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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, we visit a place in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where, for more than 40 years, Selma Miriam and Noel Furie Bloodroot have maintained the Bloodroot Feminist Vegetarian Restaurant and Bookstore as a place where women from all over the world can gather, share ideas, and share meals. Learn more about Bloodroot and the Feminist Restaurant Project.

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.