Diane Clehane

Diane Clehane is a leading authority on celebrity and royalty who has written for Vanity Fair, People, and many other national outlets. She is a New York Times best-selling author of five books, including Diana: The Secrets of Her Style and Imagining Diana. She appears regularly on CNN.

Lunch With Stu Kakin & Sandra Luckow

I’ve always believed real life is much stranger than fiction and this week’s lunch date at Michael’s, documentary filmmaker Sandra Luckow, has made a career about proving just how true that old…

Lunch with a Legendary Rock Band’s Biographer

I’m back! Oh, how I have missed the gang at Michael’s and my weekly lunches with the fashionable, fascinating and fabulous crowd. Walking through the door at 55th and Fifth today felt…

Oscars 2019: “THE LAST WORD” by Diane Clehane

Gaga & Cooper The only thing people are really talking about after this year’s Oscars is Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. We are right there with you. But first, let’s get some…

Vicki Tiel, Diane Clehane & Jean Shafiroff

Lunch with Vicky Tiel & Jean Shafiroff

Oh, Michael’s, how I have missed you. It’s been over a month since I’ve been at 55th and Fifth for my regular Wednesday lunch because I’ve been sequestered in my office working…

Lunch with Photographer Betsy Pinover Schiff

Lunch with Photographer Betsy Pinover Schiff

There was plenty of holiday spirit in evidence at Michael’s this Wednesday with a jam-packed dining room full of media A-listers who were celebrating the season before everyone starts taking off for…

Lunch with NextTribe’s Jeannie Ralston

‘Tis the season to be lunching and this week, the crowd at Michael’s was celebrating the season with plenty of handshakes and air kisses all around the dining room. I was joined…

Lunch with Anti-bullying Advocate Ross Ellis

Talk about timely. Today I was joined by Ross Ellis, CEO and founder of Stomp Out Bullying, the leading national nonprofit “dedicated to changing the culture for all students by raising awareness…

Lunch with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota

I was very excited about my lunch this week with Alisyn Camerota, the anchor of CNN’s must-watch morning show, New Day. I first met Alisyn when her first novel, Amanda Wakes Up,…

Lunch with Publishing Powerhouses Sally Koslow & Sara Nelson

Not that you’d know it, but summer is officially over in the city, and the faithful have returned to Michael’s. After taking my first-ever summer hiatus from the column, I was thrilled…

Charlotte Moss Entertains

I love when the topic of discussion with my weekly lunch dates serendipitously corresponds with something in the air. Today, I can say without question, I was thrilled that my conversation with…

PEOPLE’s New Podcast: Chappaquiddick On Cover-Up

I consider my time working in the New York bureau of PEOPLE magazine like going to j-school without being saddled with crushing student loans. It was there that I learned what it…