Korean Sweets Ready to Eat

This week, the city of Seoul, South Korea, is sponsoring a sampling of Korean confections prepared by five of that city’s pastry chefs. Called Sweet Seoul, it was held in Paris at the Galeries Lafayette department store last weekend and moves to New York this week for an exhibit and tasting, open to the public…

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A Chocolatier Bakes a Cookie

For the first time, L.A. Burdick Chocolates is using chunks of its dark chocolate to make excellent chocolate-chip walnut cookies created by its chef, Michael Klug. With a slight crunch and plenty of gooey bits, the cookies are baked fresh daily at each of the company’s stores and can also be ordered for shipping. The…

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Only One Choice at This Restaurant

Back in 2001 in Portland, Ore., when Tali Ovadia quit the world of software start-ups for food, she could afford only a pushcart for her business, the Whole Bowl. “There was room to do only one thing, but it was successful so I’ve kept at it,” she said. She now has 11 storefronts and food…

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There Is a Vagina Museum in London

Inside the winding alleyways of London’s Camden Market, past walls of combat boots, money exchanges and bustling food vendors, a small white sign announces the presence of the complex’s newest tenant: the Vagina Museum. On Saturday, during its grand opening, the humble brick space — dedicated to understanding and appreciating the vagina, vulva and gynecological…

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An Art Show for Food Lovers

Artists have illustrated food and drink throughout the ages. An exhibition, “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food in Art,” surveys 20th-century interpretations by more than 30 artists. It includes works by Édouard Vuillard, Georges Braque, Kazimir Malevich, Arman, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson and Anh Duong. “What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food…

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Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin and hair growth

Ferritin is a protein that stores iron for the body to use as needed. Many parts of the body contain ferritin, including the spleen, liver, blood, and hair follicles. When a person has a low ferritin count, they will also be low in iron. Because hair follicles contain ferritin, some people think that raising ferritin…

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Atlantic-Pacific’s New Collab Is Just In Time for the Holiday Party Season

With the holiday party circuit ready to cram your calendars, it’s time to start dressing the festive part. Influencer Blair Eadie, aka Instagram’s Atlantic-Pacific who boasts 1.5 million followers, is here to satisfy your soirée needs. For her second collaboration with Nordstrom in-house brand Halogen—the first was this October—we’re getting dozens of pieces perfect for…

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A 17-Mile Hike to Unite San Francisco

I was feeling down on my hometown, a fractured city of appalling inequality out of which has sprung an industry that’s contributed to the ruin of our country — and also, probably, my mind. The quirky tech scene had soured, while the houses had gotten grander and the homelessness more brutal. My family has been…

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Medical News Today: Why you should wash fruits and vegetables

Although most people know that they must handle animal products appropriately to prevent illness, fruits and vegetables can also carry harmful germs. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimate that around 48 million people every year get sick from eating contaminated food. In recent years, outbreaks of foodborne illnesses have occurred due to bacteria on…

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Statin Drugs Not Linked to Memory Decline in Study

There has been some evidence that statins cause cognitive problems, and enough case reports to make the Food and Drug Administration require a warning label on the medicines. But a large Australian study reports that the cholesterol-lowering drugs are not associated with a decline in memory or thinking ability. Over six years, researchers periodically measured…

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