The Menu as Historic Document

Henry Voigt, a menu collector and historian, will discuss some of his latest menu finds, including items related to Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman, in a talk organized by the Culinary Historians of New York. He will also explain what can be learned from studying old restaurant menus as historic records. “The Hunt for…

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In Brooklyn, a New Food Hall With Breathtaking Views

The layout of the two-story Time Out Market New York, opening Friday, may be typical — aisles lined with vendors making and serving their specialties, areas for communal tables — but the details set it apart. Seats are leather. Your food comes on chinaware, with metal utensils. Drinks from three bars are poured into glasses,…

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A Refreshing Retro-Kitchen History

The post-World War II evolution of the American kitchen was not simply a matter of design and technology. As the design writer Sarah Archer explains, it was largely driven by social changes, especially concerning the role of women. Ms. Archer starts with the history of the kitchen and then covers the evolution of its features,…

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Swedish Candy Shop Adds Frozen Treats

BonBon, a candy store that sells imported Swedish confections by the pound, has added soft-serve ice cream. There’s an exceptionally creamy chocolate and a vegan vanilla, made with coconut oil and water, which has a slightly icy sorbet consistency. That one rotates in for regular vanilla on various days. The soft serve is not from…

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What Do You Give Someone With Everything?

Champagne is based on tradition, but Champagne Paul Launois is going its own way. And those with some spare change can wind up with 216 bottles labeled with their names and made according to their tastes. Julien and Sarah Launois, who started the small estate in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger in 2015, produce 20 barrels of softly…

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After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine

LONDON — A man who died after going into convulsions while flying from Colombia to Japan was found to have swallowed 246 tiny packages of cocaine, officials said. The man, a 42-year-old Japanese citizen who had begun his journey in Bogotá, became ill on an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to Tokyo, which then made…

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High Doses of B Vitamins Tied to Hip Fractures in Women

Large doses of vitamin B supplements are linked to an increased risk for hip fracture in older women, researchers report. The recommended dietary allowance for healthy women over 50 — 2.4 micrograms of B12 and 1.5 milligrams of B6 — would be fulfilled by eating six ounces of cooked tuna, and there are many other…

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Marriage Therapists Who Follow Their Own Advice

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way. Who Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, 68, and Dr. John Gottman, 77 Occupations The couple, both of whom have Ph.D.’s in…

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Polenta That You’ll Never Need to Stir

LONDON — In the last few months, I have been using this column to cook dishes in the oven using a single pot or pan. The inspiration was drawn from European classics, such as pasta with ragù, paella or moussaka, all of which come with long traditions attached to them and clear methods of preparation. None…

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Kawi, From Momofuku, Takes Korean Food Head On

You will find Kawi, the latest Momofuku restaurant, on the fifth floor of 20 Hudson Yards, assuming you stay determined and swallow back the urge to run for the exits that may grip you as you negotiate escalators that don’t connect to one another, elevators that are hidden out of sight like somebody’s crazy grandfather…

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