Canned Elegance

Good morning. I write from Martha’s Vineyard, in Massachusetts, where I’m with my colleague Carolyn Ryan to visit with colleagues at the Vineyard Gazette and address friends new and old at the Martha’s Vineyard Wine and Food Festival. (Missed the Derby, sadly, but was excited to learn they’re moving toward catch-and-release competition.) It’s beautiful here,…

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Helping Alt-Meat Grow Some Muscle

The alt-meat industry has created quite a sizzle, promising delicious burgers, steaks and even sushi that is grown from animal cells in the lab. But most cellular agriculture still looks like mush. The manufacturing process — which starts with animal muscle and fat grown from stem cells in petri dishes — is fine for making…

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Catherine Wiener, Riley Ford

Catherine Diktynna Talbot Wiener and Riley Scripps Ford were married Oct. 26. Associate Judge Rowan D. Wilson of the New York Court of Appeals officiated at the New York Public Library. Anne Fadiman, a college mentor of the groom, gave a reading. The couple met at Yale, from which both graduated cum laude, and from…

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Sara Wahlberg, Michael Kurth

Sara Kathleen Wahlberg and the Rev. Michael Benjamin Evington Kurth were married Oct. 26 at Christ’s Church in Rye, N.Y. The Rev. Andrew A. Kryzak, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony. Mrs. Kurth, 32, is an assistant director for brand, marketing and communications at Ernst & Young, the New York professional services firm. She graduated…

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Nadia Sirota, James Lemkin

Nadia Sirota and James Benjamin Lemkin were married Oct. 22 at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, Calif. Soaring Starkey, an interfaith minister ordained by the New Seminary of New York City, officiated. Ms. Sirota, 36, is a viola soloist, chamber musician, curator and broadcaster. She is the New York Philharmonic’s Creative Partner, for…

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Audrey Almy, Sean Hawks

Audrey Ellen Almy and Sean Edmund Hawks were married Oct. 26 at the Arctic Club, a hotel in Seattle. Elaine M. Way, a Universal Life minister, officiated. Mrs. Hawks, 30, is a consulting manager in the customer insights and growth practice, in Seattle, of Accenture, the consultancy. She graduated from Tufts, received a master’s degree…

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