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The Good Times

Ready for some happy news? Welcome to our chronicle of what’s happening around here, where the glass is always at least half full.

Cooking With Bitters: Not Just for Cocktails Anymore

MANY COCKTAIL aficionados I know have a problem: that slow-growing swarm of tiny bottles on our bar carts, each one nearly full of bitters. And not just the usual suspects like Angostura or Peychaud’s—any self-respecting cocktail nerd will have rhubarb and celery and lavender bitters too. Used only a dash or two at a time, …

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At Incubators, Chefs Aim to Turn Recipes Into Big Businesses

Inside a brick warehouse in Queens, Free Bread turns our gluten-free loaves for tables at Le Bernardin, Blue Hill at Stone Barns and the cafeteria at Facebook’s headquarters just south of Union Square in Manhattan. Down the hall, Bronx Hot Sauce bottles its secret recipe for sale in New York’s Greenmarkets and Whole Foods. And upstairs, …

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