The Daily Shortlist October 5
Famous for his art films the Cremaster series, artist Matthew Barney’s show DJED features large-scale sculptures loosely based on Norman Mailer’s 1983 novel Ancient Evenings. Helping take new American cuisine to the next level, Cookshop’s chef Marc Meyers offers your palette seasonal and local flavors like Vermont Suckling Pig in porcetta, with polenta, swiss chard, and cider sauce ($28). A great bar in this neighborhood, The Half King provides an excellent selection of beers and one of the better burgers in Chelsea. As addictive as crack but way better tasting, Pinkberry has been taking NYC by storm with their non-fat yogurt and healthy toppings.