Cook Pok Pok’s Noodles at Home

In steamy weather, I loved eating the vibrant Thai food at Pok Pok NY during its time in Brooklyn. The restaurant from the chef Andy Ricker, of Portland, Ore., is now closed, so I’m lighting my stove for the recipes in his new cookbook. It’s not exclusively Thai and includes soups and stir-fries like phat…

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It’s a Pasta BLT!

Good morning. New York’s starting to empty out, all the therapists decamping for the Cape and islands, the novelists down the shore, accountants to the Dells, engineers to float camps in the Bob. Among many other things, it’s a great time to find parking. Me, I’m holding down the fort in the kitchen for a…

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California Cuisine, Long Before Chez Panisse

BERKELEY, Calif. — Vincent Medina was in the fourth grade when he toured a Spanish mission with his class and heard an odd story about California. It featured primitive Indian tribes and friendly missionaries, and it didn’t sit right with him. Mr. Medina, a member of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay…

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Hudson Yards and the CFDA Face Backlash Over Involvement With Stephen Ross

Late last week, after news broke that Stephen Ross, billionaire chairman of The Related Companies, would be throwing a fundraiser to help fund the re-election of President Donald Trump, much of the internet, for lack of a better term, snapped. When it was revealed that The Related Companies owned Equinox, Soul Cycle, and a host…

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Chasing Waves on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

In the 1970s and 80s, the California surfer and writer Kevin Naughton and the photographer Craig Peterson traveled the globe “Endless Summer”-style searching for perfect waves. When they arrived in Ireland, with its friendly locals and powerful, mostly empty waves, amid a landscape of stone walls and ruins, Mr. Naughton recalled, “there was a sense…

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Is Your Sleep Cycle Out of Sync? It May Be Genetic

Early to bed, early to rise — a fine plan for a dairy farmer who has to get up long before dawn to milk the cows. But if you’re someone who works all day with stocks and clients and may want to enjoy an evening out now and then, it would be better not to…

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Most Important Things You Need in a Relationship

Regardless of how long your relationship with your partner lasts, there are several important aspects that will help you get even closer and feel that you are really “on the same page.” Otherwise, you will face an inevitable parting and will have to start another search for a suitable man. Below you can read about…

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Shopping for Hammocks

For relaxing in comfort, there’s nothing better than a hammock. Just ask the London-based designer Ilse Crawford, or her husband and partner in Stuidoilse, Oscar Peña. They not only have their own at home, but also frequently install them in interior design projects for clients. “We love them,” Ms. Crawford said. “Hammocks have been part…

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The Impact of Racism on Children’s Health

Image A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics said clinical settings need to be a “culturally safe” place where providers are “sensitive to the racism that children and families experience.”CreditEdwin J. Torres for The New York Times This month the American Academy of Pediatrics put out its first policy statement on how racism…

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In Echo of Flint Lead Crisis, Newark Offers Bottled Water

For more than a year, Newark officials denied the city had a widespread lead problem with its drinking water. Then, in an abrupt shift last fall, New Jersey’s largest city began giving out water filters to some residents. On Sunday — two days after a scathing letter from the E.P.A. raised concerns about the safety…

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