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  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Woks, According to Chefs and Cookware ExpertsRound-bottomed, flat-bottomed, carbon steel, hand-hammered, and everything in between.
  2. recommended by experts
    The Best Universal Wineglasses, According to Sommeliers and Beverage DirectorsBecause you really don’t need a different glass for every type of wine.
  3. the urbanist
    The Urbanist’s Guide to Approachable, Unusual HikesAvoid the day-tripper crowds at these expert-recommended trails.
  4. i keep seeing this
    Where Did All These Fancy Vinegar Brands Come From?No fewer than six new vinegar brands have launched in the last year.
  5. this thing's incredible
    This $2 Drugstore Hair Treatment Repaired My Hopeless Split EndsPalmer’s sustainably sourced deep conditioner is the truth.
  6. something for everyone
    13 Chef’s Knives, Vetted 13 WaysIncluding knives forged in the mountains of East Tennessee, the best chef’s knife you can get for $10, and some of the best-rated knives on Amazon.
  7. recommended by experts
    The Best Cold-Brew Coffee Makers, According to Baristas and RoastersAfter all, making your own cold brew is the cheapest way to enjoy it.
  8. this thing's incredible
    This Is the Mason Pearson of Natural Hairbrushes (And It’s Just $14)The Felicia Leatherwood Detangler Brush is the only brush I’ll ever need.
  9. ingenious design
    The Most Ingenious Kitchen Tools, According to ChefsThe best at-home fermenter, a steam-powered grill-cleaning brush, and more.
  10. recommended by experts
    The Best Pots and Pans, According to ChefsWhat’s the one pot or pan professional chefs can’t cook without?
  11. recommended by experts
    How to Stock Your Weeklong (or Monthlong) Vacation Kitchen, According to ChefsCanned fish, a 12-in-1 kitchen multi-tool, a French press for low-key coffee-making, and more.
  12. recommended by experts
    How to Set Up an At-Home Tiki Bar, According to Tiki ExpertsRum, lots of rum.
  13. 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.
  14. what i learned
    My Mom Just Blah Blah Blah’s All DayTen children on what their parents do for work.
  15. recommended by experts
    The Best Products for Organizing Your Fridge, According to Organization ExpertsGet your overflowing fridge under control.
  16. painless shopping
    15 Nice-Looking Stove-Top Teakettles for Every Kind of KitchenFrom barista-approved goosenecks to modernist vessels.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. dad week
    21 Best Grilling Gifts for Every Type of Grilling EnthusiastFrom the aspiring griller with no patio to the backyard pitmaster.
  23. deal of the day
    This Top-Rated Nespresso Machine (That Makes Perfect Lattes) Is 40 Percent OffIt comes with a milk frother!
  24. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Start Fermenting at HomeFrom krauts to kimchi, it’s time to start homesteading.
  25. 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.
  26. grub guides
    Cook These Vegetarian Recipes to Eat Less MeatThe meat industry is broken. But these recipes are sound.
  27. grub guides
    Buy This Merch and Support Local RestaurantsThe New York City food scene is getting creative in the face of the coronavirus shutdown.
  28. tv land
    SNL Nails What It’s Like to Grocery Shop Right NowWhy is all that Dasani still on the shelf?
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. rip
    Le Cirque Restaurateur Sirio Maccioni Has DiedThe Italian native was 88.
  32. food tv
    Ron Howard Is Working on a José Andrés DocumentaryThe National Geographic film will follow Andrés’s work with World Central Kitchen.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.”
  35. 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.
  36. food tv
    Amy Schumer Will Host a Quarantine Cooking ShowAmy Schumer Learns to Cook will arrive on Food Network in a few weeks.
  37. coronavirus
    San Francisco Caps How Much Delivery Services Can Charge RestaurantsMayor London Breed says the move will help restaurants survive the coronavirus crisis.
  38. 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.
  39. coronavirus
    Restaurateur Keith McNally Hospitalized With Coronavirus InfectionThe British-born restaurateur says he’s been in a London hospital for four days.
  40. quarantine life
    As Always, Ina Garten’s Got the Right IdeaEveryone’s cocktail hour should involve an entire bottle of vodka.
  41. grocery wars
    Dean & DeLuca Has Filed for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe former gourmet grocer owes creditors nearly $275 million.
  42. coronavirus news
    Amazon Fires Employee Who Led Staten Island StrikeChris Smalls said he was fired on Monday afternoon shortly after leading a walkout.
  43. 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.
  44. coronavirus
    ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ Awards Delayed Until at Least 2021The awards ceremony was scheduled to take place on June 2 in Antwerp.
  45. 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.”
  46. coronavirus
    The Union Square Trader Joe’s Has ReopenedStores in Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and Soho remain closed.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. coronavirus
    Goya Says Some Bean Sales Have Jumped 400 PercentBlack beans and pinto beans are doing very well.
  50. 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.
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