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President Biden arrives for a visit to Taqueria Las Gemelas restaurant in Washington as part of the opening of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, an coronavirus relief effort that opened this week. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Jason Brissett, a kitchen worker who came to the U.S. last month from Jamaica through an H-2B visa, is bracing for 80-hour workweeks this summer to make up for staffing shortages. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Hotels And Restaurants That Survived Pandemic Face New Challenge: Staffing Shortages

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Wind-blown soil fills a ditch between a road and the fields of Gunsmoke Farms, a large organic farm northwest of Pierre, S.D., in early March. Stringer hide caption

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A Giant Organic Farm Faces Criticism That It's Harming The Environment

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Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, NJ Jacob Goldstein/NPR hide caption

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The $100 Million Deli

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Digital food magazine Epicurious has announced it will stop publishing new recipes featuring beef in an effort to promote more sustainable cooking. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images hide caption

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Students carry sack lunches at Elk Ridge Elementary School in Buckley, Wash. On Monday, USDA unveiled a new program that would feed millions of children over the summer, when many schools are closed. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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USDA Moves To Feed Millions Of Children Over The Summer

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Hooked author Michael Moss says processed food companies appeal to our childhood nostalgia: "What we eat is all about memory." Grace Cary/Getty Images hide caption

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Cheap, Legal And Everywhere: How Food Companies Get Us 'Hooked' On Junk

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A lack of dockworkers at shipping ports and a shortage of drivers are creating a boba backlog in the U.S., according to a nationwide supplier of bubble tea products. Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Boba Shortage Could Stretch Into Summer, Leave Businesses In A Bind

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Missing Travel? This 'Irreverent Guide' Visits Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Places

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Eating Less Meat Helps The Environment. Here Are Recipes To Help

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Heinz, the country's largest ketchup supplier, promised to up ketchup production by 25% to make up for the shortage. Smith Collection/Gado/Gado via Getty Images hide caption

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Heinz Promises To Catch Up To Americans' Demand Amid Ketchup Packet Shortage

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Cookbook author Reem Kassis says that many foods that are considered Middle Eastern or Israeli actually originated as Palestinian dishes. Dan Perez/Phaidon Press hide caption

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For This Palestinian Cook, The Kitchen Is A 'Powerful Place' — Not A 'Life Sentence'

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Rodney Scott checks racks of ribs as they cook on July 3, 2018 in Charleston, S.C. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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How Rodney Scott Learned To Cook – And Went For It, Whole Hog

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Cornwall's co-owner John Beale sets up sidewalk seating on the first day it's allowed in Boston. He and his wife Pam launched the English-style tavern nearly 40 years ago. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Spring Brings Hope For Boston Restaurant Struggling To Survive

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You Asked For Shots, Tuna, Metal, and Money

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From left, Raphael Wright, Ederique Goudia and Jermond Booze are the team behind Taste the Diaspora. The initiative celebrates and supports Black chefs and food makers in Detroit. Valaurian Waller/V.W. Photography hide caption

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How Detroit Chefs Are Feeding Those In Need

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Kitchen Organization Tips For A Small Space, From Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman

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Meet cascatelli, a pasta shape created by Dan Pashman, host of the food podcast The Sporkful. Scott Gordon Bleicher/Dan Pashman hide caption

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For Pasta Lovers Bored By Spaghetti, There's A New Short, Wavy, Sauce-Holding Shape

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Not My Job: We Quiz NYT Cooking Expert Sam Sifton On Vending Machines

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