ARCTIC

cooking

MUNCHIES Presents: Cooking on the Most Dangerous Seas

The Drake Passage, situated between South America's Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, is considered to be one of the most dangerous ship passages in the world.
Vikram Gandhi
2.10.18
munchies guide to

MUNCHIES Guide to Norway: Champion Cod and Deep Dives

Norwegian cod is a big deal – and not just in Norway. Halaigh gets to experience this wonder up-close when he travels to Henningsvær.
Munchies Staff
9.19.17
sustainability

What McDonald's Is Doing to Protect the Future of the Filet-O-Fish

The current agreement puts the brakes on expanding cod fishing, but also the use of heavy nets to scrape marine life from the seabed, known as “bottom trawling”, in the Arctic—an area where some 800,000 tons of cod are already being fished on a yearly...
Nick Rose
5.30.16
wine

A Polar Bear Raided the David Attenborough Film Crew’s Wine Supply

While filming in the Arctic region of Svalbard, the film crew on David Attenborough’s new wildlife documentary series had their hut ravaged by a wine-seeking polar bear.
Phoebe Hurst
11.16.15
hunger

Eating on the Edge of the World Is Expensive

In the remote reaches of northern Canada, the high prices of flown-in food have left many Inuit communities struggling to put enough food on the table. The solution might mean a return to tradition.
Lauren Rothman
11.10.14
Norway

Eating Toadstools and Buried Lamb Near the Arctic Circle

I flew to the wee Norwegian town of Mosjøen for the Arctic Food Festival, where a group of local and foreign chefs gathered together to bury lambs' legs, eat fly agaric mushrooms, and exchange food knowledge.
Ben Reade
9.24.14