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Lamb Dumplings, Lentils And A Bittersweet Taste Of Home

One of Syria's most famous restaurants is bringing the tastes of Damascus to Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled from war, and are hungry for a reassuring slice of home.
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Visual Feast: If The World's Major Cities Were Made Of Food

A charming photo series called BrunchCity re-creates metropolises in miniature, with famous local noshes as part of the architecture.
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Have Big-Box Superstores Helped To Make Us Fat?

A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken and egg" problem.
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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.
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Banned From The Ride-Share Business In Spain, Uber Turns to Food Delivery

The ride-share company Uber has decided to try its luck arranging rides for takeout food after it is prohibited in Spain from carrying passengers.
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Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. It also found that most people are not consuming too much cholesterol.
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A Wet And Wild Look Inside The 'Mushroom Houses' Of A Fungi Farm

Foraging for wild, edible fungi may be a growing trend. But most of the mushrooms we eat come from farms — and a behind-the-scenes look at one of them turns out to be pretty exciting on its own.
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DC Brau Discontinues Free Samples, Citing Abuse By 'Bad Apples'

Getting a handful of free tastings is one of the joys of visiting a craft brewery, but one of D.C.'s biggest is stopping the practice thanks to some "bad apples."

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Hot KISS Buns Are Headed For Store Shelves In Japan

They're dark and intense — and starting next week, a limited number of them will be sold in stores in Japan. Official name? Spicy Chili Tomatoman.
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Ecuador's Answer To The Global Cocoa Shortage

The world is running out of chocolate. A scientist in Ecuador has come up with a solution. But if you love chocolate, you might not like it.

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