Alto Essentials Makes Infused Products for Everyday Use

Chef and co-founder Jonah Reider hopes to bring micro-dosing, and quality ingredients, to the masses

Think of the garnishes used by an elegant chef—they’re concentrated accent marks: edible flowers, foraged greens and herbs, perfect-circle portions of mystifying morsels. More traditional chefs, novice or professional, give dishes a bit of a humbler finish: a couple dashes of EVOO, a few sprinkles of salt or, if it’s something sweet, a dab of honey. The dishes, if they’re a familiar or familial recipe, …

Magic Mushroom Microdosing Before Work

In lieu of prescription drugs, a new crop of young professionals is taking microdoses of either magic mushrooms or LSD to increase focus, empathetic feelings, clarity and to altogether broaden thinking before or during the work day. A mircodose means one-tenth of that which will get a user high. Proponents have noted better moods, greater functionality and limited side effects, but as there have been …