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.
Where Do Our Types of Flour Come From? Foodie Underground
Where Do Our Types of Flour Come From? Foodie Underground

In a locavore diet, where your types of flour come from is just as important as your produce. Today, people are focused more than ever on the origin of their foods. Maybe you subscribe to a CSA, maybe you try to shop at a weekly farmers market, maybe you have started […]

Beware of Pinkwashing in Your Food: Foodie Underground
Beware of Pinkwashing in Your Food: Foodie Underground

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and with it comes a slew of advertising opportunities for big companies. It’s called: pinkwashing. Pinkwashing is a term coined by Breast Cancer Action. According to the group’s definition, a pinkwasher is “a company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by […]

Is Your Chocolate’s Main Ingredient Child Labor? Foodie Underground
Is Your Chocolate’s Main Ingredient Child Labor? Foodie Underground

 A new lawsuit charges three major companies with depending on child labor to produce their chocolate.  If we want to, it is easy for us to have a direct relationship with many of the ingredients in our modern diet. You can commit to eating more locally and in season, engaging with […]

Antibiotics are Everywhere in American Fast Food: Foodie Underground
Antibiotics are Everywhere in American Fast Food: Foodie Underground

If you eat at a restaurant or fast food chain, you won’t get served a pill of antibiotics with your meal, but big chain restaurants across the U.S. are full of products that are dependent on antibiotics to get them from the factory farm to your table. We have taken […]

What’s So Wrong With Food Porn? Foodie Underground
What’s So Wrong With Food Porn? Foodie Underground

Is food porn helping or hurting us? Look around you. There’s food everywhere. Glamorized food. Sexy food. Food that makes you drool. Food that speaks to some primal, internal part of you. There’s food on the Internet, on the television, there’s probably a photo of a perfectly cooked dish of […]