Food & Food Culture


Sat September 20, 2014

Another Reason Denver's Best In The AFC West: Beer Prices

Fans at Denver's Mile High Stadium can celebrate the Broncos status along with cheaper beer.
Credit Julio Enriquez / Flickr - Creative Commons

While beer and football may go hand-in-hand, its impact on your wallet varies greatly. Fans can expect to pay less than $6 for a pint of beer at one stadium while forking over more than $11 at another. Fortunately for Denver Broncos fans, the price for beer here is the lowest among its AFC West Division rivals and below average nationwide.

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Sat September 20, 2014
The Salt

Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down

A cooking class at DC Central Kitchen on Aug. 29, 2013.
Courtesy of DC Central Kitchen

If you've ever volunteered in a soup kitchen, you know the feeling of having served others.

But what about those on the other side of the food line? Are they getting what they need most?

Robert Egger, the founder of DC Central Kitchen, didn't think so.

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Fri September 19, 2014
The Salt

To Foil Russia's Food Ban, Imported Ingredients Go Incognito

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 2:13 pm

It's been six weeks since Moscow slapped a ban on foods imported from the United States, the European Union and other countries that sanctioned Russia for its involvement in Ukraine. The implications of that move are just beginning to be felt.

Many of the Russian capital's trendiest restaurants have been hit hard because they get most of their ingredients from Europe. So they've had to scramble to find replacements.

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Fri September 19, 2014
The Salt

Women Can't Make Sushi, And Other Fishy Myths, Busted

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 1:45 pm

One of the delicious tricks we picked up at sushi school: how to make this spicy salmon cucumber and crunchy shrimp roll.
Meredith Rizzo NPR

The once rarefied taste of raw fish has now become an American staple.

Sushi is found at the humblest of supermarkets and on conveyor belt restaurants at the mall.

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Fri September 19, 2014
The Salt

Around The World In 8 Hospital Meals

Originally published on Fri September 19, 2014 3:02 pm

Canada: "The food was inedible," Flickr user Paul Jerry wrote via Flickr Mail about the meat-and-cooked-vegetable platter served to his father at a Canadian hospital. Jerry says he had to bring his father food from the outside.
Paul Jerry Flickr

A hospital is probably the last place a foodie traveling abroad wants to grab a bite.

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