A Lakeside Castle Hotel in the Austrian Alps

By Jenny Comita The castles of the German and Austrian Alps are known for their fairy-tale quality. The iconic turreted silhouette in the background of the Disney logo was, in fact, modeled after Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig II’s Bavarian palace near the border of the two countries. Schloss Fuschl, located on an evergreen-ringed, emerald-hued glacial lake…

It’s Sandwich Week!

Last week, Becky Hughes took over the newsletter because I was up to my eyeballs in spreadsheets filled with sandwiches. This week, all that beautiful organization came together in the form of our list of “57 Sandwiches That Define New York City,” a grand survey of all five boroughs through the lens of its most…

All Hail the Scuttlebutt

I’m Krysten, an associate editor at New York Times Cooking, taking over for Tanya this week. And I love sandwiches. A sandwich is one of life’s great pleasures: two pieces of crisp-tender bread, filled with any combination of deliciousness, drizzled or smeared with a glorious sauce. They’re portable, affordable and — critically, for the purposes…

How Jacob Bernstein Covers New York Society

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Jacob Bernstein is fascinated by power, privilege and the people who wield both. As a reporter for the Styles desk at The New York Times, Mr. Bernstein’s beat involves writing about influential figures — both…