Food | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/food/RSS feed for FoodenTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:06:39 +0000The Making of the Modern American Recipehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/making-modern-american-recipe-180964940/Scientific methods, rising literacy and an increasingly mobile society were key ingredients for a culinary revolutionTue, 19 Sep 2017 16:06:39 +0000Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World's Biggest Pumpkin?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/america-losing-ground-contest-grow-worlds-biggest-pumpkin-180964769/Our most symbolic squash is now taking over the worldTue, 19 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0000Armenia Might Be One of the Oldest and Youngest Beer-Making Countries in the Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/armenia-might-be-one-oldest-and-youngest-beermaking-countries-world-180964860/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:03:22 +0000What's Really in That Tuna Roll? DNA Testing Can Help You Find Outhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/whats-really-in-that-tuna-roll-dna-sequencing-180964850/This rapidly evolving tech aims to empower consumers and shine a light on the food industryWed, 13 Sep 2017 14:23:37 +0000New Startup WildKale Lets Farmers Sell Directly to Customers Through an Apphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/new-startup-wildkale-lets-farmers-sell-directly-customers-through-app-180964843/Yes, it's like "Uber for farmer's markets." Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:57:30 +0000When Disaster Strikes, the Zoo Must Go Onhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-do-you-feed-zoo-during-disaster-180964838/Zoo nutritionists have the Herculean task of feeding thousands of charges, come hurricane, tornado or terrorist attackMon, 11 Sep 2017 17:30:00 +000012 of the Best Food Festivals Happening This Fallhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/12-best-food-festivals-happening-fall-180964800/Where to eat, drink and play across the U.S. this autumnFri, 08 Sep 2017 18:43:20 +0000The Deadly 1991 Hamlet Fire Exposed the High Cost of “Cheap”http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/deadly-1991-hamlet-fire-exposed-high-cost-cheap-180964816/A new book argues that more than emergency unpreparedness and locked doors led to the deaths of 25 workers in the chicken factory blazeFri, 08 Sep 2017 12:00:00 +0000Are Craft Breweries the Next Coffeehouses?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/are-craft-breweries-next-coffeehouses-180964739/Taprooms springing up across the country are cultivating communities and helping to revitalize entire neighborhoodsThu, 07 Sep 2017 20:18:27 +0000The Unlikely Medical History of Chocolate Syruphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/unlikely-medical-history-chocolate-syrup-180964779/How the sundae staple went from treatment to just treat Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:42:32 +0000The Mystique of the American Diner, From Jack Kerouac to “Twin Peaks”http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/mystique-american-diner-jack-kerouac-twin-peaks-180964680/Freedom, fear and friendliness mingle in these emblematic eateriesThu, 31 Aug 2017 14:13:04 +0000Milk and Sugar Pods That Dissolve in Coffee Could Replace Single-Serve Containershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/milk-and-sugar-pods-dissolve-coffee-could-replace-single-serve-containers-180964663/Why use plastic when you can use sugar?Tue, 29 Aug 2017 19:47:17 +0000There's More to Classic Tiki Than Just Kitsch http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/theres-more-to-classic-tiki-than-just-kitsch-180964473/Bartender Martin Cate reveals eight fun facts about the past, present and future of tiki cultureMon, 21 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000Dine 21 Stories Underground in This 345-Million-Year-Old Cavernhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/grand-canyon-cavern-underground-restaurant-arizona-180964507/Cavern Grotto, a new restaurant in Arizona, opens inside the largest dry cavern system in the countryTue, 15 Aug 2017 15:46:11 +0000The Fuzzy History of the Georgia Peach http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/fuzzy-history-georgia-peach-180964490/Once a feral resource for planters, the stone fruit got a marketing makeover in the late 19th century—and a boost from the segregated labor marketMon, 14 Aug 2017 15:29:44 +0000Food Historian Reckons With the Black Roots of Southern Foodhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/food-historian-reckons-black-roots-southern-food-180964285/In his new book, Michael Twitty shares the contributions that enslaved African-Americans and their descendants have made to southern cuisineTue, 01 Aug 2017 19:01:34 +0000Holy Guacamole: How the Hass Avocado Conquered the Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/holy-guacamole-how-hass-avocado-conquered-world-180964250/Why one California postman's delicious mistake now graces toast and tacos from California to New ZealandFri, 28 Jul 2017 17:17:48 +0000The Secret Ingredient in Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Is Seventh-Day Adventismhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/secret-ingredient-kelloggs-corn-flakes-seventh-day-adventism-180964247/America’s favorite processed breakfast was once the pinnacle of healthfulness—and spiritual purityFri, 28 Jul 2017 13:46:46 +0000