Natalie B. Compton

My Altitude Sickness Didn't Ruin the Pizza at Mount Everest's Basecamp

You never know what you’re going to get at the Nepalese teahouses along your trek.
Natalie B. Compton
4.2.19
Streetwear

This Designer Is Using Streetwear to Get People Hyped About Laotian Food

Salong Namsa's new brand Laos Supply strikes a chord with Laotian youth who want to rep their culture and cuisine through clothes.
Natalie B. Compton
3.21.19
CHEFS

The Bocuse d'Or Makes Fine Dining an Arena Sport

Competing chefs spend a year training to perfect wildly ornate dishes under pressure.
Natalie B. Compton
3.5.19
chocolate

Inside the Valentine's Day Rush at See's Candy Factory

As you can imagine, a candy factory smells excellent.
Natalie B. Compton
2.14.19
Norway

What It's Like to Brew Beer at the Actual End of the Earth

For pilot Robert Johansen, running the world's northernmost brewery is just a side hustle.
Natalie B. Compton
2.12.19
Fernet

How Fernet Took Over Argentina

Argentina consumes so much of the polarizing liqueur that it has Fratelli Branca's only distillery outside of Italy.
Natalie B. Compton
11.26.18
Munchies

This Genius Figured Out How to Make Booze Stronger

We heard you liked alcohol so we put alcohol in your alcohol.
Natalie B. Compton
9.6.18
hangover cures

The Best Hangover Cures, According to Japanese Drinkers

I stayed out all night drinking to test them out.
Natalie B. Compton
6.25.18
drinks

This DJ Turned Bespoke Ice Cubes Into a Career

"I think the cubes are very mesmerizing objects to have in your drink, and it kind of brings up all these questions: How did it get in there? How is it floating?"
Natalie B. Compton
5.24.18
Barbecue

Guy Fieri Reveals the Triple D Secret to Finding Great Barbecue

The self-described former redneck (who's curating the BBQ lineup for this weekend's Stagecoach festival) gave us all his faves.
Natalie B. Compton
4.24.18
American food

Matzo Ball Pho Is The Most LA Dish of All Time

“Every culture has a chicken soup,” says chef Phuong Tran. "It just made sense to incorporate matzo and chicken noodle soup."
Natalie B. Compton
4.6.18
Culture

How Words Like Aquafaba, Kombucha, and Queso Got Added to the Dictionary

We asked Merriam-Webster how they decide what words make the cut.
Natalie B. Compton
3.9.18
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