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Did Mezcal Save Fiestas, or Did Fiestas Save Mezcal?

The religious fiestas in rural Mexico are often colored by the heritage agave spirits made in the community — which makes for an especially fun night when those festivities also include f...

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Fasting and Feasting in Quarantine

Ramadan, the holy Islamic month where Muslims around the world abstain from food and drink (among other things) began this week. Just like virtually everything else, it’s being impacted b...

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Rose Wellman on the popularity of Jell-O in Tehran, and its challenge to Islamic piety and Iranian citizenship

This episode of Meant to be Eaten was produced in collaboration with Gastronomica Journal. Bob Valgenti, from Gastronomica: The Journal for Food Studies, is in for Coral Lee.

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Two Switches and a Knob

This week, we're talking Dave and Nastassia's misadventures in Los Angeles, potential future crimes, the dirty secrets of blender engineers, important differences between Celcius and Fare...

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Mike Miles

This week's featured farmer is Mike Miles. Mike  started the Anathoth Community Farm in 1986 as a center for the study of nonviolence, community, and sustainable living. His love of farmi...

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Niki Ganong

Let's face it: America's alcohol laws are confusing. What's true for one state is rarely true for its neighbor.

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Penang, Malaysia with Pearly Kee

This week on another episode abroad of Native, host Briana Kurtz is in Penang, Malaysia chatting with local food expert and chef, Pearly Kee.