Make Way For Mushrooms

Four Sigmatic Brings a Fresh Boost to Your Next Cup

Written by: Becky Tsadik

“I believe mushrooms are the best kept secret in natural health,” says Four Sigmatic’s co-founder, Tero Isokauppila, in a video on the company’s website. Although human beings have used whole mushrooms as medicine in teas and soups for thousands of years, the company has pioneered capturing the health benefits of mushrooms into a powdered form […]

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Luxury by the Spoonful

Petrossian Caviar Aims to Taste and Educate

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

It’s often that some of the most highly regarded and luxurious food items seem off-putting. Fatty, swollen goose liver as foie gras? Calf and lamb pancreas as sweetbreads? Fish eggs as caviar? However, it’s the rarity and uniqueness of these products that make them so coveted—not to mention that they’re just plain delicious. And Christopher […]

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Bringing Down the House (Beer)

Written by: Becky Tsadik

“If you only make one beer, you’d better make it perfect”, says the narrator in this straight-forward, tongue-in-cheek promo video that captures the House Beer ethos perfectly. The beer drinker who doesn’t want to have to choose quality over drinkability or price will be right at home with House Beer ($13.99 SRP for a 12-pack). […]

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6 Products to Step Up Your Barbecue Game

Written by: Madelyn Gagnon

Fourth of July is the perfect day to spend time with family and friends around the grill. But this year, stand out from the basics and transform your party with this mix of products that enhance your meal, as well as your grilling skills. Brooklyn Brine Co. is whipping up some one-of-a-kind pickle creations that […]

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Scoop Globally with Choctál

A Single-Origin Delight

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

Have you ever traveled the lush rainforests of the equator? Or immersed yourself in the vibrant sea of greens that drench the countries of Ghana, Costa Rica, or the Island of Borneo? Well the truth is, some may never see these tropical havens. But that doesn’t mean you can’t experience these places without leaving the […]

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Craft Elixirs

Alchemy at its Finest

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

For generations, ancient alchemists spent their lives searching for the elixir of life. Through a seemingly magical process of transformation and creation, they strived to find the key to eternal life. However, as history has shown, we’ve yet to unlock the mystery of such a formula. At Craft Elixirs, the modern-day alchemists behind artisanal THC-infused […]

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Tea, the American Way

American Tea Room aims to introduce a new culture of tea drinking to the American public

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

As coffee “culture” becomes an integral part of our society, and high-end independent coffee shops open all over the US, people have become more knowledgeable and curious about the beverages they consume, from how they’re brewed to where the ingredients originate from. American Tea Room seeks to bring that culture to tea shops, and create […]

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A Spicy Take on Tradition: Formosa Hot Sauce

A family business that can handle the heat

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Although Formosa Hot Sauce is made in Campbell, California, the recipe for the original Formosa Hot Sauce comes from Aquila, Michoacán, in Mexico, where Owner Julio Lopez’s brother-in-law was given the recipe by his grandmother. The recipe made its way to the Bay Area, where it was served at a restaurant called MacDougal in Menlo […]

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The Mad Hatter Coffee and Tea Company

Mad Hatter Tea

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

When Alice in Wonderland sat down for the Mad Tea Party and all sorts of strange and wonderful things happened, it’s quite possible it wasn’t just plain tea in her cup.

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