Is Foie Gras For Jerks?

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By Marina Starkey According to Gawker it absolutely is, and they were even meaner about it. But if we at The Culture-ist are trying to be unbiased, objective, and maintain some semblance of proper journalistic practice, we believe there is more to the story than a few brash words. For those who are unfamiliar with […]

7 Eco-Friendly American Craft Breweries

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In 2013 the Brewers Association reported that the US had a total of 2,768 microbreweries, brewpubs, and regional craft breweries. While it may surprise you to learn that the total number of craft breweries grew by 15.3 percent between 2012 and 2013, more surprising may be the fact that a large number of those companies also […]

The Best Sustainable Eats in London

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(Market image via Shutterstock) London is one of the most culturally diverse cities the world over. Not only does this bring an interesting mix of knowledge, languages and traditions, but it also allows for some serious eats from around the world. There are myriad eateries and markets to indulge yourself, which makes it a bit tricky […]

7 Places in New York to Cozy Up with Comfort Food

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By Marina Starkey The people of New York are becoming increasingly conscious about where their food comes from. When we’re talking comfort food, it’s more difficult to find out which sea your fried catfish swam in or what your pulled pork ate for dinner. Several places around the city, however, are cool with being transparent […]

7 Food Trends 2015 Will Be Bringing to the Table

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By Chelsea Stuart A peak into this year’s food trends show that the cuisine of 2015 will revolve around savory flavors, innovative grain substitutes, hybrid produce, and proteins via insect. As we wave goodbye to the food fads of 2014, let’s take a deeper look at what this year has to offer. Hybrid Veggies While […]

A Winter Reading List for Food Addicts

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This post comes courtesy of  Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Whether you are sitting on the beach, stuck at the airport, or cuddled up next to the fire this winter, these 18 books can help satisfy your mind, soul, and stomach. Our reading list helps eaters find the most nutritious and delicious […]

15 of the Best Fair Trade Coffee Brands

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These sustainability-conscious and satisfyingly-tasty coffee roasters focus on providing fair working conditions and wages for farmers in developing countries (and saving the planet as a whole). 15 of the Best Fair Trade Coffee Brands By The Culture-ist These sustainability-conscious and satisfyingly-tasty coffee roasters focus on providing fair working conditions and wages for farmers in developing […]