Today, the New York Times Cooking homepage is filled with “comforting dishes to eat while the results roll in,” largely comprising all-American pub foods with global twists, including Indian-ish nachos, Mexican hot dogs, and Cantonese cream corn. There’s mac and cheese of many varieties: Southern, French onion, vegan. One of Houston’s local papers is suggesting Vietnamese shrimp spring rolls and apple pie popcorn; one of Portland’s, a pecan sheet cake, “cannabis chocolate optional.” There’s even an Election Cake, a Colonial-era fruit cake packed with raisins and pecans. … [Read more...] about What is America likely to eat on election night?
The brothers made the deliberate decision not to focus exclusively on design from one part of the world. Instead, they’re interested in picking products from different communities that they find beautiful, innovative, and well-crafted, then juxtapose them next to each other. “What you’re seeing is a representation of how we see the world,” Byron says. “And how these cultures can be amplified when they’re brought together.” … [Read more...] about These identical twins built a design shop that rejects white supremacy