Tag Archive for: United Nations

Are These The Healthiest Hotel Cookies in New York?

When Antonio Rotolo, Executive Chef at ONE UN New York, was asked to come up with a culinary creation to salute the United Nation’s International Year of Quinoa, he heeded the advice of Jerry Seinfeld in The Dinner Party episode – he looked to the cookie. Read more

A New Look — and Name — for ONE UN New York

Not-so-heavy metal, 1970s style.

Not-so-heavy metal, 1970s style.

North by Northwest, one of my favorite movies, was on television recently. Which got me thinking about the United Nations General Assembly Building, a magnificent international style classic just seven year old when the movie was released in 1959. Which got me thinking about the Millenium UN Plaza, the once-gleaming, twin-towered hotel designed by architect Kevin Roche and planted across the street from the United Nations in 1976. Read more