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Why We Eat What We Eat

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Most Americans now have more choices when it comes to food than any other group of people in the history of the world. We are so, so lucky to live in a time and place when we get to choose between feasting on fresh vegetables from the farmer’s market...Show More


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19:59 | Nov 15th, 2017

There are more Chinese restaurants in the United States than McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Combined. But the iconic menu items you’ll find in many of them bear almost n...Show More
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24:49 | Oct 18th, 2017

Macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, grilled cheese. American kids are known around the world for their bland, boring palates. But what happens if you never outgrow the kids’ menu? Today on the show,...Show More
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So many irrational but hilarious quotes from picky food eaters: - Olives are "imposter grapes", but the opposite. :D - "When did you eat you...Show More

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26:01 | Nov 22nd, 2017

The stats say that mealtimes are becoming a smaller and smaller part of Americans’ lives. The average American eats one out of every five meals in their car. Americans eat alone nearly half the time. ...Show More

22:15 | Nov 8th, 2017

When you think about the climate change, you might think about how it’ll affect where you’ll live, or get around. But one of the most intimate effects of climate change will be on what we eat. Sea lev...Show More

21:32 | Oct 25th, 2017

Sometimes we eat what we eat because there’s a shared tradition and history that brings us together, and sometimes we eat what eat because it’s what was brought to the table. That’s the potluck. In th...Show More
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