Nobody likes to feel like a tourist. Whether you’re in New York or New Delhi, wandering aimlessly or, worse, finding yourself someplace a local would never stoop to visit is an entirely unpleasant experience. Lucky for anyone visiting London, there’s Simon Rose.
Since 2008, the concierge at InterContinental London ... More
Returning to the spotlight after a defining role on Lost, the actress takes on Tolkien and a turn as Hollywood's next big scene stealer
Most actresses would like to be able to walk through a restaurant without getting hit on by a waiter. And then there’s Evangeline Lilly.
Last week Lilly arrived in Manhattan to promote The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and while at a midtown steakhouse, the waiter in question stopped her ... More
Fine art and epic views are only the beginning at the globe-trotting architect's Manhattan headquarters
Where many architects keep pencils, Peter Marino stores feathers. The plumes, formerly the trousseaux of turkeys, are front and center on Marino's desk so the 63-year-old architect and designer can easily access them and tuck them into the end of his ponytail. This is not Marino's only eccentricity.
The first thing ... More
How I'm planning the inauguration of New York City's 109th mayor on January 1
As Chairwoman of New York's Mayoral Inauguration January 1, the President of Haskell Jewels (the company that owns Miriam Haskell and Robert Lee Morris) is charged with programming the city's most anticipated event. Below, Gabrielle Fialkoff gives us the play-by-play.
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It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of another fantastic year for DuJour. In the past 12 months, we’ve made unprecedented strides in seamlessly integrating our quarterly print magazine and monthly digital issues. After much research and development, we’re proud to introduce the DuJour app, a state-of-the-art experience ... More
Jeremy Luke lands his dream role on Mob City—the latest from The Walking Dead creator—and weighs what it takes to be a wiseguy
Not all Hollywood monsters are dreamed up for the big screen. Many of the gangsters and crooked cops on Mob City—TV god Frank Darabont’s new series debuting December 4 on the TNT network—were flesh-and-blood bad guys in 1940s Los Angeles, including notable nogoodniks Bugsy Siegel, Meyer Lansky and ... More
A single film in—and with Oscar buzz already—the compelling star of 12 Years a Slave is just getting started. But as she makes clear, being a newcomer doesn’t mean being naive
Click on the gallery to view the shoot.
Lupita Nyong'o wants to change the subject. The 30-year-old actress, who landed her starring role in 12 Years a Slave before she even graduated the Yale School of Drama, has let it slip she keeps a journal, but as far as the ... More
Since when did ash, hay, wood and air become the stuff of haute cuisine? Since people began paying for them, of course. Here, an excerpt from Dana Goodyear's Anything That Moves
Among the delicacies Dana Goodyear, a staff writer for the New Yorker and lecturer at the University of Southern California, consumed while researching her latest book were the following: fresh ant eggs, frog fallopian tubes, crème brûlée made with ... More
A decade of branding the best restaurant in the world in three acts. Plus: A Noma-style fudge recipe for the daring
Sorry, Hamlet, you’ve been dethroned. “Prince of Denmark,” trumpeted The New York Times—in a profile of chef René Redzepi—when the innovative chef first hit the international scene. Time magazine recently kicked it up a notch, simply calling him “Food God.”
The man who inspires such reverence is thirty-something, a ... More
He sensed the stardom in Ryan Gosling and Adrien Brody before they hit it big. How does photographer Jeff Vespa do it?
Click on the gallery to see never before published photos of celebrities shot by Jeff Vespa before they broke out.
Right now, if you look up actor Jack Kilmer on IMDb, you’ll see one single entry—this year’s Palo Alto—and no headshot to boot. But Jeff Vespa is sold on his ... More