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5,000-Year-Old Chinese Beer Recipe Revealed

NPR | May 25, 2016 9:28 a.m.

Researchers discovered ancient "beer-making tool kits" in underground rooms built between 3400 and 2900 B.C. Analyses of funnels, pots and jugs show the brewers were using pretty advanced techniques.

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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

NPR | May 25, 2016 7:02 a.m.

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.

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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

NPR | May 24, 2016 4:28 p.m.

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.

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An 'Added Sugar' Label Is On The Way For Packaged Food

NPR | May 24, 2016 1:55 p.m.

The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.

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'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

NPR | May 24, 2016 7:16 a.m.

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.

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An Underground Supper Club Where Music Moves The Menu

NPR | May 23, 2016 12:50 p.m.

Philip Gelb once toured with top musicians. Now he's a chef who hosts intimate dinner parties where the entertainment, by innovative world musicians, is as experimental as the ever-changing fare.

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This Is What A Feast For 5,000 Made From Food Waste Looks Like

NPR | May 23, 2016 12:50 p.m.

A small brigade of volunteers chopped up thousands of pounds of vegetables that might otherwise have landed in the dump. Celebrity chefs helped whip it into a meal tasty enough to get crowds to care.

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If Monsanto Disappears, Will It Matter?

NPR | May 23, 2016 8:27 a.m.

The German-based company Bayer wants to buy Monsanto. It would be the latest in a wave of consolidation among companies that sell seeds and pesticides to farmers.

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Mushroom Hunting Heating Up In The Wake Of NW Wildfires

AP | May 22, 2016 9:44 a.m. | Boise

Mushroom hunters are checking maps outlining last year's many Northwest wildfires before heading into forests this month searching for the easily identifiable and woodsy-tasting morels.

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Breaking Down The Science Of Picky Eating

NPR | May 20, 2016 9:56 a.m.

What makes us dislike certain foods? And why is everyone so concerned about what you're eating, anyway? Jane Kauer, an anthropologist who has studied the topic, helps answer our questions.