Food

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Climate Change Is Turning Your Produce Into Junk Food

Higher levels of atmospheric carbon make key staple crops less nutritious.

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A Taste of Different School Lunches Around the World

From empanadas to ratatouille.

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In the U.S., a Quick Walk to the Store Is a Rare Thing Indeed

Very few American cities offer residents the easiest way to grab healthy food fast. 

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We Should All Be Eating More Insects, But We Probably Won't—Yet

Why the United Nations is super-focused on bugs as food right now.

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Has Craft Beer Finally Gone Too Far? Take Our 'Quiz'

See if you can identify the imposters lurking among these ridiculous sounding, yet oh-so-real beers.

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Chicago's Trendiest New Lunch Option Comes Out of a Vending Machine

Farmer's Fridge sells fresh, swanky salads out of recyclable jars.

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Why So Many Emerging Megacities Remain So Poor

How globalization has changed the nature of urban development.

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Start Getting Used to the Idea of Eating Really Different Kinds of Bananas

The fungus that rots the most common banana found in U.S. supermarkets is spreading closer to major plantations.

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Something to Get You Through the Sriracha Apocalypse: Sriracha, the Movie!

An anthem for hot sauce lovers.   

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Mexico City's Newest Pop-Up Restaurant Looks Like a Horrible, Expensive Time

Enjoy a $230 dinner while strapped in 150 feet above ground.

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The Louvre and Guggenheim, Recreated in Gingerbread

Delicious candy architecture.

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Why U.S. Cities Have Been Making it Harder to Feed the Homeless

Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a ban on providing meals to the homeless in public.

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Warning: Your Sriracha Supply Is in Serious Jeopardy

Irwindale, California, tried to shutter the hot sauce maker after residents complained. Could a shortage follow?

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A Grocery Store That Takes 'Local Food' to Its Logical Extreme

Everything San Francisco's Local Mission Market offers, unless it's raw, will be made in-house.

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A Fascinating Taxonomy of Food Delivery Diners

An unscientific breakdown of the many kinds of take-out eaters.

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How to Feed the World Without Wrecking the Planet

Farmers today produce 145 percent more food than just a few decades ago, but they're also responsible for a third of greenhouse gases.

London Has a Hybrid Pastry-Naming Controversy on Its Hands

Starbucks says it just invented the "Duffin." But a well-known tea shop has been selling them for a while.

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The Unsexy Forefathers of London's Trendy Food Trucks

A photo tour of Britain's quirky roadside cafes.

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Can Twitter Predict Where You'll Get Food Poisoning?

A new system tracks food illness by parsing mountains of geo-tagged data.