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) 20 Recipes to Give You a Fresh Start on Healthy Eating | The Kitchn

Now that the holidays have come to a close (though we’re still sneaking bites of leftover gifted chocolate), it’s about that time to hit the reset button. After all those sweets and treats, our bodies are craving a clean start: The Kitchn pulled together a batch of recipes to help go greener, lighter, and fresher.

2) 12 Clever Ways To Use Your Extra Takeout Condiments | Yahoo Food

Sure, we all resolve to cook at home more in the new year — but a busy schedule can make that a bit… tricky. Cue fridges packed with leftovers, takeout boxes, and those tiny packages of condiments we never use. Why not take those obscure packets and make an awesome home cooked meal?

3) American Airlines Is Trying to Be More Like Your Favorite Fine Dining Restaurant | LA Magazine

Down-to-earth food 3,000 feet in the air? This past week, American Airlines added a new route from LAX to Australia, offering a refreshed menu for premium passengers that consisted of a 2010 Penfolds Grange Shiraz, bread from local La Brea Bakery, Sonoma County cheeses, and even locally sourced produce from organic farms. Fanciest flight award? Yep.

4) Work Smarter, Not Harder: Our Best Cleaning Tips, Strategies & Advice | Apartment Therapy

Ok, let’s do this thing. This whole clean out the crevices, dust the hard-to-reach places thing. Check out this round-up of 2015’s best advice for making the time we spend cleaning (ugh) as painless and effective as possible.

5) 2015. A Year of Eating Very Good Things. International Edition. | Food Republic

Germany, Japan, Thailand, France. What do they all have in common? Incredible food! Food Republic did us the favor of pulling together their favorite dining experiences from all around the globe.