Lauren Salazar

  1. Foodievents
    Hot-Plate Secrets of the ChefsJacques Pépin makes Dijon vinaigrette with olive oil and leftover Grey Poupon.
  2. Updo It YourselfWith a little practice (and some expert guidance), DIY wedding hair is in your hands.
  3. The Pampered PairWhere to find luxe spa packages designed especially for two this Valentine’s Day.
  4. Regret
    The Lunch That Cures Your Hangover?From a morning pizza to coconut water, what you ingest to make the pain go away.
  5. Ab-solutionExercise deals abound in the New Year. Here are seven ways to get back in shape after a season of holiday sins.
  6. Dreidel RockEight Hanukkah events to keep you celebrating into the New Year.
  7. announcements
    Vulture’s ‘Pictures Reframed’ Contest: We Have a Winner!The results are in, and we’ve selected a victor.
  8. contest
    Contest: Win Dinner and Two Tickets to ‘Pictures Reframed’We want to give you a classy night on the town.
  9. best bets
    Best Bet: Turn Up the HeatThis summer dress will show off your glowing tan and leave enough money leftover for you to actually go out.
  10. Ask a Shop Clerk: Claire CavanahCo-founder, Babeland, 43 Mercer St., nr. Grand St.; 212-966-2120
  11. party chat
    GG ’s Michelle Hurd Bought Her Mom a VibratorAnd more stories of sex and the recession, from last night’s Toys in Babeland event.
  12. chat room
    ‘Borat’ Composer Erran Baron Cohen on His New Hanukkah Album, His Brother Sacha, and the Music of ‘Bruno’Cohen spoke with Vulture recently about Yiddish rapping, the gayest CD in his collection, and what childhood games might have inspired that naked wrestling scene.
  13. Slideshow
    Reimagining Dessert at SWEETA slideshow of tasty treats from the city’s leading pastry chefs, from Jean Georges to Kyotofu.
  14. chat room
    José González on Learning Portuguese and the Likelihood of Hearing ‘Kumbaya’ at His Concert This Weekend’I actually believe in one god. The nylon-string guitar god.’
  15. Frightful FlicksFrom horror classics to modern-day gorefests, here are the creepiest screenings this month.
  16. chat room
    Kings of Leon’s Nathan Followill on Their New Album, ‘SNL,’ and Keeping Sex Fiery’But now, we all got girls, have relationships, and have regular sexual encounters.’
  17. Everybody Into the Pool!Where to go when you absolutely need a swim right now.
  18. Off the Deep EndSixteen of the city’s best pools for every type of water baby.
  19. One-liners From HeadlinersCan’t decide who to see at the third annual New York Comedy Festival? Here’s a sampling of quips from the big names performing Nov 6-11.