A Dish to Kill
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By Beth Landman
Yoga addicts take note—on Saturday, the Third Annual Young Patrons of Guild Hall benefit will hold a screening of the documentary Ashtanga, NY. The film, which sold out at the TriBeCa Film Festival in May, follows Ashtanga Yoga Master Pattabhi Jois and his devotees, including Willem Dafoe, Mike D., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Donna Karan Guests will arrive on a red carpet studded with Piaget jewels. The after-party will take place at Bamboo, and among the expected guests are filmmakers Caroline Laskow and Mary Wigmore. Gwyneth Paltrow, Samantha Boardman, Ginny Bond and Michael Donahue, Shoshanna Lonstein and Josh Gruss, Marjorie Gubelmann Anne and Patrick Keane, Jeff Klein, Lulu de Kwiatkowski. Victoria Leacock, Fernanda Niven, Charlotte Ronson, Samantha Ronson, and Stefani Greenfield. Also on Saturday, Mercedes-Benz USA president and CEO Paul Halata will host a cocktail party in Southampton to present the new Maybach. Lionel Richie is set to perform and Bouley will prepare the hors d’oeuvres. On Saturday, Billy Joel dined at Nick & Toni’s with girlfriend Kate Lee, who works at Jeff & Eddy’s. After dinner, she separated from her beau and hit the clubs with her visiting pals, while the Piano Man opted out of that part of the evening. Well, Billy, she is 24.
Caroline Kennedy and husband Ed Schlossberg were happily swimming at the beach in Sagaponack when something hit her leg. She grabbed her leg, and then limped out of the ocean, while he darted off to get the car…Lorne Michaels. Jeff Zucker, Denise Rich, Anne Barish, Jane Friedman, and Star Jones all showed for the party Marty Richards, Hilary Swank, and Chad Lowe hosted at the Water Mill home of Marcy and Michael Warren for Karin Yapalater’s book, An Hour to Kill. Afterwards the crowd went to Jean Luc East for dinner, where Marcy Warren covered Swank’s head with napkins so that photographers couldn’t get a shot of her, while Kim Cattrall celebrated a pal’s birthday at a nearby table.
At Nick & Toni’s: Claudia Cohen with her daughter, Issac Mizrahi, Nick Pileggi, and Nora Ephron…Russell Simmons, Sally Hershberger, Patrick Demarchelier, Pat Wexler, Bobby Flay, and Luke Wilson at Delia Femina with venture capitalist Tom Lee, who bought his oceanfront estate from Herbert Ross and Lee Radziwill…Roy Scheider and his wife were at the Plaza Cafe, as was New Jersey Nets co-owner Mel Gerstein…Kurt Vonnegut and his wife enjoying the seafood fare alfresco at the Clam Bar on the way to Montauk…Designer Randolph Duke and two friends had lunch at the New Paradise Cafe…Sylvia Miles greeted well-wishers at Delia Femina while chowing on risotto and a rib-eye steak…Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and new wife Judi Nathan dined at the Coast Grill…Keith Hernandez had dinner there with his girlfriend…Actress and wife of George Stephanopoulos, Alexandra Wentworth was staying out of the rain while shopping in the nursery department of the Southampton Hildreth’s last Thursday. She purchased a baby blanket and some other small nursery items…Ja Rule hosted a party at Tavern for Chris and Irv Gotti from Murder Inc. Fat Joe and Ashanti attended…Mary J. Blige stopped by the MTV Beach House along with P. Diddy and members of Dream…Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky hit the dinner party thrown by Merv and June Matheson.
Dry-cleaning delivery to the Hamptons? Madame Paulette Federal will FedEx clothing—if you get a garment to them by Friday morning, they’ll get it back in time for you to wear it out here Saturday night (for a slight surcharge of, course). They do it for Christie Brinkley and Ben Krupinski.