Kate Bratskeir
Kate Bratskeir

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

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The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states

From luxurious tree houses to an outfitted Airstream, the United States of Airbnb is diverse as can be.

Sept. 22, 2017

Can’t stop eating on vacation? You’re not alone — and here’s why.

There are several reasons you can't help but gorge yourself on holiday.
Sept. 14, 2017

"It's bullshit": New York City bodega workers on the new Bodega startup

Bodegas are an integral part of living in New York City — and employees and patrons were irked by the mini convenience store startup bearing their name.
Aug. 23, 2017

The self-proclaimed “fat girl” combatting the stigma of traveling while fat, one selfie at a time

#FatGirlsTraveling started as a hashtag. Now it's a movement.
Aug. 21, 2017

5 witches share what they’ll do during Monday’s total solar eclipse

From burning presidential Tweets to blessing wands, here's what modern witchcraft will look like during the big celestial event.
Aug. 16, 2017

No tent, no problem: These companies will help you go camping without any of the fuss

They'll find a campground and even provide accommodations — from a tent to a mobile camper.

Aug. 4, 2017

These restaurants are all about vegetables — just don’t call them “vegetarian”

For some, “vegetarian” is a dirty word, suggesting elitism and an obsession with health. So chefs are ditching it entirely.
July 25, 2017

This baker is freeing the world from the tyranny of choice, one cupcake at a time

Provincetown’s ScottCakes ignores all the rules when it comes to serving the typical American consumer.
July 21, 2017

Where to go for the best breakfast, lunch and dinner in Portland, Maine

Start with a maple buttercream cupcake, move on to duck fat fries, and end with a brown butter lobster roll.
July 18, 2017

The best carry-on suitcases for under $300

There's an affordable carry-on for every type of traveler.
July 14, 2017

Where to score free ice cream this Sunday

Is there anything sweeter than free ice cream?

July 14, 2017

Meet the 84-year-old who’s been running New York City’s only 24-hour ice cream shop for decades

Ray works the late shift — from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. — and is the definition of the American Dream.
July 14, 2017

Shaquille O’Neal is very loyal to one particular ice cream chain

Plus, he prefers chocolate sprinkles to rainbow.
July 13, 2017

The simple trick for making ice cream taste even better

Adding this common pantry item to ice cream will elevate its flavor.
July 10, 2017

Here's why one company wants you to eat ice cream for breakfast

Your childhood dreams might just be a grown-up reality.
July 4, 2017

The greatest health benefits of spending time by the ocean

Stop putting off that beach day — it's actually good for you.

June 29, 2017

How to eat less meat without going fully vegetarian

Cutting down your meat consumption is easier than you think.
June 22, 2017

3 science-proven reason croissants always taste better in Paris

Three factors come into play here: psychology, technique and quality of ingredients.
June 15, 2017

3 most popular hotels in the world are all in the same country

They've all got one very important thing in common.
June 12, 2017

9 stunning Airbnbs in wine countries to put on your travel list

From a castle in the south of France to a quaint cottage on a vineyard in Pennsylvania, wine lovers everywhere are sure to find something to whet their whistles.