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Goings On About Town: This Week • In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many New York City venues remain closed. Here’s a selection of culture to be found around town, as well as online and streaming; as ever, it’s advisable to check in advance to confirm engagements.
Goings On About Town: Television
Tables for Two: Little Mad
Comment: Recall Fever
Checking In: Déjà Vu All Over Again
Studio Visit: Ars Longa
The Boards: Naked Rebellion
The Pictures: Mr. Manners
Gastronomy Recalled: Once a Tramp, Always… • On caviar, potato chips, and other favorites-of-a-lifetime.
Annals of Gastronomy: Hell’s Kitchen • Getting through the day—and night—with a New York chef.
Shouts & Murmurs: Two Menus
Fiction: The Year of Spaghetti
U.S. Journal: Breaux Bridge, Louisiana • Eating crawfish.
Dept. of Gastronomy: Grub • Eating bugs to save the planet.
First Tastes: Sweet Memory
First Tastes: Sea Urchin
Popular Chronicles: The Homesick Restaurant • What’s the difference between the Centro Vasco in Havana and the one in Miami? Thirty-three years of dreaming.
Letter from Islay: Spirit Guide • Reinventing a great distillery.
First Tastes: A Sandwich
Poem: Refrigerator, 1957
Fiction: Pnin Gives a Party
Poem: The Lazy Susan
First Tastes: Take It or Leave It
A Critic at Large: everywoman.com • Getting out of the house with Martha Stewart.
Readings: Cooked Books • Real food from fictional recipes.
The Current Cinema: Feast and Famine • “Big Night.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A challenging puzzle.