Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell reports on the zeitgeist of modern-day life and work-life balance, and she is particularly interested in stories that examine how we live now.

She has been writing for the Globe since 2007 (first as a freelancer and now as a staffer). She is also the author of two humorous books (”From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth), and her commentaries have appeared frequently on public radio’s Marketplace. She is a former Boston Herald columnist.

Latest stories

It’s not your imagination. It is getting more expensive to eat out

By , Globe Staff

Menu prices in Massachusetts are rising as grocery costs are falling.

Pumpkin Spice Derangement Syndrome. It’s real.

By , Globe staff

As pumpkin spice invades shampoo, Blue Diamond almonds, duvet covers, and mustache wax, backlash is building.

When do you pay $13.45 for a $7.66 McDonald’s meal? When you’re a millennial.

By , Globe Staff

Millennials are spending big to have burgers, sushi, rice bowls, etc. delivered. Cooking? Who can be bothered?

For at least a decade, women broadcasters have been pushed to look sexier on-air

By , Globe Staff

The wardrobe issue flared when WCVB anchor Heather Unruh stated the obvious: The empress is not wearing enough clothes.