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Best Place to Shop Like There's No Recession

The Webster

In the past few years, designer Christophe Decarnin has revitalized French fashion house Balmain by introducing exaggerated, almost Klaus Nomi-esque shoulders into many of his frocks. Recession be damned — fashionistas have been spending big dough on Balmain. In fact, a gray cotton sweatshirt that would otherwise be unremarkable save...
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Recession Busters

7 years ago by Lee Klein
Recent articles have explored some of the revenue-enhancing measures that restaurateurs have undertaken to counter rising food costs — smaller portions, cheaper ingredients, professional pickpockets to work the dining room, and so forth. Many establishments will no doubt also rely on Miami Spice, the annual discount-dining program that begins August...
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Recession Partying

6 years ago by Christopher Lopez
Things are tough all over — and that's not just the name of a Cheech and Chong flick. And while the U.S. economy continues to freefall, the talking heads on the 24-hour news network of your choice barrage viewers with an unrelenting shitstorm of news so abysmal it makes drinking...
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Five Best Chefs of 2010

4 years ago by Lee Klein
​Five chefs. Five different means of distinguishing themselves over the course of the past year. The names are Timon Balloo, Giancarla Bodoni, Kevin Cory, Richard Hales, and Simon Stojanovic. The reasons follow:Giancarla Bodoni, Escopazzo:The organic Northern Italian fare that Giancarla cooks up at Escopazzo is a genre unto itself. Not...
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Award Tour

8 years ago by Tamara Palmer
We are certainly not the Oscars or the Grammys. Heaven knows there's no budget for fancy statues — or pretty girls to stand behind the podium holding them, for that matter. But we do like to give praise where it is due, and there are lots of cool happenings set...
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