Food | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/food/RSS feed for FoodenMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:18:23 +0000Dubai Will Be Home To the World’s Biggest Vertical Farmhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/dubai-will-be-home-to-worlds-biggest-vertical-farm-180969655/An indoor megafarm might be the best way for the United Arab Emirates—a country that imports an estimated 85 percent of its food—to attempt to feed itselfMon, 16 Jul 2018 18:18:23 +0000Raising a Glass to Armenia’s Elaborate Toasting Traditionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/raising-glass-armenias-elaborate-toasting-tradition-180969631/In the backyard of the world’s oldest-known winery, a cherished national tradition evolvedFri, 13 Jul 2018 17:19:12 +0000The Scientific Quest For the Perfect S’morehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientific-quest-perfect-smore-180969620/A trial by fireFri, 13 Jul 2018 13:30:00 +0000This Connecticut Farm Is Milking Cows for Datahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/this-connecticut-farm-is-milking-cows-data-180969606/Robotic milkers, video cameras and even sensors hidden inside cows will help the facility get the most milk from a healthy herdWed, 11 Jul 2018 19:00:03 +0000Forget Baguettes — Why In-the-Know Bread Lovers Should be Heading to the Caucasus (Recipe)https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/forget-baguettes-why-know-bread-lovers-should-be-heading-caucasus-180969535/During a culinary research trip to the Republic of Georgia, a team of chefs tour backyard bakeries — and return with inspiration for their flatbreadThu, 05 Jul 2018 14:05:57 +0000What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/founding-fathers-july-4th-result-both-american-revolution-and-food-revolution-180969538/They may not have been hosting a cookout, but they did know how to imbibe and celebrateTue, 03 Jul 2018 18:29:37 +0000Let Us Tell You S'more About America’s Favorite Campfire Treathttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/let-us-tell-you-smore-americas-favorite-campfire-treat-180969482/The gooey snack became popular thanks to technological advances of the Industrial Revolution, which brought cheap sweets to the massesFri, 29 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000The Uniquely Texan Origins of the Frozen Margaritahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/uniquely-texas-origins-frozen-margarita-180969339/A Dallas restaurant owner blended tequila, ice and automation. America has been hungover ever sinceWed, 27 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000This Secret Corner of California Is a Paradise for Lovers of Great Food and Top-Notch Wineshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/secret-corner-california-paradise-lovers-great-food-and-top-notch-wines-180969269/Jody Rosen meets the free spirits giving shape to this flourishing wine region with a soon-to-be-legendary culinary scene, California’s Mendocino CountyThu, 14 Jun 2018 19:35:45 +0000The Quest to Grow the First Great American Wine Grapehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/quest-grow-first-great-american-wine-grape-science-180969207/Genetics might be the key to creating vineyards that both resist disease and don’t taste like skunkTue, 05 Jun 2018 12:30:00 +0000How Ketchup Revolutionized How Food Is Grown, Processed and Regulatedhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-ketchup-revolutionized-how-food-is-grown-processed-regulated-180969230/The condiment really is the perfect complement to the American dietMon, 04 Jun 2018 14:24:06 +0000A Brief History of America's Appetite for Macaroni and Cheesehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/brief-history-americas-appetite-for-macaroni-cheese-180969185/Popularized by Thomas Jefferson, this versatile dish fulfills our nation's quest for the 'cheapest protein possible'Tue, 29 May 2018 14:37:57 +0000You’ll Never Guess What State Has 2018's Top Wine Destinationhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/youll-never-guess-what-state-has-2018s-top-wine-destination-180969175/ Fri, 25 May 2018 18:20:59 +0000Your Next Favorite European Wine Region Isn’t in France, Italy or Spainhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/your-next-favorite-european-wine-region-isnt-france-italy-or-spain-180969132/The wine in this country is so good, they don’t want to export it — keeping 98% for themselvesTue, 22 May 2018 20:35:14 +0000The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Backhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/lionfish-invaded-army-divers-chefs-fighting-back-180968999/Those waging the war against this devastating wave of the venomous species have taken on an "eat 'em to beat 'em" approachTue, 22 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000The East Coast May Be On the Brink of a Hop Renaissancehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/east-coast-may-be-on-brink-hop-renaissance-180969129/Can a farmer and a brewer come together to bring hops back to the eastern United States?Mon, 21 May 2018 16:14:39 +0000The Factory That Oreos Builthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/factory-oreos-built-180969121/A new owner for the New York City landmark offers a tasty opportunity to recap a crème-filled historyMon, 21 May 2018 12:00:00 +0000