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  • How to Cook When You're Sitting on $7.5 Million

    "No pressure," says Christopher Lee. "I just have the future of the Forge on my shoulders." As the new head chef of the Miami restaurant, serving the city's well-heeled for 46 years, Lee has his work carved out for him. "This place has a long history, and I'm here to write the next chapter," he says. "I don't want to disappoint." Lee is taking over a few weeks after his award-winning predecessor, Dewey LoSasso, quit. After four years at the Forge, the 50-year-old chef decided to take his accolades and traditional comfort food style to luxury resort Acqualina, where a high-paid top-chef spot and a more relaxed atmosphere were waiting. LoSasso’s tenure compares to that of the restaurant’s beloved 26-year chef Kal Abdalla. "I was excited by the new business proposition at Acqualina," LoSasso says. "I wanted to expand my horizons."The Forge is accustomed to hosting the famous, whether it's Jennifer Lopez's birthday party or Derek Jeter's night to throw back a steak. (The infamous, too. Richard Burton, Elizabeth

  • Elizabeth Taylor, Academy Award Winning Actress, Dies in Los Angeles at 79

    Elizabeth Taylor , the violet-eyed beauty whose hectic off-screen love life often eclipsed her most sultry film roles, has died. She was 79.

  • Blinded by Starbursts of Cartier in Paris. 'C’est incroyable!' Says Kid

    "For Parisians, it's not just Cartier. It's Maison. De. Cartier. It is a very important part of our history," says tour guide Véronique Guichard, on her first mention of the storied jeweler. This must be Paris.

  • Peter O’Toole, Who Starred as ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Dies at 81

    Peter O’Toole, who gained worldwide fame as the star of “Lawrence of Arabia” at the dawn of a career that included four Golden Globe awards and eight Academy Award nominations, has died. He was 81.

  • Liz Taylor’s Necklace Glitters in Paris Cartier Show

    “My Love Affair with Jewelry” -- that’s how Elizabeth Taylor summed up her life in the book she wrote instead of an autobiography.

  • Liz Taylor’s $11.8 Million Dog-Chewed Pearl Tops Record Gem Sale

    A 50.6-carat pearl given to Elizabeth Taylor by her husband Richard Burton sold for a record $11.8 million as Christie’s International hosted the world’s most expensive private jewelry auction.

  • Oscar-Winning Liz Taylor Was Ultimate Movie Star: Appreciation

    Elizabeth Taylor was the ultimate movie star.

  • Liz Taylor’s 33-Carat Diamond, Van Gogh Top $50 Million Auction

    A 33-carat diamond and a Van Gogh painting will be among top lots in auctions that may raise more than $50 million for the estate of Elizabeth Taylor.

  • Liz Taylor’s ‘Cleopatra’ Robe, Wedding Gown Set Fashion Record

    Elizabeth Taylor’s glittery designer gowns, rhinestone-adorned tops and feather capes raised $2.6 million at Christie’s International in New York yesterday, a record for a fashion auction.

  • Fortune Society Creates Drama at Sing Sing Prison

    On his 56th birthday last week, Rory Anderson climbed into a white van in Queens, New York, bound for Sing Sing Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison an hour north of the city where he had once been confined for 16 years.

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