This week, James Wolcott stops by to reminisce about the wonderful pleasures he discovered as a young man in 1980s New York, when he spent the holiday alone in an empty and beautiful city. Then, speaking of life’s small pleasures, Malika Browne joins us from London to discuss the Clink, London’s hot new restaurant that is, well, a little rough around the edges. All this and more make this week’s show one you won’t want to miss. Listen by clicking Play below. But be sure to subscribe at Apple Podcasts or Spotify so you don’t miss an episode.

Episode 119: It’s a Very Merry Podcast—Our Christmas Episode

Plus: Malika Browne on the Clink, London’s hot new restaurant; and more