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Mast Brothers: A Family Cookbook

This week our favorite master chocolate makers launched their much anticipated first cookbook. The brothers tell the story of how they began their journey as chocolate makers and the many adventures and inspirations found along the way. From the coast of Maine to a three-masted schooner, which they sailed across the Atlantic to source cocoa […]

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Scandi Tour

This week we are celebrating all things Scandinavian so I asked my four favorite jet-setting Scandinavian friends to share their inside tips on what to see, do and of course eat and drink in their home countries. Name: Stine Wengler Where are you from: Copenhagen, Denmark What do you do: RN (Registered Nurse) Favorite place […]

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All Is Lost

Late last spring at the Cannes International Film Festival, I had the pleasure of seeing All Is Lost, the amazing new film by my amazing friend JC Chandor. It got a nine-minute standing ovation. I was lucky enough to see it again last week at the New York Film Festival, where it received yet another […]

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ACL: Austin City Limits 2013

Escape from New York last weekend involved hopping on a flight down to ¬†Austin, TX. Of course I headed straight to Curra’s from the airport for some tacos al pastor (the best in town) and for an El Don margarita or two. Don Julio Silver, Cointreau and fresh-squeezed lime juice. Done and done. We didn’t […]

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Saturday Night in Red Hook

Tucked away in a southwestern corner of Brooklyn, Red Hook is one of my favorite places to escape the lights, traffic and buzz of the city. Every time I spend an evening walking the cobble stone streets, listening to live music, tucking in to the best lobster or BBQ around, I feel like I have […]

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Matthew Day Jackson: Something Ancient, Something New, Something Stolen, Something Blue

I happened upon the new Hauser & Wirth on 18th Street during fashion week and spotted three of my nearest and dearest friends making their way to the opening of Matthew Day Jackson’s Something Ancient, Something New, Something Stolen, Something Blue. With an hour to spare before the Suno spring show started, I tagged along […]

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Art Inspiration: Eduardo Paolozzi

This fall is all about color, texture, prints, made to mix-and-match and clash. The Pop Art works of British artist Edurado Paolozzi perfectly capture the mood of the new collections. Pastel pink and lavender mixed with bright electric blue and blood-orange red layered in a chaotic meets geometric topsy-turvy world. With so many colors and […]

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Anna von Hausswolff: Ceremony

So excited for tonight’s Anna von Hausswolff concert at Glasslands in Williamsburg. It’s the Swedish chanteusse’s only show in the states before her full tour this fall. Her album Ceremony was just released yesterday by Other Music Recording Co.

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Three Days in Los Angeles

It seems like everyone I know has gone to or is going to LA this month, so I have collected my thoughts about my favorite city on the best coast, uh I mean the west coast. Flying into LAX is the modern day equivalent of manifest destiny. I always feel a rush of possibility and […]

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April in Paris

Several friends have recently asked me for my latest and greatest tips on Paris, because the lucky ducks would soon be visiting the city of lights. So it got me thinking that I needed to write an update with all my favorite things to do and see and eat in this magical city this spring. […]

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