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A Perfumer’s Fragrant Flower Salad

The Los Angeles-based perfumer Ezra Woods grew up in the 1990s surrounded by food and flowers. The florist business his parents ran — the Woods, which catered to celebrities and the Four Seasons Hotel — was across the street from Mezzaluna, the Brentwood trattoria that vaulted to notoriety during the …

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What to Cook Tonight – The New York Times

Good morning. Julia Moskin has a fascinating profile of the Mexican chef and restaurateur Gabriela Cámara in The Times today. Among other things it prompts me to suggest that you make her recipes for the beautiful sweet buns called conchas (above), and for a relatively simple, stovetop version of tacos …

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Pastis Reopens After a Five-Year Hiatus

Headliner Pastis There’s no restaurateur better at channeling time-worn French bistros and brasseries than Keith McNally. Now, he has recreated one of his own restaurants, Pastis, moving it around the corner from the original and recycling tiles, mirrors and other vintage details that were kept in storage during its five-year …

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Beers Made for Summer Sipping

Don’t call them women’s beers, but Talea, the fledgling New York brewing company, is founded by women: two former home brewers and business executives, Tara Hankinson and LeAnn Darland, a Navy veteran. They saw space in the market for easy-drinking beers, perhaps to replace that glass of rosé. Their first …

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If Watermelon Is Your Thing …

Florence Fabricant is a food and wine writer. She writes the weekly Front Burner and Off the Menu columns, as well as the Pairings column, which appears alongside the monthly wine reviews. She has also written 12 cookbooks. A version of this article appears in print on , on Page …

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