Alan Richman, Trendsetter

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"I was the original metrosexual. I was carrying a handbag in the early seventies because I could put notebooks in it. The reason you always carry the bag when you became a restaurant critic was to steal menus. But I've only been caught twice stealing a menu in my life, so that's pretty good, isn't it?" —Alan Richman defends his manbag [Mediabistro]