Allison Leiva

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Sopa de Lima: Mexican Tortilla Soup, Straight Up With a Twist

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>My wife, Adri, and I just got back from a week spent eating our way around Mérida and the rest of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. And when I say eating, I mean it. We kept a notebook and log and calculated that we each …

Saint Laurent in Paris: the return of the 80s party girl

Since 2012, when designer Hedi Slimane began his reboot of the Saint Laurent brand, the label has been closely linked with music. Whether that be the young indie bands which populated the front row of his shows to the chagrin of uptight fashion editors banished to the rows behind them, or the …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Doris Lessing letters reveal 'polygamous, amoral' character

A “bitchy” collection of letters from Doris Lessing to a former lover sees the Nobel prize winner telling pilot Leonard Smith that she is “not made for matrimony” and that she is “selfish, an egotist, polygamous, amoral, irresponsible, unbalanced, and utterly not a good member of society”.<p>The …

Literature

Book review: imagining the worst crime a mother can commit

<b>What Lies Between Us</b><p>by Nayomi Munaweera<p>St. Martin’s Press<p>In her new novel, Sri Lankan author Nayomi Munaweera takes on the subject of motherhood – …

Books

Give Angela Bassett All the Awards for This Shakespeare Monologue

Her Lady Macbeth will floor you.<p>Watching Angela Bassett as Lady Macbeth is basically a religious experience. In an interview with TheRoot.com, the <i>American Horror Story</i> star is prompted to give a few lines from any monologue she remembers. Because she's an Actress with a capital A, Bassett opts for …

The Theatre

In Honor Of #InternationalWomensDay, A Playlist Of Ladies Who Rock

International Women's Day is a day to celebrate how much women have accomplished and to remember that gender equality is still a ways away.<p>It's a day to cherish and honor ladies who <i>rock</i>.<p>So what better way to pay tribute to the day than with a playlist featuring some of the coolest female musicians …

Music

11 Must-Read Biographies About Incredible Women

Because Women's History Month is the perfect excuse to stay in with a book.<p>This Women's History Month, one of the greatest ways to honor those who came before us is to celebrate the extraordinary lives of some phenomenal ladies.<p>We've rounded up 11 biographies of 11 vastly different women, whose …

Books

McDonald's Claims It's a 'Victim,' Takes No Responsibility for Paying Workers Low Wages

McDonald's may soon give the world all-day breakfast, but they really really don't want to have to pay their employees more. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the chain is fighting a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that says the corporation can be held liable for the working …