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Northeast D.C. Getting New Craft Distillery

One Eight Distilling is set to open this week, expanding the District's craft liquor offerings.


A Resolution For Foodies Who Want To Do Good: Pick A Campaign

Want to change the food system? You can vote with your fork, but you can also support a campaign that's confronting the problems head on.

No Yolk: Eggs Beat Most Other Foods In Our Blog Last Year

We looked back at the most popular posts of 2014 and found many of them were about eggs. So we asked: What makes this everyday food so intriguing?

Organizing Like A Chef Makes For Good Habits

"Mise-en-place" is a French cooking phrase that means to gather and arrange the needed ingredients and tools. (This piece initially aired on Aug. 11, 2014 on Morning Edition).

A 40-Day Vegan Fast, Then, At Last, A January Christmas Feast

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church observes Christmas on Jan. 7, and the 40 days prior are observed as a vegan fast. That means no dairy and no meat until the traditional dish of doro wat on Christmas Day.

To Prevent A Hangover, Develop A Pre-Drinking Plan

In which we learn how to prevent a hangover (drink water), cure a hangover (you can't) and good cocktails to ease you back into more drinking on New Year's Day.

A Restaurant That Serves Up A Side Of Social Goals

Burned out from her high-tech job, Srirupa Dasgupta opened a restaurant and catering service that hires primarily refugees. On the menu: a mix of cuisines from South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Pastry With Soul. It's That Simple

New York pastry chef Brooks Headley calls his cookbook Fancy Desserts. But his Italian grandmother is his real inspiration, he says, and she was all about homestyle: simple and fresh.

A Cure For The Common Hangover, Found On The Stove

Chef Anthony Lamas says posole, a Mexican hominy stew, is great if you're cold, hung over or just had a long night. "It's a cure in a bowl" that's infinitely customizable, he says.

Luck Be A Lentil Tonight! What The World Eats To Welcome The New Year

From Italy to Japan to the Philippines, people will hope for happiness, health and wealth as they sit down to a New Year's meal. Sometimes that last wish is expressed as actual money in the food.