After nearly going bankrupt, chef Tim Ma cut costs by cooking creatively with every last bit of ingredients. Some dishes born of frugality have become favorites at his acclaimed D.C. restaurant.
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The administration says the steel and aluminum tariffs will raise costs just slightly. But in a low-margin business like canned goods, a little extra cost can take a deep bite out of profits.
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Vermont veterans cook up a brewery and a bourbon distillery that not only lifts spirits, but gives back to the community and creates a model that may encourage other vets to try entrepreneurship.
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The state's summertime ban on the use of a popular weedkiller has dissolved, for now, as a result of court decisions. Some confused farmers are rethinking their plans for this year's crops.
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We may cultivate crops in space one day, so scientists are running an Antarctic greenhouse to prepare. They've harvested the first crop, but like any space mission, it's a bit tricky.
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Last week, two black men were arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where they were quietly waiting to meet someone. Starbucks has apologized and has now announced a training on May 29.
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A college student gives a commercially extinct cheese from Armenia a shot at new life, and tourists in a remote mountainous region of the tiny country get a taste of something unique and regional.
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North Carolina isn't rich in coal, natural gas or oil, but it has more hogs than nearly any other state. And for years, scientists and farmers have been trying to turn swine biogas into electricity.
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A new report, "Supermarkets Fail to Make the Grade in Reducing Food Waste," scores the 10 largest grocery stores on how they handle food waste. No store got an A, but Walmart got a B.
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Carolina Reapers are some of the hottest peppers in the world. So hot, in fact, that for one man, participating in a pepper-eating contestant resulted in a painful, serious "thunderclap headache."
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Many of the millions of Syrians living as refugees in Turkey have realized they're unlikely to make it home soon. So some of the women are turning their knowledge of Syrian cooking into a business.
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Like other spring holidays, Sere Sal is about fertility and new life. For Yazidi refugees who fled genocide at the hands of ISIS in Iraq, cooking the foods of the holiday is a way to re-create home.
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A new study suggests that residents of Philadelphia are 40 percent less likely to drink sweetened beverages daily compared with people in cities that don't have a soda tax in place.
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Much can affect our choice of munchies: gender, age, income and cultural preferences. And our cravings for one of the world's favorite salty snacks — with its myriad flavors — says a lot about us.
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Republicans in Congress have released their version of a new Farm Bill. It imposes new requirements on low-income recipients of food assistance, but continues traditional subsidies for farmers.
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California produces about 85 percent of American wine, which is worth about $1.5 billion in exports. As of now, China imports little U.S. wine, but it's one of the world's fastest-growing markets.
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Rumors of the impending demise of NECCO have sparked a renewed interest in the company's products — especially its famous, eponymous, chalky wafers that some people love to hate.
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When the National Museum Of African American History and Culture's cafe tweaked traditional Southern black dishes, some customers weren't having it. It just shows how tricky "authentic" food can be.
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As part of a contest, a man ate one of the world's hottest peppers. He started dry heaving and had "thunderclap" headaches, which can signal bleeding in the brain. He's OK.
While there has been sustained interest in bourbon in the past several years, some craft distillers are preparing in case of a bust by investing in rum and other spirits.
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