A Daniel Grilled Cheese to Make at Home

At Restaurant Daniel, a new bar menu of small plates like oysters, gougères and smoked trout rillettes, includes sleek, well-burnished croquine sandwiches of Manchego cheese, Iberico ham and hazelnuts on brioche. To make 16 of them at home, you’ll need eight thin slices of crustless brioche; two ounces of thinly sliced cured ham, preferably Spanish;…

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If a Paper Straw Isn’t Your Thing …

Alternatives to plastic straws are proliferating, and more permanent materials than paper are being used: stainless steel, sterling silver, glass and ceramic, sometimes equipped with carrying cases. Among the most decorative examples are these 8.5-inch ceramic straws printed with patterns that suggest elaborate tile work. They’re from Stephanie Nass, who sells tableware on her website…

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A Wine Shop Focused on the Gems

Albert Di Meglio, the chef and an owner of Barano restaurant in South Williamsburg, said that customers who liked a wine on his list would ask where to buy it. “It was sometimes a problem,” he said. “Restaurants can get wines on allocation that people won’t find in stores. That’s one of the reasons I…

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Worcestershire Butter!

Good morning. I was down in Howard Beach eating a slice from New Park Pizza as the sun bore down hard on Cross Bay Boulevard, and that is what I wish you could be doing today whether you read these words in Los Angeles or Brisbane, Paris or London, either one of the Portlands or…

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Ice Cream Ideas From England

A family ice cream enterprise in England — started by Theo Mezger and named for his wife, Jude Mezger — is given its due in “Jude’s Ice Cream & Desserts,” a cookbook by their sons. Luring me into the kitchen were recipes for assorted ice creams (consider the strawberry-buttermilk right now); ice cream desserts like…

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A New Syrup for Drinks and Cooking

The Chef Curtis Duffy Plans His Next Chicago Restaurant

The end of Grace, a sleek, modern Chicago restaurant with three Michelin stars and a reputation as one of the nation’s best, was quick and messy: The chef, Curtis Duffy, and the general manager, Michael Muser, abruptly stopped working there in December 2017 after a dispute with their business partner. Two days later, Grace unceremoniously…

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A Year in Paris That Transformed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

In August 1949, a 20-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier arrived in France and began a year that would change her life. Before her marriages to Jack and Aristotle, before the glamour and the tragedy, before she lived in the White House or worked at a publishing house, she was a college student boarding a ship to spend…

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Medical News Today: People with fibromyalgia have different gut bacteria

A study that compared women with and without fibromyalgia has, for the first time, linked gut bacteria to the long-lasting disease and its main symptoms. Researchers examined the gut bacteria of people with fibromyalgia and found that they differ from those of people without the condition. Researchers in Canada identified 19 species of gut bacteria…

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For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope

Stella Pavlides has vitiligo. It’s an autoimmune condition in which the body attacks the cells, called melanocytes, that give skin its color. She was 22 years old and studying to be a court reporter when she first developed unsightly white patches on her hands and feet, then around her mouth, eyes, arms, legs and groin.…

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