Sous Vide Is Awesome

Good morning. One of the great things about reporting on food trends is that they work like pendulums, swinging from favor to disfavor and back. The forces that move them are taste and expense. Take sous-vide machines, which some call immersion circulators. They heat water to a particular temperature and keep it there, allowing a…

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So You Want to Overturn Obamacare. Here Are Some Things That Would Be Headaches.

Image Calorie information in a New York City Starbucks, 2010. Overturning Obamacare would mean restaurants nationwide would no longer be required to post such data.CreditMario Tama/Getty Images It’s not just that 21 million people would probably lose health insurance, or that 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions would lose their protection. Those effects would be…

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The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.)

First, there was the meatless burger. Soon we may have fishless fish. Impossible Foods, the California company behind the meatless Impossible Whopper now available at Burger King, is joining a crowded field of food companies developing alternatives to traditional seafood with plant-based recipes or laboratory techniques that allow scientists to grow fish from cells. So…

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Liv Tyler Learns From Her Anxiety

Liv Tyler has spent a lot of time thinking about where nature ends and nurture begins. Most recently, it’s because Ms. Tyler’s American children have started speaking with an English accent. (She and her partner Dave Gardner, a sports agent, moved to London with their family in 2016.) Despite capitulating to many of the United…

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