Move over, bourbon: rye whiskey is making a comeback. Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to founders Carl Bender and Christopher Cohen of San Francisco's new Bender's Rye.
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asian food and drink | Mar 08, 2014Posted by NPR Food
If you really want to fight food waste, eat fish heads, the U.N. says. They're nutritious and delicious, but most fish heads get thrown back in the sea as trash or turned into livestock feed.
baking and bakeries | Mar 07, 2014Posted by NPR Food
A report finds that azodicarbonamide wasn't just in Subway's bread: It's in hundreds of foods. While it has been linked to asthma in factory workers, the additive poses no known risk to consumers.
farmers and farms | Mar 07, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Missouri farmers will file a lawsuit against California over its law barring the sale of eggs from producers whose chickens are raised in small cages. The plaintiffs say the law is unconstitutional.
bay area | Mar 07, 2014Posted by NPR Food
The park's bears have developed a taste for human food, and that's gotten them in big trouble. But efforts to teach campers to lock up food are helping solve the problem, a bear hair analysis shows.
NPR food | Mar 06, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Why eat preserved cod when fresh is so readily available? The salt transforms it into savory, complex comfort food, and nearly every country bordering the Atlantic Ocean has a version of it.
bay area | Mar 06, 2014Posted by Mary Ladd
Mary Ladd talks with 'Top Chef's' Casey Thompson about her San Francisco debut in the Warwick Hotel. Aveline and The European promise contrasting light foods and manly drinks. Start planning now for the fall openings.
health and nutrition | Mar 06, 2014Posted by NPR Food
A new study cautions that eating a diet rich in animal proteins could be as harmful to health as smoking. Not quite, other researchers say, but it's still a good idea to go heavy on the greens.
beer | Mar 05, 2014Posted by NPR Food
A company claims to have created a "fit beer" that can help replenish the body after a workout. We turned to science to see if beer and exercise can really go hand-in-hand. The answer? Yes – and no.
economy and food costs | Mar 05, 2014Posted by NPR Food
Yes, climate change raises the risk that avocados will become extra pricey. But Chipotle says that news reports suggesting it could be forced to drop guacamole from the menu are vastly overstated.