For Bride (and Groom) Gifting: Think Inside The Box

In the same way trendy monthly subscriptions and curated boxes allow you to discover new beauty products, food prep and fashion, a new crop of expertly crafted boxed gifts, specifically catered to engaged couples, have made their way to the wedding industry. Giving your favorite bride or groom (even if that happens to be yourself)…

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Cecilia Chiang, a Pioneering Restaurateur, Marks a Century of Flavors

SAN FRANCISCO — On her 99th birthday, Cecilia Chiang wore a leopard-print silk shirt and black trousers, slipped on two thick, glittering cocktail rings, and met her granddaughter for an early lunch at Yank Sing, in Rincon Center. Before she could put in an order for her favorite — the juicy pea-shoot dumplings — a…

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In California, a ‘Surprise’ Billing Law Is Protecting Patients and Angering Doctors

ImageOutside Ridgecrest Regional Hospital in Ridgecrest, Calif. Since the California law took effect, there has been little evidence that patients’ access to health care has suffered.CreditFrederic J. Brown/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Three years ago, California passed one of the strongest laws in the country to outlaw surprise medical billing. That legislation made sure that when…

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The Collaboration to End All Collaborations

PARIS — If only Blaine Trump had been here to see it. The pouf skirt, relic of the go-go 1980s, favorite party dress of the Wives of Wall Street, is back. Only, now it is in the shape of a sleeve (singular). Also a waistband. That’s a tell. It made its return Wednesday afternoon in…

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Now Rising to the Top of the Beer World: Foam

There’s nothing fast about the Slow Pour Pils from Bierstadt Lagerhaus. The Denver brewery spends 30 hours brewing the straw-colored pilsner, ferments it for weeks and, finally, makes its taproom customers wait at least five minutes for a taste. Bartenders pour the pilsner straight into the glass to create foam, then let it subside. They…

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Medical News Today: What to know about viral rash in adults and babies

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These Ants Use Germ-Killers, and They’re Better Than Ours

As a microbiologist, Massimiliano Marvasi has spent years studying how microbes have defeated us. Many pathogens have evolved resistance to penicillin and other antimicrobial drugs, and now public health experts are warning of a global crisis in treating infectious diseases. These days, Dr. Marvasi, a senior researcher at the University of Florence in Italy, finds…

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How to Develop an Appetite for Insects

Repeat after me: entomophagy. It’s derived from Greek and Latin: “entomon,” meaning “insect,” and “phagus,” as in “feeding on.” Some think it’s the future of food. In 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a report declaring the need to swap traditional protein sources for insects to support a sustainable future.…

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Finding the Deliciousness in New York City

New York City is one of the great food cities, has been for decades, centuries, even as a rising tide of interest in the delicious has made it possible to eat brilliantly in places around the world. The five boroughs are home to gilded dining rooms and steamy, slightly sticky ones, to restaurants serving amazing…

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