Own a Piece of Katz’s Deli

From time to time, the wooden countertops at Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side require replacing. The owners have now hit upon a way to recycle the used ones. They’re chopping them up and selling them, stamped with the Katz’s logo, as carving and serving boards for the home. Each one is 14 inches…

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An Amaro From a Spice Master

Those who have yet to embrace amari — the hyper-trendy bitter aperitifs originally from Italy but now concocted far and wide — might consider starting with the new one from La Boîte, the New York spice specialists, made by Cardinal Spirits of Bloomington, Ind. Lior Lev Sercarz, the owner of La Boîte, developed this amaro…

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The Beatrice Inn Gets a Cookbook

The Beatrice Inn in the West Village has been on New York’s dining map since the 1920s, when it started as a speakeasy. Angie Mar, its chef, butcher and now an owner, tells its story in a new cookbook, which features a seasonal roster of meaty recipes to tempt big appetites and cooks who might…

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The Hot Topic Is the Future of Food

Do you have 2020 vision when it comes to what you’ll be eating and drinking next year? Les Dames d’Escoffier New York, a women’s culinary organization, plans to help, with a panel discussion next week. Among the eight experts will be Justin Chapple, a culinary director at large for Food & Wine magazine; Jake Cohen…

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Highlights From The New York Times Food Festival


Angela Dimayuga’s 10 Essential Filipino Recipes

When I was growing up in Northern California — where Filipino migrant farm workers started settling in the 1920s, and which today is home to one of the country’s largest populations of Filipino-Americans — the scent of rice, still steamy and warm in the rice cooker, was the steady backdrop to my days. It was…

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Do You Really Need a Straw With That?

“It was never just about the straw,” said Christine Figgener, 35, who was calling from Texas A&M University, where she is finishing a Ph.D. in marine biology. Her voice got stronger the more she ranted. “The straw was supposed to be a symbol, a poster child. It’s a low-hanging fruit.” Ms. Figgener studies marine turtles,…

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Want to Learn More About Breast Cancer? Read This Book

RADICALThe Science, Culture and History of Breast Cancer in AmericaBy Kate Pickert In a perfect world, all patients would have the information they need to make informed choices. In such a world, the virtuoso violinist with colon cancer could avoid a chemotherapy regimen that renders fingers insensate; the newly married man with prostate cancer could…

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5 College Party Drinks

Don’t imagine that college partying resembles club partying (that we see in the movies) – they are not even close to each other! College partying equals cheap booze and bunch of ice on top, so don’t get your hopes up if you haven’t tried it before because you might remain disappointed. First rule of college…

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When Biking and Bears Don’t Mix

HELENA, Mont. — The death of a ranger, Brad Treat, in 2016 was a wake-up call for grizzly bear biologists. Mr. Treat, an avid mountain biker, was zipping along at about 25 miles an hour through dense forest near Glacier National Park in the middle of a summer afternoon when he collided with a large…

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