After 20 Years Under One Chef, Peasant Is Changing Hands

At the end of the month, the chef Frank DeCarlo will exchange his kitchen clogs for oxblood Dr. Martens street boots, wipe down his station and walk out of Peasant, the NoLIta restaurant he has owned for 20 years, for the last time. That’s the bad news: Peasant is a beloved restaurant, well ahead of…

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Gary Regan, Maestro of Mixology and Cocktail Culture, Dies at 68

Gary Regan, who began tending bar in his parents’ British pub when he was 14, would go on to help lead this century’s craft cocktail revolution in America. He did it by decoding the art of mixology and by infusing it with an ingredient that’s difficult to bottle: an empathetic grin. “Drinks are not the…

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André Daguin Dies at 84; Chef Made Gascony (and a Dish) Famous

André Daguin, a chef who helped put Gascony on the culinary map and made grilled duck breast the most popular dish in France, died on Tuesday at his home in the remote town of Auch, where he achieved his renown running the kitchen of his family’s hotel. He was 84. His daughter Ariane Daguin, the…

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Labor Unions Team Up With Drug Makers to Defeat Drug-Price Proposals

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to lower drug prices has the backing of many of the nation’s biggest labor groups, including the United Auto Workers, the A.F.L.-C.I.O., and unions representing teachers and other government workers. But a wave of Facebook ads that ran this fall appeared to suggest otherwise. The ads, featuring a dejected-looking man…

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Medical News Today: What to know about swollen cervical lymph nodes

The lymphatic system is a network of organs and tissues that helps support immunity. The lymph nodes are tiny, kidney-shaped structures that act as filters within this system. Their role is to trap and kill viruses and bacteria before these pathogens can return to the bloodstream. Lymph nodes exist in different areas of the body,…

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Tiny Love Stories: ‘We Were So Fit, So Young, So Beautiful’

Clubbing With My Mother I was at the club with my mother. Earlier that day, I had moved back in with her. Single, 31, living with my mother and even clubbing together, I was surfing the unique freedom that comes with having nothing left to lose. It was the highest low. I was sad and…

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Medical News Today: Cold medicine for hypertension: What to know

A person with high blood pressure, heart disease, or other heart issues should take care when selecting cold and flu medication. Certain medications, particularly ones with decongestants in them, can raise a person’s blood pressure. Keep reading for more information on cold medications for people with high blood pressure, including safety concerns, and alternative treatment…

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200,000 People Without Insurance May Apply for Free H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs

With donated drugs and services provided by major pharmacy chains, 200,000 uninsured Americans will gain access to H.I.V.-preventive medicines at no cost, the Trump administration announced on Tuesday. The announcement, by Alex M. Azar II, the health and human services secretary, essentially explained how the government plans to distribute drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.…

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Rent the Runway Adds Ski Wear and Athleisure to Its Catalog

Rent the Runway keeps on growing. After adding children’s clothing at the beginning of the year, the popular clothing rental service is now offering ski wear and athleisure, with 20 different brands available in both categories. Sizes range from small to large, with brands like Lululemon, Terez, Fila, Champion, Mackage, Spyder, and Bogner up for…

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Why the Less Disruptive Health Care Option Could Be Plenty Disruptive

ImageJoe Biden campaigning in Greenwood, S.C. He is one of the Democratic presidential candidates calling for a public option.Credit…Demetrius Freeman for The New York Times The single-payer health plans proposed by Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are often assailed as being too disruptive. A government plan for everyone, the argument goes, would mean that…

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