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Crazy Eats: Cuy Will Make You Smarter

Yes, your favorite childhood pet is also a favored delicacy in the Andes. Called “cuy,” (coo-wee) by locals in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador, roasted guinea pig has a gamey taste similar to rabbit and is said to improve intelligence and focus if eaten regularly. In Cuzco, Peru, cuy is roasted …

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The Obama Room Angers Restaurant’s Patrons

The Anaheim White House, a fine dining restaurant in Anaheim, CA, drew an unexpected amount of criticism recently after renaming one of 12 presidential-themed private dining rooms the Obama Room. Irate customers asked to be removed from the restaurant’s email list and others swore they would never patronize the restaurant …

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Welcome to The Back Burner

The food service industry is an amazingly diverse and complex world. Every day millions of meals are served by all kinds of establishments across the country. Small independent restaurants function as local hangouts where neighbors enjoy coffee or a beer while watching the game.  Huge commercial kitchens serve thousands of …

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