Helen Kempton

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Watch a Preview of Titans at the Table With Batali, Colicchio, Flay, and Rachael Ray

In a new episode of the recurring primetime special <i>Titans at the Table</i>, Bloomberg TV invites four big-name celebrity chefs/restaurateurs — <b>Mario Batali</b>, <b>Tom Colicchio</b>, <b>Bobby Flay</b>, and <b>Rachael Ray</b> — to PJ Clarke's to talk shop, then films the conversation that occurs over fish and chips and glasses of …

Going Whole Hog: The Barbecue Journey of Tyson Ho

When asked what kind of cigar he prefers, Tyson Ho takes a puff and replies, "Free."<p>It's a straightforward answer from a straightforward man. Ho has transformed himself from a financial research manager to a whole hog barbecue pit master in just a few years. He still has the day job, which isn't …

Amazing Cosplay for HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON's Toothless

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Farro and Cucumber Salad

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup farro<p>Kosher salt<p>2 cups 1-inch pieces pumpernickel bread<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 teaspoon caraway seeds<p>1 tablespoon white wine vinegar<p>1 teaspoon Dijon mustard<p>1/2 teaspoon honey<p>3 small or 1 large …

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How to Travel Like a Travel Writer

Everyone’s talking about “traveling like a local” these days. Travelers, bloggers, tour operators, souvenir clerks, industry types in pleated slacks—they all seem to say it’s the best way to get to know a place. Go local or go home, right?<p>Well, not me.<p>I’ve spent a dozen years doing research for …

28 Big-Batch Summer Drinks That Know How To Get Down

Leave all that shakin' and stirrin' to the pros. Let's go find a container large enough to bathe a puppy in and fill it with booze and laugh and laugh and laugh.

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Hairstyling

Peanut Butter Bourbon-Filled Doughnuts

If you ask me, there's a good bit of subject matter that Dale Carnegie neglected to cover in his book <i>"How to Win Friends & Influence People"</i>. I think …

What to Do With 48 Hours in Amsterdam

As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a hot spot for weekend travelers. There are hundreds of things to do in Amsterdam, from sightseeing at historic sites and museums, smoking in coffeeshops, and 'window-shopping' in the Red Light District, to simply enjoying its upbeat nightlife. Best …

European Travel

How to Create a Black Background Anywhere with this Photography Trick

Many portrait photographers dream of owning a studio with all the bells and whistles. However, some photographers who work on-location in …

20 Summer Side Dishes

Whether you're cooking for a potluck BBQ or a weeknight dinner at home, these summer side dishes are sure to please.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Side Dishes

17 Delicious Ways To Use Up Old Bananas

A squishy, spotty banana's just a muffin you haven't made yet.

How three designers are teaching toddlers to code

Most parents will recall the moment when their kids master a ‘first’ with pride: their first steps, their first sentence. And these days, their first website.<p>Confident that toddlers can learn to code, three female entrepreneurs have developed a website and interactive book called My First Website. …

The Complete Robert Downey Jr.

We just let the man talk. And no one can talk like this man.<p>Well, most of it. The rest is in our May issue. For the cover story, we just let the man talk. And no one can talk like this man.

The Collected Wisdom of Bruce Willis, 1:32-3:45 P.M., Thursday

He has appeared in sixty-one movies, many of them blockbusters, and has five more this year. He has raised three children, all of them grown, and had one more this year. He has a lot to say, but it's tough getting it out of him, especially when he keeps getting up to take a leak. But stick around. …

Bruce Willis

Welcome to Goslingland

A long ride through a dangerous world of skeletons, roller coasters, fast cars, slow talk, Bonkers candy, street crawlers, love parades, and freak shows with Ryan Gosling, the most amused man in movies<p><i>4:08 p.m.</i><p><i>Greenwich Village</i><p>First thing: Yes, Ryan Gosling will drive. It's a Corvette — red one, …

Christian Bale May Kill Someone Yet

When a rage for authenticity meets a passionate fakery meets a workingman's attitude, you get this guy. An actor of great dimension — just don't call him that. And he'll probably win some big award for his role in The Fighter, but don't dare tell him that. A funny and sometimes testy encounter with …

300 Things We Didn't Know About Gerard Butler

We sent one of our most open-minded reporters, a man largely unsullied by any familiarity with our Hollywood-obsessed world, to interview this guy. We gave him a first name and an address, nothing more. We were pretty certain Cal had never heard of him. This is what happened.<p><b>I send</b> a quick text to …

Megan Fox Saves Herself

Rather than letting her sex appeal burn her out, she is trying to contain it, channel it, make it work for her, not others. To see if that's possible. Music: "Sail to the Sun," by Wavves — New album out Spring 2013!<p><i>Published in the February 2013 issue, on sale any day now</i><p><b>Deep in</b> her house, Megan …

The Man Who Killed Osama bin Laden... Is Screwed

For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most …

Game of Thrones Beer: Should I Be Drinking This?

<b>I'm not sure</b> there's a beer any nerdier than the new Ommegang Iron Throne ale, which is a collaboration between two entities with passionately nerdy fan bases: HBO's Game of Thrones, which returns for a third season at the end of this month, and Ommegang, a New York craft brewery known for pretty …

The Bartender Questions: Stay on Their Good Side on St. Paddy's Day

<b>What better way</b> to celebrate America's biggest Irish day of drinking than to talk to the people behind the bar about how they'll be celebrating, what they'll be drinking, and how they'll survive the booze and the crowds? We begin with the quinessential Irish pub, but should you find yourself at a …

The Bartender Questions: How to Drink Like a Reservoir Dog

<b>Christopher James,</b> <b>33</b> <br>The Duck Bar at The Ryland Inn<br>Whitehouse Station, NJ<p><b>How did you get here?</b> I started bartending about 13 years ago and sort of evolved through every stage of bartending: through dive places, to nightclubs, to sushi joints. There wasn't very much left for me to conquer other than …

How to Get Free Booze: Volunteer

<b>It's barely 3 p.m. on a Friday,</b> and I'm already on my sixth shot of bourbon. I raise my glass in a toast with the dozen or so other volunteers and toss it back. Around me, people slam down their glasses and shout "Salud!" I wipe my mouth clean with the back of my hand and return to work.<p>We're at …