Florent Bi-Decadent Ball Benefitting Friends of the High Line

If you'll be in New York on October 22nd we encourage you to celebrate two of our favorite things: Restaurant Florent, a Meatpacking District institution, will be throwing a 20th birthday party benefitting The High Line. There will also be a gallery show with a variety of art and artifacts illustrating the Meatpacking District's transformation from "a place only meatpackers, tranny whores, and famished club …

SF Ferry Building’s Thursday Night Market

San Francisco's Ferry Building Marketplace is a compendium of gourmet food vendors, restaurants, and retail naturally evolved from the longstanding farmer's market that was held in the Embarcadero locale. If you find yourself downtown, the soaring ceilings leftover from the building's past as a terminal for transbay ferries make for a great destination to shop European-style or to lunch on some of California's finest artisanal …

Plates And Dishes: The Foods And Faces Of The American Diner

Plates and Dishes is a new photographic journal by Stephan Schacher that captures the food and personalities of American diner culture. The portraits are fresh and the colors subdued, and it's easy to live vicariously through Schacher's journey across America and parts of Canada as he explores the country through its diner food and the people who serve it.