Molletes in Seville — Roads & Kingdoms

The Displaced Dinners  — Saveur 

How the Hospitality Industry Is Adapting to Laptop Squatters — Eater

The Forgotten Immigrant Origins of the Hot Pocket — Saveur

The Serbian Bagel Shop that Could — Extra Crispy

Inside the World of Large-Scale Food Heists — Eater

Science & Tech

Plastic-Eating Worms Could Inspire Waste-Degrading Tools — Scientific American 

The New Doomsayers: American Liberals — Quartz

The Politically Subversive Power of PuppiesThe Atlantic

The Man Who Played with Absolute PowerNautilus

This Sensation Is Changing Food Videos As We Know Them — Eater

I Hoped: A Love Junkie’s Tale — Project Wordsworth


Discussing Plants With Bartender Jeremy Mustakas — Liquor.com

How Arcades Became Boozy Playgrounds for Adults — Eater

The Dairy Lobby’s Fight to Preserve Milk’s Good Name — Extra Crispy

Making Wine in Post-Communist Independent Croatia — Vinepair

Local News

Changes Brew in Harlem With Third Wave Coffee Shops — Edible Manhattan

Farm-to-Table Marijuana is Watching your Buds Become Brownies — Quartz

The Internet Café is Alive in Queens — VICE

NYC Street Vendors Fight Black Market for Permits — VICE

International News

The Halal Guys Has Gone GlobalCrain’s New York

Alligator Pears are China’s Newest Superfruit — Quartz


How Rap Became the New Punk — Pigeons & Planes

The Revival Of Soul Music & Its History In Hip-Hop Production — Stereogum


Q&A with Daniel Rozin — VICE