Stephen Jenner, from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, sprays an insecticide under an avocado tree where some Oriental fruit flies were found on September 9, 2015 in Homestead, Fla. After months fighting a fruit fly infestation, Florida has declared the insect has been eradicated. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Marriage proposals are pretty routine at America's high-end restaurants. They can lift the mood in the entire dining room, boost tips and create lifelong customers. Unless the answer is "no," that is. iStockphoto hide caption

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A Chipotle restaurant in Union Station in Washington, D.C. The company's food-safety troubles have provoked quite a bit of schadenfreude in the rest of the food industry. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Bottles for sale at Passage de la Fleur, a natural wine shop in Brooklyn, N.Y. For some, natural wines must be completely unadulterated — without the use of sugar, clarifiers or other additives common in modern winemaking. Other natural winemakers, however, will use a little sulfur dioxide or added yeast to correct problems, according to Stephen Meuse, a wine buyer in Massachusetts. Andrea Shea for NPR hide caption

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For every $1 that farmers spent on crop insurance premiums over the past 15 years, they got more than twice that much back in payouts, according to a new report. Andrew Baker/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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Russ Finch holds up half of a Cara Cara orange grown in his geothermal greenhouse in Alliance, Neb. Courtesy of Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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A recent supper club in Josh Haynes' apartment in Birmingham, Ala. Ashley Cleek for NPR hide caption

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Object (or Luncheon in Fur), by Meret Oppenheim. In 1936, Oppenheim wrapped a teacup, saucer and spoon in fur. In the age of Freud, a gastro-sexual interpretation was inescapable. Even today, the work triggers intense reactions. Flavia Brandi/Flickr hide caption

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Divers around the open-ocean aquaculture cage at the Cape Eleuthera Institute in the Bahamas. These cages are not currently used in the Gulf of Mexico, but represent one type of farming technology that could work in the region. NOAA/with permission from Kelly Martin hide caption

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Sushi burritos from Washington, D.C., restaurant Buredo. These are delicious, but there's no way they'll earn certification as authentic Japanese cuisine under a new program from the government of Japan. Morgan McCloy/NPR hide caption

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Hongeo, a dish of skate left to ferment in its own urine, is a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea — despite its overpowering ammonia smell. A sashimi platter of hongeo for three to four people usually costs anywhere from 60,000 ₩ (U.S. $49.78) to 150,000 ₩ (U.S. $124.46). Marius Stankiewicz hide caption

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High tides crash into The Marine Room in La Jolla, Calif. Courtesy of The Marine Room hide caption

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Calif. Restaurant Gives Diners — And Sea Lions — An Ocean View

The Marine Room is a restaurant right on the beach. When the tide is high, waves hit the windows, and bring in unexpected visitors.

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Sales for the Keurig, an individual coffee brewer, are down about $60 million from last year. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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