Cuban Sandwiches, Available for Takeout and Delivery Across the City

Maybe it was because I was in Havana, but the best Cuban sandwich I can remember having was in the garden overlooking the Malecón seafront at the historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba, an Art Deco beauty that would not be out of place in Rockefeller Center. That was in 2003, and I’ve had very good…

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Breaking the Ramadan Fast in Quarantine

For many Muslim families, Ramadan is one of the most social months of the year. In the United States, mosques host large meals, catered by local restaurants or prepared by members of the community. In homes, extended families come together — grandparents, grandchildren, aunts and cousins — and add all the extra leaves to expand…

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Universal Standard Is Taking 40 Percent Off Its Chic Loungewear

Want to add a new pair of sweatpants to your WFH rotation? Look no further: Right now, Universal Standard is taking 40 percent off its incredibly stylish loungewear set. With sizes ranging from 00 to 40, Universal Standard makes it possible for everyone to find a great pair of jeans, cute midi dress, or casual…

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Are You Down for Biz-Leisure Style?

Talking about silver linings in quarantine is a difficult proposition, and the Internet can be a tricky place for rooting out positivity right now. But the truth is that most Americans are home all day, working, not working, worrying about not working, caring for children—and, yes, some are fashion-influencing on the Internet, and Instagram in…

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Quarantined and Engaged: They Said ‘Yes!’

For many people, a marriage proposal involves months of planning, ring shopping, and of course, creating the perfect moment for that ultimate surprise. But when the coronavirus started to spread globally, followed by stay-at-home guidelines and closures of restaurants and public spaces, plans to propose in exotic locales or fancy restaurants came to a screeching…

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If You Need a Pick-Me-Up, Reformation Is 30% Off Site-Wide

Yoursa Attia It’s either day 67 or 687 of living in quarantine, so we could use a pick-me-up right about now. Luckily, Reformation—the editor-approved brand for flattering dresses, denim and everyday basics—just announced a rare site-wide 30 percent off sale. It may be some time before you’re able to get that Instagram shot outside of…

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How to Grow a Better Tomato

As prime tomato-transplanting time arrives this month up north — once the danger of frost has passed — you may be in search of seedlings. Or maybe you started your tomatoes from seed, or have young plants (homegrown or store-bought) already in the ground, or in a big pot on your balcony. Whatever stage of…

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Lena Olin at Home

Lena Olin isn’t one for acting on impulse. “I normally will say, ‘I have to think it over, I have to think it through,’” said the Swedish-born actor, 65, whose film credits include “The Reader,” “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” “Enemies, a Love Story” and the title role in “The Artist’s Wife,” due out this…

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Lena Olin’s Real Obsession

Lena Olin isn’t one for acting on impulse. “I normally will say, ‘I have to think it over, I have to think it through,’” said the Swedish-born actor, 65, whose film credits include “The Reader,” “The Unbearable Lightness of Being,” “Enemies, a Love Story” and the title role in “The Artist’s Wife,” due out this…

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