Monthly Archives: January 2017

12 Escapist Bars and Restaurants Where You Can Pretend the Whole World Isn’t Falling Apart

Zenkichi’s booths were made for hiding. Photo: Melissa Hom The news these days could most charitably be called “depressing.” Nobody is happy with anybody else, and there’s really no end in sight. With this parade of alarming developments, everyone could … Continue reading

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Vivian Howard, a TV Chef, Offers Hope for Her Rural Hometown

By KIM SEVERSON January 17, 2017 KINSTON, N.C. — Just before Christmas, in the soup kitchen that serves this small town built on tobacco, textiles and hogs, the chef and cooking show star Vivian Howard finished stirring a pot of pork and … Continue reading

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