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This Atlanta Fried Chicken Is Served with a Side of History

The kitchen door swings to and fro as endless plates of fried chicken breeze through the restaurant, releasing a sizzle and wafts of buttery spice. A tinkling of jazz mingles

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A History of Dissing Charlie Trotter

News that Chef Charlie Trotter is closing his eponymous Chicago restaurant after 25 years of business caused much hand-wringing in Chicago, but a resounding “So?” from many other quarters. Despite

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The White Castle Slider and Other Dark Moments in Burger History

The New York Post reported this week that 64-year-old Martin Kessman of Rockland County, New York, is suing White Castle for booths that are too small for his husky, 290-pound

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History’s 5 Most Obnoxious Beer Marketing Techniques

The pending release of Animée, a “bloat-resistant” beer targeted at women in the UK, brings to mind the following question: Is this the most obnoxious method on record of marketing

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Microwave Cooking’s Sordid History

“I was recently skimming my mom’s cookbook collection, and I found a few interesting books (mostly published by microwave companies) from the late 1970s about ‘microwave cooking,'” says anakalia. “I

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An Illustrated History of Fast Food Agony

A couple of online comics serve up fresh insights into working in the fast food business and eating Cheetos, respectively.

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A Video History of Craft Beer

A new video from venerable Sierra Nevada Brewing Company pinpoints its importance in the birth of the craft beer industry.

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A Piece of LA’s Japanese History

Otomisan's enduring charms.

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A Look into Sugar’s History

Sidney Mintz’s book Sweetness and Power.

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A History Shrouded in Smoke

Salon offers a whole new reason for barbecue-related remorse.

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A Ripe History

Salon provides handy CliffsNotes on two recent books of banana history.

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Fritos Throughout History

The Kitchen Sisters investigate the background of the Frito.

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