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Utah's 'Tandoori Taqueria' Brings Unexpected Indian Spice To Cowboy Country

NPR

Taco shops are easier to find in rural Utah than Indian restaurants. The Tandoori Taqueria fuses both cuisines and it's doing brisk business in the middle of cowboy country.

A Bitter End For Regular Joe? Scientists Engineer A Smooth, Beanless Coffee

NPR

After breaking down and analyzing more than 1,000 compounds, the creators of Atomo have made a no-bean brew that is almost exactly like coffee — including the caffeine — but without the bitterness.

'The Four Top': Erin DeJesus | Juan Diego Ramirez | Heather Arndt Anderson

OPB

How do Americans truly eat today, and how relevant are the old tropes? How do Mexican and Mexican-American cuisines fit into our current culinary landscape? And as the definition of American food shifts, how have our family dinner changed?

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More Bad Buzz For Bees: Record Numbers Of Honey Bee Colonies Died Last Winter

An annual survey of beekeepers shows the rate of colony death last winter was the highest reported since the survey began thirteen years ago.

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Meet Oregon’s Fermented Foods Pioneers: The Shockeys

This Oregon couple helped feed the wave that brought kraut, kimchi and kombucha to every grocery store near you. Chances are if it grows in a garden, the Shockeys have tried to ferment it.

Food | Business

Kelp Has Been Touted As The New Kale, But It Has Been Slow To Catch On

While the seaweed has a lot of things going for it in terms of nutrition and climate friendliness, the lack of infrastructure to process it and people's tastes have not been quick to adopt it.

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'The Four Top': Reva Barewal | Alexis Hillyard | Drew Prindle

What are the emotional repercussions for those who lose the ability to eat and feed themselves? How has a one-handed cook used YouTube to build an international community? And how are modern innovations redefining cooking for people with less mobility?

Arts | Books | Food

When Tea Reaches Its Boiling Point In Fiction, So Too May The Story

Across tea-drinking cultures, writers have milked hot tea for all its worth to add a splash of narrative panache to comic or erotic scenes or to build mood, momentum and character.

Food

A Mixologist's Guide To 'No-Proof' Cocktails

Alcohol-free cocktails are growing more popular as millennials and health seekers pare back their drinking habits. Washington, D.C., bartender Derek Brown shares a few craft recipes ripe for summer.

Books | Food

The Lavish Roman Banquet: A Calculated Display Of Debauchery And Power

A new book profiles 10 prominent emperors who helped shape the destiny of Rome. Part of their legacy includes wild stories of hedonistic banquets, when luxury ruled even as plebeians went hungry.

Food

A Meal's Magical Beginning Inspires Cookbook Full Of Antipasti

Saveur magazine Editor-in-Chief Stacy Adimando considers the start of a meal as "the best moment," and her cookbook, Piatti, celebrates Italian antipasti with plates that are rustic and seasonal.

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The Four Top: Maggie Hoffman | Lee Hedgmon | Cheryl Wakerhauser

What is a "batch cocktail"? Do you have the hustle to own an award-winning drinks business? And what does it take for women to make it in the male-dominated beverage industry? Listen to Episode 60 from May 6, 2019.

Arts | Entertainment | Food

Celebrities Need Comfort Food Too: A Hollywood Hangout Turns 100

Musso & Frank Grill opened before there was a Hollywood sign. Since 1919, stars, studio heads and writers have settled into the restaurant's red leather banquettes to negotiate, gossip, eat and drink.

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