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In "The Book of Separation," the novelist Tova Mirvis recalls leaving her marriage and her Modern Orthodox life. [Read More]
At this bar-cum-edutainment space, a "Pregame Your Brain" happy hour offers the chance to learn about subjects like famous female scientists. [Read More]
Talia Lavin writes about growing up eating a kosher Thanksgiving feast, and eventually rebelling against her family's Jewish tradition to eat non-kosher foods. [Read More]
The Penrose offers a destination for an uptown crowd that doesn't want to travel to Williamsburg to guzzle chichi cocktails. [Read More]
The Williamsburg bar gives an initial impression of austerity, but its vibrant menu puts that notion to rest. [Read More]
Talia Lavin on rediscovering dill in Russia, where the herb is sprinkled on seemingly everything. [Read More]
Talia Lavin on how the YouTube host Jon Townsend stirred the wrath of Donald Trump supporters when he offered a lesson on preparing a dessert... [Read More]
On a barren swath of Bushwick Avenue is a patio surrounded by strings of white lights and riots of flowers in steel boxes.  ... [Read More]
It's hard to figure out what to eat in Spain when you keep kosher-even a loose, travel-tailored version, one that allows for warm olives in... [Read More]
In the amber glow of Highlands, waitresses wear tartan skirts and bartenders pour cocktails with luxuriant slowness. [Read More]
Talia Lavin on the Japanese YouTube series "Cooking with Dog," in which a poodle appears to direct the actions of a human chef to create... [Read More]
On a Brooklyn Heights block, near a wine bar and an alehouse, the Binc is inconspicuous, its presence marked most boldly by a sandwich board.... [Read More]
In a world of multiplying Russian questions and conspiracies, the Russophile American can still, for the time being, rely on blini to remain uncontroversial. For... [Read More]
New York has long been an epicenter of standup comedy; Woody Allen, Joan Rivers, and George Carlin got their starts here, and countless comic legends... [Read More]
Andrew Coe and Jane Ziegelman, a husband-and-wife team of authors and food historians, host their dinner parties in a broad Brooklyn Heights kitchen designed to... [Read More]
On a recent night at the door to Otto's Shrunken Head, the bouncer's lip piercing dangled into his snow-white beard, and he told a story:... [Read More]
In Williamsburg, around the corner from a shop selling "Western Inspired Goods," there is a bar that is set in the imaginary Southern town of... [Read More]
Denial, a film based on the true story of the legal battles between a Jewish scholar and a Holocaust denier, asks a timely question. What... [Read More]
Much is made of New York City's "hidden gems," but few are hidden as well or as intentionally as the Last Word, a recently opened... [Read More]