Chicken, the Thomas Keller Way

The chef Thomas Keller’s talent for frying chicken is such that many years ago he opened a family-style restaurant, Ad Hoc, down the road from his French Laundry in Yountville, Calif., where it was and still is the specialty. Now it’s landing in New York, at his elegant TAK Room in Hudson Yards, on Monday…

Details

A Permanent Home for Mochi

Mochi meets dressy petits fours at the Mochidoki shop in SoHo opening on Thursday. It’s the first shop for the company, founded in 2015, which has been selling its mochi-wrapped ice cream confections to restaurants like Nobu and, more recently, online to retail customers. The pastry chef Michael Laiskonis is consulting. At the SoHo shop,…

Details

For a Faster Old-Fashioned …

Stripping a sliver of orange peel to garnish that old-fashioned is one of the least demanding cocktail chores, but there’s an advantage to having a jar of Collins Orange Twist in Syrup on hand. An Italian import, these are uniform, nicely cut strips of peel for cocktails, desserts and even savory dishes like duck. A…

Details

Food Is the Subject of This Art Show

Food is the theme of a particularly focused group exhibit downtown this art season. For “Food Show,” the curators Chantal Lee and Jeffrey Morabito have gathered works by more than a dozen artists that express the relationship between people and food. Some of the works illustrate dishes like “Avocado Toast With Sunny-Side-Up Egg” by Mr.…

Details

Coronavirus Live Updates: Governments Clamp Down but Virus Still Spreads

Here’s what you need to know: ImageThe City of London financial district. Stocks in Britain, France and Germany plunged on Monday morning.Credit…Henry Nicholls/Reuters Markets tumble as governments step up restrictions. Global stocks plunged on Monday, including on Wall Street, as the spread of coronavirus led governments around the world to take increasingly stringent measures to…

Details

Your Next Great Meal

Good morning. I don’t know if you’re going to have time to make pastelón (above) tonight, but it sure would be nice to eat, a Puerto Rican lasagna of plantains, cheese and picadillo, dotted with raisins and, in some homes, drizzled with pique, a fermented hot sauce common to the island’s tables. It’s a dish…

Details