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East Village's Stella Public House Becoming New Arcade Bar

Two and a half years after opening Halcyon and Stella Public House in adjoining spaces on Island Avenue in the East Village, its owners will replace Stella, which specialized in pizza, with a new arcade bar.<p>Created to complement Halcyon, which offers breakfast, brunch, coffee and cocktail, <b>B-side</b> …

Here’s how to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you

However healthy it may seem, the presence of shredded zucchini in a quick bread or muffin doesn’t make it good for you. Most are still essentially …

Food

The 6 Most Anticipated Restaurants in Austin, Fall 2017

Fall is one of Austin’s busier restaurant seasons, when temperatures are tolerable and people want to go outside to eat and drink. This is especially so after a slow August. For the city, this means its very first food hall with a stellar lineup, popular pizzeria’s North Loop expansion, a Filipino …

Texas

This Roasted Pork Shoulder Is the Easiest, Most Impressive Dinner Party Dish Ever

By Meryl Rothstein<p>The crowd always goes wild for this sweet-salty, fall-apart-tender roasted pork shoulder, and it's basically impossible to mess up.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the roasted pork shoulder</i> …

Why Mario Batali Is Making Eataly’s Fanciest Restaurant More Casual

Eataly’s <b>Manzo</b>in the Flatiron may have gotten rave reviews over the years, but Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali have decided to swap the white-tablecloth restaurant for more casual and more interactive dining.<p>Having closed last Sunday, the restaurant will reopen March 29 with “big design changes” and …

Italy

Where the Beers Are: A Regional Guide to U.S. Craft Brews

Offerings from smaller breweries are so vast and varied it’s hard to know where to begin. A guide to 21 top beers that deliver an intriguing taste of place<p>ON ALBUQUERQUE’S industrial northern fringe, down a side street flanked by auto-parts stores, I found the wellspring of American beer. I’d been …

Alcohol

Why Gwyneth Paltrow swears by this unpronounceable herb

Say it with us: ash-wa-gan-dha. If you got two syllables in before calling it quits, we don't blame you. But this natural herb is as good for you as …

What to Make With Campari: 16 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

Okay, it's not gin or whiskey. You can, of course, make plenty of drinks <i>without</i> Campari. But when it comes to liqueurs, this bitter, herbal, and fruity aperitif is one of our go-tos. Dark red Campari adds bold flavor wherever you pour it, equal parts sweetness and bitter punch. Start with one of …

Vermouth

Eye Candy? Scientists Debate the Value of Lutein Supplements

A role in limiting a chronic eye disease<p>The Claim: Lutein, a plant antioxidant, is critical for maintaining good vision and may even help keep brains healthy as they age.<p>The Verdict: A large government study found that a daily cocktail of dietary supplements including lutein reduced the risk of a …

Antioxidants

Make Pre-Bottled Cocktails That People Will Actually Want To Drink

Let's say you're going to a house party and you want to bring a little alcoholic something. Beer and wine are a safe, easy bet, but a bottle of your …

Vermouth

Say Hello to Cold Brew Tonic, the Fizzy Coffee Drink Keeping Us Cool

What's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what.<p>What's cooler than being cool? <b>Ice-cold coffee with a whole lot of tonic water</b> suddenly popping up all over the U.S., that's what. <b>Cold brew tonic</b> is composed of espresso …

Coffee

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

Seafood

Grilled Scallops with Lemony Salsa Verde

4 Servings<p>Choose scallops that are “dry” (not stored in liquid preservatives). Larger is better; small ones could overcook before browning. Make sure to coat them thoroughly in oil before grilling so they don’t stick to the grate.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for …

Grilling

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and …

Seafood

5 Best Foods to Reduce Belly Fat

Are you eager to lose that stubborn belly fat once and for all? Eating healthy, getting daily exercise and managing stress are all essential …

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage

8 Servings<p>Serve this over a bed of soft polenta for catching the juices, with a simply dressed salad on the side.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 skinless, bone-in pork shoulder (Boston butt; 5–6 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>½ cup Dijon mustard<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh sage<p>2 …

Cooking