PX Me – The Sequel to PX This

August 16th, 2011
PX Me - The Sequel to PX This

  PX Me. (How I Became a Published Author, Got Micro-Famous, and Married a Millionaire) When Abbe Diaz published her journal, PX This – Diary of the "Maître d’ to the Stars" [née Diary of the Potted Plant] in 2004, she’d had no idea what she was in for. Sure, she expected the process would [...]

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Horrible Bosses

July 7th, 2011
photo: The Daily News

  Hey, has anyone ever had a "horrible boss" by any chance? We know we know— it’s like, sooo totally unlikely in the F&B industry!— but we’d just thought we’d ask. Anybody? Anybody? Bueller? Diaz?   Oh, there I am! Lookit that: "Abbe Diaz, a 42-year-old living in Greenwich Village, had so many bad experiences [...]

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The Blabber in the Trenches

May 20th, 2011
Miss Lily’s graphic design logo by Carmen Montt

  • This just in: The awesome team behind Miss Lily’s has beaten Subway® Sandwiches to the punch, and have taken over the corner storefront next door. The commodious adjacent space will house an extension of Miss Lily’s fresh juice bar, a record store, and Miss Lily’s To-Go. It is expected to be in operation [...]

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The Blabber in the Trenches

May 12th, 2011
The Standard hotel

  Following relatively recent news of shakeups at The Box, EMM, and Bagatelle, PX This has learned that Managing Director Ian Nicholson is the latest executive to decamp The Standard Hotel here in NYC. Following the earlier but unrelated departure of F&B Director of Operations Lana Trevisan (currently GM of soon-to-open Hotel Americano), Nicholson resigned [...]

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Matt Levine: Ejected from Mister H

April 20th, 2011
Mister H

  Hey, have you ever wondered whatever happened to Matt Levine? Oh, no? Well, we’re gonna update you anyway. (It’ll be fun, you’ll see.)   Apparently, Matt Levine "sold" his once uuuüber-hott Eldridge and then went on to undertake some bar/lounge something something at The Hotel on Rivington and then some other stuff happened with [...]

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MORE on Nightlife

April 6th, 2011
Aalex Julien, New York Magazine

  MORE on Nightlife   Following yesterday’s news of a shakeup at The Box, we hear nightlife fixture Aalex Julien has left EMM Group’s Simyone Lounge (aka SL). In a somewhat ironic twist, partners Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm have evidently required all operatives to sign a Non-Compete Agreement— a move Remm might possibly have [...]

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MORE on Nick Rytting

April 5th, 2011
Nick Rytting by Kristin Brown

  This just in: Nightlife impresario and Calvin Klein play pal, Nick Rytting, has decamped from The Box, where until last week he retained the title of General Manager. He currently joins co-owners and (longtime F&Bulous operatives) Larry Poston and Johnny Swet at Hotel Griffou. The move is a logical one for Rytting, some of [...]

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Coming Soon: PX Me

January 24th, 2011
photo by: abbe diaz

Coming Soon: PX Me – The Sequel to PX This [How I Became a Published Author, Got Micro-Famous, and Married a Millionaire]   hi, before anything else, i would just like to say thank you to everybody for all your continuing encouragement and support, i really appreciate it. the next thing i guess i should [...]

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Thank you, Hamptons.com!

January 19th, 2011
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  Thank you, Hamptons.com! Damn, now that’s one of the bestest, intuitivest, most comprehensivest things about myself I’ve ever read. (Except maybe the title. But whatever!) Thank you!     "Celebrities Stink (Mostly): Maître D To The Stars Names Names" – Hamptons.com    

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Uh-oh. Ugh… oh!

December 22nd, 2010
wonderwoman

  Uh-oh. Ugh… oh! (sigh.)   from: Hollywood Professional/Producer Dude <***@***.com> to: px this <px.this@gmail.com> date: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 10:47 AM subject: RE: ***   Hey there,   Yeah, I read that story… a while back. Sucks. But that’s Hollywood. A while back, *** and I were pitching a motion picture treatment I [...]

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