IN THE HEART OF LOUISIANA, ONE MAN'S IMPOSSIBLY ORNATE HOME
Fashioned as crumbling Roman temples, Turkish tents, ruined Gothic abbeys or vertiginously tall Asian pagodas, they provided both aesthetic charm and a clear satirical subtext: These were monuments to classical virtue in contrast to 18th-century court excess.
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SLICED STRIP STEAK WITH ARUGULA AND PARSLEY
Last night's steak, whatever it is, will do. Rib eye, porterhouse, flank, and strip are all excellent the next day.
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The spicy and perfectly tart shrub (flavored drinking vinegar) gives this pitcher-friendly cocktail a refreshing quality.
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SHARING PLATES: SHAMIL THAKRAR AND NITIN SAWHNEY
Talking love, family and food with the London-based restaurateur and British-Indian musician
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ANN HAMILTON /MAKING, AND THE SPACES WE SHARE
The artist Ann Hamilton embodies this notion in her sweeping works of art that bring all the senses together. She uses her hands to create installations that are both visually astounding and surprisingly intimate, and meet a longing many of us share, as she puts it, to be alone together.
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