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Good Taste: Penguin’s Great Food Series

Those people at Penguin Books have the right idea: The way to our bookshelves is through our stomachs. Their new paperback series, out in April, is Great Food, 20 examples of “the finest food writing from the last 400 years.” The usual suspects are represented—M.F.K. Fisher, Elizabeth David, Calvin Trillin—but also Alexandre Dumas, Samuel Pepys […]


Never Judge…?

One of the benefits of putting up with various New York annoyances is not having to experience really terrible cultural jealousy too often. A good piece of theater will invariably pass through here at some point, as will most musicians, and basically every film ever made. There will be art exhibits that are tied to […]