Style January 2021
WHEN MICHAEL AND TINA RULED THE WORLD
It was where Andy Warhol held court and John Lennon enjoyed his last supper. Bowie, Basquiat and Madonna were regulars. Originally published in Issue 53 of The Rake, Stuart Husband writes that in 1980s New York, the restaurant Mr Chow was where the glitterati went for a bite to eat. And the husband and wife behind it were Michael and Tina Chow, whose rise and fall through international society played like a Chinese opera…
Pleasure May 2018
9 of the Best Meat Dishes
The allure of eating meat – good meat, cooked well – still offers one of the world’s purest pleasures. For those seeking a carnivorous culinary experience, here’s exactly where to go – and what to order.
Icons September 2017
Elaine Kaufman: Manhattan's Madame
Elaine Kaufman’s eponymous restaurant became an unofficial member’s club for New York’s most happening hellraisers, but not one was a match for her spirited disposition.
Pleasure September 2017
The Best Burgers in New York City
The Rake chooses its favourite patty-and-bun combos from the veritable meat market that is New York City.
Pleasure May 2017
What (Else) To Do At The Monaco Grand Prix
The Monaco Grand Prix is a highlight of the F1 calendar, but what else is there to do in the infamous Principality?
Pleasure December 2016
A Bite of the Big Apple: Benoit New York
The Rake’s Travel Correspondent divulges why one visit to Benoit New York simply isn’t enough.
Speed June 2016
Cruise Diner, The Queen Mary II
Nervous breakdown waiting to happen? Or awe-inspiring achievement in super-sized service? Josh Sims climbs on board the Queen Mary II with chef Craig Dunn, to find out how he manages…