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  1. small-business stories
    The Social Club for People of Color That Began Offering Free Grieving SessionsIn the months since COVID-19 hit, Ethel’s Club has gained members as far afield as Norway and is actively looking to raise money to hire new staffers.
  2. what i learned
    My Mom Just Blah Blah Blah’s All DayTen children on what their parents do for work.
  3. recommended by experts
    The Best Products for Organizing Your Fridge, According to Organization ExpertsGet your overflowing fridge under control.
  4. painless shopping
    15 Nice-Looking Stove-Top Teakettles for Every Kind of KitchenFrom barista-approved goosenecks to modernist vessels.
  5. this thing's incredible
    A Cult-Favorite Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Honey Butter Is Finally Available OnlineHonolulu-based soft-serve company Banán has finally made its nut butter — produced with all local ingredients — available in the contiguous 48.
  6. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Grill When You Don’t Have a BackyardWhether you’re grilling on a terrace in a portable grill or in a park on a communal one.
  7. recommended by experts
    The Essential Pasta-Making Tools, According to Professional Pasta-MakersMaking fresh pasta isn’t hard to do when you have the right gear.
  8. recommended by experts
    How to Make Coffee at Home Like a BaristaAccording to Erika Vonie, one of the leading experts on making a good cup of joe.
  9. recommended by experts
    Where to Buy Seafood Online, According to Chefs That Run Seafood RestaurantsFrom premium oysters straight out of the Pacific Northwest to sushi-grade fish from New York City.
  10. dad week
    21 Best Grilling Gifts for Every Type of Grilling EnthusiastFrom the aspiring griller with no patio to the backyard pitmaster.
  11. deal of the day
    This Top-Rated Nespresso Machine (That Makes Perfect Lattes) Is 40 Percent OffIt comes with a milk frother!
  12. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Start Fermenting at HomeFrom krauts to kimchi, it’s time to start homesteading.
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks, According to Vegetarian and Vegan ChefsAccording to the chefs at Dirt Candy, the Butcher’s Daughter, Modern Love, and more.
  14. grub guides
    Cook These Vegetarian Recipes to Eat Less MeatThe meat industry is broken. But these recipes are sound.
  15. grub guides
    Buy This Merch and Support Local RestaurantsThe New York City food scene is getting creative in the face of the coronavirus shutdown.
  16. tv land
    SNL Nails What It’s Like to Grocery Shop Right NowWhy is all that Dasani still on the shelf?
  17. coronavirus
    Sweetgreen Will Also ‘Return’ Its $10 Million PPP LoanThe news comes a few days after Shake Shack announced that it would do the same.
  18. closings
    3 Very Different West-Side Bars Will Permanently CloseThe city is losing iconic Irish pub Coogan’s and Chicago transplants The Office and The Aviary.
  19. rip
    Le Cirque Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni Has DiedThe Italian native was 88.
  20. food tv
    Ron Howard Is Working on a José Andrés DocumentaryThe National Geographic film will follow Andrés’s work with World Central Kitchen.
  21. beauty for one
    Now Is the Time to Get to Know Your Natural HairIt took me four months to figure out my curls, but it was worth it.
  22. coronavirus news
    De Blasio Wants Grocery Stores to Make Face Masks Mandatory for Customers“I’m asking every store to put up a sign that you’re required to wear a face covering.”
  23. coronavirus news
    More Than 40 Grocery Workers Have Died From COVID-19And 1,500 more around the United States have tested positive for the virus.
  24. food tv
    Amy Schumer Will Host a Quarantine Cooking ShowAmy Schumer Learns to Cook will arrive on Food Network in a few weeks.
  25. coronavirus
    San Francisco Caps How Much Delivery Services Can Charge RestaurantsMayor London Breed says the move will help restaurants survive the coronavirus crisis.
  26. grub guides
    10 More Cookbooks to Buy While You Quarantine, According to ChefsA nose-to-tail guide to cooking, a celebrated memoir, a beginner’s guide to making pasta at home, and more.
  27. coronavirus
    Restaurateur Keith McNally Hospitalized With Coronavirus InfectionThe British-born restaurateur says he’s been in a London hospital for four days.
  28. quarantine life
    As Always, Ina Garten’s Got the Right IdeaEveryone’s cocktail hour should involve an entire bottle of vodka.
  29. grocery wars
    Dean & DeLuca Has Filed for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe former gourmet grocer owes creditors nearly $275 million.
  30. coronavirus news
    Amazon Fires Employee Who Led Staten Island StrikeChris Smalls said he was fired on Monday afternoon shortly after leading a walkout.
  31. coronavirus
    How to Apply for the James Beard Foundation’s Relief FundThe New York–based organization will award $15,000 apiece to small restaurants and restaurant groups across 12 regions.
  32. coronavirus
    ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Awards Delayed Until at Least 2021The awards ceremony was scheduled to take place on June 2 in Antwerp.
  33. coronavirus
    How New Yorkers Are Organizing to Help Their Neighbors During the Pandemic“Just because we’re doing social distancing, that doesn’t mean you have to do emotional distancing.”
  34. coronavirus
    The Union Square Trader Joe’s Has ReopenedStores in Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and Soho remain closed.
  35. grub guides
    15 Cookbooks Worth Buying Right Now, According to Cooking ExpertsA dummy’s guide to Chinese cooking, a cookbook on homey Mexican dishes, a classic from Nigella Lawson, and more.
  36. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Looking To Purchase 4 Fairway StoresThe Seattle–based tech giant is eyeing two locations in New Jersey, one in Westchester, and a location in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
  37. coronavirus
    Goya Says Some Bean Sales Have Jumped 400 PercentBlack beans and pinto beans are doing very well.
  38. coronavirus
    With No Other Options, Desperate Restaurant Owners Turn to the Public for HelpWithout government support, some of the city’s restaurateurs have set up GoFundMe pages to help the staffers they were forced to lay off.
  39. coronavirus
    The Restaurant Industry Could Lose 5 to 7 Million JobsA new proposal from the National Restaurant Association offers a dire look at what workers face.
  40. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer Has Now Laid Off 80 Percent of His StaffTwo thousand more hospitality workers are jobless as of today.
  41. coronavirus
    Here’s How Delivery and Takeout Alcohol Sales Will WorkThe New York State Liquor Authority is temporarily allowing bars and restaurants to add alcohol to their takeout and delivery menus.
  42. uh oh
    Ample Hills Creamery Has Filed for BankruptcyThe Brooklyn-born ice-cream chain is looking to restructure its debt.
  43. coronavirus
    These Are the Cities and States That Have Ordered Bar and Restaurant ShutdownsMayors and governors around the U.S. are banning dine-in service in hopes of curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
  44. coronavirus
    Danny Meyer’s Restaurants Will Close in the Wake of Coronavirus“We are focused on making tough and prudent decisions now in full hopes of a return to business when the current health emergency permits.”
  45. coronavirus
    James Beard Foundation Postpones Awards Until Summer 2020The organization will reschedule ceremonies in New York and Chicago.
  46. coronavirus
    A Seattle Chef Will Close 12 Restaurants Over Coronavirus FearsTom Douglas says sales have fallen 90 percent.
  47. closings
    One of New York’s Most Storied Steakhouses Has ClosedThe legendary but troubled Palm Too is no more.
  48. closings
    Iconic Fort Greene Bar Frank’s Cocktail Lounge Is Reportedly ClosingThe neighborhood spot, open since 1974, drew generations of Brooklynites with its distinct charm.
  49. food tv
    Here’s the New Host of Great British Bake OffMatt Lucas is best known for his roles in Little Britain and Bridesmaids.
  50. awards
    Jessica B. Harris Is the 2020 James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award WinnerNew York-born Harris is one of the foremost chroniclers of food from the African diaspora.
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