Carolyn Breen

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Where to Eat a Full English Breakfast in New York City

Here is where you will find the most faithful full English breakfasts on this side of the pond.<p>There is nothing quite like a full English breakfast. Whether it be fuel for a hard day of labor, a comforting meal to ward off a dreary day, or the cure for an epic hangover, the "full Monty" or …

Breakfast

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Inside Ralph Lauren's First NYC Restaurant, The Polo Bar

If you thought the fashion set were the only ones flocking to the gorgeous Polo Ralph Lauren flagship store in Manhattan, think again. Starting …

Ralph Lauren

Correction: Miracle at 35 story

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Feb. 21 about a reunion of the 1980 U.S. Olympic gold medal hockey team, The Associated Press reported …

Boston University

Day Lipstick Challenge

Let's do this.<p>Like many women, I have a love-hate relationship with lipstick. On one hand, I can't get enough of the way it makes me feel—more chic, polished, confident, and on <i>certain</i> days, alive and breathing. On the other hand, it's kind of a pain.<p>When I swipe on lipstick in the morning, it's a …

Anthony Bourdain’s mega food hall set to open later this year

A cheesy Croque Monsieur from France, fresh lamb noodles from China and a spicy chicken tagine from Morocco—all in one place.<p>Though details about Anthony Bourdain’s newest New York-based global street food marketplace have remained tightly guarded, it seems that shoppers might be able to taste this …

Appetite 'pacemaker' tells you when you're actually hungry

For some, the biggest challenge of reaching a healthy weight isn't adjusting their diet or getting more exercise -- it's resisting pangs of hunger when they've already eaten enough. They might have a better time resisting that urge after today, as the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a …

'21' Club in Pictures: The Legacy Lives on, Now with a Contemporary Twist

New York City is no stranger to these institutions – the storied bars and restaurants hailing from the prohibition era that boast a star-studded list of regulars and consistently deliver classic American food with killer cocktails. Midtown’s ‘21’ Club is perhaps the swankiest of these institutions …

Wine Phrases And What They Mean In Plain English

3 minute Read<p>One of the most difficult aspects of being a casual wine consumer is that it can often seem like the enthusiasts are speaking a …

Wine

What To Drink Now: Wines for 2015

With the start of a new year I am resolving to change the way I drink, opting for more non-traditional wines that will deliver on quality and great …

As wine matures with age, it may gain a few blemishes, too

During the holiday period, I had some pretty solid meals.<p>And because I like to take a break from my normal tasting routine, I tend to spend the week …

Chemistry

6 Standout Wineries From One Writer's Road Trip Across America

With a book and subsequent film adaptation looming, the time has come to conclude. I humbly offer this brief rundown of standout wineries across the …

Pocket Wine app review: become a wine expert

Introduction<p>Have you ever wondered what people mean when they describe wine as bold, woodsy, robust, and other words? The Pocket Wine app for your …

4 checkbook-friendly California pours

Our first four recommendations of the New Year - two cabs from the North Coast, a Central Coast chardonnay and one of the most intriguing dessert …

Wine & Spirits

I Am No Longer Broken

A Retired Navy Corpsman Begins to Heal Through Continued Service with Team Rubicon<p>For as long as I can remember, I have always had a plan. I was …

Positive Thinking

The Technology of Socks in a Time of War

A historian traces the history of humble footwear in the trenches<p>An army runs, literally, on its feet, and more specifically on its socks. Rachel Maines explored the role of this humble footwear in warfare in her paper "Socks at War: Trenchfoot Casualties in the American Forces in World War II," …

Veteran makes sure others' military service is recognized

They have no monetary value and little military cachet. Maybe that's why many veterans never bother to collect the service awards they've earned.<p>But those ribbons and badges and medals — consigned to dustbins for decades by cloudy memories — can be important in ways beyond mere utility. They …

The 9 Most Intense Unit Mottoes In The Marine Corps

There are some units in the US Marine Corps that really know how to make an impression.<p>Like the rest of the military, Marine units have crests, nicknames, and of course, mottoes. And in quite a few cases, those mottoes are pretty badass.<p>These are our picks for the units with the coolest mottoes, …

Military