This Salmon Recipe Shines

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. My goal here is always to keep cooking simple: You need to be ...
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20 Under $20: Wines That Feed the Soul

Between the physical, emotional and economic miseries delivered by the pandemic, the continuing national debate over racial justice and the ...
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A Veggie Burger Unlike the Others

A friend asked me what I was planning for my July column. “Black bean burgers,” said I.“Really, why?” was the ...
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The Best Drinks in Life Are Frozen

While evocations of sun, sand and rosé don’t hurt — hey, wear a mask out there — not all icy ...
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Should We Be Drinking Less?

Can a daily drink or two lead to better health?For many years, the federal government’s influential dietary guidelines implied as ...
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Outdoor Dining Offers Fresh Air and Fantasy to a City That Needs Both

A new design genre was born last month when New York City began allowing restaurants, which had been closed for ...
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One Perfect Peach

Good morning. I’m firmly of the opinion that you get one really good peach a year, if you’re lucky, if ...
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A Black-Owned Distillery in Minneapolis Pushes Forward

When Chris and Shanelle Montana founded Du Nord Craft Spirits in 2013, they chose the Longfellow neighborhood in southern Minneapolis, ...
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Park Slope, Brooklyn, Gets a Beer Garden Built Into a Garage

HeadlinerThe Beer GarageMarina Charny, the owner of Wild, a gluten-free Italian restaurant, planned to use a former garage she acquired ...
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Two Chefs Moved to Rural Minnesota to Expand on Their Mission of Racial Justice

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. — Krewe, a restaurant in this small central-Minnesota city, is a tribute to Mary Mackbee, a former ...
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In the Twin Cities’ Robust Dining Scene, Few Black-Owned Businesses

MINNEAPOLIS — Before the coronavirus decimated the restaurant industry, Minneapolis and St. Paul were being hailed around the country for ...
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Where Italian and Croatian Cuisine Meet

Travel is tamped down for the time being, but I’m daydreaming in my kitchen — Spain, and especially Italy, tempt ...
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Let the Ramen Come to You

Yohei Ishida is not simply packing up his various ramens for pickup and delivery from his restaurant on the Lower ...
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A Quince Paste by Request

Kitty Keller, the founder of the importer KL Keller Foodways, has a favorite French maker of pâte de fruits in ...
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Slurp Oysters From the Eastern Seaboard

Like cheese makers, those who cultivate oysters along America’s coastlines have also felt the loss of restaurant business during the ...
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A Wine Getaway

For a way to get out of the house, you can now gather friends and family from your quarantine bubble ...
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Kwame Onwuachi Is Leaving Kith and Kin in Washington

A month ago, the chef Kwame Onwuachi reopened Kith and Kin, the restaurant on the Potomac River in Washington where ...
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Two Top New York City Culinary Schools Join Forces

By the end of the year the International Culinary Center, formerly the French Culinary Institute, will close its doors in ...
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Meet the Gleaners, Combing Farm Fields to Feed the Newly Hungry

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Armed with a cheap steak knife and a plastic basket lined with a garbage bag, a ...
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Welcome to Sandwich City

Good morning. Craig Claiborne put red bell pepper in his tuna salad sandwiches, and called for homemade mayonnaise to bind ...
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How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On

HAMMONTON, N.J. — Workers at the largest blueberry farm in the Northeast move through the fields in small groups, fingers ...
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James Sherwood, Who Revived the Orient Express, Dies at 86

Over his long, colorful life, the peripatetic James Sherwood seeded many businesses — container leasing, a London guidebook, ferries and ...
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The Most Delicious Chicken

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. The Fourth of July, with its tantalizing promise of corn and watermelon, is ...
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New York Changes Outdoor Dining Rule, Leaving Restaurants Scrambling

For restaurants and the New Yorkers who love them, the outdoor cafes that have sprung up across the city over ...
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This Is the Secret to the Crunchiest Fruit Crumble

I learned the secret to making the best, crunchiest fruit crumble over two decades ago. And I subsequently ignored it.A ...
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Turn Your Frozen Fruit Into the Simplest Soft Serve

When a balmy evening inspires an ice cream craving, it’s time for a 60-second soft serve.Unlike regular ice cream, which ...
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Think of Kimchi as a Verb

In 1904, the Japanese military authorities arrested the American novelist Jack London. Three times. He was covering the Russo-Japanese War ...
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Verdicchio di Matelica, to Discover or Revisit

As some of you might have noticed, I’ve been on an Italian white wine kick. I’ve been particularly interested in ...
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How Do You Define Rosé?

Certain categories of wine must be approached on tiptoe, as opinions surrounding them will be tenaciously defended, even if their ...
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Peter Meehan Resigns as Los Angeles Times Food Editor

Peter Meehan, the editor of The Los Angeles Times food section, announced Wednesday afternoon that he was stepping down.His resignation ...
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N.Y. Officials Halt Indoor Dining, Alarmed by Virus Rise in Other States

With the coronavirus spreading rapidly in other large states like California, Florida and Texas, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on ...
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You Don’t Need a Party for These Spicy Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are party food: meant for a crowd and sure to disappear first — before the onion dip, even ...
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Melissa Clark’s Fourth of July

Good morning. Happy Canada Day, to those celebrating. In the United States, we’re barreling into the Fourth of July, which ...
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The Do’s and Don’t of Using Cooking Oil

Cooking oil is essential to countless recipes. Stir-fries, baked goods, bacon, and french fries, just to name a few. But ...
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This Giant Blueberry Scone Is Self-Care With Butter and Flour

I promised myself that I’d read “War and Peace” during this long period of confinement. But I didn’t. Just as ...
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This Cookbook Raises Money for Restaurant Workers

The Lineup is an organization that sponsors dinners, open to the public, for which unheralded line cooks, chefs de cuisine ...
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Students Create a Magazine to Salute Their Heroes: Chefs of Color

At Food and Finance High School, a New York City public school devoted to culinary arts, the Junior Spring Showcase ...
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Long Island City Gets a New Rooftop Restaurant

HeadlinerPerivoliSocial distancing is not a huge challenge when your dining room is on a sprawling rooftop. Even with well-spaced tables, ...
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Chile Crisp Is Even Good With Ice Cream

On Oct. 22, 2018, at 8:59 a.m. Pacific time, Jenny Gao, the Los Angeles-based chef and founder of the Sichuan ...
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I’m Not Ready to Go Back to Restaurants. Is Anyone?

Last week, a worker at one of my favorite bakeries in Los Angeles tested positive for Covid-19.Bub and Grandma’s, which ...
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New Queens Shop Serves Nigerian Food

Beatrice Ajaero grew up on Roosevelt Island, where she still lives, and has an African food and gift stall, Ibari, ...
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‘Who Are We for?’ How the Virus Is Testing the Identity of Chinatown

Hop Kee is a basement Cantonese eatery offering $9.50 shrimp lo mein. Hwa Yuan Szechuan is a three-story, white-tablecloth restaurant ...
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John T. Edge, A White Gatekeeper of Southern Food, Faces Calls to Resign

For years, people have been calling for John T. Edge to step down as head of the influential Southern Foodways ...
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Chocolates for Health Care Workers

Milène Jardine, a New York chocolatier, has added something new to its online store: the option to buy a box ...
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Steelhead Trout for a Good Cause

In Hudson, N.Y., steelhead trout, a delicious salmon wannabe, are thriving. And Hudson Valley Fisheries, which is raising the fish ...
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A Vodka for Our Time

Intended for making cocktails at home, and with a name that one hopes might become a memory some day, the ...
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Beluga, Farm-Raised in America

This is not the best moment to discuss caviar, what with the pandemic and the subsequent fiscal stress. But there ...
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Black Wine Professionals Demand to Be Seen

TJ Douglas and his wife, Hadley, own Urban Grape, a thriving wine shop in the South End neighborhood of Boston ...
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New Tofu Recipe!

Good morning. My friend Kirsch was on the phone, saying how it’s gotten to the point where all she wants ...
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How José Andrés Faces the Challenge of Feeding Millions

This article is part of a series on resilience in troubled times — what we can learn about it from ...
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Why Out-of-Work New Yorkers Are Starting Cooking Businesses

In 2013, after years of working as an art director, Miriam Weiskind gave into her love of pizza, first giving ...
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A Fashion Designer’s Reimagining of a Quinoa Bowl

At this time of year, Jesse Kamm would typically be living off the grid. She’d be down in Panama with ...
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Make Cornmeal Muffins for Your Next Breakfast Treat

Muffins are just an excuse to eat cake for breakfast. Or at least, that applies to the kind of muffins ...
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The Old World Turns to a New World Spirit: Rye

FIFE, Scotland — Single-malt whiskies are the pride of Scotland, where strict regulations require that they be made only from ...
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How to Host a Socially Distanced Barbecue

Here’s a maxim for entertaining in the age of Covid-19: The only way to bring people together is to figure ...
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Fresh and Satisfying

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. My quarantine diet has shifted considerably in recent weeks: I now have way ...
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This One-Pan Meal Shows Just How Joyful Tofu Can Be

Tofu’s versatility is no secret, but to embrace its many uses is an exquisite thing — it can be pan-fried, ...
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Finding A Cheap Coffee Machine Made Easy

There is nothing like a good cup of coffee. In fact, that good cup of coffee could be one of ...
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A Virus Walks Into a Bar …

Everything you love about your neighborhood bar — the ambience, the crowds, the music, the free-flowing alcohol — makes it ...
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This Is One Cool Cucumber Soup

When it’s too hot to cook, there’s a long, vast tradition of chilled soups to save the day. Be they ...
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What Causes Bad Body Smell?

Each and every one of us has their own unique smell, and this is normal. But sometimes intense smells become ...
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Hottest Fashion Trend: Bermuda Shorts

Every summer season, shorts become a must-have, but this year stylists offer to abandon the usual denim mini-shorts and choose ...
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Celebs Speak out about Their Experience with Racism

By the year 2020 the humankind has traversed a long way, but it appears we are not yet civilized enough ...
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The Garlic Will Tell You When It’s Time

Every year at about this point in the growing season, Alley Swiss has a ritual he performs. It’s one that ...
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Restaurant Dining Is Back, if You Can Find a Table

On Monday, I had lunch at Veselka in the East Village. Normally I wouldn’t bother you with this fact. I’ve ...
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An All-Day Cafe and Bakery for Park Slope

HeadlinerWinnerDaniel Eddy, who worked as a chef at Daniel Rose’s Spring restaurant in Paris, Rebelle in Manhattan and Walnut Street ...
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With Baseball Up in the Air, What About the Ballpark Peanuts?

Classic stadium food like garlic fries, Dippin’ Dots and pump-cheese nachos are touchstones of something that feels heartbreakingly far away ...
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How Covid-19 Is Threatening Alaska’s Wild Salmon Fishing Season

ANCHORAGE — For Christopher Nicolson, each June brings happy anticipation of his family’s trip to the tiny Alaska fishing town ...
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Anthony Bourdain Remembered by Friends

The chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés want Anthony Bourdain to be remembered not on the day of his death ...
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What’s Involved in a Mommy Makeover?

Having one child or multiple children has a big effect on a woman’s body. Childbearing involves the body going through ...
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Are Magnetic or Glue Lashes More Comfortable?

As technology progresses, we’re seeing more innovative ideas than ever. One such to come along fairly recently is that of ...
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What Shapes Do Acrylic Nails Come In?

Maybe your first experience with acrylic nails was in high school; you got treated to a “full set” for prom, ...
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Prestigious Wine Organization Drops Use of Term ‘Master’

A prestigious wine organization will stop its common use of “master” with a sommelier’s surname as part of an effort ...
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Eat Like an Italian

Edwin Garrubbo — who is in the cosmetics business and an Italophile, with family ties to Italy — has written ...
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Summer Rolls for Entertaining

Pescatore Seafood, a long-established fish shop in Grand Central Market, now ships its bounty fresh nationwide. It’s also available for ...
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These Complete a Spirit

Tonic water and soda water can easily outfit the bar when fizz is required. But a new collection of juice-based ...
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Eating Thai Fruit Demands Serious Effort but Delivers Sublime Reward

BANGKOK — All across Bangkok, fruit juice is dripping off chins, dribbling down arms and splashing onto the city’s sidewalks.This ...
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A Dish Even the Pickiest Little Ones Will Love

LONDON — Plenty of food debates were going on in our house during the recent lockdown. Unlike in normal times, ...
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This Tomato-Chickpea Salad Is the Taste of Summer

The tomatoes in the New York area are starting to get pretty good. And while they’re not quite the juicy ...
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Spicy Pork Kebabs, Fast Enough for a Weeknight

There are few meals more primally satisfying than charred meat on a stick. Whether turned on a spit or threaded ...
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Why You Should Steam Your Veggies?

Steaming is considered one of the strongest methods of cooking vegetables. Again, this way, vegetables get cooked too easily. For ...
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Eat This Jammy Cake With A Spoon

The week’s most popular dishes include Jerrelle Guy’s strawberry spoon cake (above), Lidey Heuck’s one-pot smoky fish and Yewande Komolafe’s ...
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Summer Preview

Hello, it’s Emily, and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. As of tomorrow, summer is here. The local gems of the ...
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Pandemic Gives S.O.S. a New Meaning for U.K. Cheesemakers: Save Our Stilton

PIKEHALL, England — First the phones fell silent, then the email inbox abruptly emptied of orders. At Hartington Creamery, one ...
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Wildlife Trade Spreads Coronaviruses as Animals Get to Market

A study of the wildlife trade in three provinces in southern Vietnam produced startlingly clear confirmation for one of the ...
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Food That’s a Business and a Comfort

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with ...
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Missing Those Old Familiar Places

OK, I’ve finally gone around the bend. I’m sitting in my Manhattan studio and listening to the “Colonel Bogey March” ...
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The Real Women Behind Aunt Jemima

I was just five years old when the vibe in my grandmother Nannie’s kitchen aroused my culinary curiosity. It took ...
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10 Reasons You Should Give Riesling Another Look

No other wine has been the object of such devoted campaigning, proselytizing and ardor as riesling.What has been the result ...
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Padma Lakshmi Finds a New Voice, Amplifying the Voices of Others

“Am I stepping on anything?” Padma Lakshmi asks on her new show “Taste the Nation,” as the farmer Scott Chang-Fleeman ...
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How to Stay Safe While at Gym amid the COVID’19

COVID’19 has hit the world hard. No one was ready for the devastation that it has brought to the world ...
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Coronavirus Fears in China Find a New Target: Salmon

When a new coronavirus outbreak emerged last week in Beijing, residents were jolted by reports that traces of the virus ...
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Blowing Bubbles to Pollinate Flowers

As wild insect populations decline and commercial honeybee colonies suffer maladies, farmers are seeking new ways to pollinate their crops ...
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A Savory Loaf Packed With Cheese and Olives

I’ve eaten my fair share — arguably more than my fair share — of sweet loaf cakes since the start ...
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New Dietary Guidelines Draws Criticism from Health Advocates

Are children who consume prodigious amounts of sugary drinks at higher risk for cardiovascular disease?Can a diet rich in fruits, ...
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A Chance to Recharge Mentally, Spiritually and Emotionally

Welcome. People talk about the new normal all the time now, but there isn’t one yet. There won’t be one ...
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It’s Time for French Fries

Good morning. Is sourdough still trending, people all over the place nurturing starters, putting them to use in boules and ...
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This Cajun Corn Dish Screams ‘Summer’

I’m married to a restaurant chef. A competitive chef. An efficient chef. A chef with particular “needs” about how the ...
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In N.Y.C., Bars Are Open on the Sidewalk

Tony Auliano and his wife, Melinda Lantz, stood, drinks in hand, outside the Factory 380, an Andy Warhol-themed bar on ...
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Seating Moves Outdoors as Restaurants Reopen During Pandemic

As restaurants around the country look to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, outdoor seating is becoming a survival option, and ...
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