• Mark Bittman Wants You to Eat More Weeds

    On the occasion of his new video series California Matters, we spoke to Mark Bittman about eating foraged weeds in a vacant lot and why you shouldn’t care if a dog takes a piss on your salad greens.

  • Dandelions Should Be the New Kale

    Why we should incorporate edible weeds into our diets.

  • The Real 'Weeds'?

    With the new legalization of marijuana in Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, the show Weeds no longer seems like outlandish fiction. We tracked down a real-life Nancy Botwin—Dr. Dina, medical weed consultant to stars like Snoop Dogg and...

  • Keep Your Tweezers to Yourself, Chef

    Tweezer food in fancy restaurants can get out of control. Microgreens, the main culprit behind this trend, can get a bad rap. Food dealer Ian Purkayastha reveals the six tiny greens you should care about before it's time to give up and order White...

  • T. Kid's Amazing Bongs

    One perk of writing this column is getting free stuff from time to time. The best free items were the bongs that arrived in the mail a few weeks ago. As I placed my gorgeous new pipes on my shelf, I remembered some of the glass that came and went over...