Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Cannabis Culture

From books to bongs, beauty and beyond, our favorite marijuana-centric products

It’s safe to say that marijuana legalization has had its best year ever. With the relaxation of certain laws and the outright reversal of others, cannabis-related products have advanced in quality to an exceptional degree. But being a cannabis enthusiast is a multi-faceted existence—there’s no denying the political and racial issues folded into the industry’s explosion. There are, of course, so many benefits to the acceptance …

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, …

Maine Restaurant Gets Lobsters Stoned Before Cooking Them

Charlotte Gill, licensed marijuana caregiver and owner of Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Maine, explains that she’s developed a humane way to cook lobster: steam them alive after hotboxing them with marijuana smoke. Gill first experimented on a lobster she named Roscoe, developing a system that would allow the lobster to rest in water while pulling in THC from smoke in the air. Read more about the …