It's white truffle season, and New York restaurants such as Nomad, Babbo, A Voce, Il Gattopardo, Asellina and BLT Prime are shouting their incoming shipments from the rooftops. Del Posto has a Festa di Tartufi night, with tickets going for $1,000.
Interchangeable bistros and trattorias are sprouting on every New York corner these days. So it’s refreshing to encounter Piora, a West Village restaurant specializing in the unexpected: French-Italian-Korean fusion.
Marc Jacobs’s departure from Louis Vuitton to focus on an initial public offering of his own brand is set to provide a double boost for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the owner of both luxury fashion labels.
Tanya Stanich, a 43-year-old lawyer, clutched a handful of pink and black Hello Kitty notebooks at Sanrio Co.’s store in Manhattan’s Times Square and touched a sequined bag adorned with the face of a cartoon cat.