“There are infinite ways in which we can find difference with out neighbors, but if there is one thing that has the power to connect everyone, everywhere , it’s food. The Food Issue highlight food’s place in our daily lives, the numerous areas in which it appears in Politics, art, culture, and film, and the ways in which we are constantly evolving our relationships with food in order for it to be a healthier, more sustainable one.”
- Editor in chief, Kaylee Warren. Read more from her editor's letter for Issue 12 here.
This Carroll Gardens restaurant is going beyond their menu to create a positive culinary experience.
A weekend at the world’s leading soil rooftop farming company and sustainability center.
"Bubble_T is the next iteration of a long history of queer nightlife in New York City, reclaiming the right to party and the right to feel seen."
Exploring the “cool” social capital granted by film photography
The iconic Manhattan theatre says goodbye
Lyn Slater’s style transcends age
Get your sip on
Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983
Photographer Sam Cheng stepped into this year’s sartorial dream
Can winter coats save the world?
“A spectre is haunting the culinary internet: the spectre of foodporn”
"The segment itself is not approached from a place of outright racism, but rather from a place of ignorance — and honestly I’m not sure which one is worse."
“While our world is on an inevitable path to complete digitality, we must remain authentic as we continue to design, innovate, and create original ideas that fit the spirit of today.”
When artist fueds go viral
A look a five important directors creating important work
4,950 years of red lipstick
Embodied’s new bi-weekly column featuring art reviews and interviews with artists who are tackling environmental and anthropogenic issues in their work. By Shanti Escalante
An Embodied writer delves in her experience with eating disorders.
Getting into bed with the relationship between food and sex.
Has the trend of “clean eating” gone too far?
An Embodied writer advocates for less food waste by bringing us along on a “Freegan” tour
“How do we justify building our self-image? Why does it feel so false to curate the self through makeup and clothing?” Embodied writer Shanti Escalante-De Mattei unpacks these questions and more by drawing on the story of Inanna, the Mesopotamian goddess of love and war, and her descent into hell.
“This is for all the women that are darker than me, that were told they aren’t beautiful because their skin is not light enough. The journey to self-love can be long and gruesome, but it is most definitely worth it.”
On the mysteries and endless possibilities of the independent bookstore
With the steady rise of gentrification and people moving in and out of the city, who and what is a "real" New Yorker?
Dust off your tamagotchis and stock up on Fruit Roll-Ups because your crush just signed back on to AIM.
Click above to check out some of our favorite fits from New Yorkers this season.
STUDENT ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Sophie Jones and Meghan Takahashi
Embodied sits down with Sophie Jones and Meghan Takahashi, best friends and co-founders of OlaVie, their organic, underground restaurant. We talk the story behind their friendship and partnership and how they’re making the experience of sharing a meal a more intimate and sustainable one. Read the full interview here.
In the Kitchen with Embodied is the whimsical, satirical cookbook for The Food Issue that challenges conventional notions of the medium and its place in American culture. Hungry for more? Click the link to get a full taste.
Our Music Co-Editor Jenzia Burgos rounds up the top ten albums of the year that made us hope, love, and dance again during a trying 2018
On the second studio album from the Minnesota rock band
Four couples are interviewed in a sweet ode to the endearing romance of sharing music playlists with a crush or significant other
Recounting the beautiful night of Blood Orange’s September Central Park performance
On the soulful debut album by the R&B singer
Thank you, Solange.
A review of the fifth studio album from American musician St. Vincent
Wishing love, prosperity, and a joyous holiday szn to you & yours!
The playlist for Issue 12: “The Food Issue,” featuring music from The Beach Boys, Action Bronson, A Tribe Called Quest, and more.
Songs about coming out the other side!! It’s hard but we’ll make it