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How Cold Foam Took Over the Starbucks Drink Menu

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Who Is the Trump-Supporting Billionaire Funding Momofuku, &Pizza, and Milk Bar?

What you need to know about Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate mogul who’s invested in America’s most buzzed-about restaurants

The Wife Cake Emerges as a Symbol of Resistance During the Hong Kong Protests

As violence against protesters breaks out across Hong Kong, the sweetheart cake has gained renewed communal significance

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Red Beer Is the Midwest’s Cult-Favorite Morning Beverage

Why Does It Seem Like Everyone Is Getting Sick from Salad?

Pizza to the Polls Will Feed Thousands of Voters Stuck in Long Lines on Election Day

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What’s the Shelf Life of Halloween Candy?

From Twix to Skittles, here’s how far past Halloween you can enjoy the fruits of all that trick-or-treating labor

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What’s the Shelf Life of Halloween Candy?

From Twix to Skittles, here’s how far past Halloween you can enjoy the fruits of all that trick-or-treating labor

Actually, Candy Corn Is Great

The reviled Halloween treat, which has deep roots in American history, should have a better rep

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Why Restaurants Are So Hungry for Your Personal Data

Big chains and small businesses alike are increasingly collecting personal information from their customers. Should you be concerned?

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Oktoberfest’s Beer-Soaked History, Explained

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How Restaurants Get Away With Stealing Millions From Workers Every Year

From failing to pay overtime to not giving meal breaks, there are numerous ways for employers to cheat workers out of money

How Grape-Nuts Became a Cult-Favorite Ice Cream Flavor

Mega-DJ Steve Aoki Wants to Be the Next Big Player in the Pizza Delivery Game

Cynthia Nixon’s Controversial Bagel Order, Explained

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Why More Than 8,000 Restaurants Catch Fire Every Year

Grease fires, gas leaks, and faulty wiring lead to more than $200 million in property damage annually

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Whole Hog Is an American Tradition — So Why Is It Stuck in the South?

Everything you need to know about the pork-laden plates of the country’s oldest barbecue style

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The Past, Present, and Future of Freeze Pops

How the icy treats that dominated your childhood are faring in the modern world

Food Halls Are the New Food Truck

How your favorite burger spot, ramen counter, and taco stand all end up in the same sprawling space

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Joël Robuchon’s Legacy Explained in Eight Dishes

The world’s most Michelin-starred chef will be remembered for more than his mashed potatoes

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What’s So Texan About Texas Toast?

Love for this thick-cut, buttery toasted bread extends well beyond the Lone Star State

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Shave Ice, Explained

From New Orleans sno-balls to Filipino halo-halo, icy desserts are beloved across the globe

Meghan and Harry Have Good Taste in Wedding Cake

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Why the Internet Rejoices When Truckloads of Food Spill on the Highway

When vehicles carrying liquid chocolate, frozen pizza, and ramen noodles overturn, the puns come out in full force

The King Cake Tradition, Explained

What Is Raw Water?

The King Cake Tradition, Explained

Hong Kong’s Bubble Waffle Is an Instagram Star

What Are Paczki and Why Is Everyone Freaking Out About Them?

What Are Paczki and Why Is Everyone Freaking Out About Them?

A Brief History of Eggnog

A Brief History of Pecan Pie

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