Tom Perkins

food-features

The Rebuilding of Flint Is Starting With Barbecue and Banh Mi

"It was about choosing my town, my city, and my identity... it boils down to a pure love for this community."
Tom Perkins
8.26.19
beer

Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Founders Brewery Can Move Forward, Judge Rules

The suit, filed by a former employee, alleges a "racist internal corporate culture" as well as structural discrimination.
Tom Perkins
4.25.19
labor

Months After Workers Unionize, Mighty Good Coffee Will Close Its Cafes

The company said the cafes will close due to "personal family issues," but its non-union roastery remains open.
Tom Perkins
4.22.19
labor

This Coffee Shop Unionized After an Employee Quit over Alleged Discrimination

Barista unions aren't common nationwide, but workers say they were compelled by the "disquieting" situation.
Tom Perkins
1.23.19
Detroit

Where to Eat in Detroit's Outer Neighborhoods

Detroit's food scene is one of the country's finest—and it owes its identity to immigrant- and black-owned restaurants.
Tom Perkins
3.14.18

Inside the Detroit Doughnut Shop Founded in Honor of a Hip-Hop Legend

Dilla's Delights is a Detroit doughnut shop operated by the family of J Dilla, the hip-hop artist/producer who passed away only three days after the release of his influential album, 'Donuts'.
Tom Perkins
2.11.18
Pizza

Detroit Pizza Is the Best Pie You've Never Had

And no, we're not talking about Little Caesar's.
Tom Perkins
1.29.18
climate change

Backing Out of the Paris Agreement Could Devastate American Agriculture

Lost credibility, trade repercussions, and a lack of voice from policy-making are just a few of the problems agriculture-industry experts are concerned about.
Tom Perkins
6.4.17
chili

Cincinnati Chili Is a Glorious Mess of Meat, Spaghetti, and Cheese

Critics have called it the worst regional dish in America, but for those who grew up with it, nothing tastes quite as good.
Tom Perkins
5.2.17
Munchies

Immigrant Detainees Are Staging a Hunger Strike in Washington

The detainees, many of them facing deportation, claim that the food at Northwest Detention Center is meager and nearly inedible.
Tom Perkins
4.12.17
food in prison

Immigrant Detainees Are Staging a Hunger Strike in Washington

The detainees, many of them facing deportation, claim that the food at Northwest Detention Center is meager and nearly inedible.
Tom Perkins
4.12.17
pop-ups

Why Detroit-Area Dive Bars Are Serving Some of the Best Food Around

The pop-ups in the bars of Hamtramck—a tiny, dense, and poor immigrant enclave physically surrounded by Detroit—offer real eating at a low price in a city otherwise short on culinary variety and cash.
Tom Perkins
1.25.17
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