Catskill native and Williamsburg transplant Johnny Iuzzini has taken the four-star food world by storm for the past two decades.
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, the pastry chef has worked at the The River Café, Daniel, Payard, Café Boulud and Jean Georges, to name a few. In 1998, he studied pastry at some of the finest patisseries in France. He won the James Beard Foundation’s... » more
Cinco de Mayo: While many aren’t entirely sure what it’s really about, (the celebration of the Battle of Puebla, where the Mexicans were victorious over the French forces in 1862, by the way), the day has become a beloved American tradition of margarita drinking and sombrero wearing.
And because we believe in the sanctity of such a holiday, we’re here with your guide to the city’s best celebrations,... » more
Dead Man’s Burden 2.5 stars Directed by Jared Moshe Starring Barlow Jacobs, Clare Bowen, David Call Not Rated Playing at Village East
Jared Moshe’s “Dead Man’s Burden” belongs to the brutal school of Westerns, that minimalist strain of filmmaking in which the frontier’s vast emptiness mirrors the brutality of the soul. It ignores the grand Western myths, instead opting for an uncompromising... » more
The Iceman 3 stars Directed by Ariel Vroman Starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta Rated R Playing at Lincoln Square and Landmark Sunshine
“The Iceman” is awash in grimness, a relentlessly downbeat mob movie with a terrifying protagonist. But one shouldn’t expect sunshine and roses from a biopic starring Michael Shannon as notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski,... » more
What Maisie Knew 3.5 stars Directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel Starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Steve Coogan, Onata Aprile Rated R Playing at the Angelika
A modern-day adaptation of a Henry James novel that’s scripted and shot almost entirely from the perspective of a young girl, “What Maisie Knew” is an unlikely success story.
The movie works, powerfully so, thanks... » more
Amanda Bynes has chronicled her bizarre antics with tweets and photos, and now she’s firing back at those calling her crazy.
“I have no clue [why people say I’m insane],” Bynes told In Touch magazine in a recent interview. “Every time I’ve heard it, it came from an ugly person’s mouth, so I don’t care. The only ones lying about me having a mental illness are people I don’t talk to.”
Bynes,... » more
Solange eating lunch with two gents at STK Midtown
Alicia Keys walking out of the 240 W. 35th St. office building
Harvey Fierstein having dinner with two others at Ruby Foo’s in Times Square on Tuesday, the same day his musical with Cyndi Lauper, “Kinky Boots,” scored 13 Tony noms
Katharine McPhee buying a pair of high-waisted skinny jeans at Earnest Sewn’s Meatpacking District... » more
Miley Cyrus just can’t escape the “Is she or isn’t she marrying fiance Liam Hemsworth?” talk. And in May’s V Magazine, the 20-year-old starlet revealed info about her famous relationship — and a whole lot more in some photos too risque too run in amNewYork.
“I'm not home with my boyfriend all the time,” she told the mag in an interview conducted at the end of February. “We work. Every week... » more
Lindsay Lohan is going to be one fashionable rehabber.
Scheduled to enter court-mandated rehab in New York Thursday, the 26-year-old starlet was busy this week prepping to hit the road ... with a ton of clothes and accessories in tow.
The always-in-trouble actress posted a photo on Instagram (which she later deleted) of herself surrounded by suitcases, trunks, laundry bags and piles... » more
Iron Man 3 3.5 stars Directed by Shane Black Starring Robert Downney Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pierce, Ben Kingsley Rated PG-13
There’s a moment when you’re watching the latest installment of Marvel Comics’ “Iron Man” superhero franchise when you realize that Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is not really wearing the Iron Man armor that often. And you’re totally fine with that.
That’s... » more