Michael Schwartz has tapped Roel Alcudia (pronounced Roh-ELLE), most recently chef de cuisine at Jonathan Waxman's New York City restaurant Barbuto, to run the kitchen at the forthcoming Cypress Room, only a few blocks from his flagship restaurant in the Design District.
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Besides depriving your great aunt in Astoria, Queens of power for more than two weeks, Hurricane-Superstorm Sandy also put the kibosh on Jennifer Rubell's breakfast-cum-art exhibit held annually at her family's Wynwood gallery.
Gallery Director Juan Valadez said Rubell, who lives in New York City, ... More >>
By now, you probably know that you can bring wine and get boozy in the grass while watching a free movie with the New World Center wallcasts. And you're also likely aware that -- although it used to be easier -- a determined drunk can definitely get sloshed for free on the Second Saturday Art Wal ... More >>
Regardless of your approach, the sad truth is it's impossible to catch every piece of art worth experiencing during Basel week. With 250 exhibitors at the Miami Beach Convention Center, not to mention hundreds of others operating at the more than a dozen satellite fairs, this year's tenth edition ... More >>
Art Basel not only offers an overload of visual stimulation, it also presents a time to dredge up any tragic feelings of rejection you experienced in your youth. Sure, there are like 300 openings and parties each and every night of next week, but there are only like three you want to go to. Those ar ... More >>
Courtesy of gastroPodCollege students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>
Paula NiñoMy bowl of "Just Right" porridgeIn today's Scene Eating, Trina Sargalski talks to Jennifer Rubell about her "Just Right" exhibit for Art Basel. Short Order was there this morning to get some warm breakfast.After walking through the Rubell Collection building and into its courtyard, I e ... More >>
Photo by PerformaJennifer RubellArtist Jennifer Rubell, named one of Food Wine's 40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40, makes food her medium. She currently lives in New York City, but she lived in Miami for years, and so I grandfathered her in for this week's Scene Eating.Rubell and the rest of her ar ... More >>