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Timothy Jacobson

Food

Lucius Beebe knew how to live

He wrote about good living, which he strove determinedly — often flamboyantly — to practice

By Timothy Jacobson

Place

A Cuban Missile Crisis spent on the Atlantic

We’ve been lost at sea ever since

By Timothy Jacobson

Film

Ukraine in black and white

Recalling the moral clarity of Lillian Hellman’s The North Star

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

The decline and fall of eating out

Our priority is therapeutic: to be comfortable and feel welcome

By Timothy Jacobson

Place

On the spot along the Outer Banks

History takes you out of yourself at Kill Devil Hills and Cape Hatteras

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

In praise of the country store

Mosley’s hails from a past age but prospers fine in this one

By Timothy Jacobson

Television

Around and around the world

Masterpiece has brought Around the World in 80 Days to the small screen

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

Welcome to Waffle House

Long live the short order

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

In defense of the English original sandwich

Yank yearns for ye olde English sandwich

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

In search of lost French restaurants

It was a sad day when La Petite Auberge passed from the scene a decade ago

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

The culinary wisdom of charity cookbooks

The Ladies’ Charity Cookbooks are neglected historical artifacts

By Timothy Jacobson

Food

Dinner with Judy

A virtual party will have to do

By Timothy Jacobson

Home

Alexis de Tocqueville’s Christmas parade

At the Christmas Parade, politics of any flavor seem a long way off

By Timothy Jacobson

Rumors of war in Virginia

The memory of the Civil War helped make Woodrow Wilson the ambivalent wartime leader he proved to be

By Timothy Jacobson

The disunited states of Virginia

North against south, and the country against the city

By Timothy Jacobson

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