The Tea’s the Thing

In Act IV, Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” there’s much talk by Titania and Oberon of flowers and herbs. Harney & Sons, a tea company in Millerton, N.Y., has taken those poetic lines as its cue for a lovely, fragrant blend — including black and oolong teas, with orange peel, ginger root,…

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A Miami Market Where the Fish Fly

MIAMI — Customers traveling by foot or convertible will hear Plaza Seafood Market shortly after it comes into view. The rhythmic thud of long, heavy knives cracking fish spines, landing hard on a cutting board, grows louder when you reach the parking lot, provided there are no motorcycles revving nearby, drowning everything else out. The…

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Head Into the Kitchen

How goes it? These are challenging times, of course, made more so by the newness of the year that brings with it hope and optimism but also hard work: your new fitness challenge; your focus on self-care; your home office to-do list; your job search; your corporate goals for 2021. Some have stopped drinking for…

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Jodie Turner-Smith in Bloom

You know that saying about how anything Fred Astaire did, Ginger Rogers did backward and in high heels? It comes to mind as Jodie Turner-Smith recounts filming the action movie Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse while in her second trimester of pregnancy—something her costars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell were quite assuredly not dealing with.…

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