A Nice Thing for Spring

For springtime and beyond, Hay, a Danish tableware and home furnishing company, has just introduced a line of tailored cotton place mats and napkins in pastel yellow, lavender, beige and gray, each trimmed with contrasting borders. The beige, for example, has sky blue trim. They come in sets of four. Hay Contour place mats, $20…

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A Farmer to Restaurants Now Delivers

For decades, the Chef’s Garden, a 350-acre farm in Huron, Ohio, has been a source of first-rate produce for restaurants across the country. Now the hundreds of items it cultivates are available for home delivery. What makes the offerings so compelling to the discerning cook is not just the dazzling seasonal variety — including sultry…

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Be a New Orleanian Wherever You Are

You’ll need to assemble your own jazz band or find a playlist on Spotify to do justice to a Commander’s Palace dinner at home, especially for Mother’s Day. For the first time, the legendary New Orleans restaurant, in business since 1893, is serving a limited menu for delivery, shipped frozen and nationwide through Goldbelly. The…

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Dr. Richard Friedman, Who Debunked Homosexuality Myth, Dies at 79

In the 1980s, when marriage and adopting children seemed impossible dreams for gay men, the psychoanalyst Richard C. Friedman became their champion. His 1988 book, “Male Homosexuality: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspective,” showed that sexual orientation was largely biological and presented a case that helped undermine the belief held by most Freudian analysts at the time…

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