Category Archives: food

Inside a CBD Dinner Party at Loosie’s in Brooklyn

Soon enough, the three-dozen guests took their seats at three tables, arranged in a big U. I sat next to Drew, an anesthesiologist and mountain biker who could easily have passed as Vin Diesel’s hipster stunt double. Drew was the ideal audience for the evening. A friend of one of the restaurant’s owners, he explained […]

Watch: Utah senator tries marijuana edibles for the first time

(via Jim Dabakis on Facebook) As the state of Utah considers a measure to legalize medical cannabis weeks before election day, one lawmaker is living up to the old adage, “don’t knock it ’til you try it.” The Democratic state senator Jim Dabakis recently took a trip to the legal marijuana state of Nevada to […]

High Times postpones Sacramento Cannabis Cup

(photo by Renato Pascual, Jr.) High Times is postponing its trademark Cannabis Cup festival just weeks before its scheduled date in Sacramento, the Sacramento Bee reports. “After multiple discussions with state and city leaders and extensive deliberations with all stakeholders, Cannabis Cup organizers have determined it is in the best interests of all parties to […]

Pepsi looks to join Coca-Cola in creating marijuana-infused drinks

(via Flickr.com/jeepersmedia) PepsiCo hopes to be the next soda baron to look into making beverages containing cannabis. The giant soft drink company’s chief financial officer, Hugh Johnston, hinted at creating marijuana-infused beverages in a recent interview with CNBC, according to an AFP report. “We will look at it very critically,” Johnston said in the CNBC […]

Maine restaurant gets lobsters high on marijuana before boiling them to be more ‘humane’

(via Wikimedia Commons) An east coast seafood restaurant is using cannabis to ensure that their lobsters feel better before getting boiled alive. Charlotte Gill, owner of Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound in Maine’s Southwest Harbor, has adopted a ritual of boxing their lobsters in a thick plume of weed smoke before sending them off in a […]

Cannabis Plant-Raised Pork Is Now a Thing (and It’s Delicious)

Picture this: an outdoor dinner party in Portland, OR, where the $85 ticket permits entry to a scene that’s become ubiquitous in foodie towns all over America: a star chef with an excellent restaurant creating a pop-up experience built around something yummy that’s a departure from the regular menu, with ingredients that hail from a beloved, […]