Food and Drink
California born skateboarder Mikey Taylor grew up during a time when the past time wasn’t looked at with as much regard and positive attention as it is today. Having come full circle in his journey, the newfound part business owner of Saint Archer Brewery (San Diego, California) explains his involvement with the project and how a lifetime of riding has now led him to this new chapter. From fatherhood to entrepreneurship, the poetic spokesman paints a philosophical picture about how endeavors like skateboarding, beer, and even family are ultimately “bigger than just us.”
Photographer Peter Menzel was curious about the world’s eating habits and decided to document them in a unique way. His “What the World Eats” series (from a book that he published) features families from all over the globe including Africa, Europe, North America, South America and more, standing in their respective homes with all of the foods that they consume. The results are remarkable in terms of consumption differences, especially the diet difference between the modernized and more traditional/rural/indigenous families.
Health Nuts presents an awesome look into the world of Encinitas local, Isabelle BarilOrtley, and how she keeps her small army of sons healthy and well fed. The FrenchCanadian “outdoorsmom” shows us how she cans seasonal produce, saving her money and piece of mind. When you know what’s going in you definitely know what’s coming out. Much respect to this knowledgeable and sustainable momma!
The folks over at BuzzFeed Food have a pretty indepth article about a 45yearold Cannabis baker from Los Angeles, California. The former nonprofit worker turned to baking as soon as her daughter became old enough to allow her some time to focus on the craft. The article highlights the interesting ins and outs of the burgeoningyetstill clandestine industry. With plenty of pictures to show, but tons of red tape to cross, it’s interesting to note what the mommy baker mentions her motivations are and how detailed the process gets. Check out the full article here.
Former lawyerturnedchef, Eddie Huang is currently exploring the lifestyledriven spectrum of food and culture via his new Vice series Fresh Off The Boat. In the latest episode Brother Huang links up with infamous Haitian cook Chef Creole in his Miami town of Little Haiti. The two explore his restaurant roots and topics like family, gentrification and community. A sweet watch!
Swedish energy drink, Burn, has teamed up with Grain Media to present a history of Snowboarding. The resulting documentary We Ride: The Story of Snowboarding features a 40year history of the sport from its inception to present day riding as told by some of the most influential figures of the scene. A fulllength actionsports film available online for free? Hell yes!