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Sahadi’s Offers a World of Things That Can Be Put in a Jar

By May 7, 2016 one comment Permalink

It was a blustery spring Saturday in Brooklyn Heights, and the customers shopping at Sahadi’s Importing Company on Atlantic Avenue had their heads covered — hijabs, snapbacks, church derbies, pork pies, bandannas, kufi skull caps — and their hands full of products, samples and numbered tickets. The tickets are needed to keep order and flow…

How Steph Curry Ruined My Son’s 4th Grade Basketball Team

By March 24, 2016 one comment Permalink

This article originally appeared in Men’s Journal Almost all of the players I coach on my kid’s elementary school basketball team share two notable characteristics: they worship Golden State’s Steph Curry, and they all think nothing of heaving 30-foot jumpers in any game situation. They toss them up with a teammate open under the basket;…

This Easter, Dine Like a Roman

By March 22, 2016 one comment Permalink

The Italians do Easter very, very well, especially in Rome, where tradition is held close, from week-long processions to the scent of freshly baked Easter breads wafting through the streets. This makes perfect sense considering their whole history with the holiday — and the fact that the home of the Catholic Church happens to be housed within…

Proof You Can Change Your Body in Three Weeks

By March 21, 2016 no comments Permalink

Editor’s Note: To ensure our 21 Days to Total-Body Fitness plan was effective — and could actually better your health, performance, and body metrics within three weeks — we recruited 47-year-old Men’s Journal contributor Andrew Cotto to test drive it. He was instructed to follow the rules to the letter, but also not to hold…

How Master Distiller Germán Gonzalez Drinks Tequila

By February 25, 2016 no comments Permalink

Germán Gonzalez’s mission is simple: To get Americans to drink better tequila. “My sense is that Americans are ready for a better product now, something that can be paired with Mexican food, sipped and enjoyed like wine or fine whiskey,” he says. He thinks he’s just the person to bring it. A descendant of the former president, General Manuel Gonzalez, Germán comes…