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A person buys soda at a convenience store in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on April 13. The country has high levels of obesity and medical conditions that health authorities warn are related to a diet high in soda and processed foods. Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Had To Take Action': States In Mexico Move To Ban Junk Food Sales To Minors

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Sidewalk seating has helped boost the sales numbers at Bierwax, a beer and vinyl record bar in Brooklyn, to pre-COVID sales numbers. Camille Petersen/NPR hide caption

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Indoor Dining Returns To NYC But Restaurants Face Uncertain Fall And Winter

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'Our Lady Of Perpetual Hunger' Is A Savory Memoir Of Food, Work And Love

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StateFairToGo.com delivers meal kits for those who are missing state fair food this year amid closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. MsNancy/E+/Getty Images hide caption

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As State Fairs Cancel Events, Fair Food Can Still Be On Fans' Menus

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Boston Pub Struggles To Stay In Business As Other Establishments Stay Closed

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'Children Are Going Hungry': Why Schools Are Struggling To Feed Students

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Farmers check coffee beans handpicked at their farm located in Forquilha do Rio, municipality of Dores do Rio Preto, Espirito Santo, Brazil. Mauro Pimentel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coffee Keeps Its Mojo: Producers Overcome Pandemic Obstacles

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Cooked lobsters are seen in Bernard, Maine. The U.S. lobster industry has been at a competitive disadvantage in Europe ever since Canada struck its own trade deal with the European Union three years ago. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Monica Muthuma has been selling fruits, vegetables and dawa for five years at this stand. Since the pandemic began peaking in Kenya, she says, her ginger-infused drink has taken center stage at her store. Eyder Peralta/ NPR hide caption

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Looking For A Comfort Drink For The Pandemic? Kenyans Love Their Fruity, Gingery Dawa

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People dine under red umbrellas outside Via Carota restaurant in New York City's West Village. As the city continues to reopen, it is allowing restaurants to expand outdoors. Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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NYC Restaurants Spill Out Onto The Asphalt To Stay In Business

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Wiley James, 10, prepares a meal as part of an online cooking camp run by a chef in Austin, Texas. Ben James/NPR hide caption

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A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious

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Buyers in the early days of the pandemic emptied grocery store shelves of beans and legumes. Those in the throes of "bean remorse" are trying to figure out how to put their stockpiles to use. Matthew Mead/AP hide caption

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Sourdough Is A Social Media Star — But Those Beans Would Look Great On Instagram

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Bill Buford demonstrates how to make Poulet En Vessie, chicken cooked in a pig's bladder. George Buford hide caption

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Cooking Chicken In A Pig's Bladder (It Sounds Better In French) With Bill Buford

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In the Hulu series, Taste the Nation, Padma Lakshmi showcases the different immigrant and indigenous communities that contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi began collecting cookbooks and recipes in her teens. In the new Hulu series, Taste the Nation, she travels the country to learn how foods from different cultures contributed to American cuisine. Dominic Valente/Hulu hide caption

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Padma Lakshmi, Model, Actor And TV Host, Says Above All, She's A Writer

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Karl Franz Williams, the owner and operator of the cocktail bar 67 Orange Street in Harlem, stands in front of the speakeasy-inspired bar. Camille Petersen/Camille Petersen hide caption

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Inside Seating? A Harlem Bar Owner Navigates COVID-19's Changing Rules

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