Making his usual rounds at the midtown restaurant Lever House on Monday, Oct. 20, restaurateur John McDonald stopped at table No. 24 to check on Blackstone Group Vice Chairman J. Tomilson Hill—“one of our super-regular VIPs,” Mr. McDonald said.
Mr. Hill was dining that afternoon with David Hamamato, CEO of NorthStar Read More
Nicholas W. F-R. Dungan is president of the French-American Foundation. We’re not sure what Mr. Dungan’s impressive middle initials stand for, but his first name formed a sub-plot at the French-American Association’s 30th Anniversary Gala at the Four Seasons restaurant. It kept popping up in conversation. There was a photographer from Agence France Presse also Read More
David E. Cohen and Keiko Niccolini
Met: July 2000
Engaged: Dec. 25, 2001
Projected Wedding Date: March 12, 2004
Keiko Niccolini, 27, daughter of dashing Four Seasons co-owner and Page Six habitué Julian Niccolini, is marrying David Cohen, 29, a chef and food consultant who graduated from Cornell and Le Cordon Bleu. They live Read More
Jennifer Westfeldt, best known for playing the title character in Kissing Jessica Stein, the 2001 girl-loving-girl movie that she co-wrote and co-produced, is currently making her Broadway debut in a girl-loving-girl musical revival, Wonderful Town .
What? you ask? A gay musical?
Well, not really. The Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green “love Read More
Go-Go in Limbo
When former ImClone chief executive Sam Waksal pleaded guilty last March to conspiring to evade taxes on $15 million worth of art bought through the Gagosian Gallery, a predictable chain of events occurred: The U.S. Attorney’s office sued the gallery’s namesake, Larry (Go-Go) Gagosian, and Vanity Fair assigned a profile.
Months Read More
Though Vivendi has already made $12 million by putting the Seagram art collection on the block, it may be disappointed with the sale of the collection’s largest work (in terms of both proportion and price): the stage curtain that Pablo Picasso painted in 1919 for Sergei Diaghilev’s ballet, Le Tricorne .
But help may-emphasis on Read More
Lunch at the Four Seasons restaurant on Sept. 4 saw former Talk editor Tina Brown dining in the Grill Room with Condé Nast C.E.O. Steve Florio, USA Interactive chairman and C.E.O. Barry Diller with Universal Studios chief Ron Meyer, Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman with Lazard Frères rainmaker Vernon Jordan, and agent Mort Janklow with Read More
David Tang did not need the bullhorn that he carried into the confusion on Madison Avenue. His yellow silk pants were loud enough to command the attention of the thinning crowd that had remained behind blue police barricades long after the police had closed down the Nov. 21 opening night of Mr. Tang’s new store, Read More
Four Seasons in Hell
When he’s in a good mood, Julian Niccolini wields a tongue sharp enough to slice a tough rump roast. But, Madon ‘, when he’s angry, look out. The Transom hears that Mr. Niccolini, a managing partner of the Four Seasons restaurant, was beside himself at a celebratory dinner the Read More