For Instagrammers, a picture is worth a thousand followers. Drive the District scouted out the most memorable Insta accounts deep in the heart of Dallas, each of which frame the city in a new and uniquely stylized light. Get ready to hit follow.
Elizabeth Petty of Elizabeth’s Gone Raw shares a few delicious items from her menu. Enjoy!
In progressive cities across the U.S., environmentally conscious eateries are nothing new, but in Austin, the eco-minded bar is being raised in several fascinating ways. From edible food packaging and zero-waste grocers to bike-friendly corner stores and bars made from shipping containers, the food and drink purveyors of the Lone Star State’s capital city are [...]
Revere him or find him repulsive, you’ve got to give artist Jeff Koons credit for one thing: the 59-year-old father of six knows how to go big. And if you boast a New York City zip code, his all-mighty, shiny-saccharine retrospective–the museum’s last hurrah at its Upper East Side digs before decamping to Meatpacking in [...]
You’re running late, you finally get to the station as the “T” is about to pull in and you begin to dig into purse or wallet for your CharlieCard. And, there goes the “T.” Shoulda put a ring on it. There’s a new, faster and more fashionable way to get around town these days. Open [...]
Forty-seven billion water bottles are used every year and less than 30% are recycled. That’s a lot of waste, especially when those materials could conceivably be used again and again in consumer products. In fact, water bottles are usually made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the most recycled plastic in the world today. While companies have [...]
When you think of innovation, a portable, boxy cooler probably isn’t the first image to come to mind — but maybe it should be. Portland inventor Ryan Grepper has brought the cooler into the 21st century by adding a blender, a waterproof Bluetooth speaker, LED lights and a USB charger. Called the Coolest, Grepper’s contraption also comes [...]
Element Collective Opens Juice Bar Focused on Wellness and Healing While the trends seem to be heading towards the highly caloric—donuts, fried chicken, the Element Collective’s (Old Town Social, Nellcote) next venture has a focus on the health-conscious with their newly opened Logan Square juice bar, Owen + Alchemy. Although chef Jared Van Camp recently [...]
The past few years have seen the streets of San Francisco flooded with ride sharing companies, most notably Uber and Lyft. The concept has become so popular that SF residents are now more likely to use a ride-share company than hail a cab. This, as you might imagine, is a major problem for taxi companies. [...]
I met Chef Jonathan Seningen years ago hanging out at the coolest nightclubs in DC. Fast forward a few years and he’s now a raw food chef! I’m intrigued by food that keeps me looking good and feeling healthy so I visited Chef Seningen at Elizabeth Petty’s restaurant, Elizabeth’s Gone Raw. Jonathan gave us a [...]
Our Drive the District Peak Performers series highlights Seattle-area innovators at the top of their fields. Ariana Kukors is back in the game. Two years ago, Kukors, who holds the world record in the 200-meter individual medley and placed fifth at the 2012 London Olympics, retired from competitive swimming. Since she hung up her suit, [...]
New York City has its Manhattan. London their Pimm’s Cup. New Orleans the Sazarac. But what cocktail can L.A. count as its own? The California Artisanal Distillers Guild and Greenbar Craft Distillery joined forces to find one by launching the ‘Search for LA’s Signature Cocktail’ contest. The cocktail had to be made primarily with Los Angeles spirits, and all [...]