Anna Brones

Anna Brones is a food + travel writer with a love for coffee and bikes. She is the author of The Culinary Cyclist and Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break. Catch her weekly column, Foodie Underground.
How Much Has American Food Changed Since the 1970s? Foodie Underground
How Much Has American Food Changed Since the 1970s? Foodie Underground

The book “Provence, 1970′” documents a moment with America’s culinary greats; but how much has American food really changed since then? In the late 1960s and early 1970s, America saw a culinary change. This was the time of people like Julia Child, advocating for mastering dishes at home, eating real […]

An Ode to the Spring Season: Foodie Underground
An Ode to the Spring Season: Foodie Underground

Winter is gone and spring season is here. Finally.  Spring, I waited for you so long. You’re like a long lost friend who has finally come to visit, taking their time to get here, but when you finally arrive, the memory of waiting so quickly disappears. The waiting for you […]

When Food Waste is Food Treasure: Foodie Underground
When Food Waste is Food Treasure: Foodie Underground

We have to stop thinking about food waste as waste. It actually has a lot of value.  In the Western world, we have a serious food waste problem. Overall, about one third of global food production is wasted annually, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. […]

From Bee to Bottle: What is Mead? Foodie Underground
From Bee to Bottle: What is Mead? Foodie Underground

What is mead? How an ancient tradition became the modern drink of choice. The elixir of the Vikings and then the Middle Ages, mead is as old as it gets when it comes to beverages. But these days it has regained a name for itself, as craft drinking culture has grown and […]