Industry Reads & Recs

Teddy, meet actual bears.

Abandoned teddy bear sitting in the forest at dusk.
Teddy somehow made it back home. / Copyright: nndanko

Here’s what got under our skin this week:

A toddler’s teddy bear got lost in the wilderness. It survived actual bears and made its way back home a year later.  

You might have to give up your Thanksgiving tradition if they’re aren’t enough of the big birds to go around.

Why “craft” spirits may not be—and a shout-out to two Colorado distilleries doing it right.

The fascinating story of early 20th-century restaurateur Chin Foin includes Al Capone, the birth of the open kitchen, and a deadly elevator shaft.

Yes, you can use your phone for something other than doomscrolling.

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