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Bocce Restaurant Il Vagabondo Temporarily Closing This Summer to Downsize Space

City Guide New York February 24, 2016 0 Comments

Owner Ernie Vogliano sold one of the three townhouses that it’s in. Old-fashioned Italian restaurant Il Vagabondo — known for having an indoor bocce court— is downsizing. The 50-year-old Upper East Side eatery is housed in three brownstones, but will soon be going down to just two, says Tom Goodman, a spokesman for the restaurant and son-in-law of restaurant owner…

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How Elizabeth Olsen Brings a Touch of Rock ’n’ Roll to the Gucci Front Row

Beauty February 24, 2016 0 Comments

If Alessandro Michele’s procession of bare-lashed lovelies on the Gucci runway today made a hauntingly pretty case for nearly naked eyes, front row guest Elizabeth Olsen offered an equally compelling argument for piling on the mascara. The actress, who likes to amp up her emerald gaze with a wash of tawny shadow, turned up the volume even higher today with…

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Suffolk Arms, Scarr's Pizza, Gentilly, Bar Omar, and More Open

City Guide New York February 24, 2016 0 Comments

Plus: a new rice pudding restaurant 1) Lower East Side: Giuseppe Gonzalez, a veteran of Pegu Club and Dutch Kills, opened Suffolk Arms last week on the corner of Suffolk and Houston Streets. Signature cocktails will be served alongside American fare from chef Alex Garcia. Status: Certified Open; 269 East Houston Street. 2) West Village: Gentilly Kitchen + Bar comes…

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The 17 Finest Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles, 2016 Edition

City Guide Los Angeles February 24, 2016 0 Comments

A celebration of meat, smoke, and banchan. Korean barbecue was supposed to be a fad that died in the early aughts, a much-appreciated culinary contribution from a country where, until the late 20th century, beef was only afforded to the stupendously privileged. But like the smell of charcoal and soju on your shirt in the morning, Korean barbecue has stuck…

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Petra Collins on Walking in Gucci’s Fall Show—And How Those Fuzzy Red Curls Became Her Signature

Beauty February 24, 2016 0 Comments

It’s 60 minutes until the lights go up on the Gucci runway and Petra Collins is getting her first taste of preshow jitters. “I’m really excited—but I’ve got nerves,” the New York–based artist admits from behind a wall of hair assistants who are currently swarming around her at the house’s Scalo Farini show space. If the sight of Collins backstage…

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