FROM Stacy Michelson
Meet the artist: Stacy Michelson Stacy Michelson and the Good Food picnic blanket she designed Photo by Christopher Ho Green tea boba with a goofy face, smiling cheeseburgers and winking slices of pizza. These are just some of the characters in a line-up of fun food and other creatures drawn by Stacy Michelson, the artist behind the Good Food tote bag, and now the Good Food picnic blanket . We talked to Michaelson about making band T-shirts in high school, how Japanese snack food wrappers inspired her wacky creations, why adult coloring books are trendy and the secret to becoming an artist: just do it.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”