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Meet the Market: Heights Cold Brew Coffee Company

Here's my struggle: I don't like to start my day without a cup of coffee. I also don't like to start my day waiting...

Tepache and Pulque: Two Traditional Mexican Beverages Looking for Their Place...

Tepache vendor in an open-air market or tianguis in Mexico City. Author's image. Mexico City has gradually turned its back on traditional drinks and foods. With...

Starbucks Opening in Turkmenistan is Fake News

Atvatan Turkmenistan reports on the Starbucks that isn't. Screenshot of website. The following is a partner post from EurasiaNet.org. Republished with permission. In a plush shopping center in Turkmenistan's capital,...

Syrians in a Besieged Town Are Learning to Grow Mushrooms to...

Screenshot from the promotional video. Source: CanDoAction Since the start of the 2011 Syrian revolution and subsequent civil war, many cities around Syria fell victim...

Chinese Police Arrested a Man for Complaining About Hospital Food. Netizens...

A netizen complained about hospital food and used food scraps to write the words “tastes bad” in his comment. He was arrested on charges...

Why Is the Biggest Sugar Mill in Western Cuba Economically and...

Héctor Molina plant photo: Geisy Guia Delis. Published with permission. The sugar industry has been a cornerstone of Cuba's economy since the colonial period until...

Mexican-American Researchers Reclaim Heritage to Radically Change the Way We Eat

‘Decolonize Your Diet’ Luz Calvo (right) garnishes desserts with Adilia Torres (left) during a fundraiser dinner for the East Bay Meditation Center on April...

Japan Celebrates Day Devoted to Sticky, Aromatic Cultured Soy Beans

“Natto and Rice” (納豆ごはん) by Flickr user Masafumi Iwai. License: Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0). Natto, sometimes described as a kind of “vegetable cheese,” is a traditional...

A Hong Kong Businessman Sparks Backlash After Blaming Muslims for His...

Chinese Dim Sum. Image from Flickr user Jason Jacobs CC:AT This post was originally published on July 7, 2017 in Chinese on citizen media outlet inmediahk.net. A popular...

CNN Show ‘Parts Unknown’ Holds Up a Mirror to Trinidad &...

A screenshot from a YouTube video of the Trinidad and Tobago edition of Anthony Bourdain's show, Parts Unknown, which airs on CNN. American celebrity chef...

Fall Armyworms Are Ravaging Crops in Many African Countries

Fall armyworm from the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility – Public Domain As African economies begin to emerge from the global financial crisis of the last decade,...

Hong Kong Activists Urge Restaurants to Remove Shark Fin Soup From...

Shark Fin Protest outside one of Maxim's restaurant. Photo taken by PH Yang. Non-commercial use with permission. Dozens of activists protested on 10 June outside...

Japanese Traditional Sweets Day Means Twitter Is Full of Mouth-Watering Photos...

Making suisen manjuu (水仙まんじゅう) at Iseya, a traditional Japanese confectionery shop in Obama, Fukui Prefecture. Photo by Nevin Thompson. June 16 is Japanese Traditional Sweets...

One Palestinian Man’s Mission to Make Urban Agriculture More Sustainable

This post by Todd Reubold was originally published on Ensia.com, a magazine that highlights international environmental solutions in action, and is republished here as part of a content-sharing...

How Sri Lanka Is Coping with the Worst Flooding in a...

More than 100 killed in a recent flooding disaster in Sri Lanka. Screenshot from the YouTube video of World is One News. The island nation...

In Japan, Plastic Food Models Aren't Just for Restaurants Anymore

Plastic food samples (食品サンプル) outside of a typical restaurant in Japan. Image by Flickr user sayot. Image license: Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) In...

A Very Central Asian Football Match in Tweets

Of the countries signed up to the little-known Central Asian Football Association, only Iran has participated in a World Cup. Wikipedia image. Have you ever...

Five Foods From Vietnam That Might Be a Little Hard to...

Central Market, My Tho, Vietnam. Photo by Milei.vencel. Wikipedia Commons (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported). This article by Tiến Nguyễn is from Loa, a...

CNN Reignites the Great West African Jollof Rice War During Visit...

Screen shot of Nigerian Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and Richard Quest (carrying a plate of Nigerian Jollof Rice) Nigerians are irked with their Minister...

Instagram Snaps of Japanese Foods You May Not Have Heard Of

Raw chicken, fish sperm, raw liver, and “cherry blossom meat”While to some outside of Japan it might seem like food poisoning waiting to happen,...

Burundi’s Political Instability Is Worsening the Country’s Food Crisis

The food shortage has affected three million Burundians. Marché de Bubanza, Burundi. 17 August 2014. Credit: Sara, via Wikimedia. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International. In...

A Healthy Food Movement Is Gaining Momentum in Paraguay

Ecological markets, communities, families and organizations take initiative on the issue of adequate food and the conscious use of natural resources. Photograph from the...

As Starbucks Mulls Entry Into Jamaica, a Look at Coffee Culture...

Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee; photo by Adam Chandler, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Jamaica is the land of Blue Mountain Coffee — the mild and deliciously refreshing...

Please Drink in and Inhale These Unusual Superstitions before You Visit...

Photo taken during beshik toy, or ‘crib party': Elita Bakirova and Erlan Bakirov. Kyrgyzstan, a country located where the old silk routes once ran through...

India's Education Minister Says Cow Is the Only Animal to Inhale...

The cow is, quite possibly, the most talked about animal in India. Image from Flickr by Rod Waddington. CC BY-SA 2.0 The Indian cow is...
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