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On The Hunt For The 'Love' In Granola: A Story About Loving Yourself

The FDA infamously sanctioned a bakery for listing "love" as an ingredient, but our writer wanted that recipe. She found a treasure of another sort, one of value for those with eating disorders.

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How A Fake Restaurant Became London's Top Spot On TripAdvisor

Vice U.K. writer Oobah Butler created a fake restaurant that became the hottest eatery in London on TripAdvisor. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about how he executed his prank.

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A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

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Why An Ivy League MBA Went Back To Ghana To Help A Pineapple Farm

Jerry Parkes graduated from Wharton and decided to return to his homeland to put his business acumen to use in the agricultural field.

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Scientists Discover Grass Species With Intriguing 'Salt And Vinegar' Chip Flavor

Alas, you wouldn't want to eat this native of Western Australia — Spinifex grasses are often so hard and spiky that scientists say collecting samples can be painful.

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Can Your Ceramic Cookware Give You Lead Poisoning?

Mass-produced crockpots and other ceramic food containers are probably safe, but handmade earthenware might merit a home test.

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Can't Be Topped: Neapolitan-Style Pizza Making Wins UNESCO Heritage Status

The traditional form of pizza making was recognized on Wednesday by the U.N.'s cultural arm. The designation is intended to safeguard and raise awareness about forms of cultural heritage.

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Is The Tide Of Antibiotic Use On Farms Now Turning?

For the first time, government statistics show America's pigs, cattle, and poultry are getting fewer antibiotic drugs. Public health advocates call the new figures encouraging.

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USDA Opens Door For States To Impose New Rules On Food Stamps

The USDA says it will give states more flexibility in how they deliver federal food benefits. That could potentially include requiring drug testing or imposing time limits for adults with children.

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It's Not Just A Bug, It's A Fine-Dining Feature At This Thailand Restaurant

A high-end Bangkok bistro has devoted its entire menu to insects, hoping to entice intrepid eaters to try what's been called "the future of food." But will haute bug cuisine catch on in other places?