Bites: In Mexico City, a Restaurant Draws Locally and From 10,000 Miles Away

Despite being almost 10,000 miles apart, Mexico and India have surprising similarities when it comes to food. The chefs Norma Listman and Saqib Keval discovered exactly that one night in Mexico City, when they created a menu for a friend’s dinner party. The result is what may be the capital’s most inventive new restaurant, Masala…

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Ask Well: Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

Q. Are calcium supplements safe? A. The short answer is probably yes. Many people, especially women, take calcium supplements in the hope of building stronger bones, but whether calcium supplements prevent fractures remains uncertain. The United States Preventive Services Task Force advises postmenopausal women against taking 1,000 milligrams a day or less for preventing fractures…

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Ties: A Handbook for Grieving

Before: Text your friends to tell them that your mother has entered hospice. Tell them that it’s just to get the equipment she needs (a hospital bed, a better wheelchair) and not a sign of her impending death. Pretend you believe it. Brace yourself for the SWAT team of hospice services and providers that descends…

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Modern Love: Talking to My Fiancé About My New Girlfriend

Luke came to my front door in New Orleans on a sunny day several years ago with a sparsely decorated cassette tape and said, “I made this for you.” I could tell this was a move he had used with other women, but I had to hand it to him: It was a good one.…

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U.K. to Allow Prescriptions for Medicinal Cannabis

LONDON — Doctors in Britain will be able to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis from Nov. 1, after two highly publicized cases of young, epileptic patients dependent on marijuana-based treatments put pressure on the government to review its policy. The change was announced on Thursday by Home Secretary Sajid Javid, after he called for an urgent…

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These It-Vests are the Cargo Pants of the Upper Body

Recently I’ve developed a bad habit of picking the brains of ELLE.com’s Gen Z-related staffers for insider information on the next big trends. Luckily, they’re more than willing to oblige. Nerisha Penrose is ELLE.com’s assistant editor and Resident Youth, and the go-to expert on Instagram It-girls, the hottest streetwear brands, and, strangely enough, Ed Sheeran.…

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What We Saw at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Advertisement A quick look at some of the latest collections from top bridal designers. By Charanna Alexander Oct. 10, 2018 Image CreditReem Acra, Inabl Dror, Ines Di Santo Bridal fashion designers, both seasoned veterans and newcomers, showcased Fall and Winter 2019 collections during Bridal Fashion Week, which was Oct. 4-7 in New York. This year,…

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Up Next: A Young Curator From a Storied Art World Family

Name: Roya Sachs Age: 27 Hometown: London Now Lives: In Manhattan’s Alphabet City, in an apartment that’s “very much a map of the mind and world of Roya,” Ms. Sachs said, referring to the stacks of art books and the art on the walls, much of it by the artists she has worked with. “I’m…

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Chloe Grace Moretz Loves a Twinning Moment with Her Mom

For some, the perfect closet filled is with easy pieces that elevate your style and take you season-to-season, sans the stress of building a transitional wardrobe or burning a hole in your wallet. For actress Chloe Grace Moretz, it’s all about the power suit. «They’re comfortable—kind of like pajamas, really—and is my lazy-girl outfit,» she…

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