How to Get a Table at Graydon Carter’s Restaurant
Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter’s new restaurant, the Waverly Inn, supposedly has a secret reservation number. The Transom spent some time asking around town for this number, with not-so-good results. Finally, one Hollywood high-up set us straight.
“There are three ways you can get a table Read More
The Manly Arts
Are the young men of today not practicing the group-cooperation skills that have served their gender so well for decades—centuries, even—in captivating and capturing women at bars and at parties?
The Transom has detected a disturbance in the manly arts, and so set out to investigate.
In the bars of Manhattan, there Read More
From The Lord Norman Foster
The supporters of The New Globe Theater–the proposed Castle Williams arts center on Governors Island–already have lots of famous friends. (Moby! Pacino! Amy Sacco! Philip Seymour Hoffman! Moby!!).
But nothing helps like bedding secretive right-wing billionaire Bruce Kovner. The Lincoln Center vice-chairman has joined the board, Read More
“Reservations only, reservations only. I can’t, sorry man, we’re packed inside. Guys, we are packed. We have no more tables. We’re done. Two of you guys I can take care of, but not the whole group. Sir, good to see you!”
It was late Friday night outside Bungalow 8, the super-exclusive nightclub where New York’s Read More
Vincent Gallo, actor, director and conservative, sounded like he’d just won something.
“I want to thank you guys for inviting me here today. It’s a big honor,” he told the crowd of pearl- and pinstripe-wearing Young Republicans who had gathered to hear him speak at their monthly meeting on Jan. 15. With his shaggy hair, Read More
The evening of Saturday, March 31, found a beautiful pack of
gallery crawlers huddled outside Mary Boone’s Chelsea gallery, puffing on their
Marlboros and bouncing from Blahnik to Blahnik to keep warm. They sucked on
their cigarettes, ashed on the sidewalk and flicked their butts in the gutter
before going back into artist- célèbre
Damian Read More