A Focaccia That Behaves Like a Pizza

I have traveled to certain destinations just for one dish. Recco, on the Italian coast about 10 miles south of Genoa, is the place for a type of double-crust cheese pizza called focaccia di Recco. Within unyeasted pastry as thin as Sardinian pane carasau is molten stracchino cheese. The focaccia is baked in a special…

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Discrimination Is Hard to Prove, Even Harder to Fix

When it comes to lawsuits alleging discrimination, the wheels of justice sometimes turn even more slowly than usual. “It’s a difficult process, more difficult than it needs to be,” said Jeff Vardaro, a civil rights attorney in Columbus, Ohio. These cases can become complex and expensive, and defendants and their attorneys have incentives to drag…

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All the Fall ’19 Campaigns Featuring Your Favorite Celebs

It’s that time of the year. The birds are chirping, the weather is sweltering, and fashion brands are teaming up with celebs for their Fall ’19 campaigns. MCM tapped Billie Eilish for a moody series, Givenchy teamed up with Ariana Grade for a tongue-twisting #Arivenchy collaboration, and other top fashion brands are tapping even more…

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Five Things to Know About Rabies

Nearly 60,000 people a year die from rabies around the world. The cause is almost always a bite by a rabid dog. Most of the deaths are in Africa and Asia. In Western Europe, the United States and other countries, the rabies variant that lives in populations of dogs has been eradicated, but people can…

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What’s Inside Jeffrey Epstein’s Little Black Book?

Image Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell in 2005.CreditJoe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan, via Getty Images Andrew Rosen, the founder of Theory and owner of numerous racehorses, said he didn’t know him and had never met him. Mr. Rosen couldn’t recall ever attending an event he hosted or crossing his path. Charles Finch, the film producer, brand builder…

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Where Rabies Is Entrenched

Rabies has been known since antiquity, and has been completely preventable since Pasteur developed a vaccine more than a century ago. But the World Health Organization still considers it “a neglected disease of poor and vulnerable populations.” Why? Rabies, one expert has written, “became a neglected disease when it was eliminated from Europe and North…

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Dinos for Dinner

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. What would dinosaur meat have tasted like? A. Obviously, there is no way to be certain — there were not any hominids around to do a taste test. Our ancestors evolved tens of millions of years after the mass extinction of most dinosaurs. In any event, the many kinds of dinosaurs,…

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You’ll Make This Soup All Summer

Good morning. I hope it’s cool where you’re at, that you’re sweater-bundled against the Australian winter, the cold breeze off Kachemak Bay in Alaska, the HVAC system humming away in the cube farm where you work. I hope you’re not, like, roofing a house in Atlanta. Because, look, it has been awful across a lot…

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Introducing ‘Diagnosis,’ a New Show From The Times and Netflix

The Times Magazine’s ‘Diagnosis’ Column Is Now a Documentary Series Dr. Lisa Sanders is an associate professor at the Yale University School of Medicine who also writes about medical mysteries for The New York Times Magazine. Her column, which she has written since 2002, follows patients with unusual symptoms as they search for diagnoses that…

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How to Throw a Festive Korean-Inspired Dinner Party

The designer Rejina Pyo moved to London from Seoul, South Korea, in 2008 to study fashion at Central Saint Martins, under the esteemed professor Louise Wilson. Not long after, she met her husband, the chef and cookbook author Jordan Bourke — and then, much to her parents’ dismay, she never moved back home. After graduating,…

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