Sol Diaz

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Tom Ka Gai (Coconut Chicken Soup) Recipe

"The quintessential Thai soup."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken meat<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk<p>2 cups …

Recipes

These 3 Ingredients Make All Watermelon Taste Amazing, Even the Meh Stuff

If your watermelon is a bit lacking in the flavor department, here's how to save it.<p>We all have the same summer watermelon dreams: a slice so ripe that the juice drips down your arm and you don't even care. But sometimes you get a watermelon that's a little paler than it should be and it tastes …

Recipes

How to judge a bottle of wine by its label

Burning QuestionsBurning Questions is The Takeout's Q&A feature that satiates your food and drink curiosities<p>It happens so often—you’re on the way to …

Wine

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The Marble Backsplash in This Brooklyn Townhouse Is What Dreams Are Made Of

When Rob Schlederer and his wife, Amelia Sandell, stumbled upon a historic Brooklyn townhouse in Carroll Gardens, it had seen better days. Originally …

Interior Design

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

Self-improvement

‘He doesn’t like bullies’: The story of the 37-year-old who took over the New York Times and is taking on Trump

The new reporter was sharp, humble and eager to learn. Arthur had snazzier shoes than his colleagues at the Oregonian, but this was the only hint that he was a Sulzberger, the family that has owned and published the New York Times since 1896.<p>He was 25 years old at the time he arrived in Portland in …

Journalism

Discover Europe's Secret Villages

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>These surprising hamlets are shrouded in mystery, steeped in history, and blissfully off the beaten path.<p>When I was four, we lived in a Midwestern suburb of flat ranch houses and straight lines. The only whiff of magic languished at the local, storybook-themed miniature golf …

European Travel

Savion House

Connected by a 13-foot passage, the Savion House keeps private and public areas completely separate. The front cube contains a communal living room, …

Architecture

Spirit of the night: exploring Barcelona after dark

As the sun sets, Barcelona comes alive. Explore from dusk ‘til dawn to encounter the places and people at their brightest during the city’s darkest hours.<p>5PM<p>There is a correct way to drink absinthe, and it has a certain sense of theatre. On a quiet afternoon at Barcelona’s Bar Marsella the landlord …

Loneliness

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Where to find perfect steak frites, matcha-filled crepes, roasted chicken and wine, and lamb-laden couscous in the City of Light<p>Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new …

France

Why My Japanese-Style Scrambled Eggs Are the Softest & Dreamiest

Whenever I go out for sushi, I always order one <i>tamago nigiri</i>, that omelet with the rice underneath, wrapped around the middle with nori like a Band-Aid. You know the one? For me, it's the perfect end to a sushi dinner—a little sweet, very comforting.<p>I used to fantasize about ordering an entire meal …

Breakfast

NUA studio / NUA Arquitectures

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tarragona, strategically located on a hill, has a close relationship with the Mediterranean. This …

Architecture

The Book That Terrified Neil Gaiman. And Carmen Maria Machado. And Dan Simmons.

We asked 13 authors to recommend the most frightening books they’ve ever read. Here’s what they chose.<p><b>“The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson</b><p>The scariest book I’ve ever read is “The Haunting of Hill House” by Shirley Jackson. I read it one night next to my sleeping wife and found myself …

Books

This essential oil can take on superbugs (and it’s probably already in your pantry)

Over time, superbugs have gotten stronger. The antibiotics that used to work against the hard-to-treat bacteria are often no longer effective, and …

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

Soak Up the Sun at This Spectacular Moroccan Retreat

Composed of cubic modules, a minimalist Moroccan villa encourages relaxation while referencing local building traditions.<p>Designed by the creative French duo behind Studio KO, this serene five-bedroom retreat is located in the small town of Tagadert.<p>Featuring elegant minimalist interiors, a …

Architecture

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Productivity

74 Exceptional Architecture Portfolios

Technical skills: check. Visually coherent content: check. Distinctive personal input on both the projects and portfolio design: double …

Award-Winning Sketching App 'Concepts' Releases New Update Including Customized Brushes

Being a 21st-century designer is not always a walk in the park, but it certainly has its perks. Fortunately, innovative product and software …

Vojvodina vagabonding: slow travel in Serbia’s north

Novi Sad is famous for its energetic EXIT Festival, gregarious groggeries and Danube beach parties. But Serbia’s second city is also the capital of Vojvodina, a rustic region of tranquil nature, mellow villages and a laid-back legacy of big-hearted hospitality. Compact and well linked by good …

European Travel

Top experiences in Montenegro’s northern highlands

The secret of Montenegro’s gorgeous coastline is well and truly out; meanwhile, those in the know have been turning their compasses towards its epic northern highlands. The spirit of adventure steers travellers off the trodden path in this corner of the Balkans, where boundless hospitality and …

Budapest off the beaten track

Each city has its secrets and Budapest is no exception. While the buildings set on the banks of the Danube feature on the postcards you’ll find in the paprika-laden shops on Váci street, there’s more to Budapest beyond its iconic landmarks and popular ruin bars. Step away from the must-see sights …

Stunning Moody Adventure Photography by Fabian Huebner

Spectacular travel landscapes by Fabian Huebner, talented self-taught photographer, retoucher and adventurer who was born and raised in the fairy …

Meet Gazpacho's Smoother, More Luscious Cousin

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some stellar recipes from our community. Today's summery soup comes from longtime Food52er Caitlin Gunther Raux.</i><p>Back when I lived in Madrid, my roommate from Sevilla showed me how to make <i>salmorejo</i> …

Christo: The Artist Behind The Largest And Most Expensive Sculpture Ever Created

Christo has wrapped the Reichstag, turned islands pink and enabled people to walk on water. This month in London, the Bulgarian artist unveiled his newest work, a truncated pyramid floating on the Serpentine Lake. But the London Mastaba is a scaled-down version of another, far more ambitious work: …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We’ve officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Summer Residence in Pyrgos / Kapsimalis Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The summer residence is located on the outskirts of the traditional village of Pyrgos in Santorini. The …