Spanish Produce at Hudson Yards

There are some treasures to gather at Frutas y Verduras, the fruit and vegetable stand at Little Spain, the Spanish food hall at Hudson Yards. You can find artichokes, asparagus and ruffled lettuces in lots of places, but here they’re shown alongside beautifully arrayed ribbony romano beans, eight inches long, to simmer until tender ($3…

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A Chicken Purveyor on the Move

The Art of Food

Any survey of food as art has to feature Giuseppe Arcimboldo, the 16th-century Italian painter whose portraits are montages of food. There is a take-off on one, by the photographer Klaus Enrique, on the cover of this lovely volume, “A Feast for the Eyes.” The book is an alphabetical compendium, with entries showing and explaining…

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Everlane Is Bringing Back the Spaghetti Strap Tank Top

The Cotton Cami Everlane everlane.com $18.00 From mom jeans to butterfly hair clips, we’ve seen just about every fashion item from the ’90s re-infiltrate our 2019 wardrobe. And just in time for summer, we have another throwback style climbing the ranks: the spaghetti strap tank top. Versions of the trend have popped up at Gen…

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Packaged Sausages From Former White Gold Butchers

The butchers Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest were thinking of creating a line of sausages, even before they left White Gold Butchers, the now-defunct Upper West Side market and restaurant owned by April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman. “We saw it as a way to widen our audience without the expense of overhead and labor,” Ms.…

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Excess Body Fat Tied to Fatal Prostate Cancers

Many studies have found that obesity is associated with an increased risk for prostate cancer. Now a new study suggests that the degree of risk may depend on where in the body the fat is. The report, in the journal Cancer, included 1,832 Icelandic men. All underwent CT scans to measure subcutaneous fat in the…

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Gloria Vanderbilt Dies at 95; Built a Fashion Empire

Gloria Vanderbilt, the society heiress who stitched her illustrious family name into designer jeans and built a $100 million fashion empire, crowning her tabloid story of a child-custody fight, of broken marriages and of jet-set romances, died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 95. Her death was confirmed by her son Anderson…

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Should I Call My Father?

This Father’s Day, I’m not sure if I should call my dad. I had the same misgivings a few days ago when it was his birthday. He turned 87. It’s not what you think. I have a wonderful father and we’ve had no falling out. But I anticipate that the phone calls will be more…

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The Boutique Fitness Boom

A visit to an upscale suburban mall or a city shopping district used to be marked by stops at Gap, Sharper Image and Barnes & Noble, ending in a pile of shopping bags. Now it’s about taking a $36 Pilates class, maybe followed by a $36 indoor cycling session if you’re really committed, then hitting…

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California Tests a Digital ‘Fire Alarm’ for Mental Distress

Last winter, several dozen people who were struggling with suicidal urges and bouts of intense emotion opened their lives to a company called Mindstrong, in what has become a closely watched experiment in Silicon Valley. Mindstrong, a venture co-founded by a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, promised something that no drug…

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