How would you like to be at work for 24-hours? Try doing it while serving customers, frying eggs, and standing on your feet while running around The Waffle House. Bon Appétit’s Andrew Knowlton pulled that stunt and captured the entire thing on video. I’m not sure I’d have it in me. Sleep is very important.
As someone who is obsessed with heists, I loved this roundup of the best food capers by First We Feast.
If you’ve heard tales of schools with “peanut free zones” or outright bans on the classic sandwich ingredient, you know that peanut allergies have become a big deal. NPR covered a new study that found frequent, early exposure to peanuts might be the key to avoiding this allergy all together.
Lucky Peach‘s Rachel Khong writes an essay about food, memory, and what happens when you write it all down.
Supporting beaver habitats might be the best way to push up the dwindling numbers of California salmon, reports OnEarth.
Think Girl Scout cookies are all sweetness? USA Today describes worker complaints at the factory that produces a growing number of samoas, thin mints, and other seasonal treats. In addition to forced overtime, many workers can no longer get holidays off and report working multiple 12-hour shifts or six day weeks.
Over at Civil Eats, Bettina Elias Siegel makes a compelling case for why we need to move away from those “school lunches around the world” posts.