OPINION

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In defense of tinola, the ‘plain’ chicken dish we love to hate on

Tinola, in all its plainness, is a study in the mastery of letting a core ingredient shine—in this case, chicken and all its subtle nuances

Field notes from a former adult picky eater

Being a picky eater as an adult can be difficult. Here are a few tips that might help you expand your food horizons

ESSAY: Between the pandemic and the vaccine, we are all living half lives

Restaurants are open, malls are crowded, traffic is back to being insane—but over 90 percent of the population are yet to be vaccinated

OPINION: While the gov’t is hung up on face shields, the Delta COVID-19 variant has arrived

After the gripping volleyball-like saga on the use of face shields, maybe it’s time the government focuses on something that’s *actually* important. Like the new COVID-19 Delta variant

We can’t let our guard down just because the COVID-19 vaccines are here

While the vaccines are arriving, some people are already partying like it’s the world post-vaxx. This is a supremely bad idea

An unsolicited opinion on food opinions

We have to become mindful of how we talk about food. Eating shouldn’t make people feel guilty!

I don’t miss the office—I miss the people in it

Look, Washingtonian Media CEO Cathy Merrill, if “office culture” is all you got against employees refusing to go back to the office, think again

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What is so bad about seeking attention?

Seeking attention is a completely normal part of the human experience. So why do we demonize it so much?

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OPINION: The politicization and radicalization of caring

If you care about something, that’s great. If you care about something to the point that you’re willing to fight for it, it gets dangerous