Recreating “St. Veronica” by Jacques Blanchard (1633 – 1634) In the spring of 2020, a creative challenge began to take over the internet. Known as the Getty Museum Challenge, it encouraged people from across the globe to recreate works of art using what they had on hand in their homes. […]

The recipe I’m sharing today is inspired by one of the defining dishes of the 1990s, and indeed of the whole global fusion-food movement. But first, a bit of backstory. It was Christmas 2001. My brother Damian was having great success with his record company, which he had started in […]

As I was a teenager, I had the opportunity to stay on a friend’s private island in Georgian Bay, Ontario in Canada for a vacation. It had a number of smaller islands out in front of it and I remember that my friend and I were begging his parents to […]

You already know that online rental sites like Airbnb or VRBO can hook you up with some amazing luxury properties. But did you know you could book your next getaway at a house built by a world-famous architect or one featured on TV or in film? If you’re looking to […]

As Buddy the Elf once said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” And that’s exactly what Zooey Deschanel and Will Ferrell did in the beloved 2003 film Elf. As fans of the holiday film may remember, the duo shared an iconic scene together that involved singing in […]

From fondue to seasonal festivities, these are things that make Switzerland unique, writes Tim Cumming There are things that represent a country to the rest of the world like no other – and when it comes to Switzerland, if you look beyond the alpine ranges, glaciers, ski slopes and lakes, […]

 Added on September 30, 2020  Richard Foss  newsletter A La Carte dining news column for 01 October 2020 Uncorked co-owner Jeff Bonafede with some of the Bordeaux wines for this week’s tasting. Photo by Richard Foss Life After Melange: The old Chez Melange was two restaurants under one roof, […]

With over 167 million subscribers, Netflix has the power to turn unknowns into superstars virtually overnight — and that’s been the case for the stars of several of the streaming service’s original television series and films. Some Netflix notables had been pursuing acting for years before getting their big break, […]

Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted much of New York City’s normal rhythms of travel, with many people now hopping on to bicycles rather than the subway. A design competition could now solidify these changes by offering up a revamped version of the famous Brooklyn Bridge. Related: If […]