is aimed squarely at fans of Bravo’s popular cooking-competition show.
  24. They Got Game
    MSG’s New Superstar Food Roster Unfazed by Potential NBA LockoutThey’ll be selling burgers and hot dogs no matter what.
  25. Tequila
    New Yorkers Know Their Alcohol Brands, Not Their PairingsManhattanites like … Manhattans.
  26. Moving On
    M. Wells Relocation Plans Are Starting to Take ShapeOwners Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis are looking for a new space, and are in talks to pop up at P.S.1.
  27. Lists
    Which Kitchens Are Literally Among New York’s Hottest?We took to the streets, thermometer in hand, to find out.
  28. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Commitment IssueIn the season finale, the Gallaghers deal with jail time and love.
  29. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Lock UpThe Gallaghers get in trouble with the law.
  30. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Brother From Another FatherThe Gallagher parents continue their reign of terror.
  31. overnights
    Shameless Recap: The Devil You Don’t KnowIs worse than Frank Gallagher.
  32. overnights
    Shameless Recap: The Great Cornholio“There it is, Billy Elliot cornholing the father of my children.”
  33. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Parent-Teacher Conference“They want you to validate them for the bad life choices they made as educators.”
  34. overnights
    Shameless Recap: But What About the Gay People?“They have their parades. They can wait.”
  35. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Stranger With Candy“I wanted a little girl, but there weren’t any.”
  36. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Ginger Faker“I’m willing to put this whole thing behind us if you’ll just let me borrow an old lady for a few hours.”
  37. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Gone Daddy GoneEven Frank’s bartender knows something is wrong.
  38. overnights
    Shameless Recap: ‘Can You Get Used to That?’“I’ll still have to charge you for this.”
  39. Controversial New Museum Opening DazzlesAll is forgiven — apparently.
  40. art world
    How Deitch’s MOCA Gig Changes the Art WorldWho’s up, and who’s down.
  41. Empire Building
    Checking Out Sage, Shawn McClain’s Las Vegas VentureThe former Custom House chef sets up shop in Las Vegas.
  42. Openings
    Restaurants Set to Dazzle at Las Vegas City CenterJean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina, Sirio Maccione, Julian Serrano, Masayoshi Takamara, Wolfgang Puck, Todd English take over Sin City.
  43. overnights
    Californication Season Finale Recap: That Sinking FeelingHank is a sloshed, sad King Poseidon to his mermaids.
  44. art candy
    Art Basel: The Works That Sold — and Sparked ConversationSculpture, stainless steel, new works, and art from the Middle East and Asia dominated at a very active fair.
  45. vulture lists
    10 Worst Excesses of Art Basel 2009Revelers licking an ice sculpture that looked suspiciously like a giant phallus, and much more!
  46. overnights
    Californication: Must Be Nice“This is the worst day of my life,” says Hank Moody. But it’s a day that begins and ends with sex.
  47. artsy
    Art Basel: The Art World’s Back, Baby!Never has the scene been so competitive.
  48. overnights
    Californication: Tat’s EnoughHank faces down Karen, kisses Charlie.
  49. overnights
    Californication: ExpelledMadeleine Martin: the Mr. Spock of adolescent pain.
  50. overnights
    Californication: All Together NowThree of the women Hank’s sleeping with arrive on his doorstep early one morning, along with their husbands, children, stripper buddies, his agent, and Rick Springfield.
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