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The rise of the mom-and-pop shop

Goodbye big, national brands. There's a new mainstream retail market that's popping up in D.C. and across the nation. Why and how small business is succeeding.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 09:22am EDT

Tags: mom-and-pop shops, retail, restaurants, local,

Typecase Industries creates new designs with historic machinery

Three D.C. artists are turning out some of the city's most unique designs using refurbished letterpress machines that once printed the nation's newspapers.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 01:26pm EDT

Tags: Typecase Industries, letterpress, D.C., design, printing

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True Food Kitchen focuses on health but succeeds with taste

A new restaurant, backed by a famous doctor, focuses its menu on healthy, anti-inflammatory foods. And the food's taste keeps bringing diners back.

Thursday - 09/25/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: True Food Kitchen, Fairfax, Mosaic District, food, restaurant, Dr. Andrew Weil, anti-inflammatory diet, kale recipe

Role of a food taster outside the White House

Food tasters have worked in Medieval courts, royal palaces and presidential estates. But what's a food taster's role in modern society?

Monday - 09/22/2014, 07:44am EDT

Tags: food taster, food, White House

Seasonal sipping: Fresh cocktails, perfect for fall

Apple, cranberry, maple and other flavors of fall serve a purpose beyond being baked into pies, whipped into sides and simmered in sauces -- they're great in cocktails too.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:23am EDT

Tags: Kayleigh Kulp, Booze for Babes, fall, cocktails

Tastes like chicken? Meat-alternative products compete with the real deal

More people are choosing to reduce the amount of meat they eat -- sometimes by just one meal a week -- and companies are turning out some tasty contenders.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:48am EDT

Tags: DC Veg Fest, vegetarian, meat, meat alternative

New food series swaps celebrity competitions for real people

TV's latest food show doesn't feature dueling celebrity chefs, cupcake competitions and timed runs through a grocery store. The PBS series "Food Forward TV" is a food show about people.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 07:55am EDT

Tags: PBS, Food Forward, food,

Healthy, tasty recipe ideas for fall foods

Fall is here, and so are the season's fresh foods. If you're looking for ways to mix them into your diet, registered dietitian and nutrition therapist Kait Fortunato has some healthy recipe ideas.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 05:15am EDT

Tags: fall, fall foods, Kait Fortunato, health

Farm-to-belly: A farmer, chef and doctor discuss the future of food

From how it's grown to how it's consumed and how it impacts your health, three experts talk about the full-circle impact of food and its future.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 06:56am EDT

Tags: FRESHFARM Markets, Spike Gjerde, Zach Lester, Ezekiel Emanuel, local food, healthy food, food, health, farm

'Dataclysm': What online data says about human nature

The posts you "like" on Facebook do more than show support for a friend's new baby or express your obsession with a video of cute kittens. Your "likes" help scientists understand human behavior.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 10:49am EDT

Tags: Dataclysm, facebook, Twitter, Christian Rudder, okcupid,

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