Marisa Tom | February 24, 2011 8:01 amAnticipation, hunger, excitement, elation, loyalty. What do all these sentiments have in common? Oh, just that I feel all of these things deeply and simultaneously every time I think about the upcoming second location opening of addictive ramen den Ippudo (65 Fourth Ave., 212-388-0088).Read More
Marisa Tom | January 27, 2011 8:01 amAs if David Chang's lucrative noodle bar, dessert spots, exclusively elusive restaurants, and cookbook chain weren't enough? Next on the Momofuku (171 First Ave., 212-777-7773) menu: an interactive quarterly iPad application and print journal called Lucky Peach, set to be released in late April. Each "issue" will have a set theme and episode — for its debut, Chang will hone in on one of his most sought-after dishes, ramen.Read More
Marisa Tom | January 18, 2011 8:04 amThis week, let someone else take over baby-prep duties, get yourself some personalized stationery, warm up with a bowl of hand-pulled noodles, catch a Chick Corea show, and take a friend to get a fabulously cheap mani-pedi.
Add a personal touch to your notes and get back to your handwriting roots with a set of Dempsey & Carroll (1049 Lexington Ave., 212-570-4800) personalized stationery. Right now, the Upper East Side engravers are offering a can't-miss-out discount of 40 percent off on all personalized note sets.Read More