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s l n y awards (2005)

the pretentious* little awards spectacular
courtesy of SHE LOVES NY

december 29, 2005

p. 073


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THE NEW BLACK AWARDS
'05 TNB presented in absentia by slny special guest jamie foxx:
la esquina
employees only
the double seven

THE JOE SIMPSON GOLDEN STRONG ARM (tie)
awarded to a venue or brand which best bullied the press in '05:
the michelin guide (susan magrino pr)
maremma (bullfrog & baum)

THE PARIS LASTIS AWARD FOR SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN STAYING POWER (tie)
given to those venues who proved unable to stand on pedigree alone:
v steakhouse
kos

THE KATIE HOLMES BADGE OF COURAGE BADGE
awarded to a talent who got mixed up with the wrong kind of people:
eric ripert

THE KEITH MCNALLY 'YOU’RE LUCKY I DIDN'T THINK OF THAT FIRST' PRIZE:
given to the all-in best new restaurant of the year:
gusto

THE MARIO BATALI BRONZE PASTA MAKER STATUETTE
a house-warming gift presented once yearly the newest of molto's fleet
(presented in ceremony held earlier today):
del posto

THE FEDERLINE SCHOLARSHIP
given to a chef for whom independence has left a paralyzing cash void:
rocco di (repeat winner)

THE DIDDY CONSOLATION PRIZE SPONSORRED BY MTV™ (tie)
given to a chef or host done in by experimentation in '05:
scott conant for alto
jeffrey chodorow for mix/english is italian/caviar & bananas

THE MARIAH CAREY AWARD
awarded to the best venue restoration effort of the year:
gilt

THE BUNGALOW PRIZE
also the AMY SACCO PRIZE, presented annually to bungalow 8:
bungalow 8

THE NEW BLACKTORATE (tie)
presented to a closed venue(s) for lifetime contribution to blackness:
hojo's times sq
lot 61

&

THE TWO RINGS, 5:30 OR 11 AWARD (three-way tie)
the resy prize, sir:
nobu 57
stanton social
per se

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it's good to see you, matty; now go and show her a good new year's

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