- Employees at Mexican bakery El Bolillo in Houston who were trapped during Hurricane Harvey baked bread and pan dulce out of 2,000 kilograms (4,440 pounds) of flour for victims of the storm.
- Where are the female travel show hosts?
- Meet the (angry) man who created the first sushi robot.
- Good news: There’s now a pumpkin spice latte tracker. Find it at isitpumpkinspiceseason.com.
- Organic Doritos might make their way to Whole Foods? “It’s all part of a push to build a more healthful reputation for Frito-Lay brands,” writes Bloomberg, “a significant undertaking at a company famous for bright-orange cheese powder.”
- Today, fast-food chain Del Taco replaces its nacho cheese with queso blanco. This move comes ahead of Chipotle, which still hasn’t started serving queso — though rumors abound that it’ll be added to the menu as early as mid-September.
- This is what life is like when you and the Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer are “bound by something deep and vital.”
- Following the events in Charlottesville, Starbucks CEO Howard Schulz wrote an op-ed telling leaders to ask themselves, “What is my responsibility to the public?” Here’s a quote: “We implore all elected officials to speak their conscience with more conviction. History shows that silence is unforgivable, for it gives bigotry license. And when meek words masquerade as moral courage, they are perceived as indifference and give the worst of human nature permission to flourish.”
- Meet the man who feeds his girlfriend chicken nuggets while she gets her nails done.
- Some thieves in Paris stole 300 bottles of very fancy wine — over 250,000 euros worth — by drilling into a cellar through the catacombs underneath the city.
- Watch here to learn how katsuobushi, dubbed “the world’s hardest food,” is made.
Stranded Mexican Bakers Use 4,400 Pounds of Flour to Make Pan Dulce for Harvey Victims
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