Wine, foraging, balut, Brazilian food

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“There are foods that particularly bring out people’s ire. Balut is unapologetically itself,” says Margaret Magat. Photo courtesy of Bloomsbury.

Lou Amdur recommends which wines to drink with purpose this year. Alexis Nikole Nelson (aka Black Forager) connects to nature by exploring her surroundings, which has made her a TikTok star. After the Bobcat Fire, Gloria Putnam is rebuilding her property with a herd of goats in the San Gabriel Mountains. Margaret Magat explores the traditional and popular cultural contexts of eating balut. Natalia Pereira shares her heritage and Brazilian home cooking for this week’s installment of “In The Weeds.” Finally, making breakfast burritos with peewee potatoes.



Evan Kleiman