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Vanashree Samant

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Getting Your Goat

At Marie Mondesir’s Nouvelle Lune Cuisine, the multi-layered flavors of crisp, fried plantains and hearty, Creole stews tell a tale

Hats Off!

Mentioning the name of Haman elicits boos and rowdy noise-making during the Jewish holiday of Purim. But the festival, celebrated

Food and Drink

A Buddhist's Delight

The Jakarta Tales speak of a Prince Siddartha who lived in golden splendor. He lounged with almond-eyed dancing girls on

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter