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Tyler Merfeld co-owns Toad Style BK in New York and says his restaurant was overwhelmed by the promotion. Manuela Lopez Restrepo/NPR hide caption

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Grubhub offered free lunches in New York City. That's when the chaos began

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COMIC: One Sioux chef's attempt to reclaim Native American cuisine

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Rick Martínez's regional Mexican cookbook Mi Cocina is out now. Ren Fuller/Rick Martínez; Clarkson Potter hide caption

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Rick Martínez brings 'rapture' to the kitchen with his new cookbook 'Mi Cocina'

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Anatolii Kulibaba, 70, discusses challenges getting his farm in Bilka, Ukraine working again after Russians occupied on April 19, 2022. Franco Ordoñez /NPR hide caption

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Russians wreak havoc on Ukrainian farms, mining fields and stealing equipment

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Palestinian women make traditional pastries filled with dates or nuts known as ma'amoul. AFP Contributor/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For many Arab Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan, it's not Eid without ma'amoul

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Workers pound the steaming mixture of meat, lentils, wheat and spices with long wooden paddles to give the haleem its signature smooth texture. Sushmita Pathak/NPR hide caption

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This goat and lentil stew is a beloved Ramadan tradition in Hyderabad, India

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Oyster harvester Johny Jurisich empties a dredge filled with oysters onto his boat near Texas City, Texas. Lucio Vasquez/Houston Public Media hide caption

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Oyster reefs in Texas are disappearing. Fishermen there fear their jobs will too

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Peter Reinhart, master baker and James Beard-award winning author of the new book Pizza Quest: My Never-Ending Search For the Perfect Pizza. Peter Taylor/Andrews McMeel Publishing hide caption

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The 'Gandalf of pizza' speaks to the spiritual side of comfort food

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Ira Wallace talks about collard greens at Acorn Community Farm in Mineral, Va. "Purple is a color that develops in the winter much more strongly," Wallace says. Eze Amos for NPR hide caption

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Taco Bell axed the Mexican pizza from its menu to make way for new items, but popular demand brought it back. Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images hide caption

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Taco Bell is bringing back the Mexican pizza — and South Asians are rejoicing

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TASTE BUDDIES: Y U Salty?

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Comedian Nigel Ng at the Dream Downtown hotel in Manhattan April 11, 2022. Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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Keep screwing up egg fried rice. It makes Uncle Roger happy

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Saturday that it's investigating Lucky Charms cereal after dozens of customers complained of illness after eating the product. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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A view of the scene after a missile strike on a railway station on Friday in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine. At least 50 people were killed, according to Ukrainian officials who accused Russia of attacking a key evacuation hub. Andrea Carrubba/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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