A Bangkok Kitchen Hides Inside a Chinese Restaurant in Queens

The Queens neighborhood of Elmhurst is where you go when you want a Thai restaurant that will lead you to the dance floor and push you into dips and twirls that the places in Manhattan haven’t learned yet. You go there for Lamoon’s mango salad dotted with ant eggs, and Ayada’s chile- and garlic-laden raw…

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Current Job: Award-Winning Chef. Education: University of IHOP.

Cassidee Dabney has one of the more coveted jobs in her field: executive chef of the Barn at Blackberry Farm, an award-winning restaurant, both luxurious and deeply connected to the land, in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. But she got her start, and a certain prestige, at an Applebee’s in Fayetteville, Ark.…

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‘It’s Harder to Fight When You’re Naked’

Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way, revealing their secret to making it work. (Answers are edited for context and space.) Who Charli Penn, 37, and Gibran…

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ELLE Editorial: Dynamic Duo

ELLE Editorial: Dynamic Duo | Spring 2020 Fashion Daniel Clavero Spring 2020’s standout collections—bursting with playful optimism and high drama—look even better in duplicate. Models Eniola Abioro and Yuka Mannami don the best designer looks of the season. Dries Van Noten Left: Top, $705, skirt, $1,115. Right: Tank, $115, skirt, $1,775, gloves, $430. On both:…

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Impossible Dumplings and Beyond Buns: Will China Buy Fake Meat?

As an early sign of how Impossible Foods’ plant-based meat may fare in China, the placement of the company’s booth at the International Import Expo in Shanghai was not particularly auspicious. Impossible Foods was relegated to the fringes of a cavernous convention center, surrounded by entrepreneurs with far less expansive ambitions than the transformation of…

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The Leopard Pony Coat Chronicles

The speed of time is the speed of a clock, and goes by, we can probably agree, in a blur. The speed of fashion is seemingly that of light and is thus impossible to track. This is the sense that can come over an observer of fashion’s increasingly hectic cycles. You begin a new year…

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How Hard Can It Be to Choose a Hardwood Floor?

If you have flooring you don’t like — whether it’s carpet, vinyl or unappealing wood — it can feel like there’s no way to escape it, no matter how many rugs you pile on top. But if you have floors you love, walking across them can be a daily pleasure. That’s because the floor is…

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Nicky Haslam’s House of Commons

LONDON — Lunch, or perhaps late breakfast, for Nicky Haslam was eggs Benedict and two coffee martinis. The setting was the Wolseley, the Piccadilly institution that has lost little of its luster since the restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King transformed what had been an auto showroom and later a chop suey joint into a…

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How Cassius Winston Greets His Late Brother Before Every Michigan State Game

The quiet gesture from Cassius Winston goes largely unnoticed amid the hysteria at the start of another Michigan State basketball game. Just before tipoff, Winston greets his teammates at midcourt. Then he turns away, slaps his right hand toward the air in front of him, slides it near his left shoulder and leans forward, hopping…

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Whole Milk May Be Better When It Comes to Children’s Weight

Whole milk may be healthier for children’s weight than low-fat milk, a review of studies suggests. The American Academy of Pediatrics currently recommends switching to skim or low-fat (1 percent) milk at age 2. Canadian researchers analyzed 14 prospective studies including 20,897 children up to 18 years old. The studies compared children who drank whole…

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