Food | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/food/RSS feed for FoodenWed, 17 Dec 2014 14:57:39 +0000The Best Winter Beers to Try This Holiday Seasonhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/best-winter-beers-try-holiday-season-180953592/We spoke with hops and malts expert William Bostwick about the right quaffs to drink while the weather is coldWed, 17 Dec 2014 14:57:39 +0000Turning Shipping Containers Into Urban Farmshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/turning-shipping-containers-into-urban-farms-180953295/In a clever recycling experiment, the startup Local Roots Farms is growing organic, hydroponic produce in America's food desertsTue, 09 Dec 2014 16:56:19 +0000Can This Berry Solve Both Obesity and World Hunger?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/can-this-berry-solve-both-obesity-and-world-hunger-180953389/At a playful café in Chicago, chef Homaro Cantu is experimenting with miracle fruit, a West African berry that makes everything a little sweeterThu, 04 Dec 2014 17:52:32 +0000What to Give to Your Favorite Foodie This Holiday Seasonhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/what-give-your-favorite-foodie-holiday-season-180953461/Special sauces, spices and tools will delight the amateur chef in your lifeWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:09 +0000Best Gifts of 2014 for Nature Lovershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/best-gifts-2014-nature-lovers-180953459/Smithsonian editors, gardeners and scientists offer ideas to give the gifts that keep wildlife thrivingWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:01 +0000What Do America’s Top Chefs Cook for Thanksgiving?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/what-do-americas-top-chefs-cook-thanksgiving-180953463/A quick survey of some of the unique dishes that restaurant chefs prepare for their own family dinnerTue, 25 Nov 2014 20:54:24 +0000The Roosevelt Family Built a New York Coffee Chain 50 Years Before Starbucks http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/roosevelt-family-built-new-york-coffee-chain-50-years-starbucks-180953398/Teddy Roosevelt’s children brought fresh-roasted beans and European coffeehouse culture to ManhattanThu, 20 Nov 2014 19:00:00 +0000The Real Johnny Appleseed Brought Apples—and Booze—to the American Frontier http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/real-johnny-appleseed-brought-applesand-booze-american-frontier-180953263/The apples John Chapman brought to the frontier were very different than today's apples—and they weren't meant to be eatenMon, 10 Nov 2014 14:53:44 +0000Barmbrack, Toffee and Other Treats to Have an Around-the-World Halloween Celebrationhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/barmbrack-toffee-and-other-treats-have-around-world-halloween-celebration-180953151/This weekend’s celebrations extend beyond snarfing down Hershey and Mars barsMon, 27 Oct 2014 16:20:16 +0000