Polenta That You’ll Never Need to Stir

LONDON — In the last few months, I have been using this column to cook dishes in the oven using a single pot or pan. The inspiration was drawn from European classics, such as pasta with ragù, paella or moussaka, all of which come with long traditions attached to them and clear methods of preparation. None…

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Kawi, From Momofuku, Takes Korean Food Head On

You will find Kawi, the latest Momofuku restaurant, on the fifth floor of 20 Hudson Yards, assuming you stay determined and swallow back the urge to run for the exits that may grip you as you negotiate escalators that don’t connect to one another, elevators that are hidden out of sight like somebody’s crazy grandfather…

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Serena Williams Won’t Be Silenced. Her Clothes Are Doing the Talking.

For most of the history of women’s tennis, the “dress” — once upon a time a long skirt, now more of a wisp of an idea — has symbolized the feminine side of the game in its most retrograde sense, and been used as a means of gender stereotype, self-expression, and eyeball-attracting marketing. It has…

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Don’t Call It Darjeeling, It’s Nepali Tea

In 1848, the British East India Company gave the botanist Robert Fortune a mission: smuggle live tea bushes out of China against the emperor’s strict edicts and plant them in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal, to propagate a new tea industry under British control. The heist took years. The plants struggled to flourish in…

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Watch the Gucci Cruise 2020 Show Live

The Gucci Cruise 2020 show is about to start in Rome, Italy. Catch all the action, from start to finish, below.

Serena Williams’s Custom Off-White French Open Outfit Sends a Message to Her Critics

While most athletes favor high-performing and comfortable garments for competition, Serena Williams also dresses with political intention. The tennis champion returned to the French Open in Paris Monday in a custom outfit decorated with inspiring words to silence her detractors and remind the world exactly who she is. «Queen,» «Champion,» «Mother,» and «Goddess» were the…

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How to Make the Most of a Powder Room

The powder room is the hummingbird of the home: a room so small you may wonder whether it’s a room at all. (There’s a reason real estate agents call it a half bathroom.) No matter how diminutive, though, it’s a space that can be used to create an outsize design statement. “A powder room is…

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The Power of a Name: My Secret Life With M.R.K.H.

I was a month shy of turning 16 when a red-faced man in a white coat told me I had been born without a uterus. With a huge dark desk between us, he told me I would never menstruate, and would need plastic surgery to correct the anomaly of my vaginal opening that was a…

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