The work of Dr. Jessica B. Harris has redefined the mainstream history of American food. Now a Netflix adaptation of her book has brought her scholarship to a whole new audience.
MSNBC host and cocktail enthusiast Rachel Maddow inspired the improved pina colada in our latest Slate video, but there are things she won't do with liquor. For one, she doesn't want to chase her whiskey with a shot of pickle juice. Take a listen to her thoughts on the pickleback trend that has been gradually expanding in recent months. It's