Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux

Ari LeVaux writes Flash in the Pan, a syndicated weekly food column that’s appeared in more than 50 newspapers in more than 24 states.

Food
Feb. 2 2015 11:44 PMWhat’s Going on With Hellmann’s Mayonnaise?Something is different about Unilever’s signature spread, but it’s not clear what.
Food
Dec. 9 2013 10:01 AMJames Beard Was Wrong. Garlic Powder Is Amazing.
Food
March 8 2013 4:27 PMThrow Seeds at Your GardenA lazy gardener’s low-effort, high-return technique.
Food
Dec. 26 2013 12:00 AMWhy Is Hellmann’s Mayonnaise So Darn Good?An investigation into the amazing qualities of a 100-year-old condiment.
Food
July 12 2013 9:26 AMThe One Issue Republicans and Democrats Can Agree OnEthanol is insane, and politicians outside the Beltway are finally fighting it.
Food
Jan. 25 2013 12:55 PMIt’s OK To Eat QuinoaDon’t buy the media’s hand-wringing about Bolivians who can’t afford quinoa. The real effects of Western demand are complicated.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.