Mario Batali Gives Up All His Restaurants

The 20-year partnership between the celebrity chef Mario Batali and the Bastianich family of restaurateurs was formally dissolved on Wednesday, more than a year after several women accused Mr. Batali of sexual harassment and assault. Mr. Batali “will no longer profit from the restaurants in any way, shape or form,” said Tanya Bastianich Manuali, who…

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Maybe More Men Should Wear Scrunchies

Image Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet both wore dusty pink outfits on the Oscars red carpet in February. His look was inspired by a beloved scrunchie.CreditJosh Haner/The New York Times Like many other relics of the ’80s and ’90s, the scrunchie has returned to relevance in recent years at the hands of fashion designers. Chanel,…

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Corner Office: Gwyneth Paltrow Is All Business

As an actress, Gwyneth Paltrow was embraced by fans and critics, winning an Oscar for her leading role in “Shakespeare in Love.” As a businesswoman, Ms. Paltrow has received decidedly mixed reviews. Many deride her lifestyle brand, Goop, as little more than an overhyped e-commerce platform peddling pseudoscience and baubles. California regulators secured a $145,000…

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What to Cook: Make Stracciatella!

Good morning. What’s better than stracciatella, the Italian dish of chicken broth with a cheesy suspension of poached egg and herbs? The answer is: Stracciatella seasoned with really good fish sauce. Trust me! Go with it. Beat a few eggs, then grate in some Parmesan until the eggs are the texture of cake batter. Now,…

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Medical News Today: Can supplements help keep depression at bay?

New research investigates whether taking nutritional supplements and changing dietary habits can help prevent depression. Can our dietary practices help keep depression at bay? On a global level, we are now facing two concerning epidemics, one of which relates to the health of the body and the other to that of the mind, namely, obesity…

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All the Exquisite Details at Alexander McQueen’s Fall 2019 Show

Yanshan ZhangGetty Images What comes across most clearly at Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen shows, aside from the stunning craftsmanship and impeccable tailoring, is the thoughtfulness. There’s a story behind each piece, behind the setting, behind even the seating for the show—imbuing the collection with emotional oomph. For this fall 2019 collection, Burton went home to…

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The Grands Magasins of Paris Are Branching Out

PARIS — Shopping in Paris used to be revolutionary. The city’s department stores, les grands magasins, were reshaping retail more than 160 years ago, long before Amazon. Stores had never been so big, nor the offerings so varied. Inside the ornate emporiums, social classes were compressed and elegance made egalitarian. The stores remain popular, like…

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Fashion Review: Chaos Until the End. And Some Great Clothes.

PARIS — On the evening of the last show of the last day of the last week of fashion month, the Pyramid of the Louvre was cast in the yellowing light of early evening as the audience filed dutifully past, moving onward to a great glass box in the Cour Carrée, to mount a set…

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Angling for a Whopper in the Fly-Fishing Paradise of Patagonia

On the final morning of a weeklong fly-fishing adventure to Patagonia last December, I finally found my white whale. In the preceding days, I had fished all manner of beautiful rivers and lakes and caught (and released) more than my share of fish. But I had yet to land anything truly special — a trip-maker…

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