Alexandra Peers

  1. Pause for Thought
    Ripert, Nieporent, Pépin, and Soltner: Is French Cuisine Dead?The French Culinary Institute celebrates its 25th anniversary by posing the question.
  2. overnights
    Californication: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner — and DessertHank moves to dispatch his pesky love interests.
  3. overnights
    Californication: Rick Roll (in the Hay)We learn some unfortunate things about the Moody family.
  4. Foodievents
    Highbrow Food Art at Performa 09Dinner meets performance art in Chelsea.
  5. Holiday in the SunDecadence returns to Art Basel Miami Beach this year. Is the economy back? The art world sure hopes so!
  6. Empire Building
    Jose Garces Continues Flirting With New YorkIf the ‘Next Iron Chef’ favorite moves to Manhattan, it will be with his Andalusian flagship, Amada.
  7. overnights
    Californication: Blasted From the PastAn old friend, and old TV tropes, come for a visit.
  8. Foodievents
    City Harvest Benefit Brings Lavish Spending But Modest DishesEric Ripert has raised $72,000 for charity by donating a buck per customer.
  9. overnights
    Californication: The Rule of ThreeHank Moody: “I’m like flypaper for the emotionally disturbed.”
  10. Other Magazines
    Gourmet, Resurrected?Ruth Reichl hears talk of “TV, books, and even a yearly publication” from her former pals at Condé Nast.
  11. overnights
    Californication: Party Boy“Don’t put daddy in a corner!”
  12. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Paula Deen Warms Even New York CrowdsA Southern dinner with Paula Deen draws a crowd of Jager-shooting, table-dancing fans.
  13. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Food Stars Pick Under-the-Radar RestaurantsRestaurant recommendations from Eric Ripert, Drew Nieporent, and Gail Simmons.
  14. New York Wine and Food Festival
    Ten Things Anthony Bourdain and David Chang HateThe chefs rant a lot and praise a little during a talk entitled “I Call Bullshit!”
  15. overnights
    Californication: Enter Ed WestwickCrushing on Hank Moody!
  16. overnights
    Californication Season Premiere: Triple ThreatMeet Felicia, Jill, and Jackie.
  17. Back of the House
    Boulud Teaches French Chefs That American Food Isn’t TerribleBut that doesn’t mean the chef will sink to wearing a balloon hat.
  18. vulture lists
    10 Things We Learned at Chelsea’s New Art SeasonArtworks have shrunk, but sex still sells — and much more.
  19. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters Gets ‘Raw,’ Says JudgeThe chefs may be pros, but that doesn’t mean the competition is pretty.
  20. artsy
    It’s a New York Art ‘Renaissance,’ Argues Upcoming ShowA show opening in Rome argues that right now is a glamorous and golden age of art in New York, one that will be remembered as a turning point in art history.
  21. dash snow
    Dash Snow Piece Pulled From AuctionOrganizers say the artwork has been removed from the Watermill benefit auction.
  22. dash snow
    What Will the Art Market Decide About Dash Snow?Prices often zoom up when an artist passes away, but Snow’s work faces some peculiar circumstances.
  23. news reel
    Did Merkin Sell His Rothkos for More Than They Were Worth?At $310 million, J. Ezra Merkin is getting less than he had hoped for his art collection, insiders say — but he still may be making more than the collection is worth.
  24. news reel
    Art Galleries Breaking for the Summer — We HopeClosed gallery doors evoke chilling memories of the early nineties, when, during the downturn, a handful of galleries temporarily closed, never to reopen.
  25. economypocalypse
    Met Director: Smaller Art Shows, Fewer Parties, No More Biscuits“We no longer serve biscuits to the trustees.”
  26. Chef Talk
    Boulud, Keller I.D. Favorite Female Chefs“It’s a shame there aren’t more of them,” Keller said.
  27. art candy
    Preview the Met’s Fab New Show, ‘The Pictures Generation’It’s a look back at the gang of mostly New York artists who first came of age with TV news and pop culture.
  28. artsy
    New Yorkers to Storm the Venice BiennalePaul Chan, Tony Conrad, and Yoko Ono at the art-world equivalent of the Miss America pageant.
  29. artsy
    Why’s Steve Cohen Showing Sotheby’s So Much Love?Cohen lent nearly half a billion dollars worth of art to Sotheby’s, even though the works aren’t for sale.
  30. artsy
    The Met Drops a Cool Million for an Old MasterThe purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
  31. artsy
    The Art World Embraces Arts & Crafts at Armory WeekPeople bought art that was cheap and looked homemade, handmade, self-conscious, or like an echo of childhood.
  32. news reel
    Window-shoppers Descend on Armory Art Show“Some people are feeling a little sad, but they’re nicer to each other.”
  33. Your Guide to This Week’s Six Unsnobby Art FairsArt-world snobbery gets shelved this week, as six art fairs opening around town tonight or tomorrow make an economy-inspired effort to be democratic and welcoming.
  34. news reel
    Open Bar Leads to Coat-Check Fiasco at MoMA Kippenberger Retrospective“This is not part of the Kippenberger exhibition. This is about people drinking too much.”
  35. Beef
    Katie Lee Joel Ready to Defend Burger TitleThe cookbook author will bring the competition to South Beach.
  36. Little WarholsPost-boom, artists may rue their productivity.
  37. Actual PriceArt world fears Brandeis sale.
  38. Arte PoveraWhy recession isn’t good for art.
  39. economypocalypse
    Rich People: Still Buying Art!“What’s a gold Rolls doing in self-parking?”
  40. What If Hirst Bursts?High art-world anxiety.
  41. Francesco Bonami Selected to Curate the Whitney’s 2010 BiennialHe’ll be co-curating alongside Gary Carrion-Murayari.
  42. basel blog
    Aftermath: The Big Sales and Breakout Stars of Art Basel Miami Beach’We did better than we expected — and worse than we had hoped.’
  43. basel blog
    Seven Things We Learned at Art Basel MiamiEven New Yorkers who couldn’t care less about art could take something from the just-ended Art Basel Miami Beach fairs.
  44. basel blog
    Recession-Affected Art Basel Parties Fail to Incite Drunken Skinny-DippingThe T-shirts worn by the Delano bellmen reading ‘Recess is on’ didn’t help.
  45. basel blog
    Takashi Murakami Scales Back at Art Basel’We knew this was coming for about a year,’ says Murakami.
  46. basel blog
    Kmart Special Time at Art Basel Miami$30,000 seems to be a magic number.
  47. basel blog
    Terence Koh Dazzles Art Basel Miami With Thrilling Nonperformance’Terence’s art is about nothing. His performance is that he is not playing music.’
  48. basel blog
    Art Basel Miami Kicks Off Cautiously, Optimistically’It’s a tough market,’ says John Good, gallery director of Gagosian Gallery.
  49. news reel
    Robert De Niro, Ron Wood, Damien Hirst, and More Make the Best of Alcohol-Free Museum of Islamic Art OpeningThe opening of I.M. Pei’s Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, certainly seemed to carry the newfound sense that the Bush-era ‘Clash of Civilizations’ might be coming to an end.
  50. non-comeuppances
    Crappy Art Market Fails to Take Revenge on Richard FuldEqually infuriating: Lars Ulrich got $13.5 million for his Basquiat!
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