Front Burner: A Brandy That Nods to Pisco

San Francisco was the North American city that first embraced pisco, the Peruvian grape spirit, and drank it from the Gold Rush to Prohibition. It seems fitting that a new, clear, unaged brandy, inspired by pisco, comes from the area (it’s bottled in Ukiah, to the north). Punningly called Frísco, it is distilled in copper…

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Front Burner: These Curries Are Works of Art

Rirkrit Tiravanija, an artist whose interactive works cover social, political and food experiences, will have an exhibition starting this month at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., that includes servings of curry. Called “Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Green,” the installation features murals, documentary films and free servings of red, yellow…

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In the Bronx, an Elite Chef Is Trying to Engineer a Better School Lunch

Four years ago, Dan Giusti was arguably at the top of the cooking world. Born in New Jersey and trained at the Culinary Institute of America, he was the head chef at Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that perennially lands on lists of the world’s best. On his watch, Noma received two Michelin stars and drew…

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The Best Street Style and Daytime Looks From the 2019 Cannes Film Festival

The best looks at the Cannes Film Festival aren’t only on its evening red carpets. Throughout the week, celebs attend photo calls, events, and just generally walk around town dressed to impress in pastel dresses, light suits, and statement pieces. Here, the best daytime looks from the festival.

Ceremony for 2, Please. And Make It Fancy!

Ludan Wu and Johnny Phaipanya, high school sweethearts from Chicago, were engaged for two years and planning a small wedding with family and close friends. But last December they made an impromptu decision to elope. “We ultimately realized that we wanted the day to be only about being with each other, and that meant having…

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Unbuttoned: The Freudian Loafer, the Intellectual and the Politician’s Son

Image Louis Sarkozy, son of the former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, in his Manhattan apartment.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times Another Sarkozy is flirting with the fashion world. Louis Sarkozy, the 22-year-old son of Nicolas Sarkozy, French president from 2007 to 2012, is dipping his toe into the arena with a men’s shoe line.…

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What I Love: Elizabeth Marvel on Sharing Space With Curiosities and Ghosts

In the mid-1980s, Elizabeth Marvel got into some unspecified trouble at Interlochen Arts Academy, a boarding school in Michigan, got the boot, and was thus unable to complete the portfolio required for admission to Cooper Union and the Rhode Island School of Design. “Art school was my dream,” Ms. Marvel said. Dream dashed, she bummed…

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The New Health Care: Why Politics Should Be Kept Out of Miscarriages

Georgia’s much-discussed new law on abortion is one of the most restrictive in the nation. Abortion will be banned as early as six weeks into pregnancy — before many women even know they are pregnant. This law goes even further, though: Although the intent of the law is to block abortion, it has opened a…

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