Before there was Diet Coke, there was Tab.
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Tab was Coca-Cola's first foray into the diet soda market. Though the brand went on to build and maintain a legion of devoted fans, its days are numbered.
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Launched in Brisbane in 1985, the final 9 stores will close this Sunday. Australia's tastes have changed.
We love to bad-mouth processed foods – usually while our mouths are full of it.
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A food historian explains how the popular boxed dinner played an important role in kitchen science, wars and women's liberation.
Many home cooks have taken to baking sourdough as a show that they are OK in lockdown.
During the lockdown, baking bread can bring us together and help us articulate our fears.
Food is a measure of how countries respond to crises from access to pricing to shortages.
Food is essential to survival. It is also essential to identity. During times of national crisis like the coronavirus pandemic and in the historical landscape, food issues become prominent.
Considered one of the healthiest ways to eat, the Mediterranean diet has evolved over hundreds of years, but ignoring other diets is a form of cultural superiority.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There's a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
Jamie Oliver: TV cookery superstar has struggled on the high street.
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Chain restaurants are as authentic to the British food world as the inns and taverns of the 18th century.
An agave plant cutter, or ‘jimador,’ cuts the tips off from agave branches at a Jose Cuervo blue agave field.
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Is a shot of tequila actually good for you? And what's the deal with the worm? To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a food historian explores some little-known aspects of the popular Mexican spirit.
Heinz is why ketchup seemed to become distinctly American.
Canada recently slapped a tariff on US exports of the tomato-based condiment, and the EU plans to do the same, perhaps on the notion that it's distinctly American. In fact, ketchup’s origins are global, as are its fans.
So gooey, so good.
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The gooey treat couldn't have become popularized without the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution, which brought cheap sweets to the masses.
A woman shares a mint julep with her husband before the running of the 2013 Kentucky Derby.
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'Take a silver cup – always a silver cup' and 'fill it with ice pulverized to the fineness of snow,' a Kentucky man explained in 1908.
The pretzel has had a twisted path from Germany to global snack food.
Why are they shiny? And how did Pennsylvania become the pretzel capital of the world?
A drawing from the original edition of Lydia Maria Child’s ‘Flowers for Children,’ which includes her famous Thanksgiving poem.
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In the 19th century, puddings were as popular and widespread as pasta dishes are today.
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What would you prefer: spleen diet, fish custard, or a modern prison meal?
Highly technical: the Victoria Sponge.
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The Queen-Empress had a notoriously sweet tooth.