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Out of this World: David Byrne

October 15, 2011

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Out of this World by AnneLise Sorensen Visitors to the High Line are on top of the world this week. David Byrne of the Talking Heads recently unveiled a new sculpture: a giant, inflatable globe squeezed under the elevated tracks of the High Line park. The name of the piece? “Tight Space.” Our first thoughts? […]

Yo: Yotel Opens in NYC

June 29, 2011

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Yo: Yotel Opens in NYC by AnneLise Sorensen It’s an airplane, it’s a cruise ship, it’s a hotel! The new Yotel landed last week in New York City near Times Square. Yotel was inspired by the capsule hotels of Japan – and by airplanes. The rooms are called cabins; the front desk is Mission Control; […]

Adios El Bulli

May 17, 2011

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Adios El Bulli by AnneLise Sorensen Why would the most famous chef in the world close his restaurant at the height of its popularity? The answer to that explains who chef Ferran Adrià is. Adrià’s restaurant El Bulli, in the Catalan town of Roses in the Costa Brava, is shutting down in July. I visited […]

Nude York

May 16, 2011

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Nude York by AnneLise Sorensen It’s often said that New Yorkers are a jaded bunch – that nothing fazes them, because they’ve seen it all. Artist Erica Simone may change that. This Parisian in New York is photographing herself in the nude throughout the city, from riding a chopper to munching a Gray’s Papaya hotdog. […]

Pawn Shop Lounge? Only in NY

February 25, 2011

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Pawn Shop Lounge by AnneLise Sorensen In a city where space is at a premium, the new Beauty & Essex stands apart. Ten thousand square feet apart, in fact. From the owners of the ridiculously popular Stanton Social comes this glittering restaurant, built in a former furniture store. From a distance, it still looks like […]

Eat Your Way through East LA

February 10, 2011

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Eat Your Way through East LA by AnneLise Sorensen This story captures my philosophy about living as a “global local” – and traveling in your own backyard. I wrote it for New York Magazine this month – click here. And, now on my blog I’m including the longer, “unabridged” version – starting with the food. […]

Eat with the Fishes in Valencia, Spain

January 3, 2011

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Eat with the Fishes in Valencia by AnneLise Sorensen The Valencia region is called “El Levante” after the rising sun – this is the part of Spain that wakes up first. Paella originated here, and a juicy orange is named after Valencia. But these days, it’s the experimental seafood and revisionist rice dishes that are […]