Topic 1 One of the World’s Best Restaurants Is Taking Meat off the Menu
The New York City restaurant Eleven Madison Park is one of the best in the world.
Topic 2 Stories, Cooking Directions for Popular American Foods
Thanks to her two girls, Kim Zachman spent a lot of time making popular American foods like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, chicken fingers, hot dogs, and pizza.
Topic 3 French Bread Makers Seek UN Recognition of the Baguette
The United Nations’ cultural agency may consider the making of French bread, known as the baguette, for its list of “intangible treasures.”
Topic 4 Space-aged Wine Bottle Could Get $1 Million
For 14 months, a French wine aged in space. Now, it has returned to Earth to be sold.
Topic 5 UNESCO Recognizes Singapore's Low-Cost Food Culture
Singapore’s tradition of eating out in places called hawker centers is now recognized by the United Nations for its cultural importance.
Topic 6 Doggie Desserts: Ben & Jerry's Enters the Pet Food Business
The ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s is entering the pet food business for the first time with frozen treats for dogs.
Topic 7 How US Military Invented America’s Favorite Snacks
Many food snacks popular today in the United States were not invented by a cook at a famous restaurant, but rather by food scientists in the U.S. military.
Topic 8 UN Reports Acute Food Insecurity in Southern Madagascar
GENEVA - The United Nations says thousands of people in Madagascar are suffering from famine, while more than 1 million others are facing acute hunger and are forced to resort to extreme measures to keep from starving.
Topic 9 Haiti’s Cocoa Wants International Recognition
The island nation of Haiti is slowly developing its cocoa industry.
Topic 10 Japan Warms to Alcohol-free Beer during Pandemic
In Japan, some workers who regularly drink beer at the end of the day are giving their livers a rest and turning to beer that is free, or nearly free, of alcohol.
Topic 11 Ways to Cook Root Vegetables
In many parts of the world, cold weather may mean one kind of vegetable is on your table -- root vegetables!
Topic 12 Malaysian Farmers Use Music, Touch to Grow Prized Muskmelons
A Malaysian farm says it has perfected its methods to successfully grow Japanese muskmelons, one of the world’s costliest fruits.
Topic 13 Singapore Approves Sale of Lab-Grown Meat
Singapore’s government has approved the sale of a laboratory-grown chicken meat.
Topic 14 Kenya’s Purple Tea Finds Buyers, Popularity
Purple tea is starting to become popular in Kenya and in other countries although it is twice the price of traditional black tea.
Topic 15 South Korean, Chinese Internet Users Disagree About Kimchi
China’s effort to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a large disagreement on social media.
Topic 16 Tastes From Home Makes Lockdown Easier
As she removes the fish from the oven, smells of garlic, pepper, and lemon fill the community kitchen.
Topic 17 Black Winemakers in US Look to Increase Diversity in their Business
“Welcome to Happy Cork!”
That is how Sunshine Foss welcomes people into her wine store in Brooklyn, New York.
Topic 18 Cyprus’ Cheese Gets Protection from the European Union
The Mediterranean island of Cyprus is now the only country that can sell its famous halloumi cheese in the European Union.
Topic 19 Cacao Is More Than Just Chocolate
Oded Brenner has a great job. He makes chocolate.
Topic 20 Bars that Do Not Serve Alcohol Gain in Popularity
Some new bars around the world seem to be missing something once central to their existence: alcohol.