Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird Delivers to Your Door

The chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird flies again. His closed Harlem restaurant specialized in fried chicken, and the dish is now available for delivery nationwide. All it requires is a quick reheat. In the kit, which serves four, you get four battered, golden-brown back-quarters (legs and thighs) with cornbread waffles, pickles and hot honey for drizzling…

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Dirt Candy Returns With a Vegetarian Muffuletta

Dirt Candy, the chef Amanda Cohen’s vegetarian restaurant on the Lower East Side, has emerged four months after closing. Her new menu includes a vegetarian version of a muffuletta sandwich. Smoked celeriac never made it into the classic from Central Grocery in New Orleans. But here, it’s among the paper-thin layers of vegetables like eggplant,…

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Dementia on the Retreat in the U.S. and Europe

Despite the lack of effective treatments or preventive strategies, the dementia epidemic is on the wane in the United States and Europe, scientists reported on Monday. The risk for a person to develop dementia over a lifetime is now 13 percent lower than it was in 2010. Incidence rates at every age have steadily declined…

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For the Navajo Nation, a Fight for Better Food Gains New Urgency

THE NAVAJO NATION — When Summer Brown lived in Phoenix, she had no problem finding fresh produce. If the Sprouts supermarket near her home didn’t have what she was looking for, she would just drive somewhere else. This winter, Ms. Brown, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, moved back to her childhood home in…

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A Visit to 5 of Patagonia’s Most Remote Schoolhouses

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, with travel restrictions in place worldwide, we launched a new series — The World Through a Lens — in which photojournalists help transport you, virtually, to some of our planet’s most beautiful and intriguing places. This week, Andria Hautamaki shares a collection of images from rural Patagonia. Known…

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Naomi Osaka Is Leveling the Playing Field

Courtesy of Nike / CAMPFIRE LLC “It’s funny because I don’t even think of myself as a role model,» pro tennis star Naomi Osaka tells ELLE.com in an email interview. «I’m 22 and figuring out life and trying to grow.” What’s actually funny is that her true talent is downplaying her accomplishments among them winning…

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Cooking as Craft

Good morning. “Manual competence” is the ideal Matthew Crawford speaks up for in his excellent 2010 book, “Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Iinto the Value of Work.” Crawford’s a mechanic and a philosopher. He has no truck with craftsmanship or artistry. He speaks instead for the importance of trade work — “work that is…

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A Hospital Forgot to Bill Her Coronavirus Test. It Cost Her $1,980.

The New York Times is investigating the costs associated with testing and treatment for the coronavirus and how the pandemic is changing health care in America. You can read more about the project and submit your medical bills here. When Debbie Krebs got the bill for a March emergency room visit, she immediately noticed something…

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‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.

It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds, spreading to people in close reach. Containing an outbreak requires contact tracing, as well as isolation and treatment of the sick for weeks or months. This insidious disease has touched every part of…

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John Eric Swing, a Filipino-American Community Builder, Dies at 48.

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. When Food & Wine magazine declared last year that “Historic Filipinotown is L.A.’s Next Great Dining Neighborhood,” an unseen player in this rise was neither a chef nor a restaurateur. John Eric Swing spent the…

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