Temaki Hand Rolls With a Twist in the West Village

Headliner Nami Nori The chefs Taka Sakaeda and Jihan Lee, who both worked at the sushi master Masa Takayama’s restaurants, are behind separate counters in this new restaurant’s elegant pale-wood dining room. (The operations director, Lisa Limb, also worked at Mr. Takayama’s restaurants.) But unlike at Masa, the specialties here are temaki hand rolls. And…

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Designs to Last

In fashion, do all roads lead to France? That’s the obvious conclusion as designer after designer decamps — even just temporarily — to Paris from New York, London or Tokyo. It’s as if the only way to be taken seriously is to show in the French capital (the latest example: Telfar Clemens), as if being…

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Finding Balance in a Tiny, Wobbly Boat

I woke up one day a few years ago and realized my life had been reduced to a hamster wheel of deadlines. I worked through nights, weekends, dinner, vacations and almost my marriage. At the time, I thought of strength as endurance and thought I could handle it. My body disagreed. I’d drag all day…

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‘Celebration’ Review: The Final Stand of Yves Saint Laurent

Early in this century, the documentary director Olivier Meyrou, at the invitation of Pierre Bergé, spent two and a half years filming the couturier Yves Saint Laurent and his employees and associates. Bergé, of course, was one of them: Saint Laurent’s longtime business manager, hard-nosed where Saint Laurent was dreamy, is a central figure in…

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Medical News Today: What side effects can lithium cause?

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Catwalk Crashers at Chanel. Animal Sex at Stella.

PARIS — The morning of Jacques Chirac’s funeral the sun came out. There was an autumn crispness to the air and Paris was, on Monday, as it is wont to be at such times, gleaming with pomp and a sense of circumstance past. President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia was in town; so was President…

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Up Close and Personal: New Essays From Leslie Jamison

MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURNEssaysBy Leslie Jamison Pity the personal essayist, fated to play with a reader’s tolerance for that most cursed of vowels. Too many “I”s and you’re self-absorbed; too few and: Where are you in this piece? Perhaps no other writer of her generation has wrestled with this conundrum more than Leslie…

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Want to Write a Cookbook? Don’t Count the Money Just Yet

In 2017, the Dallas food blogger Urvashi Pitre published the “Indian Instant Pot Cookbook.” By any measure, it was a hit, selling more than 100,000 copies. But under the contract she signed with her publisher, Callisto Media, Ms. Pitre received no advance, the payment often given to an author when a book deal is signed.…

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Here She Is, the Safest Driver in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — If you can navigate the maze of roads and freeways in this city and choose not to break a single traffic law, congratulations. You deserve a prize. That prize could have been $20,000, in fact, if you had enrolled in the first L.A.’s Safest Driver contest this summer. Deborra Sarei, 46, a…

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Meat’s Bad for You! No, It’s Not! How Experts See Different Things in the Data

ImageCreditOzier Muhammad/The New York Times Researchers are in another fight about food. This week the Annals of Internal Medicine published studies arguing that eating red meat poses minimal health risks for most people, and that even our certainty about that link is weak. With these conclusions in hand, the authors offered a set of recommendations…

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