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cultural appropriation
cultural appropriation

Wellness Blogger Abandons Plans for 'Modern Mexican Frutería' After Backlash

Following allegations of cultural appropriation, La Gracia will not be seeing the light of day.
Mayukh Sen
11.2.17
food waste
food waste

This Startup Turns Beer Waste into Fancy Vegan Smoothies

Wasting beer is not cool—but maybe beer waste is.
Becky Hughes
8.22.17
Avocado
Avocado

Have We Reached Peak Avocado? We Asked the Inventor of the 'Guac-E Talk-E'

Yeah, it's a walkie talkie that looks like an avocado. Wanna crowdfund it?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.15.17
seafood
seafood

This Kickstarter Campaign Could Change Commercial Fishing Forever

What if you could track the origins of your seafood minute-by-minute, from the first moment it lands on the dock?
Natalie B. Compton
3.17.17
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

This Documentarian Wants Us to All Eat Human Placenta

"When I actually tasted it, what I got right away was that it was very tender, like a piece of tenderized beef. It tasted like it, too."
Javier Cabral
11.11.16
beer
beer

Playing Beer Pong Against A Robot Looks as Ridiculous as It Sounds

The Pongbot is a robotic cup holder that zips your Solo cups randomly around the table while you’re playing beer pong. .
Jelisa Castrodale
9.18.16
Ice Cream
Ice Cream

Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Astronaut Ice Cream Cool Again

Collignon is a man wholly obsessed with creating truly unparalleled astronaut ice cream and he’s even gone so far as to end his career in advertising and live in van to do so.
Alex Swerdloff
7.25.16
Denver
Denver

Who Needs a Cat Cafe When You Can Get Drunk at a Cat Wine Bar?

It was only a matter of time before a felinophile with a big dream and a penchant for booze connected the dots.
Nick Rose
6.15.16
beer
beer

This Man Says His Protein-Fortified “Fitness Beer” Will Change the World

The Illinois resident and former employee of an insurance company decided to leave everything behind—he says he even turned down Harvard Law School—to bet it all on his undying desire to combine pleasure and pain
Alex Swerdloff
9.25.15
beer
beer

This App Uses Your Genes to Tell You What Beer to Drink

If funding comes through, researchers hope to produce the BeerDeCoded app, which would help consumers navigate beer DNA and pair brews with their own tastebuds.
Molly Hannon
6.9.15
diet
diet

Can Eating Bread Contribute to Alzheimer's?

Three years ago, filmmaker Max Lugavere began noticing that his mother was having trouble with her cognition. When she was diagnosed with dementia, he began looking for answers in the foods we commonly eat.
Munchies Staff
2.11.15
Internet
Internet

I Want to Make Potato Salad for the Potato Salad Kickstarter Guy

When my friend, Alex Brown—brother of the guy who has famously racked up over $40,000 on Kickstarter to make potato salad—told me about the campaign, I was skeptical. But Zack isn't joking. He just really loves potato salad.
Eleanore Park
7.11.14