A Mezcal Master Turns to the Martini

The New York bartender Phil Ward helped usher in the tequila and mezcal renaissance when he opened Mayahuel in 2009. That East Village bar was one of the first in the United States to focus on agave spirits and cocktails made with them. By the time it closed eight years later, there were mezcalerias across…

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Lana Condor is Exactly Who You Think She Is (And That’s Not Lara Jean)

Lana Condor is not Lara Jean Covey. She might share the same face, voice, and (platonic) love for Noah Centineo, but she stays true to herself. With the bubbly energy of the child star she isn’t, her contagious positivity is instantly reassuring—and she’s generous to a fault. She really wants to talk about her love…

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She Had Pain in Her Knee but No Obvious Injury. Why?

It wasn’t until the 11-year-old athlete made it to the finals in a regional synchronized-skating competition that her left knee started to hurt. She’d performed at least one of her routines every day for the past three days, and now a stabbing pain shot through the joint with her every move on the ice. “Please…

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All The Street Style Looks from Paris Fashion Week Fall 2020

After a few whirlwind weeks, the fashion crowd has finally landed in Paris. The streets are celebrating the finale of fashion month in an array of colors, patterns, and textured fabrics. Tyler Joe is on the scene snapping all of your favorite stars (movie, runway, and Insta-famous!) dressed in their finest. Swipe to experience all…

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The Best Looks From Paris Fashion Week Fall 2020, From Dior to Vuitton

Merci Saint Laurent, because Paris Fashion Week is off to a sexy start with ’80s latex. Meanwhile, Maria Grazia Chiuri presented another empowered Dior woman and Coperni staged their first runway show to industry acclaim. Click through for more of our favorite designer looks direct from the fashion capital of the world, here.

The Simplest Salmon

Good morning. Greetings from Los Angeles, where I’ve been eating Korean cold noodles and steaming food-truck tacos and French pressed duck, gathering more ideas than you can imagine to bring back to my kitchen — and yours. Watch this space! In the meantime, though, Alison Roman has a sweet story in The Times this week…

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Harvey Weinstein Casts a Shadow on Dior and Saint Laurent

PARIS — Anyone walking into the Christian Dior show on Tuesday morning — the day after a New York jury delivered a landmark verdict in the sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein that was also a landmark moment in the #MeToo reckoning — would have been forgiven for thinking they were about to experience one…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Europe Is Threatened as Illness Spreads From Italy

Here’s what you need to know: ImageA landmark arch and square in Milan was almost empty on Monday as Italy became the focal point of the outbreak in Europe.Credit…Andrea Mantovani for The New York Times Coronavirus pushes across Europe and Middle East, while U.S. braces for arrival. New cases of the coronavirus popping up across…

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German Court Overturns Ban on Assisted Suicide

BERLIN — Germany’s highest court on Wednesday overturned a ban on medically assisted suicide, adding to a long-simmering debate about euthanasia and the role of professionals in end-of-life decisions in a country with Nazi ties to the practice. The Federal Constitutional Court found that the right to die “includes the freedom to take one’s life…

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Is Virgil Abloh the Karl Lagerfeld for Millennials?

Virgil Abloh, the founder of Off-White and the men’s wear designer of Louis Vuitton, is the kind of fashion figure that seems to demand comparison. Almost every profile contains one buried somewhere in the text (or not so buried). He is “the Andy Warhol for our times” (The Guardian), he is “Jeff Koons” (the editor…

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