Chef Marcus Samuelsson Wants to Redefine Cookbooks Through Audiobooks

Numerous think pieces and hot takes have already dissected how podcasts have eaten the world in the past few years. (At least since the 2014 debut of Serial.) The audiobook–though a medium that has long existed digitally, as well as in CD- and cassette tape-form–arguably has not necessarily caught on with readers in the same […]

Foraging for Ice Cream With West Coast Wunderkind Salt & Straw

At 9 a.m. on a spring Monday, a few employees are milling around Salt & Straw‘s Seattle ice cream parlor. No, breakfast ice cream isn’t some new trend. (Although one of the employees does serve herself an early scoop.) They’re gathering here before heading out to forage ingredients for the June slate of flavors–particularly the […]

Who Gets to Decide Who Is an Authority on Food?

Over the last couple of years, with the releases of films such as Captain Marvel, Black Panther, and Wonder Woman–movies led by women and people of color–there has been an outcry in the entertainment industry to diversify not just the crew and leadership behind the camera, but the critics’ pool as well. There are a […]