December 30, 2009
Love this video interview with Anthony Mangieri talking about his pizza
Una Pizza Napoletana hands down made the best pizza I've ever had anywhere, including Italy. New York magazine's profile of him from July is also worth a read. As a New Yorker, I'm jealous that San Francisco will be its home starting March of next year.
December 20, 2009
Foreign Office Architects is to be dissolved because its husband and wife co-founders are splitting up
I guess the divorce wasn't amicable.
December 17, 2009
NY Times on Shake Shake's imminent expansion
Three more in Manhattan and one in Miami Beach. Plus, there's plans for a Kuwait franchise. Current locations average $4 million in yearly sales.
Jacob and Emma were the most popular baby names of the decade
The top names of '09 were Aiden and Madeline.
December 10, 2009
Gehry designed a hat for Lady Gaga for her performance at a benefit for the MOCA LA
Gehry designed it on his iPhone (!) and the hat was made by Prada.
Sifton claims Madangsui is the best Korean barbecue restaurant in New York in his latest Times review
I miss good Korean food as it doesn't exist in Taipei.