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When you walk into a restaurant, you’re bombarded with signals that tell you what kind of place it is. But what happens when those signals bring certain people in, and keep others out?

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What are people who use the word "plantation" in names of dishes like Plantation Chicken and Plantation Rice trying to evoke? And what does the answer say about whiteness in America?

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Seltzer is exploding. But with a drink that doesn't have much flavor to begin with, how can you tell which one is best? We investigate, and nerd out on the science of carbonation.

As a middle-aged dad, writer Bill Buford moved his family to France to see if he could cut it as a chef in a high end restaurant. He learned that the French love rules — and so does he.

Emotional eating runs deep for Samantha Irby, but as someone with a chronic digestive disease, the wrong foods can have serious consequences.

If there's one food that unites New Jersey, it's a delicious cured meat roll. But the name for that roll has divided the state for over 150 years.

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We hear the personal stories that our broken dishes tell, with help from cartoonist Liana Finck. Plus, are some cooking projects better for distracting yourself during tough times?