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  1. Celebrity Settings
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z Ring in the New Year at Buttermilk Channel; Lady Gaga HoldsPlus: Zac Efron makes Philippe his go-to dining spot, Britney Spears celebrates a friend’s birthday at the Darby, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Cameron Diaz and Diddy Cross the Friend Line at PH-D; Ryan Reynolds and BlakePlus: Julie Macklowe throws herself a party at the Box, Brian Mazza and Tinsley Mortimer fuel engagement rumors at the Ainsworth, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Josh Charles and Tom Colicchio Cook and Drink Corzo Together; Ed Westwick KeepsPlus: D.J. Pauly D fist-pumps at Greenhouse, ‘The Chew’ bowls at Lucky Strike Lanes, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  4. Your Last Meal of the YearMake it a good one with our roundup of New Year’s Eve dinners for every palate and price.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Anne Hathaway Talks Nuptials at La Esquina; Jessica Simpson Teeters Into MarblePlus: Charlize Theron wipes out at Cipriani Wall Street, Regis celebrates his final sign off with lunch at Atlantic Grill, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  6. Pop-up Gift ShopsTemporary holiday stores are opening all over town, offering everything from local arts and crafts to a workshop curated by Gaga.
  7. red carpet
    See All the Red-Carpet Looks at the 39th Annual American Music AwardsTaylor Swift takes home the top honor at the awards show last night.
  8. Celebrity Settings
    Kid Rock Digs Into Lobster Macaroni and Cheese at Lexington Brass; thePlus: Catherine Zeta-Jones lunches with her family at Le Caprice, Russell and Kimora Lee Simmons dine at Catch, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  9. Dine Out for ChristmasThere’s no need to cook when you can have the holiday cheer served to you instead at these restaurants.
  10. big reveals
    Watch a Vulture Compilation of Cross-Dressing RevealsShe’s a he and he’s a she.
  11. Celebrity Settings
    Leonardo DiCaprio Parties With Victoria’s Secret, Eats Three Pies atPlus: STK celebrates its fifth anniversary with a Studio 54-themed disco, Rachel Maddow leaves a tip as big as her bill at Osteria Morini, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  12. Celebrity Settings
    Halloween Parties at PH-D, the Darby, Catch; Marc Anthony Misses The FourPlus: Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin try all of Donatella’s desserts, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  13. Celebrity Settings
    David Rocco and Zoe Kazan Chow at Lucali; Matt Lauer Dines and Dashes at FrescoPlus: Elton John grills Derek Jeter on baseball stats at Southern Hospitality, Vince Neil skips out on the bill at Marble Lane, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Diddy, Kanye, and Dr. Dre Drink Beau Joie at the Darby; Snooki Celebrates at STKPlus: Anderson Cooper dines alone at Fanelli’s, Carol Alt compares notes with Shea Gallante at Ciano, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  15. Celebrity Settings
    Zach Galifianakis Orders 500 Cupcakes at Babycakes; Wyclef Jean Lunches atPlus: a brunch menu named after ‘Bored to Death’ at the Waverly Inn, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Yankees, Giants, and Rangers at Abe & Arthur’s; Gwyneth Paltrow’sPlus: a presidential candidate at Lavo, an Olympic gold medalist hits the Dream Downtown, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  17. Celebrity Settings
    Lindsay Lohan Makes Out at Beauty & Essex; Justin Timberlake Makes the Darby HisPlus: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux double date at Il Cantinori; Mick Jagger parties at Double Seven, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  18. Grub Map
    Where to Drink the Bier This Oktoberfest (With a Map!)Pig roasts, polka bands, and booze-cruising options; lederhosen not included.
  19. Lip-Smacking
    Eating During Fashion Week Is Not an Oxymoron (See Our Map!)Mixologists and dermatologists are very busy this week.
  20. Grub Maps
    Where to Sip and Snack Tonight for Fashion’s Night Out (With a Map!)They might as well start calling it Foodie’s Night Out.
  21. 9/11 EventsHere are fifteen events in remembrance of the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
  22. Grub Maps
    Where to Eat and Drink on Labor Day (With a Map!)No plans? Grub’s got you covered.
  23. In MemoryHere are nine volunteer opportunities in remembrance of the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
  24. Temporary Closings
    The Grub Street Guide to Restaurant Hiatus Season’Tis the time of year when some of the city’s finer eateries temporarily close.
  25. video
    Watch a Vulture Movie Montage of Big Apple Visitors Befuddled and Confused by New YorkThey can’t get enough of those big shiny buildings.
  26. Lists
    Twelve Restaurants Where You Definitely Won’t Be Bothered by Crying KidsWe called every nice place we could think of and got the definitive list of who does, and (more importantly) doesn’t, allow crying kids into their dining rooms.