Addressing the public over the last few weeks, city councillors have adopted the tone of officials trying to prepare bagless people at the checkout as if for war or ultimate survival – “We can do this,” said one – which taking the long view, probably isn’t far from the truth. New Yorkers don’t like to be inconvenienced, but if the bag ban does one thing, it may force us to pay attention and tremble at the inconveniences to come. … [Read more...] about Is there anything more Un-American than New York’s plastic bag ban?
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Few restaurants have enjoyed as much acclaim and influence, or been as widely caricatured, as the Copenhagen fine-dining institution Noma. In its 16 years of existence, it has been at the top of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list four times. There are three Noma books, two feature-length films and a Noma documentary series. There are Noma dissertations and dozens of “Nomaheads” – dedicated diners who follow the restaurant all over the world, from Yucatan to Tokyo to Sydney and back again. In the early 2010s, there were so many articles about hunting for wild produce with Noma’s charismatic head chef that one writer declared it “The Era of the ‘I Foraged With René Redzepi’ Piece”. There is even a 240-page travelogue, written by an Esquire editor who followed Redzepi across the world for four years. … [Read more...] about What Noma did next: how the ‘New Nordic’ is reshaping the food world
"Xbox Series X is our most powerful console ever powered by our custom designed processor leveraging AMD’s latest Zen 2 and RDNA 2 architectures "Delivering four times the processing power of an Xbox One and enabling developers to leverage 12 TFLOPS of GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) performance "Twice that of an Xbox One X and more than eight times the original Xbox One "Xbox Series X delivers a true generational leap in processing and graphics power with cutting edge techniques "Resulting in higher framerates, larger, more sophisticated game worlds, and an immersive experience unlike anything seen in console gaming." … [Read more...] about New Xbox Series X will let you turn off console without saving game – and ‘quick resume’ instantly
It is the second home in recent that the couple - who welcomed twins in June - have done after reportedly closing a deal on a huge Bel Air mansion going for $130 million - way over their budget of $75 million … [Read more...] about 99 Problems but a Hamptons mansion ain’t one: Beyonce and Jay-Z buy sprawling seven-bedroom seafront property for $26m
Weinstein was found guilty on Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and faces up to 29 years in bars. … [Read more...] about Harvey Weinstein’s ‘girlfriend’ Alexandra Vino shows no worries at film premiere even while convict Harvey’s locked up