Last Build Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400The name on that box of cake mix belonged to a real person. Hines was a traveling salesman who just wanted to find a decent meal on the road — and ended up being America's go-to restaurant expert.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:03:00 -0400Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:43:00 -0400"If there's a locker room that doesn't have it, I haven't seen it," says ESPN reporter Baxter Holmes, who expands on his recent story, which details professional basketball's obsession with the snack.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:59:00 -0400When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?" After trying it, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer declared the Full Circle Pale Ale "fantastic."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:19:00 -0400The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:20:00 -0400New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:00 -0400When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:02:00 -0400Decades ago, an orchard in Washington state began producing "Aplets & Cotlets," a version of a confection based on childhood memories and hard work — and still beloved in the Pacific Northwest.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:07:00 -0400Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:11:00 -0400Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium that can help small farms stay viable.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400Whole Foods this month became the latest retailer to adopt a policy to ensure the canned tuna it sells is caught with methods that don't decimate fish stocks or trap other animals.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0400Celebrating this ancient festival was banned under the Taliban. For refugees and immigrants in America, the holiday and the feasts that accompany it are an important cultural link to Afghanistan.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:11:00 -0400Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:10:00 -0400The country's federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat. The European Commission has suspended imports from companies implicated in the allegations.