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On The Coast: Seeking Vegans At The Beach

A member of a family famous for seafood is launching Ocean City's first vegan restaurant and store.

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Is D.C. About To See A Bakery Boom?

New bakeries seem to be popping up around the city. What's driving the trend?

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Capital Kombucha Brews Up D.C.'s First Probiotic Tea

Three recent MBA grads are using their business school savvy to launch D.C.'s very first kombucha brewery.

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Man Works To Preserve His Brother's Restaurant Dreams

When a restaurant owner suddenly died, his brother decided to take on his sibling's culinary legacy.

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Environmentalists, Developers Fight Over Montgomery County Creek

Could plans to build new homes near Montgomery County's Ten Mile Creek endanger a critical source of clean water?

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Bladensburg Gets First Farm On Grounds Of Low-Income Apartments

The first urban farm built on the grounds of a low-income apartment complex is taking root in Bladensburg, Md.

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Belgian Restaurant Week Brings Mussels To The Masses

Local chefs are looking to raise Belgium's culinary profile with a week-long series of delectable events, including the Mussel Throw Down.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Down The Hatch

From mussels to moussaka, we'll focus on food and drink as we bring you our annual show about the D.C. region's culinary culture.


How To Better Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides: Spanish

Pesticides carry warning labels that spell out health risks and how workers should protect themselves — but those labels are usually in English. More than 80 percent of the workers in the "salad bowls" of Salinas, Calif., or Yuma, Ariz., are Hispanic. Many have difficulty communicating in English.

Help! My Egg Yolks Are Freakishly White

If you think deep yellow yolks are an indicator of higher nutritional value in eggs, think again, scientists say. Egg yolks come in a rainbow of colors — from pale white to red orange or pink. They may look strange, but they're still good for you.