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Beyond ingredients and recipes, Guinness has used aggressive exporting and clever marketing to become a global brand. Jirka Matousek/Flickr hide caption

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Behind The Genius Of Guinness, Ireland's Most Popular Tourist Attraction

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Julia prepares tortillas for her family's dinner before she sets up her table to sell elote and atole from her driveway. Some New York City street vendors have started selling out of their homes to reduce their visibility and risk of being detained or deported. Rachael Elizabeth Bongiorno for NPR hide caption

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John Locke lounges at home. Owners often say they don't care if their pet is "fat" — there's just more to love! Courtesy of Rebecca Flanagan hide caption

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A head of poor-quality malt barley taken directly from a field in Power, Mont. Heat and a lack of water resulted in small and light kernels. Grain rejected for malt barley often ends up as animal feed. Tony Bynum/Food & Environment Reporting Network hide caption

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Alfonso Verdis came to the U.S. from Mexico at age 15, working his way from dishwasher to executive chef in an industry that relies heavily on immigrant labor. But his DACA status in the U.S. will soon expire. Rachael Bongiorno for NPR hide caption

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Color really does impact our perception of taste — even if the ingredients are otherwise the same, scientists say. It's something candy companies use to their advantage. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Craine grabs a handful of late-winter Kansas prairie plants. Cattle need the nutrient-rich green grass to grow. Alex Smith/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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A handful of restaurants around the country are giving up on cash. Raphael Satter/AP hide caption

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When The Cash Register Doesn't Take Cash

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Contradictory consumer demands for food labels are making some food companies re-think their alliance with the industry's traditional lobbying group. miakievy/Getty Images hide caption

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Doughnuts for sale at a Dunkin' Donuts in Edmond, Okla. Last year, the parent company said it would remove artificial colors from its products in the U.S. by the end of 2018. Now they say they've already achieved that goal for their flagship product. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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The James Beard Awards are known as the Oscars of the food world. Now several past winners, including chefs Mario Batali and John Besh, face allegations of sexual harassment. This year, the awards committee is asking judges to consider character and culture in nominating chefs and restaurants for the awards. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images hide caption

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James Beard Awards Urge Voters To Consider Both Cuisine And Character

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A rosca de reyes cake on display at a bakery in Mexico City. The cake is the signature dish of Three Kings Day celebrations in many parts of Latin America. Jam Media/CON/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Bakeries Grab A Slice Of A Latin American Tradition: 3 Kings Cake

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Bangs Island Mussels worker Jon Gorman sets juvenile mussels onto a rope that will be their home for the next year as they grow to market size. Fred Bever/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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The Mediterranean diet involves lots of whole grains, vegetables, beans, nuts, olive oil, fish and smaller amounts of dairy, poultry and even a little red wine (if you like). Maximilian Stock Ltd./Getty Images hide caption

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A traditional pot of Yemeni coffee, mixed with cardamom and ginger, is served with a Yemeni sweet honey bread at a new Yemeni coffee shop in Dearborn, Mich. Owner Ibrahim Alhasbani sees himself as part entrepreneur, part cultural ambassador for his home country. Zahir Janmohamed hide caption

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