A Wheat Whiskey From Woodford Reserve

A bit of spirits occasionally involves a taste of history. With its new Kentucky straight wheat whiskey, the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Ky., gives the drinker something to think about. Back in 1935, the Federal government recognized four styles of American whiskeys based on the dominant grain: corn (bourbon), rye, malt (malted barley) and…

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New Service Delivers Burgers

Some, including David Chang, have been tempted by the concept of a restaurant without walls, a delivery-only operation. Mr. Chang’s efforts did not succeed but, now, the Australian restaurant group that owns Hole in the Wall in the financial district and Murray Hill is giving it a shot with Ghost Burger. They’ve pared down their…

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Medical News Today: What do code blue and other hospital codes mean?

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Sweet, Salty, Sour — and Part of Mexico’s Soul

It’s the dish Mexico craves every September. Chiles en nogada — stuffed poblano peppers topped with a creamy walnut sauce — makes a brief but grand appearance on Mexican tables starting in late August, and is eaten to celebrate Independence Day on Sept. 16. “It’s elegant and a part of our national soul,” said Josefina…

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Too Little Sleep, or Too Much, May Raise Heart Attack Risk

Getting less than six hours of sleep a night, or more than nine hours, might increase the risk for heart attack. Previous observational studies have found an association between sleep duration and heart attack. But for the current study, researchers had DNA data about study participants and knew who had a high or low genetic…

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Trump Spars With Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Over Criminal Justice

In the latest example of President Trump tangling with celebrity critics on social media, he called the musician John Legend “boring” and the model Chrissy Teigen “filthy mouthed” in tweets late Sunday trumpeting the president’s achievements in criminal justice reform. Ms. Teigen and Mr. Legend, a married couple who are both frequent critics of the…

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Pork and Plums Are Ready to Mingle

I am a person who loves to compartmentalize. I like to keep TVs out of bars, buildings away from beaches and sweet flavors away from savory food. I’m not opposed to a pinch of brown sugar in a rub or a drizzle of honey in dressing for balance, but I generally avoid ingredients like sweet…

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High Doses of Vitamin D Don’t Strengthen Bones

High doses of vitamin D do not increase bone density, and they may even lower it, researchers report. In a double-blinded, three-year clinical trial published in JAMA, scientists randomized 311 healthy adults without osteoporosis to daily doses of 400, 4,000 or 10,000 units of vitamin D. At the beginning and end of the study, they…

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