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Alice Waters And Cathal Armstrong: Kids And Food

Two stars of the organic food movement dish with Kojo about how to get kids to eat healthy.


Mixed Pickle: The Sweet And Sour Legacy Of Dutch Trade

What do salt, ancient Jewish pickle carts, the sometimes brutal Indonesian spice trade and Vincent Van Gogh have in common? They brought life to Dutch cuisine, specifically, the Dutch pickle.

Subway Foot-Long Sub Comes Up Short

Earlier this week, a customer in Australia ordered a Subway foot-long sub. Only to find it measured a mere 11 inches. He posted a photo alongside a tape measure on the company's Facebook page, sparking outrage from customers and an investigation by the New York Post.
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Inaugural Caterers Prepare For Long, Grueling Day In The Cold

We'll hear about Inauguration day from a caterer's perspective.
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Eating In The Embassy: Cuisine From A Land Of Glaciers

As we continue our "Eating in the Embassy" series, Rebecca Sheir and Eater DC's Missy Frederick sample the cuisine of a nation known for its chilly weather: Iceland.


4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo

Chemotherapy wreaks havoc on the taste buds, which can be a real challenge for anyone who loves food. But there are a few things you can do to maximize your food enjoyment while in cancer treatment.

Yes, Virginia, Crabs Likely Feel Pain, But They're Still Delicious

Prawns will rub themselves when dabbed with acid. And hermit crabs show stress-related behavior after getting shocked out of their shells. Now scientists find that British shore crabs can learn to avoid an electric shock — a key sign that crustaceans really do experience pain.