Archives July 2021

Designers, Editors, and More Made Their Way Out to Montauk for Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter’s Family-Style Dinner

“After a five-and-a-half-hour drive, I’m happy to be here!” joked Franciso Costa at last night’s scenic dinner hosted by Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter. It has been over two years since Net hosted its last event, out East in Easthampton’s most famous home Grey Gardens. The hiatus was, of course, due to the pandemic, and so the evening’s host and Net-a-Porter president Alison Loehnis was thrilled to be able to gather everyone together again; this time, at Montauk’s most scenic restaurant, Crow’s Nest.

The invitation read A Family Dinner, and that’s precisely how the evening unfolded. Over a cocktail hour on

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Kraft Foods Issues ‘Mayo Culpa’ For Making Fat-Free Mayonnaise

Kraft Foods admitted its fat-free mayonnaise just doesn’t cut the mustard.

So the company is discontinuing the product, though other reduced-fat versions of the condiment will remain, according to Today.

Kraft first introduced its fat-free mayo in the early ’90s, but the company apparently realized after three decades that it was a bad idea.

“Let this be a lesson to you all to not fix what isn’t broken,” a company spokesperson told

Kraft announced the condiment cancellation on Tuesday through a “mayo culpa” on Twitter.

Though Kraft claimed its decision is based solely on the quality ― or lack

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Trending: Could Food Waste Be the Future of Fashion?

A recent study analyzes agricultural waste streams in Asia and charts a roadmap for establishing alternative textile value streams at scale; while Lenzing puts this into practice with a lyocell fiber made from orange pulp and wood

Ag waste-based textiles a sustainable fashion solution poised for growth

A farmer gathers rice straw | Image credit: DoDo Phanthamaly/Pexels

As the circular apparel market is projected to reach $77

in the next five years and new circular textile
seem to pop up weekly, a recent study shows that there are enough usable
agricultural residue streams from South and Southeast

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What Is Healthy Eating Without Cultural Foods?

Healthy eating is sometimes seen as a necessary evil.

On one hand, it’s essential to good health, but on the other, it’s suggestive of restriction and self-denial steeped in Eurocentrism.

Even in the Caribbean, where I’m from, many nutrition programs are modeled on the American food pyramid, which then implies what healthy eating looks like to the local communities.

However, nutrition and healthy eating are not a one-size-fits-all dietary prescription. Traditional meals and food culture deserve a seat at the table too.

In this article, I’ll explain why cultural foods are integral to healthy eating.

Cultural foods — also called

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A Guide to Being Vegetarian or Vegan at the Minnesota State Fair

Paneer Pakora at Hot Indian
Paneer Pakora (fried cheese cubes) at Hot Indian

Courtesy of the Minnesota State Fair

When thinking of the Minnesota State Fair, what comes to mind? Farm animals, live music, and—most likely—fried food on a stick. Being that food is such a big part of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, it can be difficult to feel like you’re getting the most out of these 12 days (August 26 through September 6 this year) as a vegan or vegetarian.

The Minnesota State Fair doesn’t explicitly list their vegan and vegetarian options on their fair finder—but luckily they have more options than you might

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10 Tips To Stay Safe When You Exercise Outdoors In Hot Weather : Shots

When working out in the summer, watch for the signs of dehydration and heat stroke. Choosing a later evening or early morning time for a run in one smart way to stay safe.

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When working out in the summer, watch for the signs of dehydration and heat stroke. Choosing a later evening or early morning time for a run in one smart way to stay safe.

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Treadmill fatigue is real. That’s why at the first hints of spring many indoor exercisers are outside faster than you can say manual or

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