Peter Smith

Peter Smith lives in Portland, Maine. He has covered food and agriculture for Gastronomica, Gourmet, GOOD, and the Boston Globe.
  • The Growing Demand for Goat Meat

    After years of being popular everywhere else in the world, goat meat is finally starting to catch on in the U.S.

  • On Tap in Vermont, Maple Sap

    As maple sugaring season ends, two brothers offer a different take on a distinctly North American food. Like Vermont maple syrup? Just wait until you try maple seltzer or maple soda, which hearken back to New England's cultural roots.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

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The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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