Love Letter: Dating is Hard, Especially if You’re an Ob-Gyn

[This is the Love Letter newsletter. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. ] This week in Love Letter, our newsletter about the highs, lows and woes of relationships, we find out how dating as an ob-gyn can accelerate all things awkward and inappropriate when getting to know someone new. And if you’re…

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The Creamiest Chickpea Pasta

Hi and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, where today we are celebrating two amazing women and their food. The first is the singular chef Angela Dimayuga, a creative force, whose 10 Essential Filipino Recipes collection is the latest installment in our cuisines series. You will not believe how good Angela’s recipes look; everyone who worked…

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Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet?

When Theresa Gucciardo-Perry discovered a cracked crown in her mouth in April, she dreaded the idea of going to a dentist to get it replaced. The Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., resident has undergone more than 18 root canal procedures; she also has five implants, with crowns on all but her front teeth. She hated the procedure…

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In the Alps, Keeping Tabs on Melting Ice

For over a century, the Jungfrau Railway has delivered tourists high into the wild and frozen terrain of Switzerland’s Bernese Alps. In 2018, more than one million people rode the train up to the Jungfraujoch, a railway station — the highest in Europe — that occupies a rocky perch between the Jungfrau and the Mönch,…

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Gear for Fall Foliage Hikes

A New England or Rocky Mountain road trip may be the traditional way to see fall’s colors, but there’s a lot to be said for getting out of the car and out on the trail: escaping jammed roads, breathing crisp autumn air and seeing those flame-hued leaves up close and personal. Here, the travel editors…

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The Essentials of Filipino Cuisine

Good morning. Angela Dimayuga, the creative director for food and culture at the Standard hotels and a former chef at Mission Chinese Food in New York, grew up in Northern California, a daughter of Filipino immigrants, her grandmother a scratch cook. When we asked her recently for 10 recipes that speak to the heart of…

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Witches Are Having Their Hour

Pam Grossman lives on a quiet street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, next door to a Mexican restaurant that sells cheap burritos and $3 bottles of Mexican cola. She is soft-spoken with long, dark hair, wears punk black boots and is married to a man who collects “Star Wars” figurines, which he lines up on a…

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Elizabeth Olsen on Grief, the Scarlet Witch and Her Next Life

One weekend about four years ago, Elizabeth Olsen found herself in the enviable position of having a pile of scripts to read. Just barely into her career — not counting childhood cameos alongside her older sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley — she’d already raked in indie accolades for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” and ascended into the…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Political Cost of Hair

Hair has once again caused a political tempest in a blow dryer. This week, the Washington Times published a story saying that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had spent $80 on a haircut and $180 on color at a Washington, D.C. salon, a styling choice the newspaper presented as hypocritical, given she “regularly rails against the rich…

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