Add Light to Your Table

For the autumn or the Thanksgiving table, Paper Trail, a home goods shop in Rhinebeck, N.Y., has introduced what look like pine cones to hold tea lights. They’re actually made of birch twigs, but do the trick. Birch Tea Light Holders, $21 and $28, Paper Trail, 6423 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, N.Y., 845-876-8050, papertrailrhinebeck.com. Follow NYT…

Details

White House Is Not Contact Tracing ‘Super-Spreader’ Trump Rose Garden Event

Despite almost daily disclosures of new coronavirus infections among President Trump’s close associates, the White House is making little effort to investigate the scope and source of its outbreak. The White House has decided not to trace the contacts of guests and staff members at the Rose Garden celebration 10 days ago for Judge Amy…

Details

Sourdough Is Just the Beginning at Bâtard

Markus Glocker, the executive chef and partner at Bâtard in Tribeca, offers a concise assortment of baked goods, made by his baker, Luis Cordero. There’s a crusty oval sourdough loaf; another excellent sourdough bread, studded with chunks of blood sausage; a compact brioche loaf, threaded throughout with wild mushroom and shallot purée; generous palmiers; fat…

Details

An Italian Spritz Without the Buzz

Lyre’s, an Australian company that produces a range of nonalcoholic spirits, introduced its handsome bottles of faux gin, rum, whiskey, aperitifs and liqueurs to the American market last spring. Distillation figures in the company’s manufacture, but the two main ingredients are water and sugar. For me, they fell short, with the most acceptable being those…

Details

Paying Tribute to Pierre Troisgros

Philippe Roussel, the executive chef at Café D’Alsace on the Upper East Side, worked for several years at Le Frères Troisgros, a restaurant in Roanne, France with three Michelin stars. Now, to commemorate Pierre Troisgros, who died at 92 on Sept. 23, Mr. Roussel has added a number of the signature dishes from the restaurant…

Details

A Taste of Berlin in Your Home

Erkan Emre, from Berlin, settled in New York in 1997 and became an architect. But he missed a taste of home, specifically doner kebab, a Turkish sandwich filled with chicken roasted on a vertical spit, with salad and condiments. There are hundreds of doner kebab stands in Berlin. Though he was born in Germany, his…

Details

Covid-19 Patients: Nearly One-Third Had Altered Mental State [Study]

Nearly a third of hospitalized Covid-19 patients experienced some type of altered mental function — ranging from confusion to delirium to unresponsiveness — in the largest study to date of neurological symptoms among coronavirus patients in an American hospital system. And patients with altered mental function had significantly worse medical outcomes, according to the study,…

Details

Watch Louis Vuitton’s Spring-Summer 2021 Show Live From Paris

Stephane Cardinale — CorbisGetty Images Louis Vuitton premieres its spring-summer 2021 runway show live from La Samaritaine on Tuesday, October 6 at 3:00 PM CET (9:00AM EST). Watch this season’s show unfold from your own front row seat, below: This content is imported from YouTube. You may be able to find the same content in…

Details

Madewell’s Bestselling Jeans Are Only $75 Right Now

If you, too, could use some space from the beloved joggers you’ve been living in the past six months, you’re in luck. Madewell has steep discounts on several bestselling jeans now through October 11, with some pairs retailing as low as $75. All you have to do is use promo code «STOCKUP» to enjoy the…

Details

How to Build a Better Dinner

When cooking for my family at home, I rarely use recipes. Instead, I’ll pull from a collection of what I refer to as culinary building blocks. And I’m not talking about a mental library of recipes and techniques (though those can help). I’m talking about actual, physical things. Open my fridge, and you’ll find a…

Details