BREAKING NEWS from the Hollywood Reporter: Andrew Scott — our dearly beloved “hot priest” — will be starring in a Talented Mr. Ripley series on Showtime. Both the book and movie were fantastic, so I’ll be over here casually counting the days until the show comes out. — Joanna
Did you see the fascinating New York Times Weeknight Dinner Around the World story? They photographed eighteen families — from Thailand to France to South Africa — sitting down together at the end of the day. But like all the best dinners, it’s not only about the food — it’s about the soccer game on TV in the background in Saudi Arabia, and the kid climbing on the kitchen counter in Western Australia, and the dog that lingers next to the table hoping for scraps in Mexico, and the man leading a prayer while holding the challah in Israel. I want to eat every dish. — Jenny
How to nurse your baby in public. Made me laugh and is so good and perfect. — Joanna
Head’s up: Shopbop’s huge fall sale is happening right now, with everything up to 25% off. A few pretty pieces that would work well for work/weekend uniforms: a cozy sweater, a silk skirt, the best jeans, sexy underwear and wear-forever booties.
P.S. More fun things, and 14 things to do with friends other than dinner.
(Ripley photoshopping by Maud Passini. Family dinner photo by Lauren DeCicca for the New York Times. Photo of Toby and me from this breastfeeding post.)