list of five: What the Welterweight Champ Wears Besides Boxing Trunks

Advertisement list of five Errol Spence Jr. likes Armani suits and Moncler sweatpants. But he’s not above Zara or H&M. Image Errol Spence Jr., the welterweight champ, likes his single-breasted, slim-cut suits.CreditCreditNico Young for The New York Times Sept. 4, 2018 Errol Spence Jr., 28, the International Boxing Federation’s welterweight champion, is known for his…

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Gallery: Meals Along the Midway

He went on a whim at first, David Williams said, just booked a flight from New York City, where he lives, to Springfield, Ill. He took his camera and giant flash to the Illinois State Fair. This was last summer, between freelance assignments, and the start of a project that Mr. Williams, 29, says will…

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The Last Company You Would Expect Is Reinventing Health Benefits

But employers, including that Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan alliance, are increasingly unhappy with the nation’s health care systems. Companies are paying more than they ever have. And their employees, saddled with escalating out-of-pocket costs and a confusing maze, aren’t well served, either. “The results haven’t been there,” said Jim Winkler, a senior executive at Aon, a benefits consultant.…

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Matzo Balls and Chiles? It’s Rosh Hashana With the Flavors of Mexico

Advertisement The chef Fany Gerson’s holiday feast is born of her Jewish heritage and Mexico City upbringing. Image While on the surface Mexican and Jewish cooking couldn’t be more distant, they are both “very tradition-rooted, very proud, very family-oriented,” said Fany Gerson, who grew up in Mexico. “Both Mexican and Jewish cultures are very soulful.”CreditCreditPhotograph…

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Bringing the Bistro Home

Advertisement Choosing a more affordable cut doesn’t mean you have to miss out on flavor. Just ask Alison Roman. (She asks her butcher.) Image A cut of steak that doesn’t break the bank, a salsa verde made from leafy greens, and some potato chips, of course: your next weeknight dinner.CreditCreditMichael Graydon & Nikole Herriott for…

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Front Burner: Caribbean Flavors, Bottled

Advertisement Front Burner A family’s sauce line ranges in spice from deeply punchy to closer to pesto. Image CreditCreditSonny Figueroa/The New York Times Sept. 4, 2018 Mavis Davis, her niece Debra Sandler and grandniece Kiah Sandler, all of whom have roots in Trinidad and Venezuela, have formed a company with the expertise of a chef,…

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Front Burner: Smoked Ham, With a Little Help From His Friends

Advertisement Front Burner Sam Edwards lost his smokehouse after a fire two years ago. Now, friends have helped him cure Surryano ham. Image CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times Sept. 4, 2018 Time to sharpen that chef’s knife, santoku or slicer. It’s the only way, for now, to take advantage of the newly released cured ham…

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Front Burner: Let This Honey Cake Impress You

Advertisement Front Burner In the hands of Alessandra Altieri Lopez of Bouchon Bakery, the confection rises above its fruitcake reputation. Image CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times Sept. 4, 2018 Honey cake is to Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, as fruitcake is to Christmas, a routine necessity. But in the hands of Alessandra Altieri Lopez,…

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Front Burner: Delaney Chicken Crosses the River

Advertisement Front Burner The sandwich shop is opening a stand at the DeKalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn. Image The fried chicken sandwich from Delaney Chicken.CreditCreditMatthew Kanbergs Sept. 4, 2018 Why is the fried chicken sandwich crossing the East River? For Daniel Delaney’s bird, it’s to find a home at the DeKalb Market Hall in…

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