Jiggs Kalra, Food Writer Who Elevated Indian Fine Dining, Dies at 72

Jiggs Kalra, a food writer who helped elevate Indian fine dining, and a gastronome who threw the spotlight on little known chefs, making their recipes accessible to generations of home cooks, died on Tuesday at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 72. His death was announced by his son Zorawar Kalra, a leading Indian…

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‘Tajín Is a Lifestyle’: An Appreciation of the Mexican Seasoning Mix

You can find Tajín served alongside the freshly sliced mango sold on the street in New York City on humid summer afternoons. At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Tajín garnishes esquites, a Mexican snack of stewed corn, served in mini batting helmets, while the cafe Tropicales in Houston dusts its yuca fries with the chile-lime…

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A Coffee-Table Book on Nobu

Nobuyuki (Nobu) Matsuhisa is one of the best-known Japanese chefs in the world. He has 50 restaurants — from Beverly Hills to Beijing — all of which are surveyed in his latest cookbook, a lavish affair, elegantly photographed and suitable for a food lover with an interest in Mr. Matsuhisa’s particular style of Japanese-fusion cuisine.…

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Fairway Market Opens a Cooking School

Fairway Market has renovated the second floor of its Upper West Side flagship and added a well-equipped cooking school. Laura Licona, the executive chef of the adjoining cafe, is running it and offering a wide variety of classes, covering topics like knife skills, Southern cuisine, Chinese takeout and fresh pasta. Most of the classes are…

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A Taste of the Masters

Is Dad a golfer? Maybe one who dreams of the Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club? He may never qualify for the green jacket, but you can give him a taste of the Masters with a tub of the pimento cheese that’s served at the club. Ted’s Famous Pimento Cheese is available nationwide…

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At Men’s Fashion Week in London, Less Angst, More Celebration

LONDON — Britain may be a divided nation, with no resolution to Brexit in sight, but the country’s multi-billion-dollar fashion industry cannot afford to grind to a halt. A handful of designers worked out their political angst on the catwalk at London Fashion Week Men’s this season. For most, however, it was business as usual,…

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Has SoHo Become One Big Wellness Pop-Up?

Image Dina Auslander rides a slide at Showfields, which houses many pop-up stores in SoHo.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times Within a half-mile radius in downtown Manhattan, there are five different matcha stores: MatchaBar, Matchaful, Cha Cha Matcha, the other Cha Cha Matcha and Matcha n’ More, which are each less than five minutes…

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Medical News Today: What to know about severe asthma

Severe asthma refers to asthma that does not respond well to regular asthma treatments, such as inhaled corticosteroids and inhaled bronchodilator medications. More than 26 million people in the United States have asthma. Severe asthma is relatively uncommon, generally affecting 5–10% of people with asthma. Those with severe asthma usually find their symptoms difficult to…

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Nail Tips from ‘Claws’

The aesthetic direction of “Claws,” a show starring Niecy Nash and Karrueche Tran, is a lesson in maximalism. An example in just one outfit: In episode two, Desna Simms, played by Ms. Nash, wears a yellow-and-black cheetah print dress, thigh-high boots covered in black tassels and a cheetah print purse (which does not technically match…

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