Coming to Thrillist from a background in biotechnology and pharmaceutical investor relations many moons ago, Hayden promptly put none of his training to work as an Assistant Editor. After five years and approximately zero vacation days, he somehow convinced everyone that he really knew how to Travel. Hayden is a recurring contributor on the Fox News program Fox & Friends, and is an outspoken advocate for toddlers having their own smartphones.
Articles by Hayden
Sunset + the Statue of Liberty + some wine = sweet
Photo: Mille Fiori FavoritiWhile the poor masses huddle together waiting to visit the Statue of Liberty, those who don't want to grow tired of standing in line and/or weak from hunger head to Gigino at Wagner Park, whose sunset views of Ellis Island make it one of the top outdoor settings in all of Manhattan.
Feb 5, 2013
Houston Street's pastrami palace
Photo: Smitten By FoodMany of NYC's most famed culinary contributions have seemingly been surpassed: foldable slices of street 'za have been displaced Neapolitan offerings at the top of the pie pyramid, and some local restaurants have even taken to shipping their bagels down from Montreal ("Et tu, Brut-eh?").
Feb 5, 2013
Wolfgang Puck's flagship reinvents itself
After 30 years of helping define California cuisine, promoting the cult of the celebrity chef, and burdening the world with California Pizza Kitchen (its first pizza chef created CPK's inaugural menu), Spago embraced its L.A. roots to heart and decided to have some work done.
Jan 29, 2013