Last night The Observer stopped by the opening night of Paper magazine’s Super (Duper) Market. The second annual pop-up store, curated by Paper editor Kim Hastreiter, featured stalls filled with artisanal everything: from babka to sno-balls to crocheted oysters. Familiar faces including Henny Garfunkel, Bill Cunningham, Anna Sui and David Byrne were among the crowd in the Read More
Rachel Sanders is the latest foodie to make the jump from Bon Appetit to BuzzFeed. Ms. Sanders, who was EIC Adam Rapoport’s assistant, will be an associate editor at the new BuzzFeed food vertical, set to launch later this month. Get ready to look at food that’s better than the food you are eating on your Read More
Gettin' High Line
As giant foodies (as in, we like food), as well as people who are interested in the intricacies of real life relationships (like the ones you see on reality television contests that involve rose ceremonies) we are very excited about this new NBC show that is currently being cast.
As the casting call says, “It’s a modern-day dating show that brings together everyone’s two favorite things: food and love.” These men must cook to win a woman’s heart. A modern day fairy tale, really, because we know that a way to a man’s heart is food, but the idea that women also enjoy eating food is a relatively new concept that even some third-wave feminists refuse to accept.
Bottom line: We bet a lot of lonely food truck dudes are going to go for this one.
Here’s the ad, via Craigslist:
The High Line may be getting its very own Tavern on the Green—call it the Pub under the Tracks.
Miguel Abreu may be New York’s most intellectual art dealer. That is what we always think when we visit his elegant gallery on Orchard Street, and gaze at bookshelves populated not by the usual art monographs, but by volumes of Lacan and Badiou. Not surprisingly, given his literary and philosophical bent, Mr. Abreu is fond Read More