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Feb
2019

Falafel, the ubiquitous street food of the Middle East

Sweet potato falafels, sprinkled with sesame seeds, are used to make a sandwich in a pita pocket, along with tomatoes, spinach and tahini sauce mixed with garlic and lemon juice. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS) I spent half of one youthful summer in the Middle East, working on an archaeological dig. Most weekends I went into […]

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Feb
2019

Food Highlights From The Michelin Guide Street Food Festival 2019

Let’s get it out of the way right now: Singapore is a country that just screams food. We define cheap and good, and everything in-between, from your chilli crab to your satay, or xiao long bao (soup dumplings) to your putu piring (steamed rice cakes with filling), Singapore is just teeming with local delights that will stimulate all facets of […]

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Feb
2019

How to Stop Hating a Food

You don’t have to like every food. But certain food aversions are very inconvenient when you’re out in the world. Writer Amanda Mull, for example, wishes she didn’t hate cucumbers. So she talked to dietician and therapist Ellyn Satter. The trick is to only partly eat the food: Food aversions can generally be overcome with gentle, steady exposure, which […]

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Feb
2019

Cuban drug ring reportedly busted in two local counties

Photo courtesy of Google Images available for reuse. Metter, Ga (WJBF) – The GBI says it has made several arrests after a 2-year long investigation. In a news release, the agency says the probe focused on commercial marijuana grow operations run by a Cuban drug trafficking organization. Officers in Jenkins and Burke Counties served search […]

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