A Hot Honey to Elevate Your Meal

Red Clay, a company in Charleston, S.C., specializes in hot sauces, and just a trace of their new honey will elevate chicken — preferably fried, though grilled or roasted will do — with a touch of mellowness that has subtle bite. There’s more upfront heat, along with a vegetal note, in the company’s Barrel Aged…

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Picnic With Jon Bon Jovi

Picnicking is an easy socially distant gathering for lunch or dinner. Versa, a rooftop bar and restaurant atop the Renaissance New York Midtown hotel, has assembled picnic baskets that can be ordered for delivery on Saturdays or Sundays to eight Manhattan parks, including Bryant Park, the Sheep Meadow and the Mall in Central Park and…

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This Photography Book Celebrates Black Chefs

Alan Batt, the food photographer known as Battman, traveled around the country interviewing and photographing black chefs for his latest volume, “Toques in Black.” The book profiles 101 chefs, including the legendary Leah Chase of New Orleans, who died last year. Among the others are Adrienne Cheatham of SundayBest pop-up dinners in Harlem, with uni…

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BIPOC: What Does It Mean?

Black Americans have been called by many names in the United States. African American, Negro, colored and the unutterable slur that rhymes with bigger. In recent weeks, as protests against police brutality and racism have flooded the streets and social media, another more inclusive term has been ascribed to the population: BIPOC. The acronym stands…

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Coronavirus Outbreak in Beijing, China’s Capital, Alarms Officials

The authorities in Beijing placed a swath of the city under lockdown on Monday and tested tens of thousands of people as they rushed to contain a new coronavirus outbreak that marked an unnerving breach in China’s capital. President Xi Jinping had said from the outset that Beijing, the seat of Communist Party power and…

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Live Coronavirus Global News Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImageAn ambulance in New York in April, at the height of the pandemic. Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times The F.D.A. withdrew emergency approval for malaria drugs promoted by Trump. The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it was revoking emergency authorization of two malaria drugs to treat Covid-19, saying…

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Make a Compound Butter, and Use It on Your Next Meal

The term “compound butter” doesn’t sound very delicious. If you weren’t already familiar with its creamy, herb-speckled joys, you might decide to give it a pass. But then you’d be missing out on one of the easiest, most versatile recipes in the whole pantry cooking repertoire. Because as long as you’ve got butter (vegan butter…

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The Impact of Disparities on Children’s Health

You might not have noticed it (there’s a lot going on) but there was some good news last week in a study in JAMA that suggested that racial disparities in extremely premature infants were shrinking. The study looked at more than 20,000 extremely preterm infants (22 to 27 weeks gestation) born from 2002 to 2016.…

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One Restaurant’s Survival Guide

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. The pandemic has forced restaurants to confront an urgent question: Was technology helping or hurting them? For Glasserie, a Mediterranean restaurant in Brooklyn, N.Y., the answer was both. When restaurants were forced to close for sit-down meals,…

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The Boot That’s Survived 70 Years Of Fashion Trends

We wouldn’t be surprised if the current time period, specifically the late 2010s to the early 2020s, is one day branded as the age of comebacks. From ’90s revivals to the return of questionable early-aughts trends—to this season’s continuing ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s renaissance—the fashion industry has been heavy-handedly leaning into the culture’s growing obsession…

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