Hungry for Linkage: VA Politicians Pledge for Veg Week + Powdered Alcohol + Women Food Critics

Today’s food news.


By Stefanie Gans

Updated: November 14, 2019

Why it’s important women are hired as food critics. [Grub Street]

US VegWeek starts today and NoVA’s Patrick Hope, State Delegate; Ingrid H. Morroy, Arlington Commissioner of Revenue; Paul Ferguson,Arlington and Falls Church Clerk of the Circuit Court; and Bruce Shuttleworth, Democratic candidate for Congress took the pledge to go meatless for seven days. [US VegWeek]

Loudoun County: full of upscale burger chains and craft beer. [Loudoun Times]

Ikea meatballs move from horse-filled to vegetarian friendly. [Grub Street]

Millennials on food: “We like shiny things and organic everything.” [The Braiser]

The world is doomed. Welcome, powdered alcohol. [Gawker]