Opinion

veganism

Are Scallops Actually Vegan?

When it comes to bivalves, the line between plant and animal is unclear.
Melissa Kravitz
4.5.18
coffee

How Not Drinking Coffee Almost Ruined My Career

I've never had a whole cup of coffee in my entire life. You're already judging me, I know.
Natalie Stoclet
1.3.18
Op-Ed

Ranch Dressing Sucks and I'm Not Sorry

Just hear me out, folks.
Sarah Sweeney
11.17.17
health code violation

I Don't Trust Restaurant Letter Grades

A, B, or C? IDGAF. Fancy letter grades doled out by clueless health department inspectors are less important than common sense and letting a restaurant earn your trust.
Grant Pardee
9.16.17
seal meat

Eating Seal Meat Is a Vital Part of Life in My Community

Many people opposed to seal hunting don't understand that kids in indigenous communities are hungry, and it's painful to see that. It's ridiculous that other cultures are welcome to survive off of our natural resources, but we're not.
Tanya Tagaq
6.28.17
Opinion

Why the Best Caribbean Food Comes with a Side of ‘Bad’ Service

In many of Britain’s Caribbean eateries, food rules supreme and service is secondary. “Wha yuh want?” is a totally acceptable and to-the-point way for a server to address their customers.
Anthony Lorenzo
12.7.15
Opinion

Why Drinking 'Transgender Beer' Won't Help the LGBT Community

This week, British beer company BrewDog announced the launch of the first “non-binary transgender beer” but is it really helpful to compare the transgender community to beer hops?
Anthony Lorenzo
11.6.15
bartending

Why Bartenders Should Probably Just Make the Mojito

I want everyone to try something weird and exciting, but I don’t want them to feel bad about wanting comfort food either.
Al Sotack
10.8.15
Bagels

New York Bagels Do Not Suck

David Heti has claimed that New York's bagels are inferior to Montreal's. My opponent’s arguments are laughable, and he should be doubly lambasted for defending a poor product poorly. Montreal is too close-minded to contain our larger bagels.
Joshua David Stein
10.4.15
Bagels

New York Bagels Suck

No one in Montreal has ever said, “Bring me back a New York-style bagel.” A Montreal bagel is chewy, doughy, and warm. A New York bagel is a utility—a conveyance for some other flavor or taste sensation—and it has no dignity.
David Heti
10.4.15
Opinion

Why Burritos Are Ruining Mexican Food in America

To me, there is no food item more downright disrespectful to its origins than the burrito. Everything that makes food amazing is lost on this twilight zone wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Rudy Raya
9.28.15
Oregon

Portland's Iconic Fountains Are Wasting Incredible Amounts of Water

Two thirds of Oregon is in a state of drought-stricken emergency. Still, Portland's iconic "Benson Bubblers" waste 40 about swimming pools worth of water a year.
Nick Zukin
8.24.15