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


1. Sharing the Love Richmond Magazine

Learn it, live it, love it, and now share it. Richmond writers share their top places to venture to in the city of coffee shops, fine dining, and adventure. From a Halloween showing of the 1925 “Phantom of the Opera” movie to a garden light display that puts the stars to shame, there’s a little something for everyone in our new CAVA home.

2. These Volcano Potatoes Are Wrapped In Bacon And Erupt Cheese | Thrillist

Food trends never disappoint, and this one is no different. What’s better than three amazing foods individually? How about them all together? The flavor is basically explosive (bad pun intended). Forget rainbow bagels and sushi donuts, we’re cooking this cheesy goodness up tonight.

3. The Red Carpet Isn’t Actually Red, And Other Secrets Underfoot At The Oscars | LA Times

It’s the biggest night in show biz, and while you may just be finishing up your awards show bracket, here’s an inside look at the star-studded event. Read this article, start cooking your favorite dishes, invite your closest friends, and your (maybe last-minute) Oscar party will automatically win big time. We’re talking a La La Land-level sweep.

4. Around the World in 12 Books | National Geographic

Sometimes travel just isn’t in your future, but that’s no reason to stop exploring. These 12 books will take you from Peru to Japan without even leaving your couch. Talk about a perfect weekend.

5. Researchers “Shock” Fresh Herbs Into Retaining Flavor Food Republic

As if we needed another reason to obsess over food. Scientists have created a way to electrically shock bigger flavor into herbs for more OMG with each bite. Watch this video for a ultimate breakdown and total game changer.