Studio Visit: Jeff Mandel’s ExIT Shoes

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Jeff Mandel’s Custom shoe shop in Portland with some friends. Jeff’s shoes are completely and lovingly handmade to fit your feet like no shoes has ever before. The tools of his trade are almost as beautiful as his shoes. Shoe lasts and women’s shoes Cabinet full of gorgeous […]

Discovering Celeriac

I was having a discussion with my friend Lynn today about Celeriac or celery root. I always thought celeriac was the English way of saying fennel and Lynn always thought it was celery root. She was right, but we also discovered that we didn’t know what celery root was. We’d gone our whole lives thinking […]