Kate Bratskeir
Kate Bratskeir

Kate Bratskeir is a Food Editor at Mic. She can be reached at kate@mic.com.

Jan. 10, 2018

The State Department has a new travel advisory system for ranking countries’ safety levels

11 countries are categorized under the new "do not travel" advisory.

Jan. 8, 2018

Stop picking on Guy Fieri

Fieri embraces all kinds of food — not just fine dining — without any pretentiousness, which separates him fiercely from his competitors.
Jan. 4, 2018

Why DJ Khaled’s new role at Weight Watchers could be his most important act to date

DJ Khaled just might pave the way for healthier lifestyles in communities that are disproportionately affected by obesity — if Weight Watchers lets him.
Jan. 1, 2018

The cheapest places to travel to in January 2018

January is the cheapest month for travel — and these are the places where you'll get your money's worth.
Dec. 29, 2017

A New Year’s resolution Donald Trump should consider: Stop drinking Diet Coke

The simple lifestyle change will lead to sweet relief — maybe for all of us.
Dec. 22, 2017

This pizza shop is run entirely by deaf people — and the world is hungry for more

It will soon be the first franchise owned and operated by deaf people in the U.S.

Dec. 19, 2017

‘Kummerspeck,’ or grief bacon, is the German word for what happens when you eat when you’re sad

If 2016 was the year of Danish coziness, 2017 is the year of German grief eating.
Dec. 15, 2017

This $10 bottle of water claims to make your bourbon taste better

The special Kentucky limestone water sounds pretty pretentious — so we put it to the test.
Dec. 14, 2017

Can sitting in an 82-year-old mineral water bath tub really do anything for your health?

Saratoga Springs' spas are revered for their healing powers — but is it just a bunch of hooey?
Dec. 13, 2017

The best day of the week to book a flight, according to new data from Expedia

In its annual report, the company revealed which day yielded the lowest average ticket price — and it's not Tuesday.
Dec. 7, 2017

2018 Health Resolutions: 11 easy ways to get healthier that have nothing to do with dieting

Pet more dogs. Eat more plants.

Dec. 5, 2017

The secret ingredient at this Brooklyn restaurant? Food that’s normally considered garbage

Food waste flavors everything at Reynard's, from beef-fat potatoes to oven-roasted tomatoes.
Nov. 27, 2017

Should your dog be eating home-delivered, human-grade dog food?

What you feed your pet can say a lot about your own food philosophy.
Nov. 20, 2017

15 easy tricks to make Thanksgiving cooking less stressful

These cooking and organization hacks will give you more time to actually enjoy the holiday.
Nov. 15, 2017

Meet Marge, the 81-year-old turkey expert that helps thousands cook Thanksgiving dinner

The Illinois-based Thanksgiving expert has been a calming phone presence for 35 years.
Nov. 14, 2017

Avoid Thanksgiving traffic with new data from Google Maps

If you'll be in a car this Thanksgiving, this new data from Google Maps can help make the ride more bearable.

Nov. 10, 2017

This documentary celebrates bodegas as an integral part of life in America

Bodegas reveal a part of American culture rarely shown in popular art.
Nov. 7, 2017

We all swore we’d move to Canada if Trump won. These people actually did.

Canada may not be perfect, but for these three, it was the ideal escape from Trump's America.
Nov. 2, 2017
Nov. 1, 2017

Here’s what you should know about low-acid coffee

If you have stomach issues or find yourself feeling uncomfortable during exercise, give this a try.