Antibiotics May Raise the Risk of Allergies

Giving antibiotics to infants may increase their risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests. Researchers used records of 798,426 children in the Military Health System database from 2001 to 2013, tracking their antibiotic prescriptions in infancy and allergy diagnoses in childhood. About 17 percent of them were treated with one or more courses of…


At the Four Horsemen, the Food Catches Up to the Wine

In the fall, when I was supposed to be thinking about the best restaurants I’d reviewed over the year, I found myself thinking often and happily about a four-year-old restaurant that I’d never reviewed at all: the Four Horsemen, in Brooklyn. It had opened in the summer of 2015, and while I’d enjoyed it, gone…


Brooklyn’s Great American Diner


Culinary Arts is an occasional illustrated look at what we eat.

A Devotee of Basque Food Brings It to Two Bridges

Headliner Ernesto’s At 21, Ryan Bartlow took off for Spain, most specifically for San Sebastián in the Basque region. The chef worked at some good restaurants in his hometown, Chicago, after culinary school, and then got himself a two-year stint at Akelarre, a restaurant with three Michelin stars overlooking San Sebastián, where he fell in…


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Chocolate

We don’t know what it is about, “The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” and chocolate, but these two go together better than peanut butter and jelly. You can never go wrong when you give the gift of chocolate. You can give a beautiful box of chocolates, an imported cocoa powder, or delicious dark chocolate…


In a Year of Abrupt Transitions, a Trip to Tahiti. And Calgary.

The 52 Places Traveler The 52 Places Traveler visits the definition of paradise in French Polynesia — and then makes his way to his final stop: Alberta in the dead of winter. Dec. 31, 2019 The last two stops for the 52 Places Traveler offered a contrast in scenery: Rangiroa’s Blue Lagoon, with its pristine…


Medical News Today: Researchers discover new autoinflammatory condition

A team of specialists from Australia and the United States has identified a new autoinflammatory condition in humans. They also understand what causes it, which can help researchers find an adequate treatment. Share on PinterestResearchers have identified a new autoinflammatory condition, which they have named CRIA syndrome. Autoimmune conditions occur when the body’s immune response…


Where Does the House End and the Yard Begin?

At David and Jamie Thompson’s house in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles, it’s easy to lose track of where the house ends and the yard begins. The 5,380-square-foot home, which Mr. Thompson, the founding principal of the Los Angeles-based architecture firm Assembledge, designed for his family of four, is three separate pavilions connected…


Exploring Spectacular Caves in a Quiet Corner of Vietnam

When Le Thi Bich brought her soon-to-be husband, Ben Mitchell, to visit her parents’ village of Phong Nha in 2007, tourism essentially consisted of day-tripping Vietnamese exploring a government-run cave by boat. In the narrowest part of Vietnam between Laos and the sea, the region is a captivating, almost prehistoric landscape of sweeping valleys and…