Bitcoin isn't just for shady business — it can also buy you some delicious goodness. The Old Fitzroy pub in Sydney is one of many food and drink businesses beginning to accept bitcoins as a valid method of payment. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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The restaurant Equinox served a Sunday brunch on Jan. 20 featuring courses inspired by President Obama and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s favorite foods, including this salad of citrus cured arctic char with watermelon radish, mache leaves and lobster vinaigrette. Daniel M.N. Turner/Daniel M.N. Turner / NPR hide caption

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Portland-based GO Box, a service that provides and cleans reusable take-out boxes for local food trucks, hopes to keep some of the city's food waste from going in the dumpster. hide caption

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The crew of Shindigs sets up shop in a parking lot in Birmingham. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Food Truck Cookbook Tracks Best Meals Served On Wheels

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New Haven Public Schools' summer food truck will deliver an expected 40,000 free meals to kids in eligible neighborhoods during July and August. Timothy Cipriano/New Haven Public Schools hide caption

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