Jonathan Van Meter
Jennifer Lawrence, Vogue's September issue cover girlWhether lighting up an indie or fronting a blockbuster franchise, Jennifer Lawrence is the most electric talent to hit Hollywood in a generation. Jonathan Van Meter meets America's favorite heroine.
Leave it to J.Law to choose the Odeon, a restaurant she plucked from a list because she liked the sound of its name. It opened on a corner in Tribeca long before Lawrence was even born and defined a genre: Execute everything perfectly, but don't take it all so seriously-an apt description of Lawrence herself. Indeed, Odeon has lasted for 30 years because, while it cares about great service and good food, it is committed above all else to being fun. In fact, I myself had so much early-nineties fun there that when I walked in at 1:00 p.m. on a Friday and sat down, I had a reaction that can only be described as Pavlovian: I ordered a vodka.
Jennifer Lawrence-unlike, say, Jennifer Aniston or Jennifer Lopez or Jennifer Garner-never looks the same. It's one of theRead More »from Jennifer Lawrence Admits She's 'Going Through a Meltdown'