Koch's Former Chef Remembers Man With 'Appetite for Life'

Monday, February 04, 2013

Fried chicken, a green salad and chocolate mousse. That was the first big meal the then 24-year-old Rozanne Gold cooked for former Mayor Ed Koch as his personal chef in 1978. 


One NY Artist: Carla Duren

Saturday, February 02, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in studios, basements and on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.


60-Second Stir-Fry: Carolyn Sherman

Friday, January 25, 2013

Carolyn Sherman answers questions about horseradish, starting her own business, and her favorite winter comfort food in this edition of 60-Second Stir-Fry.


60-Second Stir Fry: Dan Pashman

Friday, January 18, 2013


The Sporkful host Dan Pashman takes a turn in the 60-Second Stir-Fry hot seat. He answers questions on everything from granola to social media.


Brooklyn Meets the Balkans at the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival

Friday, January 18, 2013

Brooklyn is getting a taste of the Balkans this weekend. The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, New York’s largest Balkan music event, is celebrating its 28th year of regional music, food, drink and arts starting Friday evening. 

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A Cooler Roof For A New 'Cat'

Thursday, January 17, 2013

A Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' iconic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may feature big names, but it aims for a quiet kind of authenticity. Director Rob Ashford asked his cast to take their characters off the pedestal of dramatic history and put them back in the scene.


Matching Diners To Chefs, Startups Hatch Underground Supper Clubs

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

While underground dinners may seem like old hat to some, a handful of startups are betting the concept is just beginning to take off. But many supper clubs are still more expensive than the average restaurant meal, which may limit the market.

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A Justice Deliberates: Sotomayor On Love, Health And Family

Monday, January 14, 2013

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is open about how she benefited from affirmative action, how she came to terms with her diabetes and the "out-of-body experience" of being appointed to the high court. Sotomayor spoke with NPR just before the release of her new autobiography.


60-Second Stir Fry: Jeff and Adina Bialas

Friday, January 11, 2013


Jeff and Adina Bialas of J&A Farm in Goshen, New York, get their turn under the spotlight for this 60-Second Stir-Fry.


Oscars and WNYC

Thursday, January 10, 2013

WNYC looks back at the best Oscar-related conversations on our air - from Leonard Lopate's talk with Samuel L. Jackson to the real-life sex surrogate who inspired Helen Hunt's Academy Award-nominated role.

+ Full List: 'Lincoln' Leads With 12 Oscar Nominations

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'Lincoln' Leads With 12 Oscar Nominations

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Lincoln is among nine movies competing for "best picture." The others: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty.


Famed Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable Dies at 91

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The woman who turned her love and appreciation of the built environment into a pioneering career as an architecture critic has died.  Ada Louise Huxtable was 91.  Her attorney, Robert Shapiro, says Huxtable died Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.


60-Second Stir Fry: Jacques Gautier

Tuesday, December 18, 2012


Chef Jacques Gautier takes his second turn in the hot seat for this round of 60-Second Stir-Fry.


Samuel L. Jackson Talks ‘Django Unchained’

Thursday, December 13, 2012

In Quentin Tarantino’s newest film, “Django Unchained,” Samuel L. Jackson plays a character who represents a more ambiguous characteristic of slavery: a loyal slave.


Ravi Shankar, Who Brought Eastern Music To Western Legends, Dies

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

When he was just 10 years old, Shankar began performing in Europe and the US with his family's Indian dance troupe. But at age 18, Shankar gave up all the glitter to study with a guru who taught him the sitar. He became a master, and introduced the West to his country's music.


Rush Is In! The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, That Is

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The Canadian trio was among the bands that many fans thought had been unfairly excluded. Now, though, Rush is being inducted along with Heart, Public Enemy, Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.


60-Second Stir Fry: Whitney Wright of Gilt Taste

Friday, December 07, 2012

Former cook at Per Se and current Gilt Taste senior editor Whitney Wright takes a turn under the spotlight.

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Jazz Great Dave Brubeck Dead at 91

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Pioneering jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck has died.

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Sundance 2013: Who Cares About Ashton Kutcher? Bring On Jesse And Celine!

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Sundance announced its premieres yesterday, and while many are very excited about the facial hair on Ashton Kutcher, others anxiously await the return of a movie couple almost 20 years into their relationship.


Video Games as Art? MoMA Thinks So

Friday, November 30, 2012

Pac-Man and Tetris will soon be among the collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

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