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Coming Home

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
by on Living Around

It is the afternoon of June 29, 2011 and I’m standing in my vacant German flat. The movers left just minutes earlier with our countless

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 2.0—
Bringing Voices Around the World Together

Saturday, April 9th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The idea started when a young woman, Britlin Losee, recorded a video of herself singing Eric Whiteacre’s Sleep, and posted it on YouTube. Watching the

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My Audition for Almodóvar

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
by on Playing Around

The moment you set your eyes on Inma Heredia, the star of My Audition for Almodóvar, you realize you are in for a memorable night.

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Jaleo—Small Plates from a Larger Than Life Spanish Chef

Friday, March 25th, 2011
by on Dining Around

Chef José Andrés has been credited with bringing the small plates concept from his native Spain to America. And no one continues to develop this

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Café Atlantico—Another Gem from José Andrés

Monday, October 4th, 2010
by on Dining Around

If you’ve dined in Penn Quarter, there’s a very good chance you’ve eaten at one of José Andrés’ restaurants. He’s made quite a name for

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Robin Cammarota—Land of Cake Believe

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
by on Woman Around Town

From Cupcake Wars on the Food Network to Cake Boss on TLC, television viewers worldwide seem to be obsessing over baked goods and how they

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El Porrón—Summer Tapas and Playful Elegance

Monday, July 19th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Perhaps I’ve done less appropriate things in a crowded, fine dining establishment than pour wine into my mouth from a pitcher. But doing so, at

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La Maison du Chocolat for Easter Bunnies

Monday, March 29th, 2010
by on Dining Around

Finally, it is getting warmer—the trees are greener, people are happier, and Central Park looks like a place of worship. It’s that time of year

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