David Bienenstock

Weed

A Gourmet Weed Dinner At Hunter S. Thompson's House

MUNCHIES columnist David Bienenstock headed to Aspen, Colorado to hang out at Owl Farm, the estate of the late legendary writer, Hunter S. Thompson, to enjoy a weed-infused dinner amongst marijuana enthusiasts.
David Bienenstock
10.22.17
Bong Appetit

The Real 'Penny Lane' Has Moved From Sowing Wild Oats to Farming Wild Rice

Decades after retiring from professionally partying with famous rockstars, 'Penny Lane' maintains a Sauvie Island farm inherited from her parents, where her new passion is wild rice.
David Bienenstock
6.26.16
Weed

Laid-Back Latkes

Stones 12 believers. And non-believers, too.
David Bienenstock
4.20.16
The Weed Eater

I Talked to Whoopi Goldberg About Her New Weed-Infused Edibles Line

Whoopi Goldberg is the most high-profile celebrity to ever dive headfirst into the world of marijuana edibles. I spoke to the actress about why she decided to join in on the industry.
David Bienenstock
3.30.16
The Weed Eater

I Got Really Stoned and Devoured the Most Decadent Buffet in Las Vegas

With pot legalization coming to Nevada, our Weed Eater set out in search of the best spots to be high and hungry in Sin City.
David Bienenstock
2.3.16
The Weed Eater

Is Weed-Infused Hemp Gruel the Key To World Peace?

As weed becomes legalized, we should take a look at all of the wonderful culinary ways in which it can benefit the Earth's future.
David Bienenstock
12.30.15
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This Award-Winning Chef Is Serious About Marijuana Edibles

Mindy Segal—chef-owner at Chicago's acclaimed Hot Chocolate Restaurant, James Beard award winner, and author <em>Cookie Love</em>—plans to bring her 30 years of culinary experience into the world of medical marijuana.
David Bienenstock
12.14.15
Weed

How an LA Weed Dispensary Pissed Off the Girl Scouts

It seemed like a win-win for everyone when a Girl Scout made a ton of money selling cookies outside of an LA dispensary, but then things got complicated due to the name of a popular strain.
David Bienenstock
10.30.15
The Weed Eater

Portland Just Hosted a Local Wine and Weed Pairing

We went through the ritual of observing the wine's legs, inhaling its bouquet, and swishing air into the glass—and then took a toke of pot perfectly paired with it.
David Bienenstock
9.14.15
Italian Ice

The Best Italian Ice Is Frozen in Time

Founded a century ago, Di Cosmo's Italian Ice in Elizabeth, New Jersey, still makes its famed frozen dessert the exact same way it did in 1915. The neighborhood may have changed, but the ice remains the same.
David Bienenstock
8.20.15
The Weed Eater

This Former Weed Grower Now Breeds the World's Hottest Chili Pepper

Smokin' Ed Currie no longer cultivates or consumes weed, though he does still occasionally get high on his own supply of hot peppers—if you believe severe intestinal distress followed by a major endorphin rush qualifies as a high.
David Bienenstock
8.4.15
The Weed Eater

Denver Bars and Restaurants May Soon Feature On-Site Marijuana Consumption

The brains behind Colorado's marijuana legalization campaign are now pursuing a ballot measure in Denve called "The Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative." Translation: "Let's allow people to get high and socialize in restaurants and bars...
David Bienenstock
6.24.15
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