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A Colombian chef turned social entrepreneur, Leonor Espinosa has made it her mission to revive traditional agriculture, ancestral foodways and culinary know-how among rural, mainly indigenous and Afro-Colombian people. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bob Bob Ricard, the high-end London restaurant where every table has a Champagne call button, hasn't seen much change in the checks since it has been offering discounts during off-peak hours. Nikki Tysoe/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali in October in New York City. Batali said Monday he was stepping aside from day-to-day running of his businesses amid allegations of sexual misconduct by women who worked for him. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NYCWFF hide caption

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Rolled oysters have been a favorite snack in Louisville, Ky., restaurants for more than a century, but turmoil in the oyster industry has caused them to dwindle. Wikipedia/Southern Foodways Alliance hide caption

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Betsy's Pancake House on Canal Street in New Orleans announces its return to business after Hurricane Katrina. Ian McNulty hide caption

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Greg Gatscher, left, and his son, Evan, prepare the house for Hurricane Irma. Little did they know these metal shutters would later become a cooktop. Tara Gatscher hide caption

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David Uzzell at work in the kitchen at Marcel's. Uzzell has a written list of daily tasks from chef and owner Robert Wiedmaier at his station, and his ever-present notepad and pencil on the shelf above serves as communication tools for more specific instructions. Kristen Hartke for NPR hide caption

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The Market Grille in Columbia, Mo. Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Grocery Stores Draw Millennials With In-Store Restaurants

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Because a high pH level makes cigars fairly alkaline, consuming tart candies like Skittles or Starbursts can help neutralize the palate. Kristen Hartke for NPR hide caption

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Diane Gross and Khalid Pitts, owners of the Cork Wine Bar, take part in a press conference announcing their unfair competition lawsuit against the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Customers wait in line outside for a table at the Carnegie Deli. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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After 8 Decades And Countless Pastrami Sandwiches, New York's Carnegie Deli Folds

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General Manager Kristy Ramirez helps a customer at one of the El Pollo Loco franchises owned by Michaela Mendelsohn in Southern California. Mendelsohn is a transgender activist who helped launch the nation's first large-scale jobs program for transgender people. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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California Restaurants Launch Nation's First Transgender Jobs Program

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