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Cleveland's Coffee Renaissancenew

Riding the third wave with the bean-sniffing, java obsessed folks behind Cleveland's coffee renaissance.
Cleveland Scene  |  Douglas Trattner  |  05-28-2015  |  Food+Drink

Will Sail for Foodnew

A wind-powered cargo company shakes up the idea that local food is better for the planet.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  05-11-2015  |  Food+Drink

The Definition of Healthnew

The FDA relied on outdated science when it sent a rather unkind letter to the makers of Kind Bars, telling them to stop calling the product "healthy." They may not be, but not for the reasons FDA gave
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  05-01-2015  |  Food+Drink

Dying to Lose Weightnew

Diet pills are basically unregulated. They are also dangerous—especially the ones that work. That's a bad combination.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  05-01-2015  |  Food+Drink

How Sweet it Isn'tnew

How the sugar industry is looking alarmingly reminiscent of the tobacco industry, both in terms of its tactics and the safety of its product.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  04-13-2015  |  Food+Drink

A Crypto Jewish Passovernew

A story about the Crypto Jews of the southwest, a recipe for Mexican matzo ball soup.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  03-30-2015  |  Food+Drink

A Bone to Picknew

A look at the joys, and potential hazards, of bone broth.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  03-02-2015  |  Food+Drink

Beefing About Beefnew

A new book, Defending Beef, argues cattle can actually help mitigate climate change, and idea that flies in the face of environmental rhetoric, which paints cows as perfectly designed agents of planetary demise.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  02-06-2015  |  Food+Drink

Fat is Flavornew

New research on fat suggests that how we perceive it, and how it treats us, is very different from what we had thought.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  12-24-2014  |  Food+Drink

Mother of 'Nognew

Here's how to rule the Christmas party, by looking to the French Creme Anglaise for guidance.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  12-12-2014  |  Food+Drink

Think you love kale? Give it a

Massaged kale is tasty kale. The process makes it sweeter and more tender, making it more viable to eat it raw.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  12-05-2014  |  Food+Drink

Mind your Table Mannersnew

An interview about food etiquette with syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon, author of "Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes say F*ck." Alkon is a staple of many AAN papers with her column The Advice Goddess.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  12-02-2014  |  Food+Drink

The War on Hipster Foodnew

Some recent pieces in high-profile publications are gut-punching hipsters by attacking their diet. Maybe it's time we leave them alone, and let them be hip in peace.
Weekly Alibi  |  Ari LeVaux  |  11-11-2014  |  Food+Drink

The new sustainable proteinnew

Edible bugs are a largely untapped food source, and not as icky as you think
VUE Weekly  |  Mel Priestley  |  11-10-2014  |  Food+Drink

Creating a Craft Beer Culturenew

Portland's incredible beer culture didn't happen by accident
VUE Weekly  |  Jason Foster  |  11-10-2014  |  Food+Drink

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