Madeleine Thomas

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Food

Tomato bluefin? Eggplant eel? Sushi joins the faux meat trend

As the sustainable seafood movement continues gaining traction, chefs are starting to update sushi classics with fish-less, vegetarian alternatives.

CAVE OF FOR-SHREDDIN' DREAMS

This new underground bike park totally rules

Built some 75 feet underground, Louisville's Mega Cavern is the latest in a run of ridonculous urban bike parks. Sick, brah!

Wheely Delicious

Food bikes combine our two favorite things

From bakeries on wheels in Pittsburgh to mobile taquerias in Oakland, brewers, chefs, baristas, and farmers alike are turning to bikes.

Food

Why essential oils could change factory farming

Chickens might soon blow their paychecks in the "Holistic Healing" aisle at Whole Foods -- just like you!

Hard out here for a shrimp

Get ready for endlessly gross shrimp, thanks to climate change

According to a new study out of Sweden, ocean acidification is changing how shrimp taste.

Hop Dreams

When it comes to naming craft beers, there’s a perfect legal storm a-microbrewin’

There are so many craft beers that microbreweries are now fighting over names.

Business & Technology

Need to borrow a chainsaw? This app can help

Peerby connects folks in need of bike pumps and folding chairs with the neighbors who have them.

Living

Pro-life equals pro-planet for this green evangelical leader

Five revelations from Ben Lowe, a religious greenie who's sparking a young evangelical movement.

Living

Life in the bike lane was pretty good in 2014

We spent some time this week pedaling through our bike coverage from 2014, and here are our favorite stories of the year.