Food | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/food/RSS feed for FoodenWed, 12 Jul 2017 12:29:28 +0000How Barack Obama Became the First President to Brew Beer at the White Househttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-barack-obama-became-first-president-brew-beer-white-house-180964016/The former president and his staff crafted ales featuring honey from the White House gardenWed, 12 Jul 2017 12:29:28 +0000Ancient Humans Liked Getting Tipsy, Toohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/ancient-humans-liked-getting-tipsy-too-180963990/In a new book on the archaeology and chemistry of alcoholic beverages, Patrick McGovern unravels the history of boozingMon, 10 Jul 2017 17:54:30 +0000How Spam Went from Canned Necessity to American Iconhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/food/how-spam-went-canned-necessity-american-icon-180963916/Out-of-the-can branding helped transform World War II's rations into a beloved household stapleWed, 05 Jul 2017 14:41:51 +0000This Summer, Try Termite Chocolate Sprinkles on Your Ice Creamhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/want-try-bugs-grub-insectarium-canada-180963821/Canada’s Insectarium invites visitors to dine on insects as part of a special menuWed, 28 Jun 2017 15:44:06 +0000What Makes Salt Water Taffy the Perfect Summer Candy?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/what-makes-salt-water-taffy-perfect-summer-candy-180963674/The first families of the sugary treat stir up another season of making history by the bite Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000The Great Uprising: How a Powder Revolutionized Bakinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/great-uprising-how-powder-revolutionized-baking-180963772/Before baking powder hit the scene in 1856, making cake was not a piece of cakeTue, 20 Jun 2017 19:14:15 +0000Come for the Bug Eating and Get a Lesson in Humanity from Andrew Zimmernhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/bug-eating-lesson-andrew-zimmern-180963632/A Q&A with the Travel Channel’s 'Bizarre Foods' ChefMon, 19 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +0000You Are What You Eat, And What You Eat Is Millions of Microbeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/you-are-what-you-eat-and-what-you-eat-millions-microbes-180963656/Now that they’ve tallied up American feces, researchers are turning to the other half of the microbial equation: foodWed, 14 Jun 2017 12:45:00 +0000Explore Crucian Cuisine on a New U.S. Virgin Islands Food Tourhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/new-usvi-food-tour-explores-traditional-cuisines-180963415/Get a taste of St. Croix's culinary traditionsWed, 31 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000