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With the start of November comes everyone's favorite time of the year, holiday party season! A flawless holiday bash requires careful planning and execution. Luckily, many of New York's best dining institutions house their own private sanctuaries available for all your party planning needs. We've rounded up some of our favorites, from exquisite spaces to unique dining concepts. These venues will help make sure your next holiday event is the best one ever.
Its that time of the year again, the glorious summer months are over and winter is slowly creeping in. Days are shorter, nights are colder, and we're all pulling out those sweaters and scarves that have been hiding in the back of our closets since spring. And while we've sacrificed our carb cravings all summer to stay in shape for swimsuit weather, it's time to say goodbye to our calorie counting ways to give in to our inner-most food desires. Click through for our picks of the most delicious, hearty, stick-to-your-ribs dishes, and where to find them in NYC. More»
We've all had that feeling: The bar is closing soon and as you square up the tab, the hunger hits you like an oncoming express train. The next step is either stumble into the nearest fast food joint or head home and fight off the hunger pains until Sunday brunch. Thankfully, we've done the research for you and found eight NYC restaurants open late. Trust us when we say that these spots are far better than your average, 24-hour, neighborhood deli. More»
Geographically, we live in one of the smallest cities, but culturally, there is more to eat, see, and do in these 468 square miles than any other place in the nation. The problem is, the typical New York tourist only sees a portion of the best spots in the city. With 5 boroughs and countless neighborhoods, it's easy to get overwhelmed and fall into the tourist traps of the city from Times Square to the Statue of Liberty. When you want to see the New York that inspired Jay Z and Frank Sinatra to sing, you need an insider's advice. Look no further. We've put together a collection of the places and spaces of a New Yorker's New York!
Last night in NYC, Kate Hudson brought fiance Matthew Bellamy with her to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation's annual Hot Pink Party, Liza Minelli and Robert De Niro kicked off the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival with the world premiere of "Mistaken for Strangers," Neil Patrick Harris and Jesse Tyler Ferguson came out to Calvin Klein with their partners to support the Americans for Marriage Equality Campaign, and more!
We're all guilty of smacking a friend's hand away when they reach for that first bite of their perfectly presented dinner, eager to snap a photo before he/she digs in. Food-stagraming has become such a phenomenon that NYC restaurants have begun instituting a ban against photographing your food, according to The New York Times. If you're one of the many people who love to eat with your eyes, then take a look at our picks for the 10 favorite Foodie Instagrams you should be following! More»
With so many high quality restaurants in New York (often with prices to match), it can be difficult to frequent them all. Fortunately, there are plenty of cookbooks available to make some of these rare dishes at home. Check out our list of cookbooks published by some of our favorite restaurants in New York. More»
In New York City, it's not too difficult to find a decent burger--most diners, bars, and fast food joints can accommodate with a basic beef patty and fries. But for connoisseurs looking for a gourmet burger, the task can be a bit more challenging. From The Lion to the lamb burger, here's our picks for some of the best burgers in Manhattan. More»
In the UK, "pikey" means gypsy in slang. But in L.A., it's Brad Pitt's uncouth character from Snatch, and now your new local Brit fix as the namesake of latest drinking and dining destination from bar owners and restauranteurs Jared Meisler and Sean MacPherson (Il Covo, Roger Room, Swingers, Good Luck Bar, El Carmen, Jones, Bar Lubitsch). Say hello to The Pikey, the blokes' revamp of the historic Ye Coach & Horses on Sunset, now unofficially open for business. We swung by after our Saturday night Seder for the friends and family opening and have the full monty on all the details you want to know about this new spot. More»
Ah, drunk food (drunchies!), that gluttonous stop between the bar and the bedroom. For some New Yorkers, waking up in a greasy nest of half-eaten Big Macs and fries is just fine by them. But not for our readers! Here's the top restaurants that cater to only the finest inebriated palates. More»
Over the weekend The Creator's Project rocked out with Justice, Christie Brinkley celebrated film in the Hamptons with the Hamptons International Film Festival, Lauren Bush Lauren showed off her FEED bags, the 49th New York Film Festival came to a close with George Clooney, and Jay-Z partied for 25 years of Def Jam records. More»
Friday, December 6
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