When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:


1. Life Before Avocado Toast: The 16 Ways Dining Has Changed Since 2000 | Bon Appetit 

Notice the surge in popularity of food trucks, gluten-free eats, cold-pressed juice, and avocado everything? This article dives into how dining has changed over the past 16 years.

2. Stadiums Score with Farm-to-Game Eats | Civil Eats

Stadium eats often include hot dogs, nachos, and lots of gloriously unhealthy foods. BUT, fresh and healthy food is becoming increasingly more available in stadiums. Tampa’s Amelie Arena even serves seasonal soups and salads with food sourced from their own onsite hydroponic farm. (Look for a mention of our Nats in here, too!)

3. A Brilliant Trick for Better Mac & Cheese | Yahoo Food

Vegans have been using this trick for a while, but what if you use this hack & keep the cheese too? Apparently, adding miso to your mac & cheese will leave you “dangerously hooked.” We can’t help but to plug our own brilliant trick for better mac & cheese: Crazy Feta.

4. Citrus In The Snow: Geothermal Greenhouses Grow Local Produce In Winter | NPR

With the demand for local produce year-round so high, greenhouses are a great solution. But, more specifically, in order to cut down on energy usage, this article highlights why geothermal greenhouses are exactly what we need right now.

5. What 8 Famous Chefs Wish They Could Tell Their Younger Selves | Thrillist

What would you tell your younger self if you had the chance? These famous chefs have a plethora of advice they would bestow upon their younger selves. Some of their tidbits could be of use to everyone, i.e. rest up, enjoy the little things, and take risks.