Everything and the Kitchen Sink

“The ceiling is low, the heat is high, the bathroom is missing. But serious cooks are at work here.” What’s in a food truck? This WaPo interactive piece will take you inside to find out.

+ “Technicians at Integrated Beverage Group … use chemical analysis, blending, and additives to create facsimiles of fine wines at a fraction of the originals’ cost.” Wired: Your Next Glass Of Wine Might Be A Fake—And You’ll Love It.

+ “As with many foods, white culture and African-American culture diverge on the make and use of macaroni and cheese. Food historian Adrian Miller points out that while Thomas Jefferson often gets credit for popularizing macaroni and cheese in the United States, it was of course his enslaved black chef James Hemmings who learned to cook it.” A Brief History of America’s Appetite for Macaroni and Cheese.

+ Japanese melons fetch record-breaking $29,000 at auction.

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