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The Ramadan Breakfast Of Champions To Get You Through A Day's Fast

Ramadan this year falls in the height of summer when days are longest. Many observant Muslims are fasting 16 hours a day or longer, so their pre-dawn breakfast needs to be hydrating and satiating.
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Tasting The Diet-Conscious Dogs At Davey's Dog House

This summer we thought we'd find out about a few local delicacies served and celebrated around the country. As part of our Local Flavor series we visit Davey's Doghouse in Akron, Ohio.
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Inside The World's Largest Food Company You've Probably Never Heard Of

Executives at JBS, the world's largest meat producer, know consumers want to know more about how their food is sourced. But the very nature of their business is grisly and sometimes unpalatable.
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'The Fried Chicken Capital': Where Racial Progress Began Along The Rails

Fried chicken is a racially fraught food. But for African-American women in Gordonsville, Va., the dish became a route to financial independence after the Civil War.
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The Real Hunger Games: Peru's Wachiperi Use Arrows To Nab Dinner

But their archery traditions are changing. They lay off endangered animals, and the women in the community are eager to take lessons so they don't have to depend on the men for a main course.
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Demonstrators Call For D.C. To Dump Donald Trump

Thursday brought a barrage of criticism against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over his inflammatory comments about Mexican immigrants.
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Buzz Kill For Bumblebees: Climate Change Is Shrinking Their Range

Wild bees are some of nature's busiest pollinators of crops and flowers. But new evidence suggests a warming climate is squeezing the bounds of where bumblebees can live.
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Longtime Chef For The Homeless Hangs Up His Apron

After 14 years feeding some of the city's neediest residents, Chef Steve Badt has helped change how people think about cooking for the homeless.
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From Medicine To Modern Revival: A History Of American Whiskey, In Labels

During Prohibition, booze was banned, but "medicinal" spirits weren't, a loophole whiskey makers exploited. That's just one of the tidbits a new book tracing the history of whiskey labels reveals.
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With Early Lines And Go-Go Swing, A New Ben's Chili Bowl Opens On H Street

One of D.C.'s most beloved eateries now has a second location to bring its half-smokes to the public.

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