Modern Love: Tiny Love Stories: ‘The Pink Was Wrong. The Name Was Too.’

What I Have Now Things I used to have: A tidy resume. Unfettered relationships. Nice hair. A paycheck. An almost complete disregard for anyone besides myself. A fully intact perineum. Steadfast opinions on child rearing. A self-regulating internal body temperature. A vague disdain for that mother who would “work from home” on Fridays even though…

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Off the Menu: The Ribbon Opens a Branch in Times Square

Headliner The Ribbon Midtown Back in 2015, when they opened their first outpost of the Ribbon, on West 72nd Street, Bruce and Eric Bromberg said their menu was designed to be replicated in other locations. Now they’re finally testing it out. Except for a larger selection of seafood platters and a fried chicken that’s served…

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Front Burner: Sheet Pans With Tread

I keep a small rimmed sheet pan — nonwarping — in my oven, not for want of storage elsewhere, but because I frequently use it and like to have it ready. A new heavy-duty aluminum pan from Chicago Metallic has wire-wrapped rims to resist warping and textured surfaces to aid in food release. The sheet…

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The Evolution of the Super Bowl Halftime Costume

It’s hard to imagine the Super Bowl without the insane costumes its halftime show performers have worn—and Jeremy Scott’s outfit for Katy Perry Sunday is sure to join the mix. But back in ’90s when the first big Hollywood act took the stage—after almost 25 years of marching bands playing halftime—the costumes were tame. Glitz…

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Medical News Today: What to know about multifocal breast cancer

Multifocal breast cancer is a form of breast cancer in which multiple tumors arise in the same area of the breast. There are many types of breast cancer. The type and characteristics, including the number of tumors and where they are, can affect a person’s treatment and long-term outlook. This article covers information about multifocal…

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Front Burner: A Pre-Prohibition California Vermouth Returns

Until Prohibition, the Gundlach Bundschu wine company was known for its brandy and vermouth as much as for its table wines, made in Sonoma County, Calif., since 1858. These days, wine production dominates at the family-owned estate, but, with cocktails and aperitifs so popular, it is bringing back its martini-friendly white vermouth. It’s made from…

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Front Burner: New York’s Depression Era Foodways

During the Depression, the Federal Writers’ Project enlisted writers across the country to document American themes. In New York, there was a prolific output, which included works on architecture and a guidebook. “Feeding the City,” about the food of New York, was supposed to be a book, but was never published. Manuscripts and photographs from…

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Front Burner: A New Beer Resource in Chelsea

The partners in Beer Run — a compact, well-stocked new source for beer-buying and drinking — have a natural feel for the business. John Hyun was an assistant brewer at Peekskill Brewery upstate and knows his craft beers. So does his partner, Larry Good, who owns two restaurants with beer-drinking audiences, Toast and The Heights…

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Front Burner: Talk Celebrates a New Book

Kerry DiamondCreditvia Museum of Food and Drink Yasmin KhanCreditMatt Russell In her new book, “Zaitoun,” Yasmin Khan, a human rights activist and food writer, explores the significance and history of the olive in the culture of the Palestinians and Jews, especially in Israel. Ms. Khan will discuss Palestinian home-cooking and the role of food in…

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It’s Getting Very, Very, Very Cold Outside. Time to Run Away.

As the dreaded polar vortex promises record-breaking low temperatures across the Midwest this week, the dream of warmer climates takes hold. It’s summer somewhere, right? (Even without the frigid cold, nearly two out of three Americans say they regret not taking a warm-weather vacation last year, according to Airbnb). Here is a list of recently…

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