Eat and Drink Features

Vegan SOUP for the Artist’s Soul

In an open space above Mexicantown Bakery in southwest Detroit, makeshift tables made from old doors stacked on milk crates are set with mismatched china and silverware. Sheets are laid… See More

Of Pumpkins and People

Of Pumpkins and People

My intimate family relationship with squash began when my parents, arriving for a reservation at an Afghan restaurant in Washington, D.C., were greeted by a snickering waitstaff. Confused by this… See More

Springing for Strawberries

This season’s new veggies will put a spring in anyone’s step (asparagus! fava beans! peas!), but amidst the market’s sea of green, fresh-picked fruit is hard to find. Autumn’s apples… See More

Sweet Grass Georgia Cheese

Sweet Grass Georgia Cheese

I never intended to search for a Georgia cheese. Rather, it just ended up right before my eyes. I coincidentally tried it at the farmer’s market and again at a… See More

Community Supported Agriculture: Alive and Well in Southern Oregon!

Community Supported Agriculture: Alive and Well in Southern Oregon!

Community Supported Agriculture programs (or CSAs) are a wonderful idea, both for local farmers and for all of us who love delicious, sustainably raised food. The idea behind CSAs is… See More

Local Food: The Cream of the Crop

Ah, summer is fast approaching, marked by the arrival of fresh, local produce! Farmers markets are in full swing and when it comes to taste and nutrition, nothing beats fresh,… See More