Bringing a taste of Africa to the U.S. Midwest
A native of Somalia who operates restaurants in Minnesota inspired by African flavors won a small business award.
World Food Prize laureate turns ‘mines to vines’
Heidi Kühn, winner of this year's World Food Prize, transforms heavily mined areas into sustainable farmland. Learn why she does this work.
Celebrating Asian American heritage in the U.S. [photo gallery]
Each May, the U.S. honors the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Take a look at a few celebrations.
As the White House prepares to honor South Korea, take a...
State dinners have several elements, including a VIP guest list, delicious cuisine and high fashion. Read on for a behind-the-scenes look.
Ringing in the new year with Nowruz
The Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, begins on the spring equinox. Read on to find out how it's being celebrated in the United States.
Halal food sees big gains in U.S. restaurant market
In U.S. restaurants, halal food is going mainstream and being served by chefs offering diverse cuisine as well as at fast-food places.
Chef diplomats will use food to connect cultures
The American Culinary Corps will tell America's story with food in diplomatic settings. Read all about it here.
What do Americans give their valentines?
Love is in the air! Learn which Valentine's Day tokens are most popular in the U.S., and why they're given to those held dear.
Award-winning cuisine serves up Indigenous cultures
Learn how chef Sean Sherman in the United States is trying to connect Indigenous cultures to their Native cuisine.