New York City
Artie's Delicatessen (2290 Broadway; 212/579-5959; arties.com; lunch for four $27), where the hot dogs and pastrami sandwiches are everything they should be.
Joey and Sally Betesh, poolside at their Mandarin Oriental address.
Joshua David and Robert Hammond founded Friends of the High Line, the organization that helped make the West Side's new High Line park a reality.
Pouring Txakoli wine at Txikito.
Chef Sotohiro Kosugi preparing chyu toro tartare at Soto, in New York.