Our Top Picks From The Outnet’s Sale Will Make Your Day

We are sorry to inform you, but your bank account is about to take a hit: The Outnet’s semi-annual sale is here. There are currently 92 pages of designer goods ranging from Fendi sunglasses for only a hundred bucks to that Chloé crossbody discounted at 75% off. Don’t feel overwhelmed though, because we narrowed it…

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Le Crocodile Shows How a New York Brasserie Should Look and Taste

At Chez Ma Tante in Brooklyn, the first restaurant Aidan O’Neal and Jake Leiber ran together, early press reports portrayed Mr. O’Neal as the executive chef and Mr. Leiber as his second in command. But in interviews they gave — always in tandem — it was clear that they were equal partners and that they…

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How Do They Make Plant-Based Meat Behave Like Beef?

Texture, appearance and flavor: These are the elements of meat that the new vegan alternatives from Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are trying to capture, with varying degrees of success. Here’s how they do it: Texture In ground beef, animal protein provides springy texture and allows the meat to bind to itself. (Hamburgers would simply…

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How to Cook With Plant-Based Meats

SAN MATEO, Calif. — Even before opening my restaurant, Wursthall, here a couple years ago, I knew that taking vegan and vegetarian options seriously — with both traditionally vegan foods and modern meat alternatives — would be a central element of its success. Though sausages form the backbone of the menu, my team and I…

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Peak, With 101st-Floor Views, Opens in Hudson Yards

Headliner Peak At the pinnacle of 30 Hudson Yards, the tallest tower in the complex, will be this sleek restaurant with stunning views from the 101st floor. The architect David Rockwell’s company, the Rockwell Group, has given the space a richly elegant but subdued look with shades of gray as the dominant palette. The Peak…

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Everyone’s a Curator Now

Recently Maryellen Stewart, a freelance copywriter for luxury brands, was window-shopping in SoHo when she noticed a large sign in a restaurant window advertising a “curated” menu. “I hate the word,” she said. “It’s everywhere.” In Midtown, the designer Christian Siriano has opened the Curated NYC, a boutique selling women’s wear and decorative objects. Michigan…

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What Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus

Pregnant women are often particularly susceptible to respiratory infections and, once infected, can become seriously ill, with long-lasting consequences for both mother and baby. Is that true for the new coronavirus? The information available so far is thin, but it appears that pregnant women are no more likely than anyone else to have severe symptoms…

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Coronavirus Updates: Governments Shift Focus to Containment, as Virus Spreads Globally

Here’s what you need to know: ImageBeijing on Tuesday. China reported 125 confirmed new infections, the lowest such total since January.Credit…Nicolas Asfouri/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Governments seek to cushion social and economic impact of the virus. With the threat of a full-scale pandemic growing by the day, governments around the world shifted their focus…

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When a Drug Study Abruptly Ends, Volunteers Are Left to Cope

On March 21, 2019, the staff at the Penn Memory Center in Philadelphia was scrambling to learn more about an early-morning announcement: Two pharmaceutical companies, Biogen and Eisai, would discontinue their clinical trial of a drug intended to slow the progression of early Alzheimer’s disease. A “futility analysis” had shown that aducanumab, being studied in…

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‘No Way Out’: In China, Coronavirus Takes Toll on Other Patients

WUHAN, China — The 3-year-old boy was anxiously waiting for yet another round of chemotherapy. Then the new coronavirus outbreak hit, and doctors suddenly turned him away. The boy, Fu Haoran, who has leukemia, is one of many seriously ill people struggling to find urgent, lifesaving treatment and left to fend for themselves as China…

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