AVENUE November 2014


A MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY Dirk Wittenborn and Jazz Johnson dish on entertaining etiquette, manners and, The Social Climber’s Bible, A Book of Manners, Practical Tips, and Spiritual Advice for the Upwardly Mobile. By Bob Morris, Photographs by Elle Muliarchyk THE BEVERLY HILLS KITCHEN IN NEW YORK Gourmet personality, author, chef and host Alex Hitz gives us an advance look at his perfectly curated Thanksgiving table in the late Betty Sherrill’s apartment, no less. By Haley Friedlich, Photographed by Alexandra Rowley POULET RÔTI, PLEASE Heiress Georgette Farkas is a mix of beauty and savvy business acumen. Her latest venture Rotisserie Georgette, brings French provincial cuisine back to New York. By Peter Elliot, Photographed by Jay Wen TABLETOP GAMECHANGERS Three top interior decorators channel their favorite New York influences. By Haley Friedlich, Photographed by Jay Wen CHRONICLES Fall musings from here and beyond. By Debbie Bancroft TRENDSCAPE Charitable trends just in time for the holidays. By Mi Mi Chloe Park OBJECTS OF DESIRE Three lifestyle personalities share their must-haves for decorating their interior spaces. By Mi Mi Chloe Park GIFT GUIDE Perfect gifts for the holidays. By Haley Friedlich COCKTAIL ON THE AVENUE A night out with historian Andrew Roberts. By Daisy Prince UNREAL ESTATE Revisiting Waverly Place and its plans for the future. By Michael Gross POSTCARDS FROM . . . Eleanor Ylvisaker takes us to Costa Rica. Introduction by Haley Friedlich SOCIAL SAFARI Charles James and beyond. By R. Couri Hay WORLD ACCORDING TO . . . Vikram Chatwal, hotelier, mogul and nightlife entrepeneur is back in the game and reveals his New York state of mind. Introduction by Mi Mi Chloe Park ON THE AVENUE The season is back in full swing with benefits and galas. By Mi Mi Chloe Park ARTS CALENDAR Feast the senses on auctions, exhibitions and performances. By Mi Mi Chloe Park