Holiday Gift Guides 2020: BIPOC-Owned Businesses

Some of our favorite products from Black-, Indigenous- and POC-owned brands, stores, artists and makers

Being thoughtful about where you spend your money may take extra time, but can go a long way. The gifts in our BIPOC-Owned Businesses Gift Guide (from covetable home goods to apparel, skincare products, jewelry and art) are from Black and Indigenous individuals and people of color—whether they are the store owners, the designers, artists or makers. When buying from BIPOC-owned businesses, you help to …

Five Thoughtful, New Vegetarian + Vegan Cookbooks

Filling and flavorful dishes that are better for the planet and for humans

Food lovers from professional chefs to aspiring cooks and eating enthusiasts know that vegetarian and vegan dishes can be just as flavorful, satisfying and vibrant as those that incorporate meat—oftentimes even more so. And there are positive consequences for the environment and our bodies when reducing our collective consumption of animal products. But even for accomplished home cooks, a little inspiration from experts goes a …

Ghetto Gastro + CRUX’s Collaborative CRUXGG Kitchen Appliance Line

Seven appliances in colors that reference the Pan-African flag

The Bronx-born Ghetto Gastro collective (made up of Jon Gray, Lester Walker and Pierre Serrão) uses food as a vehicle for storytelling, educating and—in the spirit of their party-hosting origins—celebrating. They’ve released merchandise and held virtual cooking experiences, almost always in the name of Black empowerment and for the sake of protecting Black joy. They draw direct lines from Black cuisine to the foundation of …