Cook It Raw

Recipes, notes and photos of ultra-exclusive culinary adventures revealed to the rest of the world

Invited by consultant Alessandro Porcelli to explore sustainability through food for an event coinciding with the 2009 climate change summit in Copenhagen, the group of innovative chefs behind Cook it Raw—the ultra-exclusive organization that evolved out of that initial dinner—have gone on to explore culinary issues like environment, collaboration, creativity and tradition in an array of correlating locations. The current team of 27 chefs include …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: David Edwards

Biodegradable food containers, vaporized booze and more in our latest video

We recently had the chance to spend some time with David Edwards, founder of Le Laboratoire, an unassuming space in Paris which houses a very modern center for art, science and design. Edwards, a Harvard professor, chemical engineer and biotech innovator, created the space for experimentation in product design and under his direction Le Laboratoire takes a unique approach to taking products like a modular …

Wine Simplified

Making the world of wines digestible

From Open Air Publishing—the group behind the swine-focused “Better Bacon Book“—comes “Wine Simplified,” an iOS-based user’s guide to wine. The multimedia book includes 13 chapters with information from reading labels to the role of climate in viticulture. The book is written by sommelier and wine educator Marnie Old alongside wine and spirit authority Anthony Giglio, who also spearhead the 90 minutes of video segments. The …