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People Can't See It, But This Grocery Worker Still Wears Lipstick Under Her Mask

By Sarah Gonzalez
Yesenia Ortiz works at a grocery store in Greensboro, N.C. She says she wishes she would get paid more during the pandemic because of the extra level of risk to which she is exposed.

As a low-wage worker, Yesenia Ortiz wishes she would get paid more during the pandemic because of the extra level of risk to which she is exposed.

(Image credit: Sarah Gonzalez/NPR)

  • May 29th 2020 at 18:36

'Food Is Social Adhesive,' So Questlove Is Hosting A Virtual Potluck

By Elizabeth Blair
Questlove has written two cookbooks, and pre-pandemic, was a frequent potluck host.

The Roots drummer, DJ and cookbook author isn't letting a pandemic slow him down — he's still performing on The Tonight Show, and now he's hosting a virtual potluck dinner party on the Food Network.

(Image credit: Michael Baca)

  • May 28th 2020 at 22:25

A Daughter Bakes A New Connection With Family During Ramadan

By Eslah Attar
A mix of traditional and nontraditional Arabic desserts served with Turkish coffee.

At home in Ohio during the pandemic, photographer Eslah Attar is using newfound family time to learn from her mother and sister how to bake traditional desserts ahead of Eid al-Fitr.

(Image credit: Eslah Attar for NPR)

  • May 22nd 2020 at 11:01

Food Banks Get The Love, But SNAP Does More To Fight Hunger

By Dan Charles
People load their vehicles with boxes of food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank earlier this month in Los Angeles. Food banks across the United States are seeing numbers and people they have never seen before amid unprecedented unemployment from the COVID-19 outbreak.

The charitable organizations called food banks are getting a lot of attention and donations right now. But they aren't nearly as important or effective as SNAP, formerly known as food stamps.

(Image credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

  • May 22nd 2020 at 11:00

3-Star Michelin Chef Guy Savoy Has Begun Offering Takeout In Paris

By Eleanor Beardsley
French chef Guy Savoy poses with a face mask in the kitchen of one of his restaurants, in the Monnaie de Paris building, on Tuesday.

As France emerges from two months of lockdown, restaurants still have no reopening date. Among other dishes, Savoy is offering a poultry ballotine with foie gras in a truffle vinaigrette for takeaway.

(Image credit: Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images)

  • May 21st 2020 at 21:58

'Between Life And Death': McDonald's Worker Says Pandemic Puts Safety In Focus

By Alina Selyukh
Bartolomé Perez of Los Angeles has cooked at McDonald

In his 30 years working at McDonald's, Bartolomé Perez joined several strikes to demand higher wages and better benefits. But the stakes have felt very different during the coronavirus pandemic.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the Fight for $15 and a Union)

  • May 21st 2020 at 15:46

Ayesha Curry Is Serving Virtual Connection With A Pot Of Chili

Michel Martin talks with cookbook author Ayesha Curry about her upcoming cook-along called #ChiliAndChill.

  • May 17th 2020 at 23:13

USDA Secretary Says Despite Plant Closures, He Does Not Anticipate Food Shortages

By Steve Inskeep
A farmer leads dairy cows from the pasture to the milking barn at a creamery in Gallipolis, Ohio. The USDA launched a $3 billion plan to distribute food to families, called the Farmers to Family Food Box Program.

Sonny Perdue says he expects "85-90% production in probably a very few days or weeks." He also says the government is stepping up efforts to buy food from farmers and distribute it to families.

(Image credit: Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

  • May 15th 2020 at 16:23

USDA Secretary Says Despite Plant Closures, He Does Not Anticipate Food Shortages

By Steve Inskeep
A farmer leads dairy cows from the pasture to the milking barn at a creamery in Gallipolis, Ohio, on Apr. 24, 2020.

Sonny Perdue says he expects "85-90% production in probably a very few days or weeks." He also says the government is stepping up efforts to buy food from farmers and distribute it to families.

(Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

  • May 15th 2020 at 11:03

Famed Restaurant Uniquely Solves Social Distancing Issue

The restaurant at The Inn At Little Washington reopens soon in Virginia. It will likely operate at half-capacity. Chef Patrick O'Connell is placing mannequins at every other table.

  • May 13th 2020 at 13:05

We're Eating At Home And It's Costing Us More

By Scott Horsley
The latest inflation data offers a snapshot of Americans

The latest inflation data offers a snapshot of Americans' new pandemic spending habits. Prices are down for most goods and services but up sharply for groceries.

(Image credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

  • May 12th 2020 at 23:46

Business Adapts To Deliver The World, In A Long Island Oyster, Door To Door

By Elena Schwartz
As sales to restaurant clients dried up, oyster farmer Peter Stein had to adapt or perish. Now, he

As sales to restaurant clients dried up, oyster farmer Peter Stein had to adapt or perish. Now, he's delivering oysters directly to individual customers, doing about 20% of his usual business.

(Image credit: Jonathan Pearson / Flickr)

  • May 12th 2020 at 00:05

A Colorado Restaurant Hosted A Crowd On Mother's Day. It's Now Been Closed Down

By Bill Chappell
Large numbers of customers celebrate Mother

Hundreds of people visited the C&C Coffee and Kitchen, including some who praised its defiance in allowing a capacity crowd to eat breakfast burritos in its dining room.

(Image credit: Nick Puckett/via Reuters)

  • May 11th 2020 at 21:59

As Food Supply Chain Breaks Down, Farm-To-Door CSAs Take Off

By Eric Westervelt
Full Belly Farm, a 450-acre, organic farm, in California

Community Supported Agriculture programs that sell a weekly box of produce directly to consumers are popular amid concerns about grocery shopping during the pandemic.

(Image credit: Full Belly Farm)

  • May 10th 2020 at 16:02

Meatpackers Warn That The Coronavirus Outbreaks Might Lead To Meat Shortages

By Amy Mayer

The meatpacking industry has slowed down due to the coronavirus outbreaks at the plants. Meatpackers warn that it could lead to meat shortages and stores limiting purchases.

  • May 9th 2020 at 23:02

In 'Dirt,' Bill Buford Is Able To Offer An Authentic Adventure In French Cooking

By Eleanor Beardsley
Cooks work in the kitchen of the Paul Bocuse

As a longtime Paris resident, at first I feared Dirt might be yet another expat tale of moving to France en famille, with all its tedious clichés. I should have known better.

(Image credit: Philippe Desmazes/AFP via Getty Images)

  • May 8th 2020 at 18:35

Grocery Worker Has Never Seen Shelves Being Emptied Like This

By Camila Domonoske
Michelle Lee, who has worked for Safeway for 32 years, wishes customers would be more patient about shortages. "They can

Michelle Lee, a Safeway cashier, wishes customers would be more patient about shortages. "They can't understand why they keep coming back and we don't have" items such as toilet paper, she says.

(Image credit: Robert Lee)

  • May 7th 2020 at 22:28

Table For None: Tom Colicchio Explains What Restaurants Need To Survive

By Terry Gross
Tom Colicchio is a James Beard Award-winning chef and the lead judge on Bravo

The Top Chef judge is focused on keeping his industry afloat during the pandemic. "We're really looking at saving every restaurant, because we think that every restaurant needs to be there," he says.

(Image credit: Michael Hickey/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)

  • May 7th 2020 at 19:42

At The Frozen Pizza Factory That Never Closed: Social Distancing In A Tent

By Scott Horsley
Carolyn Mendel, a General Mills plant manager in Wellston, Ohio, says she has compared notes on workplace safety with a rival frozen food maker nearby.

Carolyn Mendel oversees a team of about 1,000 people at a factory in Ohio that makes Totino's Pizza. A tent for employee breaks is among the safeguards added to protect the workers.

(Image credit: Courtesy of General Mills)

  • May 7th 2020 at 18:55

A Chef Answers Listener Questions On Cooking During The Pandemic

Samin Nosrat, an American chef, author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and a co-host of the podcast Home Cooking, takes listener questions on cooking and sharing food during the pandemic.

  • May 7th 2020 at 02:44
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