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This Rising Star Chef Is Black, Vegan — And Only 11 Years Old

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UK tween Omari McQueen began to cook at age 7, when his mother suffered from paralyzing migraines. It wasn't long before he appeared on TV, opened a trendy food hall booth and sat on an expert panel.

'The Four Top': Sarah Masoni | Ivy Manning | Megan Scott

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It’s the era of the food swap, in which nutritious vegetables and legumes are replacing starch and dairy in familiar-looking foods. Mushrooms and seaweed are having a moment. And have snacks killed meals?

Not My Job: We Ask Michelin-Star Chef José Andrés About The Michelin Man

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Andrés' restaurants have won Michelin stars, but how much does he know about the Michelin Man, the weirdly bloated, rubberized spokesmascot for the Michelin tire company?

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Cookie Artist Teaches Edible Lessons In Asian-American History

Jasmine Cho makes cookie portraits of people like Takao Ozawa, who was denied U.S. citizenship on the basis of race in a landmark case. Her goal: to make social justice lessons more palatable.

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Behold: The Blooper Burger. Your Arteries Will Clog Just Thinking About It

The Blooper Burger is a monstrous sandwich sold at Atlanta Braves games and is one of many outrageous menu items served at stadium concession stands around the country.

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Working In While Eating Out: The Evolution of Doing Business While Dining

Though it may seem like the gig economy has ushered in the mobile work style from restaurants and coffee shops, the fact is that working and eating have been intertwined since ancient civilization.

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Do Your Wurst. Food Pun Haters, The Yolk's On You

If you relish puns, then you'll love a new game that gives you two food-themed topics to blend into one deliciously bad joke. The food pun is so beloved, there's even one in the story of Adam and Eve.

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'Drive-Thru Dreams' Explores America's Love-Hate Relationship With Fast Food

Americans have a torturous relationship with fast food. We vilify it but also view it with a nostalgic lens. A new book explores this complicated yet seemingly unshakable bond.

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'The Four Top:' Penelope Bass | Michael Alberty | Jordan Michelman

Meet the secret worldwide society of seltzer aficionados. Next, the "sober-curious" trend is spawning a new generation of high-end mixologists. And finally, canned beverages are here to stay.

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Watergate Salad: A Fluffy Green Bite Of Washington, D.C.'s Past

Thirty years ago, if you walked into a deli in Washington, D.C., you might find a dish called "Watergate Salad." And it's not bad. Soft. Tangy. You can taste why this caught on. And why it went away.

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1 In 4 Food Delivery Drivers Admit To Eating Your Food

A study conducted by US Foods found that nearly 30% of food delivery service drivers admitted to stealing a bite of food from their customer's order.

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What We Write About When We Write About Food

We travel far beyond whether peas should go in guacamole.

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

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.

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