The Weed Eater

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The Real 'Penny Lane' Has Moved From Sowing Wild Oats to Farming Wild Rice

Decades after retiring from professionally partying with famous rockstars, 'Penny Lane' maintains a Sauvie Island farm inherited from her parents, where her new passion is wild rice.
David Bienenstock
6.26.16
cannabis edibles

A Hazy Night at The Weed Eater’s Underground Book Launch Party

I was attending a not-very-legal book launch party, held in a downtown Brooklyn loft last week, for David Bienenstock’s new book, How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High.
Alex Swerdloff
4.20.16
weed edibles

Beyond the Brownie: The State of Marijuana Edibles in America

The sale of marijuana edibles now accounts for roughly half of the $5.4 billion cannabis industry. This got us here at MUNCHIES thinking: Have edibles jumped the shark?
Alex Swerdloff
4.20.16
The Weed Eater

I Talked to Whoopi Goldberg About Her New Weed-Infused Edibles Line

Whoopi Goldberg is the most high-profile celebrity to ever dive headfirst into the world of marijuana edibles. I spoke to the actress about why she decided to join in on the industry.
David Bienenstock
3.30.16
The Weed Eater

I Got Really Stoned and Devoured the Most Decadent Buffet in Las Vegas

With pot legalization coming to Nevada, our Weed Eater set out in search of the best spots to be high and hungry in Sin City.
David Bienenstock
2.3.16
The Weed Eater

Is Weed-Infused Hemp Gruel the Key To World Peace?

As weed becomes legalized, we should take a look at all of the wonderful culinary ways in which it can benefit the Earth's future.
David Bienenstock
12.30.15
Weed

This Award-Winning Chef Is Serious About Marijuana Edibles

Mindy Segal—chef-owner at Chicago's acclaimed Hot Chocolate Restaurant, James Beard award winner, and author Cookie Love—plans to bring her 30 years of culinary experience into the world of medical marijuana.
David Bienenstock
12.14.15
Weed

How an LA Weed Dispensary Pissed Off the Girl Scouts

It seemed like a win-win for everyone when a Girl Scout made a ton of money selling cookies outside of an LA dispensary, but then things got complicated due to the name of a popular strain.
David Bienenstock
10.30.15
The Weed Eater

Portland Just Hosted a Local Wine and Weed Pairing

We went through the ritual of observing the wine's legs, inhaling its bouquet, and swishing air into the glass—and then took a toke of pot perfectly paired with it.
David Bienenstock
9.14.15
The Weed Eater

This Former Weed Grower Now Breeds the World's Hottest Chili Pepper

Smokin' Ed Currie no longer cultivates or consumes weed, though he does still occasionally get high on his own supply of hot peppers—if you believe severe intestinal distress followed by a major endorphin rush qualifies as a high.
David Bienenstock
8.4.15
The Weed Eater

Denver Bars and Restaurants May Soon Feature On-Site Marijuana Consumption

The brains behind Colorado's marijuana legalization campaign are now pursuing a ballot measure in Denve called "The Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative." Translation: "Let's allow people to get high and socialize in restaurants and bars...
David Bienenstock
6.24.15
The Weed Eater

Eat with Nonna Marijuana to Save Her Daughter's Cannabis Collective

Founded by Valerie Corral, the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) needs your support to keep providing seriously ill patients with their medicine. And Valerie's mother, Nonna Marijuana, is even offering to cook you a cannabis-infused dinner...
David Bienenstock
5.28.15
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