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Cherry Picks: Homemade Pop Tarts In Capitol Hill (Originally Broadcast 3/25/2011)

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For Cherry Picks 2011, Ted's Bulletin offered homemade cherry pop tarts.
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For Cherry Picks 2011, Ted's Bulletin offered homemade cherry pop tarts.

One of the District's regular food rituals is a celebration of cherries -- or, to be more accurate, cherry blossoms. Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival blooms for several weeks in late March and early April. And to pay tribute to those iconic pink and white blossoms, many restaurants get creative with cherries and cherry blossoms, bringing them straight to your plate, bowl, even your glass. Rebecca Sheir visits a Capitol Hill restaurant that uses cherries to create its own twist on a familiar breakfast food: Pop Tarts.

[Music: "Pop Song 89" by REM from Green]

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