We all swore we’d move to Canada if Trump won. These people actually did.

In 2016, the threat to get the hell out felt more sincere than years prior; Snoop Dogg and Barbra Streisand, for example, were among the legion that said they’d leave if Trump were elected. And yet, few people followed through. According to statistics released by Canada’s immigration office, there was just a minuscule increase in applications for Canadian citizenship post-election. And Snoop and Streisand are still living stateside.

150 years ago, a group of women fought the patriarchy by eating lunch at this NYC restaurant

Before one fateful day in the spring of 1868, the kind of woman who’d dare to dine in public without the accompaniment of a man was widely assumed to be a sex worker. But on April 20, 1868, journalist Jane Cunningham Croly, who was tired of being excluded, compelled a group of women to join her at Delmonico’s in New York City, a restaurant that, even at that time, was deemed iconic and reserved for the societal elite.

A large percentage of LGBT people rely on food stamps. If Trump’s bill passes, more will go hungry.

LGBT people are disproportionately food insecure — meaning a larger percentage of this group doesn’t have enough money to feed their family or themselves, relative to the general population. Research from a 2016 report by the Williams Institute found that 27% of LGBT adults — or 2.2 million people — went through a period of food insecurity that year, while a much smaller 17% of non-LGBT adults experienced the same.

Why every restaurant should display this sexual harassment PSA on its walls

It’s an unfortunate but undeniable reality that sexual harassment plagues virtually all kinds of workplaces, including the restaurant industry. From 1995 to 2016, employees in full-service restaurants filed more claims of sexual harassment than did workers in any other field, according to data obtained by BuzzFeed. Emboldened in part by the cultivation of the #MeToo movement, many former and current restaurant employees have recently called out numerous male chefs for sexual misconduct.

Why the future of food — and hunger — is in the hands of chefs

On Monday, after a fueling breakfast of bacon, scrambled eggs, French toast and coffee — tons of coffee — a group of 14 chefs from around the country gathered around to hear a Powerpoint presentation. Seated in stiff chairs set up at long tables arranged into one rectangle, the chefs, most of them leaders in their kitchens back home, would take on the role of student at the 15th James Beard Foundation’s Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change, held at Glynwood in upstate New York. Their teacher, Katherine Miller, JBF’s senior director of food policy advocacy, knew her audience. “If you’re having trouble sitting still, feel free to get up, stretch — do what you need,” she told the group.

What it’s like to work in a restaurant on Valentine’s Day

You’re either in camp Must Dine Out or Mustn’t Ever Dine Out when it comes to dinner on Feb. 14. For some, the public displays of affection, the cheesy decor and upcharged prix fixe aren’t the most romantic way to celebrate. Still, Valentine’s Day is the second most popular day to go out for a bite — after Mother’s Day. According to the National Restaurant Association, some 70 million Americans will venture out on Wednesday to eat in the name of love.

Bailey Jean Matheson Died Of Cancer At 35—But First She Wrote The Most Badass Obituary Ever

"Don’t take the small stuff so seriously and live a little." This is the closing line of the obituary of Bailey Jean Matheson, a 35-year-old woman who died of a rare cancer on April 5. After Matheson's obituary, which she wrote herself, was published on Inmemoriam.ca, it first went viral in Canada (where she was from) and is now reaching people all over the world with its inspirational message. The gist? No matter how long you've got on this planet, make the most of it.
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