Thakoon’s most famous client, First Lady Michelle Obama, didn’t shut down any avenues to make an appearance at his Monday afternoon show at Eyebeam. But the packed house made it look as if she had.
Many in the standing-room-only crowd nodded appreciatively at the Thai-born, Omaha-raised designer’s draped fabrics and eye-popping prints, worn by Read More
Star chefs—and the hungry folks who love ’em—turned out for the Chefs for Scher event at the Bowery Terrace on Monday, July 13. The grub-centric event, a benefit for the Steven Scher Memorial Scholarship for Aspiring Restaurateurs, was punctuated with fond memories of Mr. Scher, a co-founder of Main Street Restaurant Partners and influential figure Read More
“With friends like you, who needs relatives?” quipped Alex von Bidder, co-owner of the illustrious Four Seasons restaurant, after enduring a rollicking tongue-lashing on Tuesday night, May 5, from such luminaries as Pete Peterson, Martha Stewart and Liz Smith.
Hotelier Jonathan Tisch and restaurateur Drew Nieporent also piled on, during a Friars Club-style roast of Read More
At an intimate screening of Nurse Jackie, Showtime’s new dramedy starring Edie Falco as an experienced nurse with a speed-snorting habit, on Thursday, March 26, the publicist Peggy Siegal thought it would be fun if everyone brought their favorite doctors along for the one-hour preview and the dinner following.
“I don’t know, I just thought Read More