women

longreads

This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
supper clubs

These Sisters Want to Make Supper Clubs More Inclusive

“I’ve been to many supper clubs in London where I’ve been the only person of colour in a room of over 30 people."
Salma Haidrani
3.26.18
international women's day

Meet the Women Who Run London's Chinatown

From Malaysian-Singaporean eateries to an Instagram-famous waffle house, we visit the female restaurant owners working in one of the world’s busiest Chinatowns.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.8.18
alcohol

Women Don't Need a 'Jane Walker' Campaign to Want to Drink Scotch

Apparently women, much like vampires, must be invited to join your Scotch party.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.28.18
Snacks

Doritos Backtracks on Claim That It's Developing ‘Snacks for Women’

Wait, so we’re not going to have nice soft lady crisps anymore??!?!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.7.18
chips

Pepsi Thinks 2018 Is a Great Time to Start Making "Snacks for Women"

At long last—chips that ladies can eat, too!
Mayukh Sen
2.5.18
Gender

This Afghan Cafe Was Forced to Ban Men. Now, It May Have to Close.

Political pressure forced the nearly three-year-old Bamiyan Women's Café to ban unaccompanied men. The staff is not optimistic about what that means for the cafe's future.
Maija Liuhto
2.2.18
Books

This Book Explores the Eating Habits of Famous Female Historical Figures

Food historian Laura Shapiro’s new book examines the relationships notable women including Eleanor Roosevelt, Eva Braun, and Helen Gurley Brown had with food.
Marta Bausells
1.23.18
women

Meet the Women Who Are Leading Puerto Rico's Bar and Restaurant Scene

The unofficial crew, who dubbed themselves the "damas cívicas," provides mutual support in an industry that can feel overwhelmingly male-dominated.
Alicia Kennedy
7.3.17
Indian Food

This Indian Chef Only Hires Female Home Cooks

London chef Asma Khan opens her first restaurant, Darjeeling Express, in June and has recruited an all-female team of amateur Indian cooks, giving diners a real taste of Bengalese home-cooking.
Frankie McCoy
3.30.17
beer

Ignoring Beer's Sexism Problem Won't Make It Go Away

Award-winning homebrewer Mandy Naglich shares her take on what the craft beer world is doing right when it comes to tackling sexist attitudes—and where it still needs work.
Mandy Naglich
3.24.17
Snacks

Study Claims Women Avoid Eating Junk Food in Front of Men

If you forced a woman to choose between a mediocre date and golden slices of fried, salty starch, what do you think she would really pick?
Gillie Houston
3.21.17
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