Spend Your Money Elsewhere:  I’ve given some of my favorite restaurant picks in the past (Blue Ribbon Bakery, L’Artusi, Bubby’s, and Locanda Verde, to name a few), but I recently dined (if you can even call it that) at two restaurants that were the absolute pits for various reasons—Snack Taverna and Zutto. I went with my best girl friends to Snack Taverna—twice.  The food is delicious, …

Emmys Recap: I love a good red carpet pre-awards show, and last night’s was no exception.  Award-wise, I don’t have much interest in who wins or loses.  I’m mostly concerned with who’s winning or losing on the red carpet.  Here are my hits and misses of the evening.  What do you think? Hits: Gwenyth Paltrow in belly-baring Emilio Pucci (reminds me of Kate Hudson in …

Newest Collaboration: Fall is in the air…as of late last night.  It’s chilly out there!  Just in time for the new season of Gossip Girl, and the drop in temperature, the Eric Daman for DKNY capsule collection has launched.  Damon, the famed Gossip Girl Costume Coordinator on set, teamed up with all Amereican DKNY.  If you’re feeling those Mary Janes or platform pumps, opt for the over-the-knee …

Ralph Lauren Spring 2012 Roundup: The Ralph Lauren fashion show symbolizes the end of New York Fashion Week. Well, for me at least (I won’t be heading to Europe for the shows, but I will be reporting about them right here.)  Skylight Soho was filled with a semi-intimate batch of editors, celebs, and of course, the Lauren clan.  This season’s show proved to be no different than …