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A barista at El Injerto coffee shop in Guatemala City pours water into a chemex. Guatemala has long been known for its coffee, but a culture of artisanal coffee has only recently taken root here. Anna-Catherine Brigida hide caption

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Medusa Brewing Company co-founder Keith Sullivan checks on the beer in the brewing area. "There are very few big breweries that have this family, community, connected feel. That's what we're selling," he says. Courtesy of Medusa Brewing Company/Elise Meader hide caption

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The Next Big Thing In Beer Is Being A Small Taproom

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At the Portsmouth Brewery in New Hampshire, the kelp beer "Selkie" is sold both on tap and in bottles. Courtesy of University of New Hampshire hide caption

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Tuna are arranged prior to the first auction of the year at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan. The new agreement to protect Pacific bluefin tuna is aimed at putting the species on a path to recovery by setting sliding catch limits. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images hide caption

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Hervé Zarka uses a tool called a simoussi to rake up salt in his marshland on the island of Noirmoutier in France. He says there are many minerals in natural sea salt, such as magnesium and potassium, that aren't in industrial salt. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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Harvesting Salt By Hand Is Making A Comeback In France

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The Eclipse Magic Cone features a black waffle cone made with coconut ash and tipped with edible gold, and an interior filled with spiced marshmallow fluff and a golden-yellow ice cream flavored with ginger and turmeric. Courtesy of Salt & Straw hide caption

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One particular brand of seltzer is having a moment among millennials: LaCroix. Iam Nicole/Flickr/Creative Commons hide caption

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Seltzer's Popularity Bubbles Up In The U.S.

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The Market Grille in Columbia, Mo. Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Grocery Stores Draw Millennials With In-Store Restaurants

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Joaquin "Jocko" Fajardo makes a spicy Mexican version of chop suey, a classic American Chinese dish. He tells us how his great-aunt learned to make the dish from the Asian employees at her Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles. NPR hide caption

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Cooked Burgundy snails in garlic butter. These snails are a popular French delicacy. These days they are imported into France from other European countries. tirc83/Getty Images hide caption

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Hamilton-inspired cupcake toppers. It was only a matter of time before fans of the Broadway hit sought out culinary tributes to their most treasured folk hero. Courtesy of Alexis Murphy hide caption

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The YouTube Star Who's Teaching Kids How To Bake

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An image of Penicillium colonies. The white colony is a mutant similar to the mold found in Camembert cheese. The green ones are the wild form. Courtesy of Benjamin Wolfe hide caption

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Amelia Earhart eats dinner at a Cleveland hotel. Her in-flight menu, however, was usually simple, often consisting of tomato juice and a hard-boiled egg. Louis Van Oeyen/Western Reserve Historical Society/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR journalist Alina Selyukh makes oreshki, a cookie from the former Soviet Union. The walnut-shaped cookies, which have a rich, nutty filling, were popular during a time when people had to make do with limited ingredients. NPR hide caption

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