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10 20th- and 21st-Century Salons You’d Kill to Get in On

Presented by Canon PowerShot

Picasso and Hemingway may never have come to all-out fistfights, but thanks to Gertrude Stein’s salons, the two giants did spar over the most profound ideas of the age. Intimate gatherings, her weekly events hosted speakers, performers, and art that even cultural luminaries couldn’t see anywhere else. A physical meeting of the minds. It’s a quaint notion, but we’d argue that the Internet has empowered the salon’s underlying ethos. We’d invite you to mull the idea over on Reddit, create a petition on Change.org, or maybe just mention it at your weekly Meetup. … Read More

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5 Ways to Refresh a Summer Friday

Presented by Starbucks

You lucky so-and-so! Your office gives you half-days every Friday between Memorial Day and Labor Day! Or, like those of us here at Flavorpill Media, every other Friday. You owe it to the folks still slaving away at five on a Friday to make the most of your holiday, and these tips — brought to you by Starbucks, your summer starting point for all day refreshment — will help you do just that. Not a lucky so-and-so? You can still get your morning going with Iced Coffee, relax at lunch with an Iced Tea, and recharge your afternoon with a Starbucks Refreshers™ beverage.  … Read More

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Getting Artsy in New Orleans

Presented by NOLA

As any New Orleans resident will tell you, there’s more to the city than Mardi Gras and go-cup daiquiris (though we do enjoy both very much). Indeed, New Orleans possesses a burgeoning and dynamic art scene, an urban center akin to Austin and Brooklyn that has drawn creative types from around the world. For artists and writers, New Orleans’ affordability and open, communitarian sensibility present a unique alternative to the expense and dissociating sprawl of these other urban art centers. The following will give you an idea of the New Orleans-based artists and artisans to watch out for, and where they’re showcasing their work, hanging out, selling and creating. … Read More

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5 Ways to Make Today a Summer Vacation Day

Presented by Starbucks

You’ve long since graduated high school, but just because you can no longer (honestly) sing “No more pencils, no more books / No more teachers’ dirty looks,” doesn’t mean you have to abandon the thrill of summer vacation. These tips are brought to you by Starbucks, your summer starting point for all-day refreshment. Let’s go! … Read More

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15 Things You Should Do Today

Presented by Starbucks

There are a lot of how-to guides and tips for better living out there, but we’ve boiled it down to a simple 15 tasks. Check out these 15 things you can do today to refresh your routine, brought to you by Starbucks, your summer starting point for all-day refreshment!  … Read More

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Our Favorite Films Shot in NOLA

Presented by NOLA

New Orleans serves as a vibrant backdrop for some of our favorite movies — and it’s really no wonder. The city is not only full of historical architecture, but also boasts a thriving cultural scene that all but becomes a character itself in the following flicks. NOLA has been an inspiration to filmmakers for decades; read on for our top picks, and then follow your NOLA to get inspired by the Crescent City.  … Read More

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Ice Cream Boosts Civic Pride: Ben & Jerry’s City Churned Tour

Presented by Ben & Jerry's

No joke, two of our favorite things are free food and improving our local community. That’s why we’re excited to partner with the Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Truck Tour. Making stops around the country all summer long, the Scoop Truck is debuting City Churned ice cream flavors based on locally sourced ingredients in DC, SF, NYC, Seattle, and Portland. … Read More

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How to Refresh Your Afternoon With a Quick “Roadtrip”

Presented by Starbucks

In a perfect world, you’d be able to hit the road for days or weeks at a time this summer. Alas, you’re an “adult” with “responsibilities” and a “job.” But you can still schedule time for a mini “roadtrip” during your work day. Check out these revitalizing pro tips, brought to you by Starbucks, your summer starting point for all day refreshment. … Read More

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The Top 10 Pitchfork Festival Moments of All Time (Ranked to Decimal-Point Perfection)

Presented by RayBan

With its yearly parade of skinny-jean aficionados and bin-diving beardos, Chicago’s annual Pitchfork Festival is nothing if not an indie-rock institution. Since 2005, the site’s editors have gathered the greatest acts of the moment alongside legends and unknowns alike. Resist as they may, even haters have to admit that the festival offers a pretty impressive cross-section of what’s going on. … Read More

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Beyond the Beignet: New New Orleans Cuisine

Presented by NOLA

Visitors to New Orleans nearly always make the requisite stops at legendary dining institutions like Cafe du Monde, Antoine’s, and Dooky Chase. But the locals know that there’s a thriving culinary culture beyond the beignet, gumbo, and oysters Rockefeller. When weirdo foodie Andrew Zimmern went on record as saying the next big food trend would be Filipino cuisine — and that there was in fact a popular pop-up Filipino restaurant in NOLA — we knew we had to take a closer look. Read on for a mouthwatering roundup. … Read More

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