Who Drank the Kool-Aid? How Children Get Hooked on Sugary Drinks

Slave to your sweet tooth? Researchers say the predilection for sweetened drinks — a major driver of the nation’s obesity crisis — begins in childhood. That’s one reason health experts recommend children under 2 never be given fruit juice. When it comes to children 2 to 18, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a daily…

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Seattle Chefs Anchor Restaurants at New Nordstrom in Midtown

Headliner Nordstrom With the opening of Nordstrom in Midtown, New York is not only getting a huge new department store with terrazzo tile floors, it’s also being outfitted with a collection of new restaurants and bars. The Seattle-based chain takes pride in its restaurants, and, for this New York location, has brought over two notable…

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These Puffer Jackets Will Make You Feel Like Missy Elliot

Balenciaga presented a high-fashion puffer jacket on the runway in 2016, and almost instantly, the functional outwear was deemed cool. Since then we’ve seen new variations take flight: North Face’s throwback Nupste jacket is on the rise and collaborations like Moncler x Richard Quinn get down with whimsical prints. But meme culture is coming for…

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4 Kitchen Must-Haves for the Holiday Season

As we approach Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, you likely have a lot of big meals planned. Whether you are cooking for family, friends, or clients, the right cookware can make a big difference. It affects your cook time, the flavor and quality of your food, as well as the types of recipes you are…

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3 Chic Style Tips to Make You Feel Like the Boss You Are

Like many of us, Luz Ortiz begins her work day by sifting through many emails. After that, though, a day on the job for Ortiz is infinitely cooler than most—she’s the creative director and designer of a jewelry brand with her namesake. Sorel Blake™ Lace Bootie SOREL sorel.com $220.00 All of Ortiz’s timeless everyday pieces—which…

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Tiffany & Co.’s Holiday Advent Calendar is What Dreams are Made of

Tiffany & Co. announced its first-ever holiday catalogue, featuring twelve different one-of-a-kind presents for your loved ones. Among the luxurious gifts is a four-foot-tall advent calendar, in Tiffany’s signature blue, that houses a treasure trove of surprises for 24 days. Other gifts include a custom-made Tiffany Blue motorcycle, a 3-Oven Cast Iron Range, and a…

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How Did the Diner Menu Get So Long?

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Culinary Arts is an occasional illustrated look at what we eat.

Let the Wedding Games Begin

Meredith and Andrew Shackleford didn’t want their wedding to have an ordinary cocktail hour. Instead of having their guests sip drinks and eat canapés, the couple divided everyone into six teams to compete in a series of games that included croquet, ladder ball, and blindfolded wine tastings. The winning team took home bottles of champagne…

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At Tsismis, Filipino-American Drinking Food Worth Talking About

Tsismis is the opposite of a speakeasy. It isn’t hiding anything; its glass facade on Orchard Street wants to strike up a conversation so badly that it almost follows you home. The windows are stenciled with cartoon characters and with text-message bubbles that call out in English (“Hello! New York”), Spanish (“que rico!”), French (“bon…

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