protest

Oakland

The Tenacity of Chef Reem Assil

The Palestinian- and Syrian-American chef opens up about the intense racist backlash she faced when her Oakland bakery opened.
Leena Trivedi-Grenier
5.11.18
protest

Phoenix's Restaurant Community Is Finding Its Voice Through Protest

“It's funny that standing for what you feel is right and just is now considered becoming an ‘activist.’”
Natalie Pattillo
1.10.18
COLORADO

Denver Cafe Criticized for Saying It 'Happily' Gentrifies Neighborhood

Now, community members have erupted in protest, and the local NAACP chapter is calling for a boycott of the chain.
Mayukh Sen
11.27.17
beer

Scottish Brewery Protests Trump with 'Make Earth Great Again' Beer

It's BrewDog's latest in a line of beers with a political slant.
Mayukh Sen
11.3.17
st. louis

Pizzeria Owner Facing Blue Lives Matter Backlash Says His Role Is 'to Get More People Pissed'

"As they said in the protest, ‘white silence is violence,’ and as hard as it was saying that, I think I get it."
Jelisa Castrodale
10.2.17
Chicago

Proposed Rally to Save Chicago Taco Bell Spirals Out of Control

The event page started as a joke while its 23-year-old founder was waiting for an egg sandwich to heat up; then, things took a dark turn.
B. David Zarley
8.30.17
WTF

Why Iran Is Turning Onions into Jewelry

Onions are an Iranian's best friend?
Alex Swerdloff
8.7.17
politics

These SF Bakers Are Using Cakes to Protest the Trump Presidency

"If the trolls come, we're fully [prepared] to make a cake about it!"
Ashley Goldsmith
6.23.17
protest

May Day Protesters Shared Pepsi with Cops by Throwing Cans at Them

The soda has become a weapon of unity, but maybe not in the way that their advertising team had hoped.
Alex Swerdloff
5.2.17
immigrants

PHOTOS: We Spoke to the Bakers Behind NYC's 'Day Without Bread' Protest

The Department of Homeland Security audit that sparked the mass firing is supposed to be the first of its kind that New York has seen in a decade.
Alex Swerdloff
4.21.17
soda

Pepsi's Protest Ad Is Just One Example of Big Soda’s Hidden Hypocrisy

Move over, Kendall—Big Soda really does fund fake protests nationwide.
Alex Swerdloff
4.6.17
politics

For This Mother-and-Son Chef Team, the ‘Day Without Immigrants’ Was More than a Protest

Seng Luangrath—who honed her cooking skills in refugee camps before coming to America—and her son closed their restaurants in solidarity.
Jacob Dean
2.18.17