Behind the Scenes
“Food’s a Great Lens, but It’s Not the Actual Topic We Need to Address”Tracie McMillan on the story behind her piece “Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat?”
Kitchen ElementalFire, water, air, and earth: Michael Pollan explores the building blocks of cooking.
Food’s Class WarfareDo poor people eat badly because of limited options or personal preference?
Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat?Challenging elitism, racism, and obesity with a grocery store may sound crazy. Here’s what happened when Whole Foods tried to do it in Detroit.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.