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Ballpark Food: As American As Hotdogs With Bacon And Pesto

It's not just peanuts and Cracker Jacks anymore. As we head into summer, Dan Pashman of the Sporkful podcast tells NPR's Rachel Martin how to size up ballpark dining options from sushi to gelato.
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It's Pink, It's Fresh, It's Everywhere: Rosé Is Rising!

Years ago, your wine snob friends would have laughed if you brought a rosé out for Father's Day. Now rosé is the summer's coolest wine, not to mention a lot more complex than you thought.
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Pakistani Juice Drink Packs A Sweet And Spicy Punch

Sometimes NPR's foreign correspondents take a break from war and other serious business to enjoy daily life in their adopted cities. Here our Pakistan correspondent tries a 'miracle' drink.
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From Unused To Urban Farm? D.C. Legislator Wants To Put City Land To Use

Should D.C.'s vacant lots be used to make food? A proposal before the D.C. Council would do just that.

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Exercise And Protein May Help Good Gut Bacteria Get Their Groove On

A new study of athletes suggests exercise may help support a rich, diverse mix of bacteria in the gut. But scientists say the athletes' high-protein diet may also be supporting the community.
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POM Wonderful Wins A Round In Food Fight With Coca-Cola

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful's lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Co. may go on. The repercussions of the case for the food and beverage industry are unclear.
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Starbucks Makes Itself More Addictive With Wireless Phone Charging

If you have a capable device, no more cords or outlets required to charge your smartphone — not at Starbucks locations, anyway.
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A Sweet Solution For Dandelions: Eat 'Em To Beat 'Em

For those who love a green lawn, those pesky yellow flowers can be an eyesore. For Irish chef Darina Allen, they're the key ingredient in a sweet, summertime treat.
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Has The FDA Brought On A Cheese Apocalypse? Probably Not

An FDA official warned that wooden boards used to age cheese could harbor harmful bacteria. But cheesemakers say they've long had safety measures in place to prevent any contamination from the boards.
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New Wave Of D.C. Brews Draws From Tradition Going Back Centuries (Rebroadcast)

A new wave of craft breweries in D.C. has reignited the city's taste for suds, but as Garrett Peck explains in his new book, the nation's capital has a long history with brewing beer.

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