Bridget Shirvell

Bridget is a freelance writer covering food, travel and sustainability. Her work has appeared in PureWow, Martha Stewart Living, and PBS NewsHour. When she isn’t working, Bridget and her husband are trying to tire out their dog with long walks.
The One Question Giada Is So Sick of Answering
We all get those questions. You know the ones I’m talking about — the ones you have to take a deep breath before answering. Maybe it’s your boss asking if you’re busy (no, I’m just sitting here waiting for you to give me something to do), or your dad asking if you’re ever going to get a real job (are you ever you going to figure out how to use Instagram, Dad?). For Giada De Laurentiis that question has everything to do with her looks.
May 24, 2019
This Interview Proves Guy Fieri Is Actually an Angel Sent from Flavortown
As the face of the Food Network for more than a decade, Guy Fieri tends to garner attention everywhere he goes. But this past July and August he very quietly stepped up to the grill, cooking for thousands of first responders and evacuees in the wake of the Carr fire in Northern California. “We have the skill of feeding people, and at a certain point, it’s the most important thing that there is,” Guy Fieri says in a recent interview with Food Beast.
May 24, 2019
Chrissy Teigen’s Dreamy Cookware Line Is Coming to Target
September 30th can't come soon enough.
May 24, 2019
Trader Joe’s Blood Orange Wine Is Late-Summer Magic
Step away from the cider. Don’t even think about making a batch of hot cocoa. Summer isn’t over yet, and Trader Joe’s has a blood orange rosé wine to prove it. In fact, this unusual wine is perfect for dealing with that awkward phase in between seasons. You know what I’m talking about: It’s not rosé-all-day season anymore, but you’re not yet at the ‘let me pile on the sweaters, and sit by a fire with a hot toddy,’ stage.
May 1, 2019
Trader Joe’s Has Candy Corn Popcorn and We Have Questions
Apple cider doughnuts, hard cider, pumpkin spice everything — the arrival of these beloved things at shops, cafes, and farmers market stands sweetly whisper fall is coming. Candy corn popcorn? Ahh … we’re not sure we’re ready to add that one to the list. The fall-themed snack was recently spotted at a Trader Joe’s store in Elk Grove, California, by Instagram user @vegan_tinymomgram.
May 1, 2019