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Artist Mari Andrew Soothes a Hurting Heart With Negronis and Chocolate Pretzels

This year, writer, illustrator, and Instagram phenom Mari Andrew moved to New York and made a full-time commitment to her art (her debut book, Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood, comes out in March). She says … Continue reading

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From the Bronx to Noma and Back Again

“Are you comfortable climbing?” asks chef Malcolm Livingston II. We’re at the Andrew Freedman Home, a 93-year-old landmark mansion in the Bronx, where Livingston rents kitchen space. He sets aside the tart he’s making out of activated charcoal, and suddenly, … Continue reading

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How Food Network Turned Big-city Chef Culture Into Middle-America Pop Culture

In celebration of New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this weekly series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments that shaped the city’s culture. In the early ’90s, a group of media experts had a crazy … Continue reading

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Chef Reem Assil Combines ‘California Hippie’ With Palestinian Cuisine

A mere five months ago in Oakland, Reem Assil opened Reem’s, a small Arab bakery that’s an extension of her farmer’s-market stand, specializing in mana’eesh (griddled flatbread). Quickly, it made a lot of noise on a national level, becoming a … Continue reading

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