Kate Bratskeir
Kate Bratskeir
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What to do with wedding flowers: This service repurposes floral arrangements for a great cause

Repeat Roses helps couples protect the environment, support a local hospital and get a tax break in one fell swoop.

April 24, 2018

What If We Didn’t... advertise food to children?

Studies say junk food advertising has a real impact on our relationship with food, starting at a young age.
April 23, 2018

AllGo is a Yelp-like app that reviews how fat-friendly restaurants and other public spaces are

Several leaders of the body positivity movement, including Roxane Gay and Tess Holiday, are publicly supporting the upcoming app.
April 22, 2018

In ‘Wendy’s Shabbat,’ a group of octogenarians celebrate ritual over french fries and Frostys

In this Tribeca Film Festival documentary, director Rachel Myers follows her grandmother, Roberta Mahler, to her Shabbat dinner at the fast-food chain.
April 19, 2018

150 years ago, a group of women fought the patriarchy by eating lunch at this NYC restaurant

Before they were fighting for the right to vote, women were fighting for the right to dine out without the accompaniment of a male chaperone.
April 17, 2018

The best time to book summer 2018 travel is in April

Actually, the middle of an endless winter seems like the perfect time to start thinking about summer getaways.

April 16, 2018

Bad diet advice in the ’80s made Americans fatter — low-calorie ice cream follows the same bad rules

Low-calorie ice cream is the trendiest product in freezer aisles, but one ice cream brand isn’t jumping on board.
April 13, 2018

Traveling solo while LGBTQ can be dangerous — these tips can help overcome barriers

This language guide for LGBTQ travelers includes asking for directions and negotiating consent in nine different languages.
April 12, 2018

White Castle is now selling the Impossible Burger. Can the bleeding veggie burger go mainstream?

White Castle is the first major fast food burger chain to serve the eco-friendly burger.
April 10, 2018

The 2018 dirty dozen: The fruits and veggies with the most pesticides

In certain cases, buying organic may protect you from pesticide residue.
April 9, 2018

Is Target’s new $5 rosé wine actually good? We put it to the test.

Before you run out for a bottle of California Roots rosé, there are a few things you should know.

April 6, 2018

The real cost of food: The same bowl of bean stew costs $1.20 in New York — but $321 in South Sudan

The World Food Programme calculated these figures to show the alarming state of food inequality around the world.
April 5, 2018

As thousands of students march against gun violence, there’s a movement to fuel them with free pizza

One organization hopes to rally restaurant owners to donate pizzas for National School Walkout Day on April 20 — an annual event on the anniversary of the Columbine shootings.
March 30, 2018

Coffee may soon come with a cancer warning in California

A judge ruled that the warnings were required because of potentially harmful chemicals produced in the coffee roasting process.
March 29, 2018

If Adrian Grenier has his way, Starbucks’ plastic green straws will be a thing of the past

The actor, who is a Starbucks shareholder, is pressing the coffee company to consider paper or bamboo straws.
March 28, 2018

“Red Indian” ice cream has sparked a small-town debate that perfectly sums up America

The Udder Side has been selling "Red Indian" ice cream for more than 30 years, but one Michigan woman thinks it's time for a change.

March 28, 2018

Wedding gift etiquette: Here’s how much the average person spends as a wedding guest

Wedding season leaving you broke? Being a bridesmaid, groomsman, plus-one or distant relative can literally cost you — here's how much and how to save.
March 23, 2018

Trader Joe’s sued for advertising suggesting its eggs come from free-roaming hens

The depiction on the egg cartons is far from reality, says the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
March 16, 2018

These “better-for-you” gummy bears want to do for candy what Halo Top has done for ice cream

You'll never see the words "guilt-free" or "skinny" on the package of these gummy bears.
March 13, 2018

Ikea imagines the future of fast food — with bugs

Your favorite Swedish meatballs could be made with mealworms in the future.