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A shift has occurred in how the media conditioned the public to think about men’s bodies and ideals.

Dude food: ‘Comfort food with an edge of competitive destruction’

A shift has occurred in how the media conditioned the public to think about men’s bodies and ideals.

from Good Food

Mushroom species are prolific and diverse, and less than 10% of them are documented, according to Doug Bierend .

Fungi fanatics: Focusing on the future

Mushroom species are prolific and diverse, and less than 10% of them are documented, according to Doug Bierend .

from Good Food

Sandi Tan speaks about writing “Lurkers” with a gut feeling, and following an emotional momentum.

Sandi Tan: 'Lurkers'

Sandi Tan speaks about writing “Lurkers” with a gut feeling, and following an emotional momentum.

from Bookworm

Lindsay Gardner’s new book, “ Why We Cook ,” celebrates 112 women in food.

Using the paintbrush and spatula, artist Lindsay Gardner turns her focus to women and food

Lindsay Gardner’s new book, “ Why We Cook ,” celebrates 112 women in food.

from Good Food

"It’s like a relationship with a human being. You can’t take, take, take, take and not give back,” says Lee Jones of farming.

‘Grow it for flavor’ became the mantra of The Chef’s Garden

"It’s like a relationship with a human being. You can’t take, take, take, take and not give back,” says Lee Jones of farming.

from Good Food

Rachel Cusk’s “Second Place” wants to render the sensations and apprehensions of living that are pretty much beyond language.

Rachel Cusk: “Second Place”

Rachel Cusk’s “Second Place” wants to render the sensations and apprehensions of living that are pretty much beyond language.

from Bookworm

Alberta King was the mother of Martin Luther King, Jr. Louise Little was the mom of Malcolm X. And Berdis Baldwin was mom to James Baldwin.

How mothers of MLK, Malcolm X and James Baldwin shaped their sons' activism

Alberta King was the mother of Martin Luther King, Jr. Louise Little was the mom of Malcolm X. And Berdis Baldwin was mom to James Baldwin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Actor and writer Gabriel Byrne on the joke from childhood that still makes him laugh

Gabriel Byrne: ‘Walking With Ghosts’

Actor and writer Gabriel Byrne on the joke from childhood that still makes him laugh

from The Treatment

Sumac is a popular spice in Syrian cuisine, made from a berry that’s dried and ground.

Sumac: The thin red thread of Syrian cuisine

Sumac is a popular spice in Syrian cuisine, made from a berry that’s dried and ground.

from Good Food

“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.

George Toles: 'Status Update'

“Status Update,” the mini-narratives of George Toles, accompanied by magnificent art responses from Cliff Eyland.

from Bookworm

A new book traces comedy’s successes and failures, plus its evolution since pre-vaudeville times.

The history of stand-up comedians, from Artemus Ward to Richard Pryor

A new book traces comedy’s successes and failures, plus its evolution since pre-vaudeville times.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Roxana Jullapat's new cookbook is “Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution.”

‘Mother Grains’: Go beyond all-purpose flour, make these buckwheat crepes with chef Roxana Jullapat

Roxana Jullapat's new cookbook is “Mother Grains: Recipes for the Grain Revolution.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“The non-Muslim world associates the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and privation,” writes Anas Atassi in his book “ Sumac .”

Breaking the Ramadan fast with Syrian chef Anas Atassi

“The non-Muslim world associates the holy month of Ramadan with fasting and privation,” writes Anas Atassi in his book “ Sumac .”

from Good Food

Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.

Rachel Kushner: “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020”

Rachel Kushner’s “The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020” is a career-spanning collection of nineteen essays.

from Bookworm

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

Mark Harris: ‘Mike Nichols: A Life’

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

from The Treatment

“A story of struggle and perseverance” is how Chef Brandon Jew describes the immigrant experience of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

Empowered by Chinatown’s history, Brandon Jew celebrates the neighborhood of his youth

“A story of struggle and perseverance” is how Chef Brandon Jew describes the immigrant experience of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

from Good Food

“I began to crave those complex and fiery scents and flavors that I had spent my childhood scorning,” writes Lyn Nguyen, who grew up in Miami at the knees of her mother Tung Nguyen, a…

An odd coupling leads to the first Vietnamese restaurant in Miami

“I began to crave those complex and fiery scents and flavors that I had spent my childhood scorning,” writes Lyn Nguyen, who grew up in Miami at the knees of her mother Tung Nguyen, a…

from Good Food

In her new memoir, Michelle Zauner recounts the solace she took in learning to cook Korean dishes after her mother’s cancer diagnosis.

Michelle Zauner (aka Japanese Breakfast) reflects on food and family in new memoir

In her new memoir, Michelle Zauner recounts the solace she took in learning to cook Korean dishes after her mother’s cancer diagnosis.

from Good Food