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'Chicago Tribune' Restaurant Critic Reveals His Identity After 30 Years

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Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine

Pesto and pulled jackfruit tacos. In Southern California, working-class Mexican-American chefs are giving traditionally meaty dishes a vegan spin.Evi Oravecz/Green Evi/Picture Press/Getty Imageshide caption

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Marriott Follows Starbucks In Dropping Plastic Straws

Marriott International became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July.Justin Sullivan/Getty Imageshide caption

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French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

Didier Tass, behind the counter of his butcher shop, says he purchases meat from small farmers who raise cows and butcher them humanely and in small quantities.Eleanor Beardsley/NPRhide caption

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French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

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Archaeologists Find 14,500-Year-Old Bread

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Hutterites: The Small Religious Colonies Entwined With Montana's Haute Cuisine

Brian Kleinsasser, left, who works in the hog barn at Cool Spring Colony, helps Jake Waldner set up the Hutterite table during a Long Table dinner event at The Resort at Paws Up.Stuart Thurlkill / via Paws Uphide caption

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Your Ancestors Probably Ate Insects. So What's Bugging You?

Tourists eat fried insects, including locusts, bamboo worms, dragonfly larvae, silkworm chrysalises and more during a competition in Lijiang, China. For Westerners, eating insects means getting over the ick factor.VCG/Getty Imageshide caption

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Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

Arby's is among seven fast-food chains that have agreed to stop limiting their workers' ability to take jobs at other restaurants in the same chain.Joe Raedle/Getty Imageshide caption

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Fast-Food Chains Back Away From Limits On Whom They Hire

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Mare's Milk For Health? Europeans Look To Horses For Ancient Remedy

A foal nurses from a mare at the Lindenhof Stud in Brandenburg, Germany. While mare's milk remains a niche product, its reputation as a health elixir is causing trouble for European producers in a more regulated age.Susanna Forrest/for NPRhide caption

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Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool.Thn Rocn Khosit Rath Phachr Sukh /EyeEm via Getty Imageshide caption

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Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

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Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

Ten states and the District of Columbia are investigating Wendy's and other fast-food chains over the use of "no poach" agreements that limit the ability of workers to switch jobs.Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

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Native Bees And Alfalfa Farmers — A Seedy Love Story

The alkali bee is slightly smaller than a honey bee, with opalescent stripes that shimmer between yellow, green, red and blue.Aaron Scott/Oregon Public Broadcastinghide caption

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Deepening Drought In Western U.S. Costs Ranchers Money And Heartache

Southeast Oregon rancher Rancher Wayne Evans says he'll make it through this short water year, but it could cost him as much as $100,000 in lost hay, lost weight on his calves and equipment for hauling water to his livestock.Anna King/Northwest News Networkhide caption

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Deepening Drought In Western U.S. Costs Ranchers Money And Heartache

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How The 'Battling' Kellogg Brothers Revolutionized American Breakfast

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