The Daily T LOunge for April 29, 2020

Posted on April 29, 2020

The Hong Kong Club Bar and Lounge, New Delhi, India


GLAMOUR, darlings! Or if you prefer the drag pronunciation, gla-MOUR! However you say it, that’s what we’re feeling in need of this morning. Is it so wrong of us to admit that we’re beginning to get stressed out over all the shiny-faced, frizzy-haired celebs talking into their laptops? We miss red carpets, you guys.

BUT! If there’s one thing this whole mess of a period is all about, it’s muddling through, carrying on, and finding new pathways toward our goals. So if we can’t have red carpets right now, we can at least have gorgeous lounges in which to virtually congregate. Glamour will return soon, we know. In the mean time, please check out the specials on today’s Menu of Distractions.


Want to Learn French? Italian? Russian? There’s No Time Like the Present
We may not be thrilled with our housebound conditions, but what better opportunity for learning a foreign language?


A chef gave away 500 sourdough starters and built a community around bread, pancakes and doughnuts
What began with an apple in Italy has turned into countless baked goods (and thank you notes).


The Japanese Artist Turning Fruits and Vegetables Into Sculpture
Ikebana’s most irreverent practitioner, the 80-year-old Kosen Ohtsubo, finds beauty in the banal.


How to Organize Your Kitchen Like a Professional Chef
The kitchen-ware entrepreneur Ellen Bennett shares tips for keeping food labeled, spices sorted and drawers in perfect order.


They got married in the middle of the friendliest street in town — and the neighbors all came to help
About an hour before she was to marry her fiance in the middle of the street Saturday, Amanda Mason walked out of her house on Walter Street SE in a white lace jumpsuit and peach tulle skirt to find big, bubbly hearts drawn in chalk all down the sidewalk. It was just one way her neighbors came together to make her ad hoc wedding day special.


RuPaul’s DragCon Pivots to Digital YouTube Event Following Coronavirus Cancellation
Aquaria, Alaska, Mariah Balenciaga, Mayhem Miller, Miz Cracker, The Vivienne and other stars from the Emmy-winning ‘DragRace’ are expected to attend the first-ever digital event this weekend.



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