Paul Katz

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Cast-Iron Pan Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It’s true! It’ll at least change your weeknight-cooking life. Enter: this pan pizza from BA test kitchen manager Brad Leone. It’s ready in fewer than 30 minutes, just like …


Portland Is Over, All the Cool Kids Are Moving To Pittsburgh

Once upon a time Portland was the place to be. But nowadays, not so much.

While Portland will continue to serve as a Hipster Mecca for anyone who’s …

Calling a Spade a Spade: A Lack of Uniformity in Suits and Decks

Curator Tim Husband weighs in on suit symbols and hierarchies in early European playing cards.


1930s, the "amphibious" Rolex Oyster was already destined for the modern woman. #Rolex #TBT

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Durkee Famous Sauce

This tangy mayo/mustard hybrid with a healthy kick of vinegar was created by Eugene R. Durkee in 1857, making it America's first …


Van Eyck's The Crucifixion; The Last Judgment: Rethinking a Masterwork

Curators Maryan Ainsworth and Keith Christiansen highlight the aspects of Jan van Eyck's The Crucifixion; The Last Judgment that prompted them to …


Event Highlights: February 1–4

The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following …


We Can't Remember Life Before Fried Bread

You know how when you make a grilled cheese, the bread gets all glistening and golden and crispy and delicious? Newsflash: You don’t need to make a grilled cheese to get bread like that.

You just need to start frying your bread instead of toasting it.

I started doing it recently, almost as an …

British Cuisine

Avoid Tourist Crowds by Staying Where They Can’t

Traveling in the off seasonis the best way to score deals and avoid mobs of tourists, but you can’t always travel in the off season. Beat the tourist …

European Travel

Apple will reportedly release an iPhone that charges wirelessly

Apple wants to radically change how you charge your iPhone.

While existing wireless charging systems work by placing a phone on a mat rather than plugging it in, Apple wants to let users charge their iPhones and iPads a distance away from the power source, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar …

Radio Waves

6 Places to Go in China Beyond Beijing and Shanghai

China’s two main cities have plenty to offer, but to really get to know the country, head to one of these lesser-known destinations. From an iced-over winter wonderland near Siberia to a tropical Asian elephant preserve, these are the six spots that should be on your must-visit list.


The best street food in 40 countries around the world

via Uncornered MarketThese are the street foods you should know about.

If it’s only food porn you seek, go here. Otherwise, if you enjoy elaborate threads linking travel satisfaction and street eats, read on.

Food and travel, one of life’s great experience intersections. Although we enjoy our share …

Asia Travel

Wordplay at the Met: The Drawings of Matthias Buchinger

Associate Curator Freyda Spira profiles the work of the "Little Man of Nuremberg," Matthias Buchinger, whose work is featured through April 11 in an …


An Oral History Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

This story appears in the February 2016 issue of Popular Mechanics. To hear the voices of the people interviewed for the story, check out the latest episode of the How Your World Works podcast.

January 28, 1986, 11:39 a.m., Cape Canaveral, Florida.

It was supposed to be one of the greatest …

Space Shuttle

The best ways to get last-minute Broadway tickets

If you're looking for cheap seats:

Line up at TKTS: The big red steps in Duffy Square, on Broadway at 47th Street, are the location of Theatre …

Box Office

Raw Vegan Banana Pudding

I’m in love with this raw vegan banana pudding, actually it’s one of my favorite desserts, especially if I add lots of fresh raspberries on top, it …

Vegan Recipes

Getting to Iceland (and Europe) is Now Cheaper than Ever

Budget-minded travelers rejoiced last week when WOW Air debuted in the San Francisco and Los Angeles markets with US$99 flights to Keflavik …


10 Sandwiches You Should Definitely Try Before You Die

The best sandwiches don't necessarily have lines around the block. There are best-kept secrets from coast to coast. These are 10 sandwiches you probably never heard of, should make a trip for, snap an Instagram of and eat at least once in your life.

Just like our tastes vary, so do our criteria for …


How Was It for You? Burning Man Virgins Share Their Reflections

A few days after returning home from the playa for the first time, my friend Jen wrote a recap that was pure poetry. “For the last 20 years I have …

Dust Storms

Swim here now: Hong Kong's best pools

Hong Kong (CNN) — Say "Hong Kong," and "great swimming" isn't exactly the first thing that leaps to mind.

Shopping or dim sum, sure, but swimming pools?

Turns out, along with all its other superlatives, Hong Kong is loaded with picturesque pools.

Including the world's highest pool, a natural infinity …

Hong Kong

Exploring Hong Kong Nightlife - Bars with the Best Views

A corporate hub, a concrete jungle are all the terms used to describe Hong Kong. However, one cannot escape the beauty of this island when connected …

Hong Kong

Flipboard's Award winning Cincinnati Chili - serves 4-6 Ala Jack 2 teaspoons table salt or more to taste 1½ pounds ground beef chuck 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine (about 2 cups) 2 medium cloves garlic, minced or pressed through a garlic press (about 2 teaspoons) 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons cocoa 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon ground allspice ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups water 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 2 cups tomato sauce hot pepper sauce 1. Bring 2 quarts of water and 1 teaspoon of the salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Add the ground chuck, stirring vigorously to separate the meat into individual strands. As soon as the foam from the meat rises to the top (this takes about 30 seconds) and before the water returns to a boil, drain the meat into a strainer and set it aside. 2. Rinse and dry the empty saucepan. Set the pan over medium heat and add the oil. When the oil is warm, add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, until the onions are soft and browned around the edges, about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in the chili powder, oregano, cocoa, cinnamon, cayenne, allspice, black pepper, and the remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring constantly, until the spices are fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in the broth, water, vinegar, sugar, and tomato sauce, scraping the pan bottom to remove any browned bits. 3. Add the blanched ground beef and increase the heat to high. As soon as the liquid boils, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the chili is deep red and has thickened slightly, about 1 hour. Adjust the seasonings, adding salt and hot pepper sauce to taste. (The chili can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat before serving.)

Getting Ready for Valentin de Boulogne's Big Day

As he prepares for the October opening of the exhibition Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio, curator Keith Christiansen details a recent trip to …


The 13 best places to eat ramen in New York City

There's nothing like a hot bowl of ramen when the cold weather starts to hit.

That's why we teamed up with city-guide app Foursquare to round up the 13 best places to eat ramen in New York, based on which locations had the highest ratings from Foursquare users.

From popular stops like Momofuku Noodle …

New York City

Let Me Entertain You

Among my other compulsions, I have an addiction to books about entertaining. Specifically, I suck at cooking but here are my tricks for impressing everyone books. This category encompasses titles like Peg Bracken’s classic The I Hate to Cook Book, but my favorites are less defiant and more …


This Whole Meyer Lemon Sauce Is Magic

I'm not big on making sauces at home. Pasta sauce, sure. Yeah, I'll make gravy for Thanksgiving. But you won't find me whipping up creamy béchamel, …

Meyer Lemon

Welcome to The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430–1540

Curator Tim Husband introduces the exhibition The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430–1540 and discusses the history of playing cards.


Detroit-Style Pizza: The Definitive Guide

When it comes to Detroit, the city is often known for three main exports: cars, music — and pizza. Not to be overshadowed by the flimsy, …


My Early Life with the Middle Kingdom

Dorothea Arnold—co-curator of Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom, closing January 24—reflects on the impact of the Middle Kingdom on her …