Mirazur, in France, Tops World’s 50 Best Restaurants List

Mirazur, a restaurant on the French Riviera in Menton, took the No. 1 spot on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, announced on Tuesday at a ceremony in Singapore. The chef and owner, Mauro Colagreco, a native of Argentina, has also earned three Michelin stars. Last year the restaurant was ranked No. 3. The annual…

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Awkwafina’s Makeup Revelation in the Subway: ‘I Looked Insane’

Forget demure ingénue. The actress-rapper Awkwafina has found success in Hollywood through her sharp comedic timing and bold personality. Fresh off a heady “Crazy Rich Asians” run (in which she nearly stole the show as the best friend Peik Lin Goh), she is now trying her hand at indie drama, with “The Farewell,” out July…

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Wolfgat, a Far-Flung Destination for South African Coastal Cuisine

PATERNOSTER, South Africa — Reaching Wolfgat, a restaurant in a small seaside cottage seating only 20 in this fishing village, takes a good two hours plus by car to reach from Cape Town, about 100 miles away. The payoff is a singularly memorable multicourse dinner that tastes more of the sea than anything else and…

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Thomas Keller Brings Country Club Cuisine to the City

Talking about how good the chef Thomas Keller’s new restaurant is would be easier if it weren’t also painfully out of step with the city’s mood. TAK Room is so determined to be “timeless,” as Mr. Keller has often called it, that it seems clueless. TAK Room opened in March, one of 11 restaurants inside…

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Hey, Tourists! Here’s Where to Dance and Drink in New York City for Pride

Image Julius during Gay Pride in 2016.CreditChristian Hansen for The New York Times The Stonewall Inn is probably the world’s most famous gay bar. It opened in 1967, a year after laws forbidding night life establishments from knowingly “serving alcohol to homosexuals” were overturned. Although it was Mafia-owned, the constant police raids were not targeted…

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Peruvian Tastes Find a Spot on the Upper East Side

Headliner Mission Ceviche Restaurant & Bar Peruvian tastes have a new home on the Upper East Side. José Luis Chavez, a native of Peru who was raised in Venezuela, works out of an open kitchen in this stylish restaurant, which has an arresting wall sculpture of a black sea bass. Here, he gives a more…

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If Kim Kardashian Can Sell Me One Thing, It’s Shapewear

After announcing the KKW Beauty Body Collection (featuring foundation for your body) last week, Kim has returned today to announce her newest endeavor, Kimono by Kim Kardashian West. After failing to find shapewear that blended with her skin tone and provided support, Kim Kardashian started to develop Kimono by Kim Kardashian West, a collection she…

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Melissa Berger, Jonathan Reinstein

Melissa Beth Berger and Jonathan Marc Reinstein are to be married Feb. 18 in Florham Park, N.J. Rabbi Robert L. Tobin is to officiate at the Park Savoy, an events space. Ms. Berger, 33, a lawyer, until January worked as a trademark counsel for American Express in New York. She graduated magna cum laude from…

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Medical News Today: Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee

Scientists say they have conducted ‘the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our brown fat functions.’ A simple cup of coffee may hold the key to tackling obesity and diabetes, suggests new research. Brown fat — which people sometimes refer to as…

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Nantucket for Cheapskates

On Nantucket, stilettos and valet parking have become the norm, along with other signifiers of the immense wealth now summering on the New England island. As Marianne Stanton, the native-born editor of the Inquirer and Mirror (est. 1821), recently opined, the place “has become way too fancy.” My husband and I bought our rather plain…

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