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Gastronomista Guide: Winter Weekend Hibernation

(5) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 5:35 PM


It's the Depths of Winter, Stay Inside!

There's no denying the truth: it's winter. And what are you going to do about it? Hole up for the weekend and hibernate. This is the Gastronomista girls' guide for to staying cozy, warm and satiated during your winter weekend's hibernation....

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Sandy Kenyon Reviews The World!

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2011 | 2:40 PM

When the city of New York added on-screen "entertainment" advertorials to the backseats of our taxis, we knew for sure that the gritty old New York was gone for good. The cab-riding class feels personally assaulted by the constantly-rolling content, and God do we feel badly for the drivers who...

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Food Porn: Love It Or Hate It?

(91) Comments | Posted December 1, 2010 | 2:19 PM

Food porn. Some love it. Some hate it. Some celebrate it like a third wave feminist declaring sex on screen as an all-inclusive empowering party of the senses. The question is: like porn porn, do you know it when you see it?

At last night's Piglet Party hosted...

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Rick Bayless' Deep Dish Peach Cobbler

(9) Comments | Posted July 22, 2010 | 10:22 PM

Chicago-based Chef Rick Bayless may be best known for elevating authentic Mexican cuisine in the States, but on his new radio show, Fiesta at Rick's on SIRIUS XM's Martha Stewart Living Radio, the Oklahoma City native shared that one of his all-time favorite food memories is of peach...

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A Foodie Film Fest: Farmers and Oysters and Food Trucks, Oh My!

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2010 | 10:45 AM

For this weekend's fourth annual NYC Food Film Festival, George Motz (Director of the 2004 burger documentary Hamburger America), and Chef Harry Hawk (formerly of Schnack and the Water Taxi Beach), have curated a selection of short and feature length films about food -- some political, some retrospective,...

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Your Boyfriend's New Shirt=Your New Shirt(SLIDESHOW)

(1) Comments | Posted June 2, 2010 | 2:39 PM

What does it mean when a menswear line launches, explicitly courting women into wearing their shirts?

Yesterday, Brad Corona and Brian Nicholson launched Jack Robie an online-only collection of "Better Shirts". While the handsome ready-to-wear dress and sport shirts are engineered for and marketed to men, photos...

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Do Fries Go With That Shake? 11 Kick-Ass Songs About Food From the '80s and '90s

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2010 | 12:56 PM



Whether they're about apples, oranges, tacos, muscles, ice cream or pâté, these are our favorite songs about food from the '80s and '90s.


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The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala; Hairs of the Dog

(6) Comments | Posted May 17, 2010 | 6:29 PM



Friday's Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala spanned four floors of the New York Public Library and five hours of the night. Everyone would still be feeling it the next morning. We asked attendees what they'd be drinking as their hair of the dog.

Tell us your hair of the...

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Chuck Hughes: The Next Next Food Network Star (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

(21) Comments | Posted April 22, 2010 | 11:07 AM

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, the Scripps Network is launching the Cooking Channel, a sister channel to the Food Network. At this weekend's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show at Chicago's McCormick Center, Scripps Network introduced some of the ideas behind the programming. One official told me, "Whereas the Food...

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