Keith Grimaldi

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The Neuroscience of Pain

Brain imaging is illuminating the neural patterns behind pain’s infinite variety.<p>On a foggy February morning in Oxford, England, I arrived at the John Radcliffe Hospital, a shiplike nineteen-seventies complex moored on a hill east of the city center, for the express purpose of being hurt. I had an …

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Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth

I have long maintained a theory that Anthony Bourdain—who died on Friday, at the age of sixty-one, of an apparent suicide—was the best-known celebrity in America. There are, I realize, actual ways to measure this sort of thing, but the intimacy that Bourdain cultivated with his fans was of a sort …

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain’s Most Important Episodes Of TV

A sane voice in an insane world fell silent last Friday. Anthony Bourdain — chef, traveler, unofficial diplomat — died in France. For many of us, this is a devastating loss that’ll take a while scab over. And it will never heal completely.<p>But, Bourdain didn’t leave us alone. He left us with a …

The Bad Word: A Gimlet-Meets-Negroni Gin Drink That Anyone Can Love

Like many married people, I've become a little psychic about my spouse's behavior. I know that he'll always want to stick around at a party <i>in case</i> the gathering eventually becomes fun. I know he'll always choose to scale the steepest hill <i>in case</i> there's a view at the top. And, given a menu, I can …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Watch Oscar-Nominated Short Film Knife Skills Online for Free

We don't tend to hear much about Oscar-nominated short films. Often they're hard to see, because shorts rarely get much of a theatrical release. But this year, there's one such film that deserves every serious eater's attention. <i>Knife Skills</i> tells the story of a restaurateur in Cleveland who decides …

A Year in Reading: Michael Pollan

What I get to read is not necessarily what I want to read–research pulls me this way and that, and then teaching exerts its own gravitational force, …

The Best Pho in NYC Comes With an Unusual Add-In

A product of cross-country refugee upbringing, Madame Vo’s namesake noodle soup is unapologetically rich and fantastically comforting—and not just …

How to Plan a Road Trip Through Tuscany

Your guide to navigating the Italian countryside like a pro.<p><i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> editor Alex Postman took a buddy road trip through the vineyards, beaches, and trattorias of Tuscany, finding joy in the <i>Sideways, Under the Tuscan Sun</i> and <i>The Trip to Italy</i> clichés of it all. Here, the tips and tricks …

Leaning into the Clichés of a Tuscan Road Trip

Learning to love the curves and Hollywood tropes of a road trip through the Italian countryside—with plenty of wine stops along the way.<p>"Prego." An aproned waiter stands over your shoulder, impatience tightening his smile. You are sitting with your friend Kara on the terrace of the Osteria del …

34 Best Hotels in London

London's formerly traditional hotelscape now is one of the most imaginative and exciting scenes on the planet.<p>London's hotel scene is one of the best going right now. In the last five years, new openings have been raining down on the city, transforming what used to be a stoically traditional …

Pork, Salt, Air, and Time: The Long Road to Prosciutto di Parma

The curing cellar at Pio Tosini unfolds in more directions than the eye can see. Salted hams hang on floor-to-ceiling racks in long corridors, each a mirror image of the next. It's vast and eerily still, but undeniably alive; I feel as though I've been swept into a current of silent, invisible …

Seeking the Best Dim Sum in London - Royal China Baker Street

<i>Words & Photography by Florentyna Leow and Luiz Hara</i><p><b>Where:</b> 24-26 Baker St, Marylebone, London W1U 7AB, http://royalchina.rcguk.co.uk/rcg.html<p><b>About:</b> …

Things to do this weekend in London

Whether you want to see a hot new show, catch the latest exhibition or spend a fun family day out in the capital, discover what’s on in London this …

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The Best Food And Drink In London

Best Food By Nationality<p><b>BRAZIL:</b> London's Best Brazilian Restaurants (2016)• <b><br>BURMA:</b> London's Best Burmese Food (2015)• <b><br>CHINA:</b> London's Best Chinese …

London's Best Secret Gastropubs

London's gastropub scene is ubiquitous, with a wide range of places to get good food and the perfect pint. Many of the city's gastropubs are …

Ten of Gregg Allman’s Must-Hear Performances

These lesser-known tracks showcase the gone-but-never-forgotten rocker’s place in Southern music history<p>When Gregg Allman passed away in May, I expected to hear from all of my music-nerd friends reminiscing about the epic “Mountain Jam” improvisation in <i>At</i> <i>Fillmore East</i> or how many of Allman’s live …

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A Guide to Your Perfect Day in Chelsea

<i>Inspired by the history of one of Manhattan's best-loved neighborhoods, and the heritage of the businesses in it, we partnered with Chelsea Market to share a perfect day spent in Chelsea.</i><p>Chelsea—which happens to be in Food52 HQ’s own backyard—is one of the great neighborhoods of Manhattan. It spans …

A food and wine trail from Madrid to Barcelona

Spanish winemakers have a saying: "If we have wine in the cellars, we have no problems." That sentiment holds true for visiting Spain: if you have wine in your glass, you have no problems. As one of the best wine-producing countries in the world, vino — be it tempranillo from Rioja, a flute of cava …

Patti Smith's Beautiful Remembrance of Sam Shepard Is a Portrait of Art and Friendship

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright died last week.<p>When Patti Smith met Sam Shepard in the early '70s, she details in her award-winning memoir <i>Just Kids</i>, she had no idea he was already a respected playwright. At the time, he was drumming for a folk band called the Holy Modal Rounders, but soon the …

A Weekender's Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Shopping in the Hudson Valley

How to Explore Barcelona Like a Foodie

Photo by Matt Duckor<p>Ordering conservas at Quimet y Quimet<p>If you love gin and tonics and jamón, then Barcelona is the city for you.<p>Dawn Perry and Matt …

10 Things to Do in the El Born Area of Barcelona

El Born is one of Barcelona's oldest neighborhoods and, many would argue, its prettiest. A leisurely stroll around its mostly pedestrian streets …

7 of the Most Beautiful Towns on the French Riviera

In the southeast of France, yacht-strewn shores, cliffside towns, and sleepy fishing villages simmer underneath the Mediterranean sun.

Barcelona, Spain - Boutique & Luxury Hotels - Smith Hotels

Discover Boutique Hotels in Barcelona, Spain<p>From the mountains to the beach, wide tree-lined boulevards unravel into pretty parks with playgrounds …

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Barcelona attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p>Summer in <b>Barcelona</b> – though humid – is not as blisteringly hot as other Spanish cities. Between late July and early September, most locals with the means leave town, which makes for a quiet, traffic-free experience.<p>Barcelona combines everything that is most charming about Mediterranean …

A “Fast Moving Short Film” Tour of Barcelona

<i>BARCELONA in Flow-Motion</i> is a ‘fast moving short film’ by Rob Whitworth. The film uses a technique known as <i>hyperlapse</i> to take you around the iconic …

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100 Things to Do in Barcelona

We could make this list 1,000 things to do in Barcelona, but for the moment 100 will do. From Pedralbes Monastery to the Picasso Museum, Gaudi …

What to Do in Rome: The Black Book

How to get out of monument-checklist mode and live like a Roman, with tips from the native and transplanted designers, writers, and hoteliers who know best.<p>We wouldn’t be the first to call Rome the world’s greatest outdoor museum. And no matter how many times we go to the Eternal City, we stop dead …

The 30 Best Restaurants in London

Our list of the best places to eat in London, from Michelin-starred dining rooms to tiny neighborhood joints. Be prepared to book ahead—and where you can’t, to queue—but rest assured, it’s worth it.<p>This is a city whose diners are adventurous to a fault, spawning all kinds of niche pop-ups and …