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. 10 Father’s Day Experience Gifts That’ll Help You Spend More Time With Dad | Washingtonian

Father’s Day is just days away and if you plan on spending dad’s day in the District, definitely consider these options for your loved one. We’re thinking kayaking and a beer fest sound pretty perfect.

2. Watermelon Jerky | Sakara

Ok, consider us intrigued. It’s not meat, it’s not faux meat — it’s just straight-up watermelon. You’d be surprised how satisfying this nutrient-dense, one-ingredient (no, really) treat can be!

3. The Spicy–Sweet Summer Desserts For All Your Cookouts | Food52

Check out this new adult-friendly recipe that throws a new spin on watermelon. Watermelon is easily a summer staple fruit and essential for any cookout. This time throw your watermelon on the grill along with your protein and veggies.

4. Floral Food Faces | Lucky Peach

Edible flowers are a sometimes-peppery, sometimes-‘I’m-not-sure-whether-that-had-a-taste’ addition to your meal — but one thing’s for sure: their visual impact is DEFINITELY of value. Add color to any meal, whether with a blueish-purple flower that tastes like cucumbers or with Mexican mint marigolds for a summer gathering.

5. 10 Rookie Travel Mistakes – & How to Avoid Them | Refinery29

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a newbie, beware of these travel oversights that could cost you your trip — aka heeding local customs and not over-booking. Get the deets on dodging these travel mishaps, whether you are traveling domestically or abroad.