Deputy editor of Room for Debate on @roomfordebate Manhattanite, public school parent, food lover, inept sports fan,

Blueberry Pie Recipe - NYT Cooking — Perfection is a fool's mission when it comes to blueberry pie Sometimes the filling is a little runny Other times, slightly thick, depending on the blueberries themselves

Nick Fox, baseball - Greene County Messenger: Spotlight — He plans in following in his brother's footsteps and those of his father, Tim, for his career, as well. Fox graduates from Waynesburg Central this year with a 4.0 GPA that he will carry over to Grove City College as a mechanical engineering major.

Matzo Brei with Caramelized Apples — Ingredients Place honey in a small saucepan or microwavable bowl. Split vanilla bean lengthwise and use tip of knife to scrape seeds into honey. Add bean to honey as well. Gently warm honey over low heat or in microwave until it thins enough to easily pour, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Matzo, Lox, Eggs and Onions — One morning during Passover, when I was eating matzo brei but dreaming about bagels and lox, it hit me If I added smoked salmon to the matzo brei, I'd end up with a heartier twist on another Jewish staple: lox, eggs and onions.

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You: Drinks at Your Seat — The bill for a drink at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn? The State Legislature took care of it. Since opening this summer, Nitehawk, the latest in a small but growing group of theaters offering dinner and a movie, served a menu created by Saul Bolton in the theater seats and at the cafe behind those seats, but drinks are available in the cafe only.

Attitude is what really separates independents from big network agencies — It's the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo this year. Now, I am not trying to stick the (Wellington) boot in but there are reasons to think network agencies are on the brink of being routed like Napoleon's grand armies.

Say hi to Fi: A new way to say hello — In today's mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature. But even in places like the U.S., where mobile connections are nearly ubiquitous, there are still times when you turn to your phone for that split-second answer and don't have fast enough speed.

San Matteo Pizza and Espresso Bar — 1739 Second Avenue (90th Street), (212) 426-6943. The brick oven bulges through a wall, a hot obstruction on the way to the restroom. Shuffling pies takes an acrobat. The peel seems half as long as the restaurant, about as wide.

The Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Seeks Bankruptcy Protection — GEOFFREY ZAKARIAN has made all the right moves for a celebrity chef. He is a fixture on four Food Network programs, including "Chopped." Over the years, he has operated a number of high-profile restaurants, three of which have won three stars from The New York Times.
Sep 29, 2016

Is it right for a candidate to tell you what she doesn't tell the public if you give her lots of money? 

Sep 29, 2016

"Would it be unseemly to suggest that only JusticeScalia’s death has preserved democracy in N.C.?There, I just did" 

Sep 29, 2016

RT @MarkARKleiman: Trump is right: Unless we maintain the embargo against Cuba, how can he hope to make money by breaking it?

Sep 29, 2016

RT @roomfordebate: Does raising the minimum wage help workers, or ensure less of them are hired? 

Sep 29, 2016

RT @MEHerlihy: @MichaelRStrain @NickFoxNYT 2… businesses unable or unwilling to pay a living wage to the workers it needs?

Sep 29, 2016

RT @MEHerlihy: @MichaelRStrain @NickFoxNYT 2 issues conflated here: unemployment and inadequately compensated employment. Why should public funds subsidize

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