The Salt Featured One
Apr 3, 2013 — It's easy to see why a rocket scientist's obituary that led with a mention of her culinary prowess set off accusations of sexism. But food is undeniably a powerful marker of identity, as much or more of a statement of who we are as what we do for a living.
Feb 13, 2013 — Images of holey foods, like Swiss cheese, aerated chocolate and lotus pods, are freaking out people on the Internet. Urban Dictionary has even coined a term for it: trypophobia. These photographs may make your skin crawl and stomach churn, but here's why you shouldn't panic.
Dec 22, 2012 — Each Dec. 23, they descend upon Oaxaca's main plaza: giant root vegetables carved into human figures and other vivid forms. The Night of the Radishes is a major tourist draw these days, but it all started with Spanish missionaries in the 1500s. When a new religion and imported crops met indigenous woodcarvers, a novel art form was born.
Nov 5, 2012 — To honor the 55th Anniversary of the Whopper, Burger King is offering the Angry Whopper, which first debuted a few years ago. It's a spicy version of their classic burger, made with jalapenos and special sauce, and it's angry because it wishes it had done more with its life.