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Stalin’s Ghosted Grain and the Surprising American Roots of Fast Food in Russia

Stalin’s Ghosted Grain and the Surprising American Roots of Fast Food in Russia

In the 1930s, Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin used food as a tool to define and control a culture, with surprising influence from the States.

A Pirog for Picky Hands

A Pirog for Picky Hands

A love letter to pirozhki and the role of pirogi (pies) in Russian cuisine.

The World and What We Eat

The World and What We Eat

The complexities of climate change require an educated understanding of individual ingredients, their contribution, and how we can do better.

Hail to the Pail

Hail to the Pail

During Covid-19 shutdowns, to-go sales of beverages have spiked, making growlers an invaluable resource for restaurants and bars.

When the Rain Doesn’t Come

When the Rain Doesn’t Come

In Australia, Drought Angels organize to provide assistance and relief to small farmers. In Los Angeles, Chef Curtis Stone supports their efforts with his celebrated restaurant, Maude.

Before Coca, There Was Coffee

Before Coca, There Was Coffee

In Colombia, the coffee world works to restore a peaceful identity to their country and rewrite a commonly held narrative.

Beautiful, Bountiful Bavaria

Beautiful, Bountiful Bavaria

At Johannes Lichtmannegger’s Hotel Rehlegg, the menu reflects a desire to represent pure Bavarian culture.

It’s Always Sunny in Southern California

It’s Always Sunny in Southern California

In San Diego, the farm-chef partnership of Addison and Sage Hill Ranch Gardens navigate what winter means to the menu in a warm-weather region.

Anything Gazoz

Anything Gazoz

Los Angeles chef Lior Hillel shares the history—and a recipe—for the iconic Israeli refresher, gazoz, as it is poised to become a stateside trend.

A Meaningful Life with Ludo and Krissy Lefebvre

A Meaningful Life with Ludo and Krissy Lefebvre

In Los Angeles, Ludo and Krissy Lefebvre discuss maintaining a balance between cultures, generations, family and success in the new food business.

Why Coffee’s Past Is Yemen’s Future

Why Coffee’s Past Is Yemen’s Future

A new generation of coffee professionals—like Port of Mokha and Sabcomeed—seeks to reclaim Yemen’s legacy as the birthplace of coffee and restore its reputation as a leading producer.

The Birth of a Coffee Industry in California

The Birth of a Coffee Industry in California

In Goleta, California, Frinj Coffee works to create a new geographical option for coffee growers in the U.S.

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