Fake Meat vs. Real Meat

The meat industry has a warning for consumers: Beware of plant-based meat. That is the message behind a marketing campaign by the Center for Consumer Freedom, a public relations firm whose financial supporters have included meat producers and others in the food industry. In recent weeks the group has placed full-page ads in The New…

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Serving Up West Virginia History, Not All of It Sweet

LOST CREEK, W. Va. — At the dinners hosted by Lost Creek Farm, each dish tells a different story about Appalachian identity. Three varieties of corn served in a sweet chowder at an October dinner were grown from kernels saved by generations of Shawnee, Osage and other Native Americans who were long ago forced off…

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Why Stress When You Can See a Wedding Therapist?

Parts of Shira Notrika’s wedding planning were fun. And parts definitely were not. Ms. Notrika, 30, who lives in London and is qualifying to be a lawyer there, was married Oct 27. She was happy with her wedding location, an underground ballroom that used to be an 18th century vault. She also thought it was…

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In the New World of Whiskeys, Australia Strives to Stand Out

Is the whiskey world becoming more like the wine world? These days, not only does every state in America have a distillery — Hawaiian single malt, anyone? — but so do many countries far beyond the whiskey heartlands of Kentucky and Scotland: France, Germany, India, Japan and even Taiwan and Australia all have robust distilling…

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F.D.A. Nominee Clears Senate Panel

A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, a noted oncologist and cancer researcher, to lead the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Hahn, chief medical executive at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, was nominated by President Trump last month to replace Dr. Scott Gottlieb, who left the job…

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Nami Nori Gets Hand Rolls Right, and Other Details Too

Nami Nori has modest goals and a limited menu. It isn’t breaking much culinary ground, and dinner there won’t last much more than an hour. But its ideas about value are fresh, and it gets things right that other, similar places aren’t even paying attention to. It opened eight weeks ago on Carmine Street in…

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Gabriela Hearst to Donate 100 Percent of Proceeds to Help Children in Yemen

From December 2 to 9, luxury women’s fashion designer Gabriela Hearst will donate all net proceeds from her flagship and online stores to Save the Children, a nonprofit organization that supports relief efforts in Yemen. To support this initiative, the designer will also make her eclectic handbag collection (which is usually accessible by request only)…

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Fashion Awards: The Night by the Numbers

London, for all its current woes, remains incredibly good at getting dressed up. Keep calm and carry on has long been the city’s mantra. And the Fashion Awards, held Monday night against a backdrop of the coming general election, Brexit and a terror attack on London Bridge late last week, proved no exception. So there…

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How to Cure the Renovation Bug?

The renovation of Geoff and Liz Caan’s house in Newton, Mass., has been a 16-year work in progress. Since the couple bought the 1920s Georgian-style brick house in the Chestnut Hill historic district in 2003, Ms. Caan, an interior designer who favors rooms bursting with statement-making color and pattern, has rarely rested. Renovating and redecorating…

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Eating My Way Through Vietnam’s Most Livable City

The 52 Places Traveler Facing rain, the 52 Places Traveler skips Danang’s famous beaches in favor of street food and the buzz of a rapidly growing destination. Dec. 3, 2019 ImageDanang is famous for seafood, served fresh in large open-air restaurants steps from the beach. Our columnist, Sebastian Modak, is visiting each destination on our…

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