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Our Cups, Ourselves

Insulated cups have emerged as a surprising site of self expression

For a Touch of Retro Whimsy, Restaurants Are Turning to the Illustrated Menu

From Danny Meyer’s skyscraper restaurant Manhatta to dive bars in Brooklyn, these hand-drawn menu designs are bringing a new level of fun and creativity to the dining experience

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This LA TikToker Is Bringing LA Restaurant History to Gen Z

Complete Buffalo Sauce Saturation Is Here

Hot Cross Buns Have Finally Made It in America

This Is Not a Pint

TikTok’s Wildly Popular Dirty Soda Is Strangely Compelling

The Transportive Power of Food Perfumes

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Atlanta’s Great Food Hall Boom Continues

The Blooming Onion Has Never Been Cooler

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It’s Time to Talk About... Poop-Swoop Foods

Have you noticed that so many restaurant dishes look like :poop: right now??

The Hottest Flavor in Snacks Is ‘Cooked Too Long’

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The Multilevel Truth Behind Small Town America’s Latest Tea Obsession

Vibrantly colored, highly caffeinated, health-focused drinks have taken over social media, but for the proprietors of these beverage-slinging "nutrition clubs," the realities can be far less bright

Welcome to the NFT Restaurant Boom

Chefs like Tom Colicchio are minting NFT pizzas, recipes, and even limited-edition gin bottles. But is the rest of the food world along for the ride?

In Praise of Crayons at Restaurants — for Adults

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Once-Stodgy Tasting Menus Are Keeping Neighborhood Restaurants Afloat

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Vegan Caviar Service Is a New Signature of Luxury Dining

Chefs are using vegan ingredients, some of which have been around for centuries, to advance luxury vegan dining

They’re Flamin’ Hotting Everything Now

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The Coolest Place to Drink Is Your Local Bookstore

New takes on the classic college-town genre offer guests the chance to curate reading lists, sip natural wines, and eat great food

Who Is Responsible for Dessert Hummus?

Exploring the trend everyone loves to hate

Three Shots or Bust

As Omicron sweeps across the country, some restaurants are turning to booster mandates alongside proof of vaccination

Is It Just Me, Or Does It Seem Like There Are Way More Restaurant Hosts Now?

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Fast-Food Fashion Is Everywhere — Except on Fat People

Excluding fat bodies from food world trends is nothing new, but that doesn’t make it any better

The Hottest Pop-Up Is at Your Local Restaurant

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The Viral TikTok Recipes Causing Food Shortages

Supply chain disruptions were a theme of 2021, but thanks to viral recipes, some ingredients were hit especially hard

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Atlanta’s Latest Dessert Fascination: Mochi Doughnuts

Would You Rather: Chef Mouth Cup or This Tongue We Wrote About a While Ago?

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The Rise of the Nonalcoholic Bottle Shop

Across the country, brick and mortar stores are opening to serve the needs of anyone looking for a fancy drink of something low-to-no proof

Seriously, Why Is Everyone Drinking Collagen?

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The Corner Store, Curated

As new, cool food brands have popped up all over Instagram, so have brick-and-mortar stores dedicated to collecting them all in one place

Why Chefs Are Ditching Avocado Now

A Toasty Bulgogi Melt Recipe From TikTok’s the Korean Vegan

The wasabi-tinged sandwich from Joanne Lee Molinaro’s new cookbook is a crowd-pleaser

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