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Allagash Brewing microbiologist and head of quality control Zach Bodah's favorite microscope picture of Brettanomyces (taken in house). The culture comes from Confluence Ale and is a blend of the Allagash house yeast and Brett yeast. Courtesy of Zach Bodah/Allagash hide caption

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Charlie Wicker of Trailhead Coffee Roasters makes all of his deliveries within the 6-mile radius of urban Portland, Ore., on one of his custom-built cargo bikes. He can also pull over to brew and serve coffee. John Lee/Courtesy of Trailhead Coffee Roasters hide caption

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A still-trim Elvis Presley enjoys a sandwich in 1958. His love of fatty foods hadn't caught up to him yet. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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On His 80th Birthday, Shake It Like Elvis With A Milkshake

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Grilled lemon pound cake topped with slow-roasted nectarines, basil gelato and olive oil drizzle. Yum. Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. Inc. hide caption

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Pastry With Soul. It's That Simple

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Jamie Oliver, Up To His Elbows In Mashed Potatoes With 'Comfort Food'

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Kalettes, BrusselKale, Lollipop Kale and Flower Sprout: This little vegetable, a cross of kale and Brussels sprouts, goes by a lot of names. Rain Rabbit/Flickr hide caption

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Chris Lohring founded Notch Brewing in 2010. The company's lineup includes a Czech pilsner, a Belgian saison and an India pale ale. All of the brews are session beers — meaning their alcohol by volume, or A.B.V., is less than 5 percent. Courtesy of Notch Brewing hide caption

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More Drinking, Less Buzz: Session Beers Gain Fans

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A look inside the kitchen of the Whoa Nellie Deli, in Lee Vining, Calif. The casual eatery, which operates out of a Mobil gas station, turns out everything from vegetarian chili to wild buffalo meatloaf and fish tacos. Courtesy of Tioga Gas Mart hide caption

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