Karl Lagerfeld Texts His Cat But Doesn’t ‘Do Internet’

Getty ImagesStephane Cardinale — Corbis Over 31 million people follow Chanel’s official Instagram, but Karl Lagerfeld isn’t one of them. «I don’t even know how it looks,» he told The Cut in a new, wide-ranging, and often hilarious interview. Why? Well, between getting texted photo updates «from» (his words) his beloved cat, Choupette, and overseeing…

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Our Most Popular Recipes of 2018

It’s a truth of home cooking: When it comes to recipes, people are often seeking easy and comforting, not complex and fancy. Fourteen-hour pulled pork, sourdough bread made from homemade starter and gingerbread houses piped with intricate designs — all have a place in the canon, but the NYT Cooking recipes that readers returned to…

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Medical News Today: What is the military diet and does it work?

The military diet requires people to follow a low-calorie diet for 3 days and then return to regular eating for 4 days. Across the first 3 days, the diet restricts daily calorie intake to 1,400, 1,200, and 1,100 calories. The diet is high in protein and low in fat, carbohydrate, and calories. It also includes…

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French Pastry Chefs Trim the Log, Not the Tree, at Christmas

In the late 1800s, a Parisian pastry maker (legends dispute exactly who) created a new type of cake that paid tribute to the Christmas Eve tradition of the Yule log. It was a simple recipe: A rectangular sponge cake, spread with pastry cream, was rolled into a cylinder and coated in chocolate buttercream. It was…

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Restaurants: New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018

Staying focused on the soups and pies wasn’t always easy this year. There was the unexpected punch in the stomach of losing two major voices long before we were ready to let them go: Anthony Bourdain, who took his life at 61 in June, and Jonathan Gold, who died at 57 the following month after…

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A Christmas Morning Casserole That Can Dress Up for a Party

When someone says holiday entertaining, most people think evening. But in the busiest of all months, hosting brunch is more my style. You can feast, linger and be sitting by the fire drinking cocoa in wool socks by the time your last guest leaves. Brunch is also simple to pull off — but you do…

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Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Were Wearing Identical Lederhosen’

Image Our 5-year-old son, Luke. Electric Blue Eyes He was a senior with electric blue eyes. I was a sophomore with a crush. Introductions turned into lunch, then into a college romance. We were untouchable. But nights squeezed into my dorm bed turned into breakups and “I can’t live without you” reunions. My senior year,…

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Unbuttoned: When Your New C.E.O. Is Also Your New Husband

Image CreditCindy Ord/Getty Images New York fashion has a new family-run company. On Tuesday Tory Burch named Pierre-Yves Roussel, a former LVMH Moët Hennessey Louis Vuitton executive, as her chief executive, moving herself into the role of chief creative officer and executive chairman. That Mr. Roussel also happens to be her new husband (they were…

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Field Notes: A Guide to Working With a Makeup Artist for Your Wedding

Whether you want glamour, drama or au naturel, finding and working with the right makeup artist can sometimes seem overwhelming. Like your venue, flowers or photographer, prices will vary, as do makeup styles, personality, and time spent on the application process. Here are eight questions to consider before and after you hire someone. Image CreditV.G.…

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HUNGRY CITY: Top Cheap Bites of 2018

Sometimes a dish makes me forget that I’m supposed to be taking notes. I don’t want to analyze it; I just want to eat it, slowly, thinking giddy thoughts to myself. In no particular order, these are the dishes — more precisely, the eight dishes, a dessert and two drinks — that made me happiest…

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