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The plating of Team USA's Irish beef dish was based on Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house. Courtesy of Bonjwing Lee 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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Guests arrive for the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball in Washington back in 2005 to celebrate President Bush's second term. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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Japchae, a cooking class and Korean supper club held in 2012 in Ballston, Va., was organized through the site Feastly. Courtesy of Noah Karesh hide caption

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Bartender J.P. Fetherston demonstrates his shaking technique while making a pisco sour at Rappahannock Oyster Bar in Washington, D.C. Karen Castillo Farfán/NPR hide caption

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Sarah Hallacher swirled in white clay with red to mimic the fat marbling, just like you see in prime cuts of meat. Courtesy of Sarah Hallacher hide caption

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The foundation of a good pie starts with the crust. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A Pie-Making Encore: Start With The Perfect Recipe, Serve With Love

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Shaken with splash of malaria drug, please. The original James Bond martini is made with gin, vodka and Kina Lillet, a French aperitif wine flavored with a smidge of the anti-malaria drug quinine. Karen Castillo Farfan/NPR hide caption

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