CULTURE, POLITICS, FOOD, FASHION: A NEW YORK POINT OF VIEW. With assertive reporting and sophisticated design, New York chronicles the people and events that shape the city that shapes the world.
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait • The Coup Déjà Vu Why House Republicans keep ousting one another.
Neighborhood News: The Ghost in the Shell • Light-filled offices rise from the Domino Sugar refinery’s dirty past.
Molly Baz • Dinner at a SoCal steakhouse with Molly Baz, who built a recipe empire on Morty-D and Cae Sal.
Grub Street Diet: Dwight Garner • A Muffuletta in the Freezer The book critic’s week of organ meat, fried cheese, and PB&Ps.
DO ANY OF THESE PEOPLE STAND A CHANCE... ...AGAINST TRUMP? • On the trail with the candidates (supposedly) vying for the Republican nomination.
SCOOP DREAMS • SHAMS CHARANIA HAS SPENT A DECADE TEXTING AND TWEETING HIS WAY TO THE TOP OF THE NBA REPORTING WORLD. HIS NEW COLLEAGUES AT THE NEW YORK TIMES WONDER IF HE’S A THREAT TO THEIR JOURNALISM.
IN CONVERSATION: MICHAEL MANN • The director of moody, evocative films like Miami Vice and Heat on his inspiration rooms, clubbing with cocaine importers, and the decades of obsessive research that went into his new movie, Ferrari.
Everyone’s Favorite High Chair
The Kitchen Basics Ruth Reichl Always Reaches For
The Henry Taylor Opening • The Whitney’s fall preview celebrated “Henry Taylor: B Side” and the work of Nancy Baker Cahill, Harry Smith, and more.
His Gilded Age • The architectural preservationist Michael Henry Adams has filled his apartment with the history of Harlem. Some of it he found on the street.
Buckwheat Every Which Way • Soba’s in the spotlight at Uzuki.
Four Fall Tables • Our food team’s favorites right now.
Dan Barber’s New Onion • Garleek is just what it sounds like.
Rirkrit Tiravanija Would Prefer Not To • His new retrospective at MoMA PS1 celebrates avoiding making art.
25 Comedians You Should Know Right Now
Sphere Is an Unnatural Wonder • It’s a giant orb in Sin City. Is it also the future of live entertainment?
CRITICS • Alison Willmore on Dicks: The Musical … Sara Holdren on Purlie Victorious … Craig Jenkins on Doja Cat’s Scarlet.
To Do • Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read. OCTOBER 11–25
THE APPROVAL MATRIX • Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.