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Zimmern Heads to Rio; Aaron Franklin's Guide to Texas Barbecue

Seven things to know right now

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Before you carry on with your Tuesday, check out what Guy Fieri would look like without his bleached spiky hair, what Tim Kaine looks like while playing a harmonica in a bar, and what a toaster printer looks like, because smart toasters are the appliances of the future. Don't forget: Shake Shack is giving away free burgers today.

In other food news:

— An Eater Exclusive: Aaron Franklin's guide to Texas barbecue.

— Andrew Zimmern's new show, Driven By Food, premieres tonight on Travel Channel at 9 p.m./8 CT. Reached by email, Zimmern says of the first episode, which takes place in Rio de Janeiro: "Everyone thinks Rio is something that it isn’t, especially with the Olympics on... I want the world to see what this city is really like."

— Have you noticed that grocery store rotisserie chickens are the same price — and sometimes cost even less — than raw, uncooked whole chickens? Priceonomics explains.

— Ice cream bandits are wreaking havoc on NYC supermarkets. Everybody stay cool.

— 300-year-old cheese discovered inside a shipwreck near Sweden. It's probably past its sell-by date.

— explains how and what Olympic athletes eat. Though binges are not unheard of, most elite athletes are eating cleaner and healthier than ever before.

— Finally, how to score loaves of bread before sliding them into the oven: