It's 16 All Over Again

It's 16 All Over Again

Dedicated: Emily Owens: 10/1: LA

You couldn’t wait for high school to be over. So it came as a shock when you entered the workplace and realized it was the same crap all over again (the cliques, the cliches, the competition).

That’s life at Denver Memorial Hospital for intern Emily Owens (Mamie Gummer; she had a role on The Good Wife, but you might also recognize her as Meryl Streep’s just-as-talented daughter). All Emily wants is to impress her boss (Necar Zadegan, The Event), date her med school crush (Justin Hartley, Smallville, Passions), and maybe save a few lives. Instead she finds herself head to head with high school nemesis Cassandra (newcomer Aja Naomi King) and feeling, basically, 16 all over again.

Catch the critically acclaimed sleeper hit Emily Owens, M.D. a full week before the television premiere at an exclusive free screening — and get the gift bags, snacks, and raffle prizes (a doctor bag-style leather purse, a snuggly blue scarf like the one Emily wears on the show) that go along with it.

It all goes down at The Bristol Room at The Viceroy Hotel (1819 Ocean Avenue) on Thursday, October 4. Go at 7 p.m. for drinks and munchies; stay for the screening from 8 to 9 p.m. But you have to R.S.V.P. — otherwise you’ll be left out in the cold.

Which you always tried to avoid in high school.

R.S.V.P. for the free screening of Emily Owens, M.D. at dailycandy.com.

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Entertainment

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 6

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 6

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

In today’s video, SuChin Pak shares three of her favorite wardrobe items that go the distance from late winter through spring. She’s picked a dress that isn’t too girly despite its ruffles, a classic maroon leather jacket, and a mixed-media necklace.

For more of SuChin’s obsessions, check out her favorite videos on our YouTube channel. To purchase the items for this week, go to barneys.com, unitedbamboo.com, and ofakind.com.

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Food & Drink

In the Kitchen: Rhubarb Fool with Ginger Sabayon

In the Kitchen: Rhubarb Fool with Ginger Sabayon

Chef Karen Hatfield’s easy recipe

We like to fashion our lives after the characters on Downton Abbey (minus getting jilted at the altar, going to war, death during childbirth, and that weird Mr. Pamuk scenario).

The first step: baking a rhubarb fool (a dessert resembling a trifle) like a Brit. In today’s video, chef Karen Hatfield (from L.A.’s The Sycamore Kitchen and Hatfield’s) shows us how to make a version with ginger sabayon.

Not only is it bloody simple, you can substitute any kind of berry if rhubarb isn’t your thing.

Just send Daisy to pick some up.

For more information on Hatfield’s restaurants, go to hatfieldsrestaurant.com or thesycamorekitchen.com. Still hungry? Check out Daniel Boulud’s burger, Sam Talbot’s fish tacos, and Eddie Huang’s pork bao.

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Entertainment

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 5

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 5

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

Sorry, wallets everywhere. You’re about to get a lot thinner.

SuChin Pak’s latest Currently Coveting video is money: three gadgets that usher in spring-cleaning and organization. (Who doesn’t want a robot that mops the floor?)

The video’s part of our weekly series in which SuChin highlights a trio of goods she — and probably you — can’t live without. In case you missed the others, check out her favorite green beauty products, items that keep life cheerful through the winter, and gifts for significant others.

We launch a new installment every Tuesday. Next up: spring’s best outfit.

Good buy, Benjamins.

Want more? Check out SuChin’s YouTube playlist for her top videos across the Web.

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Home

Inside Story: Lindsay Segal's Chicago Apartment

Inside Story: Lindsay Segal's Chicago Apartment

The co-founder of Luxury Garage Sale gives us a tour

Taylor Swift makes snow globes. Ryan Gosling knits.

We love when well-heeled people embrace their idiosyncrasies.

So we can’t get enough of Lindsay Segal, co-owner of Luxury Garage Sale (a Chicago-based upscale consignment service) and avid collector of robots, vintage plates, porcelain animals, and costume jewelry. In today’s Inside Story, she gives us a peek into her light-filled West Loop apartment.

It’s no surprise she’s accrued so many treasures — combing antique stores and estate sales is literally her job. The fact that most of her jewelry costs less than $100 is a testament to her keen eye for design.

This Segal’s a rare bird.

To shop Luxury Garage Sale, go to luxurygaragesale.com. For more Inside Stories, check out designer Lela Rose’s dream loft, actress/writer Mindy Kaling’s closet, and designer Heidi Merrick’s Silver Lake bungalow.

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Entertainment

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 4

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 4

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

In this installment, SuChin Pak shares three items that’ll get you through the final days of winter: a sweater that’s half party/half relaxing at home, a dress so bright you have to wear shades, and bath melts you can make in your kitchen.

For more of Pak’s obsessions, check out her favorite videos on our YouTube channel. To get the items for this week, go to rachelcomey.com, facebook.com/jillaikoyeedesigns, and tibi.com.

Next Video: Drive Right In
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Kids

Drive Right In

Drive Right In

A creative twist on movie night

The only problem with family movie night? Not enough room for everyone on the couch.

Think outside the cardboard box and turn cast-off packaging into kiddie seats perfectly sized for a living room drive-in.

Customize their rides using paper plates for tires, ribbon-wrapped steering wheels, and a favorite pillow for a plush and cozy interior. Add racing stripes with markers and make a license plate out of stickers.

Just before you press play, deliver popcorn to their cars. Then sit back and enjoy the show.

Hiding from winter weather? Go undercover with a DIY mask bar.

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Beauty

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 3

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 3

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

In our latest installment, SuChin Pak shares three beauty must-haves: the world’s best exfoliator (seriously, no one at the shoot could believe it), a cream blush that does double duty, and a foundation that matches any skin tone.

For more of Pak’s obsessions, check out her favorite videos on our YouTube channel. To purchase the items for this week, go to orgskincare.com, josiemaran.com, and rmsbeauty.com

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Entertainment

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 2

SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting v. 2

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

In the second installment of our new weekly series, SuChin Pak dishes about three gifts you should buy for yourself (or someone else, if that’s your thing) on Valentine’s Day.

For more of Pak’s obsessions, check out her favorite videos on our YouTube channel. To purchase the items for this week, go to estatejewelsbygr.com, printstagr.am, and macaronparlour.com.

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Entertainment

SuChin Pak's 5 Questions: Coco Rocha

SuChin Pak's 5 Questions: Coco Rocha

Her first kiss, thoughts on modeling, and "The Face"

Since it’s almost V-Day, we have a confession: We’ve had a crush on model Coco Rocha ever since she did an Irish jig down the catwalk at John Paul Gaultier in 2007.

Now that the 24-year-old is a mentor (alongside Naomi Campbell and Karolina Kurkova) on Oxygen’s new model competition show, The Face, we thought it time to act. She’s the subject of our first-ever Five Questions with SuChin Pak video series.

From her first kiss (the answer to which will shock you) to what she’d be doing if she weren’t modeling, Rocha gets deep for our chief correspondent. And, yes, she’s as pretty and porcelain looking in person as on TV.

Our feelings only grow stronger.

The Face premieres tomorrow night at 9 p.m. EST. For more information, go to the-face.oxygen.com. Want more Pak? Here are her current obsessions.

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Food & Drink

In the Kitchen: Chocolate Pie with Raspberry Topping

In the Kitchen: Chocolate Pie with Raspberry Topping

An easy Valentine's Day recipe from Bang Bang Pie Shop

Love: You can take it or leave it.

But a good pie? Consider it taken. Which is why today’s In the Kitchen video will tug on even the blackest heartstrings: a Valentine’s Day recipe from Bang Bang Pie Shop.

Inside the cozy Logan Square storefront, head baker Megan Miller whips up the kinds of delicacies dreams are made of. Her chocolate-raspberry pie is easy enough to replicate at home.

With just seven ingredients — most of which you have in your pantry — it’s nearly foolproof. We suggest picking up a ball of Bang Bang’s butter-flecked dough for top-notch results (it’s for sale at the shop).

Serve it to someone special. Then eat your heart out.

Bang Bang Pie Shop, 2051 North California Avenue, at McLean Avenue (773-276-8888 or bangbangpies.com).

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Beauty

Pretty Smart: Mastering the Deep Side Part

Pretty Smart: Mastering the Deep Side Part

A Woodley & Bunny stylist’s easy instructions

We know a girl whose best friend’s cousin’s dog’s previous owner’s sister is a backup dancer for Beyoncé. So, basically, it’s like we know Beyoncé.

A better way to feel the connection? Try the queen’s favorite hairstyle: a glammed-up deep side part with curls (which she wore at the inauguration and halftime show press conference).

Stylist Jennipher Van Bogart at Woodley & Bunny showed our editor how to do it in just a few easy steps; all you need is root lift product, a curling iron, clips, and hair spray.

It’s your destiny, child.

For more information or to buy any of the products used in the video, go to woodleyandbunny.com.

Photo: Stephania Stanley / DailyCandy

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Entertainment

Introducing SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting Series

Introducing SuChin Pak's Currently Coveting Series

Our chief correspondent's obsessions right now

Our woman about town, SuChin Pak, likes things. Lots of things. And in this new series, she’s showcasing three of them each week. They could range from a YouTube video on foot massage (that’s right) to her favorite outfit at that moment. Check back every Tuesday for a new video.

To check out Pak’s picks, go to the-gypsy-wagon.com, coyuchi.com, and youtube.com.

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Entertainment

Eddie Huang Makes Bao (and Conversation)

Eddie Huang Makes Bao (and Conversation)

You can't really do what the Baohaus chef does at home

Usually, when we film an In the Kitchen video, the purpose is to teach viewers to re-create a recipe.

But during our shoot with Eddie Huang, chef at Baohaus in Manhattan, five minutes into making his pork bao he said, “Honestly, people can’t do this. If you want to do that, try Momofuku.”

Which sums up what drew us to Huang in the first place: His memoir, Fresh Off the Boat, out now. Huang, whose parents are Taiwanese, grew up in Orlando, moved to NYC, and became a lawyer, a hustler, a stand-up, and a restaurateur.

The book’s appeal is Huang’s honest, funny description of his experience growing up Asian-American, and finding both solace and strife in his Chinese heritage. We promise it’s like nothing you’ve ever read.

Like his baos, he’s inimitable.

Fresh Off the Boat is available at amazon.com, $14.

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Kids

We've Got Argh Eye on You

We've Got Argh Eye on You

DIY valentines for your pirate

Ahoy, little buccaneers. It’s time again to scour Pinterest for a DIY Valentine’s Day idea your whole crew will treasure.

Or ye could just steal ours.

’Tis simple enough to make. Scissors, felt, elastic, card stock, and an adult-assisted hot glue gun are all you need.

A snip here. A snip there. In a blink of your one eye, ye’ll have love patches to deliver to all your (class)mateys.

Find more ways to say I heart you with cupcake wrappers and a frozen scavenger hunt.

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Fashion

Behind the Scenes with Melissa Joy Manning

Behind the Scenes with Melissa Joy Manning

SuChin Pak gets the inside scoop on her Designer Collaboration

We like it when people are literal — as in “She literally took the cake.” That’s why we love the earrings that California-based Melissa Joy Manning made for our Designer Collaborations: She took our very own swirl and turned it into jewelry. In this video, DailyCandy correspondent SuChin Pak talks with Manning about her process.

To buy the earrings, go to dailycandy.com/collaborations.

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Beauty

Behind the Scenes with GlossyBox

Behind the Scenes with GlossyBox

CEO Susan Naci shows our editor her favorites from our collaboration

In this video, GlossyBox CEO Susan Naci highlights her favorite things from our special, limited-edition box — from black eyeliner that doesn’t pull your lid off when you put it on to a silky bronzer from France.

To buy the GlossyBox, go to dailycandy.com/collaborations.

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Fashion

Introducing DailyCandy Designer Collaborations

Introducing DailyCandy Designer Collaborations

Check out what we made

Without further ado, we present DailyCandy Collaborations, a collection of limited-edition must-haves created by some of the designers and artists we love most. In this video, chief correspondent SuChin Pak shows off the goods.

For more information and to buy what you saw, go to dailycandy.com/collaborations.

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How-To

Easy Does It: Toned Arms in Ten Minutes (a Day)

Easy Does It: Toned Arms in Ten Minutes (a Day)

Simple movements from Andie Hecker at Ballet Bodies

You know in Center Stage when Jody likes Cooper, but Cooper’s all, “Ew, girl, get away,” and Charlie’s like, “Hey, I’m here, and I’m hot, too”?

We wouldn’t mind being part of a love triangle like that. The first step: looking the part. We asked Andie Hecker, former professional dancer with NYC Ballet and founder of Ballet Bodies in L.A., to demo the moves.

In today’s three videos, she shows (rhythmically challenged) editor Lauren Lumsden how to get svelte arms (above), tone her butt and thighs with high kicks, and do a full-body cardio workout — your calves will hurt for days.

And you’ll surely be riding a motorcycle on stage in no time.

For more information on Ballet Bodies, go to balletbodies.com. Want to keep working out? Here are dozens of ways to show the lingering holiday blub who’s boss.

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How-To

Easy Does It: Get Your Rear in Gear

Easy Does It: Get Your Rear in Gear

Andie Hecker from Ballet Bodies kicks your butt into shape

We like everything to have a little kick to it. So why not our fitness routine? In this video, Andie Hecker of Ballet Bodies in L.A. shows our editor how to tone her thighs and butt with a series of high kicks. Feel free to laugh at her kicks compared to Hecker’s.

For more information on Ballet Bodies, go to balletbodies.com.

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How-To

Easy Does It: Intense Cardio Burn

Easy Does It: Intense Cardio Burn

Andie Hecker from Ballet Bodies makes you hop to it

There’s a reason dancers have calves of steel: frequent and constant jumping. In this video, Andie Hecker, founder of Ballet Bodies in L.A., gives our editor the workout of her life — seriously, she had trouble going up and down steps for a week — with petit allegro (the proper term for tiny jumps).

For more information on Ballet Bodies, go to balletbodies.com.