Someone people go to the Jersey Shore but I, along with my family, go to “The Beach.” When I was a year old, my grandma bought a small house a block in from the beach in Spring Lake, NJ and we’ve been going there every summer ever since. (And calling it “The Beach.”) Spring Lake is the greatest little beach town and is nothing like the Jersey Shore you see on TV....
Ever since I started working in publishing (almost exactly five years ago, how did that happen?), the beginning of summer not only meant summer fridays but also the Vanity Fair Summer Guide. Listing everything from summer concerts and new restaurants to must-reads and summer playlists, this thing is the ultimate guide to New York City in the summer. Back in the day, the guide, created by the...
A decent lunch in midtown Manhattan is hard to find. More specifically, a decent grab-and-go lunch near my office in Times Square is hard to find. A girl can only have Hale & Hearty and Rickshaw Dumplings so many times. So I was delighted when, a couple of months ago, STK Out opened up right next to STK Midtown on 43rd and 6th. A few weeks ago, I tried it and it was fantastic. Juicy,...
Ben: maybe we can make a deal and you'll give the redsox a chance this summer if i give cookbooks a chance and cook a meal once a week. slash start watching the food network more often.
Happy Graduation, Kerry!
This weekend, my not so little sister will be graduating from college. Next weekend, she will be turning 22. I’m so incredibly proud of her. And I’m so excited for her to embark on her own adventure into the “real world.” I wouldn’t be an older sister if I didn’t dole out some advice to her. So, Kerry, a few things to remember now that you’re a grown-up: Take a break! Enjoy the time you have...