Paris restaurant offers Michelin-starred menu to go

Paris restaurant offers Michelin-starred menu to go

Raw trout and quail confit would be considered rarefied meals even in the best of times. For three-star Michelin chef Guy Savoy, it’s moments like this when people need the comfort of good food most, which led him to reopen one of his four award-winning restaurants, Le Chiberta, for delivery during the coronavirus pandemic. Savoy … Read more

Pelosi accuses Zuckerberg of ‘pandering to the White House’

Pelosi accuses Zuckerberg of 'pandering to the White House'

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed into social media giant Facebook on Wednesday — accusing founder Mark Zuckerberg of ‘pandering to the White House’ after he refused to police political speech on his platform. “Facebook, all of them, they’re all about making money. Their business model is to make money at the expense of … Read more

Companies protect CEO compensation as workers suffer furloughs, layoffs

Companies protect CEO compensation as workers suffer furloughs, layoffs

Sonic Automotive, which operates 95 US car dealerships, started laying off and furloughing about a third of its workforce as the coronavirus pandemic crushed its sales. Then, it changed its executives’ pay packages — handing them a multimillion-dollar windfall. On April 10, Sonic’s board gave its top executives stock options to replace performance-based share awards, … Read more

Nuclear watchdog says any US test would be ‘grave challenge to peace’

Nuclear watchdog says any US test would be 'grave challenge to peace'

Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images The head of the international watchdog monitoring nuclear tests has warned that a US return to testing being contemplated by the Trump administration would present a “grave challenge to global peace and security”. Related: US security officials ‘considered return to nuclear testing’ after 28-year hiatus Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of … Read more

Hayao Miyazaki’s takedown of AI-driven CGI animation is devastating

Hayao Miyazaki’s takedown of AI-driven CGI animation is devastating

May 25 to 30 is Studio Ghibli Week at News Brig. To celebrate the arrival of the Japanese animation house’s library on digital and streaming services, we’re surveying the studio’s history, impact, and biggest themes. Follow along via our Ghibli Week page. In the animation industry, and particularly in the Japanese animation industry, Hayao Miyazaki … Read more

Ranveer Singh’s 83 Won’t Release In Theatres Right After Lockdown Ends, Says Director Kabir Khan

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh and Kabir Khan (photo credits: Twitter) Worldwide, there are hundreds of movies whose release has been stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing global lockdown. With most of the countries, lifting the lockdown slowly but soon, theatres are expected to come back to business. But Kabir Khan’s 83, which is one … Read more