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Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Old wounds on display at soldiers’ story session

Books: The site of the American Revolution’s first battle will host veterans of modern American wars to share stories of their harrowing experiences — of fighting and of returning home. Comment

Smoke this book

Books: Just about everyone handles illicit substances, according to journalist Peter Madsen, whose new book “Dealers” is a collection of anonymous interviews with illicit substance handlers of New York that show how far getting high cuts across social strata. Comments (2)

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Where to GO this week

Art: Stumped about where to get your fill of arts and entertainment? Looking high and low for a slice of low or high culture? Look no further than this week’s editor’s picks. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

Pok Pok proprietor dishes on Thai secrets in new cookbook

Dining: Pok Pok. Who’s there? Delicious Thai food in the restaurant’s new cookbook, that’s who. Comment

Thai-ing it all together

Dining: Wondering where can you even get your mitts on Thai spices and dried squid to make the wild dishes in the new “Pok Pok” cookbook a reality? Why, the same places Pok Pok owner Andy Ricker does. True, the Pok Pok NY chef gets most of his ingredients from wholesalers, and even brings back some from his frequent visits to Thailand, but these are the Southeast Asian stores he turns to in a pinch. Comment

Make your own fried egg salad

Dining: For a taste of the “Pok Pok” cookbook, restaurant owner and chef Andy Ricker has shared the recipe for one of his most popular dishes — Yam Khai Dao, or fried egg salad. Comment

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

The many marriages of Figaro

Theater: Three different Brooklyn opera companies will perform “The Marriage of Figaro” in November. Comments (1)

Figaro fisticuffs: A tale of the tape

Theater: It’s an operatic battle royale in Brookyln this month, with two rising stars slugging it out against a veteran heavyweight with different versions of “The Marriage of Figaro.” Comment

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