Food Trucks, Share The Lane. Food Bikes Are Merging Into The Business

A growing number of food vendors are literally pedaling their wares. From baristas to veggie farmers, many say bikes are a cheaper, greener, more convenient way to launch their mobile food businesses.

Watch 'Bob's Burgers'? Now You Can Eat Them, Too

NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 1:26 p.m.

What happens when you try to make a burger out of a pun? One blog, two years, and dozens of recipes later, millions of fans can now cook up their very own Bob's burgers.

Beef Packers Block Plan To Revive Growth-Promoting Drug

NPR |Jan. 27, 2015 8:45 a.m.

Beef processors continue to block efforts to bring back a drug that makes cattle put on weight faster. Is it because they're concerned about animal welfare, or beef exports?

Sandwich Monday: Girl Scout Cookie Coffeemate

NPR |Jan. 26, 2015 1:15 p.m.

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Girl Scout Cookies in a new form. Coffeemate has somehow blended them into non-dairy creamer, so you can start your day the disturbing way.

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

NPR |Jan. 23, 2015 4:39 p.m.

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.

Brewers Gone Wild: Taming Unpredictable Yeast For Flavorful Beer

NPR |Jan. 23, 2015 1:10 p.m.

A handful U.S. craft brewers are reviving an age-old way of making beer that was practically unthinkable a decade ago. Welcome to the wacky world of Brett, a local yeast can impart funky flavors.

Hostess Isn't The Mostest: Make Your Own Sno Balls At Home

NPR |Jan. 22, 2015 2:59 p.m.

When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy, Jennifer Steinhauer started preparing for the snack food apocalypse. Among the foods she tackled was a pink treat she had no respect for — the Sno Ball.

What's More Nutritious, Orange Juice Or An Orange? It's Complicated

NPR |Jan. 22, 2015 12:43 p.m.

A study suggests that when it comes to oranges, juice may unlock more of some beneficial nutrients for our bodies to absorb than fruit does. But don't use that as an excuse to gulp down OJ just yet.

Mojito Diplomacy: Chefs Plan Culinary Tours To Cuba

NPR |Jan. 15, 2015 8:55 a.m.

Several Miami-area chefs are leading tours for Americans to experience the tastes — and farm scene — of the communist island nation. They hope to foster cross-cultural dialogue through food and drink.

Tweaks To Cadbury Creme Eggs Not Going Over Easy In The U.K.

NPR |Jan. 15, 2015 5:39 a.m.

Now is the time when Cadbury's colorfully wrapped chocolate eggs hit stores in Great Britain. But the company has changed the chocolate used in the treats, and that's left many Britons "shellshocked."

We Lie About What We Eat, And It's Messing Up Science

NPR |Jan. 14, 2015 3:34 p.m.

Humans are notoriously bad at remembering exactly how much we eat and exercise, yet researchers often ask. A new paper says self-reported data have skewed hundreds of studies and must be discontinued.

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