How to Flambé

Amid the usual restaurant cacophony in the dining room at Monterey American Brasserie in Manhattan, you’ll hear the occasional whoosh, followed by delighted “oohs” and “wows.” Another pan of bananas Foster has been set ablaze, orange flames surging and swaying before fizzling out, leaving behind caramelized, rum-soaked bananas and causing all the neighboring tables to…

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Cody Ko and Kelsey Kreppel Wed

In a relationship open to perusal by millions of followers, the podcasters Cody Michael Kolodziejzyk and Kelsey Lang Kreppel have made a practice of not letting their favorite moments turn into content. One such moment was their Dec. 18, 2021, engagement on the beach in Malibu, Calif. They could have played the giant seal carcass…

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Searching for the Perfect Texture

People with different flavor obsessions tend to appreciate each other’s passions — lemon lovers understand chocoholics, and chile fiends click with squint-seeking sour-candy obsessives. But when it comes to texture, there can be a mutual incomprehension. I happen to love anything squishy, springy, chewy, wobbly or displaying the soft elasticity called Q or QQ in Taiwan, and…

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Searching for the Perfect Texture

People with different flavor obsessions tend to appreciate each other’s passions — lemon lovers understand chocoholics, and chile fiends click with squint-seeking sour-candy obsessives. But when it comes to texture, there can be a mutual incomprehension. I happen to love anything squishy, springy, chewy, wobbly or displaying the soft elasticity called Q or QQ in Taiwan, and…

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Searching for the Perfect Texture

People with different flavor obsessions tend to appreciate each other’s passions — lemon lovers understand chocoholics, and chile fiends click with squint-seeking sour-candy obsessives. But when it comes to texture, there can be a mutual incomprehension. I happen to love anything squishy, springy, chewy, wobbly or displaying the soft elasticity called Q or QQ in Taiwan, and…

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Searching for the Perfect Texture

People with different flavor obsessions tend to appreciate each other’s passions — lemon lovers understand chocoholics, and chile fiends click with squint-seeking sour-candy obsessives. But when it comes to texture, there can be a mutual incomprehension. I happen to love anything squishy, springy, chewy, wobbly or displaying the soft elasticity called Q or QQ in Taiwan, and…

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