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A Russian sow on Mark Baker's farm. Four other parties have joined Baker's lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Courtesy of Long Haul Productions hide caption

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Cuba has tight advertising restrictions, so Cedric Fernando uses his British-made 1955 MG convertible to spread the word about his Indian restaurant, Bollywood, in Havana. Nick Miroff/NPR hide caption

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The Spice Man Cometh To Cuba, A Hot Land Of Bland Food

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President Barack Obama enjoys a beer at The Pump House in Cedar Falls, Iowa, this month, but would you like to know what's in his homebrew? There's a petition for that. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Samantha Kerr prepares coffee at Artifact Coffee in Baltimore, MD. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Ewald Mosel keeps the schwenkers swinging to ensure that the pork cooks evenly, while hungry guests look on. Deena Prichep/NPR hide caption

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Creating A Schwenker World, One Backyard Grill At A Time

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President Barack Obama gets a beer and a pork chop as he visits the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Earlier, the president gave a man at a coffee shop a bottle of the White House's home brew. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Teens dance at the club on Eel Pie Island in the 1960s. Courtesy of Dan van der Vat hide caption

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From A British King To Rock 'N' Roll: The Slippery History Of Eel Pie Island

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Chocolate chips, fresh out of the smoker at Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery in Seattle. Florangela Davila/NPR hide caption

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Alexandra Bookless, head bartender at The Passenger, suggests starting off with Fernet in a cocktail like the Hanky Panky. Bill Chappell/NPR hide caption

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