New year, new (old) diet “craze". But the resurgence of the Mediterranean diet is a welcome one for us - with its focus on eating locally and intuitively with the seasons, and a healthy appreciation for some of our favorite foods (olive oil ice cream, anyone?), this is an approach to eating that focuses on finding what fuels you, rather than what we need to eliminate. That is something we can truly get behind.
And while the year may be young, the government shutdown is now old, very, very old, as are some practices of an industry that still seems to be tripping over it’s clogs. Despite these things, and the many other rising tides we can no longer afford to ignore, we have hope yet for 2019, as, for at least some of the antiquated modes of “status quo” are concerned, the expiration date feels near.
And for those of you yet to jump on the bandwagon for the Seize Your Days planner, you have til midnight tonight to get your hands on this coveted tome! Pledge your support through our Kickstarter and get your hands on the new and improved planner now!
THE NEW SPOT WE’RE SHOPPING
Precycle is the first package free grocery store, empowering customers with information and support to reduce their environmental impact.
AN INDIAN DAL WITH ITALIAN FLARE
Chef Nina Clemente blends her backgrounds to produce a comfort food even health fanatics can crave, proving that influence needn’t have borders.
THE TOP CHEF WE’RE STILL GAGA OVER
Our Founding Culinary Director and Top Chef Contestant Nini Nguyen chats with News 12about the women who inspired her and second chances. Join us for her Cajun Cuisine class on February 21st, just a few spots left!
A MUSING ON THE MIGRATION CRISIS
“When Does a Place Become a Home”, the DUMBO exhibition featuring photography from six international artists and journalists, offers a powerful and poignant insight into what it means to be “displaced”.
HOW WE’RE WANDERLUSTING
With a little help from the NYTimes “52 Places To Go” list, our browsers are jammed full with travel tabs…
WHAT WE’VE BEEN CHAMPIONING ALL ALONG
A NEW YEAR’S #GOAL WE CAN ACTUALLY GET BEHIND
WHAT’S SPARKING JOY
EATS WITH A LITTLE BASIC EQUALITY (FINALLY)
How restaurants are offering free menstrual products in their bathrooms and calling for (slightly) more inclusive spaces at last.
THE SENTIMENT WE’RE CELEBRATING
INSPIRATION FROM SELF-EMPLOYED SUPERSTARS
How these five women keep themselves motivated and accountable as sole creators of their own career paths
WHEN BEAUTY BAFFLES THE EXPERTS
How the majesty of the animal kingdom has evolutionists questioning their theorem.
THE DETAIL’S IN THE DUMPLING
As we gather inspiration for our upcoming Asian Fusion Lunar New Year class, these artists are paying homage to their Asian-American heritage through plaster, paint and porcelain.
T H E C O O K S P A C E C R E W