Daily Digest: February 11, 2014



American teenagers are increasingly hopped up on caffeine. [NPR]


Chart: people who actually like white chocolate and where they live. [Quartz]


Canadian athletes can swipe their passports to get a free beer a the Olympics. [USA Today]


How to make khinkali and khachapuri, two of Sochi's signature dishes. [Smithsonian]


The latest in freaky Doritos spawn: "Doritos Loaded," inspired by... Read more >

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Daily Digest: February 6, 2014



With Sochi 2014 around the corner, here are some surprisingly unhealthy foods that Olympians are eating. [HuffPo]


After a food blogger's urging, Subway will remove a questionable chemical from its bread. [NBC News


Witness the genesis of the McNugget in this new behind-the-scenes video from McDonald's. [NPR]


Feel like spending extravagantly for Valentine's Day this year? How about a dinner that costs $99,466? [LAT... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 13, 2014

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Charlie Trotter's widow wants to honor her late husband with a library and a school. [Crain's Chicago Business]


California chefs aren't happy about the new state law that requires cooks to wear gloves while handling "ready-to-eat" food. [LAT]


Prison gardens give inmates outdoor work, job training, and nutritious meals. [NPR]


America's first Trappist brewery is up and running in a small Massachusetts town. [... Read more >

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Daily Digest: January 9, 2014



Having trouble sticking to your New Year diet? A sugar addiction could be to blame. [NPR]


Countertops that "share" and "favorite." Bluetooth-enabled refrigerators. These and more prototypes for the kitchens of the future. [LAT]


Study: food companies have eliminated more than six trillion calories from their products. [USA Today]


A sushi mosaic, assembled from more 20,000 tuna and salmon nigiri, has set a new Guinness World Record. [... Read more >

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