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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:23:00 -0400Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:54:23 -0400A doctor treating psychiatric patients in an emergency room created the first self-checkout machine in his spare time. Now he can't stand self checkout. So we take him shopping.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:27:00 -0400As the soda industry gears up to spend $9.5 million to oppose the soda tax proposals in San Francisco, Oakland, Calif, and Albany, Calif., critics point out the industry has also been wooing public health groups with sponsorship deals.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:31:00 -0400The unemployment rate for transgender people is double that of the general population. A new program aims to change that. It's all because of a trans woman who's employed trans people for years.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:41:00 -0400Pesticides called "neonics" are popular among farmers, but also have been blamed for killing bees. In Canada, the province of Ontario is trying to crack down on neonics, with mixed results.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:33:00 -0400At least a quarter of people in West Virginia struggle to afford groceries. In one county, two farmers are finding new ways to help their neighbors sell the food they grow and eat more healthfully.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:41:00 -0400Five of the largest agrochemical chemical companies are currently involved in mergers that may lead to four companies controlling many of the basics that big grain farmers use to grow food globally.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:20:00 -0400In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's some new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side. But some taste testers are not convinced.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:04:00 -0400Sweet Home Cafe, the restaurant inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, offers visitors a chance to taste the varied African-American contributions of American cuisine.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:21:00 -0400V Street, the new cookbook by married chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, features recipes inspired by global street food. Jacoby says the right techniques can coax "amazing flavor" out of vegetables.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:01:00 -0400How we got from mealy, nasty apples to apples that taste delicious. The story starts with a breeder who discovered a miracle apple. But discovering that apple wasn't enough.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:00:00 -0400Climate change is threatening the world's coffee, a new report says. In the biggest coffee supplier on the planet, Brazil, rising temperatures are being felt to devastating effect.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:31:00 -0400The restaurant inside the new National Museum of African American History and Culture offers a menu designed to showcase the breadth of black contributions to our nation's cuisine.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 12:27:00 -0400Born of a "mistake," these dumplings have become a beloved staple of Italian restaurants in California's Napa Valley. They're packed with cheese, spinach and local Italian-American history.