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A Restaurant Job That Comes With an Education

By July 30, 2018 595 comments Permalink

At an innovative restaurant in Brooklyn, paid kitchen internships give refugees formal restaurant training. Emma’s Torch, a new restaurant and culinary training center in the Carroll Gardens neighborhood of Brooklyn, is named in honor of Emma Lazarus, the 19th-century American poet whose words are etched into the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your…

Old School Italian in Queens: Red Sauce, Yes; Cellphones, No

The facade of Il Triangolo, a wedge of a restaurant in north-central Queens at the sharply angled intersection of Corona Avenue and Junction Boulevard, isn’t much broader than the door. But the entryway opens to a space that widens in both directions, like arms extended for a hug. This is a gesture not atypical for…

Cucina Tipica – An Italian Adventure

By July 27, 2018 4,879 comments Permalink

Cucina Tipica: An Italian Adventure is the story of Jacoby Pines, a disheartened American who arrives in Italy on holiday and decides he never wants to leave. What follows is a wine-soaked, food-filled, travel-laden adventure about one man’s quest for an antiquated existence in the modern world. Order Now: Click Here

How Johnny Temple, Book Publisher and Rocker, Spends His Sundays

By June 12, 2018 1,244 comments Permalink

“The first sip of coffee as I begin to read is perhaps my favorite moment of the day,” Mr. Temple said.CreditJulius Constantine Motal for The New York Times Johnny Temple is the publisher and editor in chief of Akashic Books and also plays bass guitar in three bands. He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with…

One For Rent Private Island Bringing About an Eco-Sustainable Luxury Renaissance to the Venetian Lagoon

By February 19, 2018 58 comments Permalink

It may seem strange that the face of a modern Italian renaissance would be a cherubic one, covered in a sandy beard, backed by a sandy bun on the languid frame of an Austrian yogi and heir to a crystal empire. But René Deutsch, 39, step-son to Gernot Langes-Swarovski, is behind a sustainable travel movement…