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Contents May Be Hot: Chef Cooks With World's Spiciest Peppers

An organic garden in Northern Virginia is now home to half a dozen of the world's hottest peppers, thanks to the executive chef at a new restaurant in Tysons Corner.

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In Soda Revival, Fizzy Taste Bubbles Up From The Past

Mixologists at cutting-edge restaurants around the country are digging up old recipes from the soda fountains of the past. The renaissance in beverages made with mineral water and unique blends of sweet syrups and bitters reflects a shift away from industrial soft drinks.
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Some U.S. Farms Trade Tobacco For A Taste Of Africa

In states like Maryland, where agriculture was once dominated by tobacco, farmers are experimenting with new crops like African hot peppers. Local African immigrants come to pick the vegetables and spread the word.
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N.J. Chef: 'It's A Disaster In Here' After Irene

Hurricane Irene tore a path through some big coastal tourist destinations. That means some restaurants will miss out on Labor Day, usually a big weekend. In Monmouth Beach, N.J., Sallee Tee's Grille was flooded. And its chef-manager says it may take weeks to rebuild.
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Maryland Producers Urge Residents To 'Buy Local'

Maryland officials are urging residents to stock up on lots of local foods next week, and Gov. Martin O'Malley kicked off the week with a "buy local cookout" in Annapolis Thursday.

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Maryland Kicks Off Buy Local Challenge Week

Maryland kicks off a week-long effort to encourage residents to buy locally grown produce.

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Lalaram Guyadin: Seeing The Down Side Of American Diet

Commentator Lalaram Guyadin moved to Washington from Guyana four years ago to attend school. It wasn't language or making friends that provided the biggest challenge, but getting used to American eating habits, and he says those cultural differences can teach us a lot about the way we consume foods.

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Tune Inn Fire: D.C. Takes To Twitter

A fire struck Capitol Hill restaurant and bar Tune Inn around 7 a.m. today, and caused moderate damage, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.

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