This Week in Sports and Outdoors: San Francisco bans Lorde, jumping determines athleticism, Messi v Ronaldo (plus Suarez), the fight for Colorado rivers and more.
NEW GEAR AND STORIES, FRESH FROM THE FARM
An Ontario Staple Is Highway 11's Best Stop
Mike McParland, now 67, has been working at Webers Burgers since he was 16. An estimated 300,000 visitors stop into the grill on their way up and down Ontario’s Highway 11 — but it’s not because of the burgers.
SoCal Sunny Side Up
Zoe Nathan , alongside her husband and business partner Josh Loeb, owns the Rustic Canyon and Huckleberry Café & Bakery. Her recently released cookbook, Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes From Our Kitchen, dishes secrets to making fantastic organic morning meals.
The only way to do black and blue
This year, Polestar has taken a small allotment of 750 V60 wagons and S60 sedans and made them better, stronger, and faster for worldwide consumption. And Gear Patrol got a first look.
This year, like last year, we did our fair share of dining. We hunted for barbecue in Texas, ate all the burgers in L.A. and went inside the new American supper club. We found that, like television, restaurants are in the best form they’ve ever been. These are 25 of our favorite restaurants in America, chosen by our editors and writers across the country for their newness, their hospitality and the quality of their food — though not always in that order.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: Aether’s ultimate ski jacket, Oppermann’s duffle bag , Cafe du Cycliste’s cold weather gear, the Nike Air Zoom Structure 18 Flash and more.
Recipes From Acclaimed Chefs
Whereas summer is defined by freshness and abundance, fall is marked by the chef’s creativity and skill in the kitchen. Kitchens center around the pantry, the chef’s color palette. These cookbooks showcase the distinctive fall flavors of acclaimed chefs from around the world.
A Little Spice is Always Nice
A full-palate salad that finishes with a kick. It’s the perfect medley for the last days of our Indian summer.
A Visual Cornucopia of Seasonal Food
We bartered, we bought, and we took the bounty of the greatest agricultural state in the country back to the kitchen.
Not Small Format
“Through the Ground Glass” follows a large-format photographer as he treks through the wilderness to find the perfect shot.
Terrifying Road Rules in Beautiful Skye
9:00 a.m. BST | Isle of Skye, UK – Driving a broad car on the wrong side of the road, from the passenger’s seat, is an upsetting experiment in bizarro world physics.
Home cooking gets and upgrade
From the Archives: Underground supper clubs, where strangers eat home-cooked meals made by professional chefs, are spreading throughout America. Gear Patrol sat down at one in Brooklyn, New York to see firsthand where the trend’s headed.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: Nike’s tribute to the Chicago marathon, the Bic Classic Lighter gets an upgrade, and more.
Remembering a true adventurer
Remembering the life of Alistair Farland.
Expediting the Late-Night Beer Run
Google Express will make shipping easier — and it might just be the service that gives back to all of the mom-and-pop stores that the search giant reportedly took from.