In this weekend’s Times Magazine, Frank Bruni profiles Katie Lee, the young ex-wife of Billy Joel and aspiring Food Network celebrity.
Lee is sort of famous but not very; try as she might, she has so far been unable to break into the ranks of true food celebrity. Her lack of a Read More
Anyone who’s listened to Billy Joel‘s pleasant soft-rock piano ballads knows that life is hard, love dies, divorce is expensive, and material possessions like nice West Village real estate eventually crumble into sand. Earlier this year, Mr. Joel–who is either an evil overlord of sentimental schlock, a Read More
“We lost Meryl Streep,” a PR girl told The Observer when we arrived to the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera on Monday, Sept. 21, for a staging of Tosca, which Ms. Streep was expected to attend, but, alas, did not.
Perhaps it had something to do with how the opera has evolved Read More
Socialite Coralie Charriol Paul began a React to Film series on Wednesday, June 10, at the SoHo House with the film Food, Inc., directed by Robert Kenner and produced by Mr. Kenner and Eric Schlosser, author of the eye-opening and stomach-churning book Fast Food Nation.
“This movie really inspired,” said Ms. Paul’s husband, Dennis Read More
Victoria Beckham has been announced as the face of Emporio Armani underwear collection for women; her husband, David Beckham, has been modeling for the men’s collection. [Vogue UK]
Ms. Beckham is also reportedly running in the New York City marathon this Sunday. [NBC via Racked] Read More
Yesterday, we issued some tardies to the designers who continue to struggle to begin their shows on time. (Even Diane von Furstenberg, the issuer of the original pleading letter asking designers to be punctual, got one!)
Since then we’ve learned that Carolina Herrera nearly lost her mind when Renee Zellweger Read More
On Sunday, August 31, polo player and contractor Michael Borrico‘s Water Mill estate was host to Evian’s lavish "A Taste of Polo" event. A breathless press release had assured us there would be "celebrities, chefs, polo players, and tennis stars in town for the US Open," and some of those promised to be in attendance Read More
On Sunday, Aug. 4, Gregg Cook, an instructor at ZoneHampton, an East Hampton gym frequented by Kelly Ripa, Katie Lee Joel and Marci Klein, was teaching an 8:30 a.m. spin class.
Mr. Cook, who has a sharp nose, chiseled jaw, intimidating biceps and a tattoo of a thunderbird on his forearm, Read More
Celebrity power lunch at Michael’s! Well, sort of. In honor of April Fool’s, Page Six is reporting that Michael’s will have a table where celebrity impersonators of Amy Winehouse, Eliot Spitzer, Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie and baby Harlow (don’t worry, it’s a doll, not a hired baby look-alike) will appear to be having lunch. [Read More
Katie Lee Joel—food columnist, cookbook author, Extra! correspondent, Iron Chef judge, former Top Chef host and third wife of singer-pianist Billy—was recently recounting her March 24 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
“I made a meatloaf, and she liked it!” said Ms. Joel, 26, between bites of an avocado salad at the cafe Read More