Restaurant Review: At Danny Meyer’s Manhatta, Only the View Tries to Dazzle

But generous applications of produce don’t always save the food from seeming a bit safe, conservative and slightly dated. Mr. Pfeifer, who spent eight years in the kitchen at Maialino, Mr. Meyer’s Roman-inspired restaurant, is now cooking French food in the post-nouvelle mode that Daniel Boulud has been artfully fomenting for years. Mr. Boulud has…

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How to Make All-Weather Boots the Most Stylish Shoes You Own

Practical, waterproof boots have been designed largely for people who needed rough, tough, who-cares-what-they-look-like shoes for far too long. It was a cruel dilemma for generations of shoe-lovers before us: Face life with footwear that required stress, pain, and a hyper vigilant attitude toward the forecast, or give up and wear deeply unattractive boots. Advertisement…

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Medical News Today: Does high altitude affect COPD?

At a high altitude, there is less oxygen available to breathe. This can pose risks to people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A study in Respiratory Research defines a high altitude as any elevation greater than 1,500 meters (m) — about 5,000 feet (ft) — above sea level. People may experience altitude-related health effects while…

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First period after having a baby: What to expect

It is common for a woman’s period to change after having a baby. Some women experience heavier or more painful periods, while others find that their periods become easier. In the months after giving birth, periods may be irregular but may return to normal over time. There is no way to predict how giving birth…

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Medical News Today: Health benefits of elderberry

People have used elderberry for its health benefits for hundreds of years. Elderberry contains antioxidants, and many believe it can relieve colds, fight the flu, and boost the immune system. There is little scientific research into the effects of elderberries on people’s health. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) state that more…

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John Hardy’s New Collaboration With Adwoa Aboah Is Truly Enchanting

When it comes to jewelry, there are two type of people in this world: the minimalist who takes pride in owning only a few dainty, subtle pieces, and the maximalist, who you can find with stacks of necklaces draped around their neck, and elaborate pieces adorning their hands and ears. For John Hardy’s new collaboration…

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A New Director for International Association of Culinary Professionals

Tanya Steel, 54, an editor and writer who has worked for decades in the food media, is the new executive director of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, replacing Martha Holmberg, who resigned last month. The association, an organization of recipe developers, cookbook authors and others whose work centers on food, was founded in 1978…

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In Fashion: Flowing, Fanciful White Dresses

From left: Melitta Baumeister dress, $1,100, melittabaumeister.com. Louis Vuitton dress, price on request, louisvuitton.com. Lela Rose veil, $1,795, lelarose.com. Sea dress, $445, sea-ny.com. MB Bridal Classics crown, $1,000, mervebayindir.com. Carolina Herrera dress, $2,490, (212) 249-6552. Lela Rose veil, $1,320. From left: Sea dress. Miu Miu cape, $1,960, miumiu.com. Jil Sander top, $1,340, jilsander.com. Chloé skirt,…

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The Long Journey of the Aleppo Pepper

In 2013, Mr. Lowcock introduced a chutneylike sauce called Roasted Aleppo and Cayenne Shatta, a medium-heat combination of cayenne, fresh garlic, dried Aleppo pepper flakes from Turkey and Greece rehydrated in red wine, and roasted fresh Aleppos he buys locally. Such uses veer from the spice’s traditional role in Levantine cuisine, often as a finishing…

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