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Rainbow trout on a grill. Yia Vang says that food played a central role in his home — his mother grew vegetables and his father cooked meat over a fire pit in the backyard. Courtesy of Mary Jo Horrman hide caption

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In Iraq, masgouf is part of the national cuisine, but it's getting harder to find as the country still reels from war, sanctions, water quality and economic problems. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Prawnche Ngaditowo, 29, is a food blogger and Instagram enthusiast known online as "foodventurer." Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Indonesian Food Blogger: The Unifying Power Of Cuisine And Social Media

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San Antonio Express-News food critic Mike Sutter has already eaten about 700 tacos during his yearlong taco-a-day quest. San Antonio Express-News hide caption

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Food Critic Now Halfway Through Taco-A-Day Quest. Will He Fold?

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The Big Bite Burger from Guy's American Kitchen and Bar in New York's Times Square. In 2012, New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells penned an infamous takedown of the restaurant. Krista/Flickr hide caption

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'Times' Restaurant Critic Dishes On Guy Fieri And The Art Of Reviewing

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"Asparagus Shortcake," a leftover creation from The Cook's Book published in 1908. Special Collections/Michigan State University Libraries hide caption

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The History Of Our Love-Hate-Love Relationship With Leftovers

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'Anything That Moves' Explores America's Extreme Food Culture

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The Passover Seder plate with symbolic foods (clockwise, from top center): horseradish; a shank bone; a mixture of fruit, wine and nuts called haroset; lettuce, parsley and an egg. Dan Goodman/AP hide caption

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Some Jews Say Bugs Have No Place At The Seder Table

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