Mariah Tucker

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National Organization of Blacks in Dietics and Nutrition

<b>The National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN)</b> is open to all Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members and friends …

Nutrition

Eat the Museum

Our two favorite topics—food and drink, obvi—will finally get their own brick-and-mortar museum this fall in Brooklyn. Ten years in the making, the …

Food

Remembering a NOLA Legend

Last weekend, the culinary world lost a giant: Willie Mae Seaton. The longtime cook and owner of Willie Mae's Scotch House in New Orleans passed away …

In Borneo, Eating Means Living the Life Aquatic

Skinny jeans and a spear is all you need to hunt octopus in the clear turquoise waters of Borneo. For the Bajau people of Malaysia, it’s not just their diet that’s oceanic, it’s their entire way of life. Living either in stilt houses over the water or on handmade boats, the Bajau are intimately …

Borneo

Your Shot: Breaking the Ramadan Fast

There are more than one billion Muslims in the world, and many of them are fasting from sunrise to sunset this month as an act of faith and reverence. This is the time of year Muslims believe that the prophet Mohammad first revealed the holy book, the Quran, to the people.<p>But not everything is …

Ramadan

Where Do Food Trucks Go at Night?

After serving their last customers, food truck employees around the country typically have one more stop on their itinerary: a commissary. That’s where they park the truck for maintenance, cleaning, and restocking for the next day or shift.<p>Whether trucks are required by law to park at …

Food Trucks

Make Room for Gumbo and Cubans at the July 4th Feast

Google “What do Americans Eat on July 4” and you’ll get a lot of articles from international publications with the standard rundown: hamburgers, potato salad, corn on the cob. You’ll also get staggering statistics: The U.S. consumes 150 million hot dogs on Independence Day. No disrespect to the …

Alexander Hamilton

Our #StreetFood Photo Winners Show Us How to Dine Al Fresco

Last month, we put out the call for you to join us in our celebration of all things food truck by sending in your photos of what #StreetFood means to you, and you responded by the hundreds. You not only captured the traditional push carts and trucks, but included shops open to the street and even a …

Street Food

Uncle Sam Wants You to Live and Farm on a National Park

For readers who are staring out the window of a chilly office on a sunny day, dreaming about a life digging into the land, with miles of hiking trails and quiet, pastoral valleys right outside of your front door…the National Park Service may have a job for you.<p>Monday, Cuyahoga National Park in Ohio …

Farming

Syrian Refugees Find Comfort, Humanity in the Ritual of Cooking

Before fleeing his hometown in Northern Syria, Ghalib* sat down to enjoy one final home-cooked meal: a chicken, potato, and tomato dish known as <i>galaya</i>. Ghalib, in his early twenties, now lives as a refugee in Jordan, where he works illegally as a construction worker and a doorman.<p>In Syria, Ghalib …

Food

“Making Groceries” in a New Orleans Food Desert

What if you had to take three city buses on a half-day round trip to buy groceries? Burnell Cotlon’s neighborhood, New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward, was in just that situation.<p>Cotlon was born and raised in the L9, as it’s called, and except for a stint with the U.S. Army in Germany, he lived there …

New Orleans

Why There’s No Such Thing as Local Food

For anyone who looks for unsolicited advice about the food we eat, there is no shortage of suggestions. There are the people who say we should eat organic, or only natural crops, or foods never corrupted by genetic modification. There are the local foodists, the raw people, and the prehistoric …

Agriculture

Venezuelan Hot Sauce Has a Secret Ingredient: Ants

Tourists visiting Kumarakapay, a remote village in Venezuela’s Gran Sabana region, a vast grassland area within a national park, are in for a spicy treat. Villagers there make a unique hot sauce called <i>kumache</i>. As the National Geographic video shows, making the sauce is a lengthy process, starting …

Insects

Watch Anthony Bourdain Hit the Hottest Spot in the New Cuba

Cuba is rapidly becoming a completely different country compared to what it was for the last half-century. With the United States' trade embargo being lifted, the nation's culture and economy is changing, something Anthony Bourdain experiences in the Season 6 premiere of <i>Parts Unknown</i>. In a blog …