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  1. climate change
    Bad Weather Now Set on Ruining Even Cheap CoffeeProblems with rain in Brazil and Vietnam are raising the price of robusta beans used in instant coffee.
  2. the chain gang
    The Most Popular Restaurant in the Olympic Village Is … McDonald’sAthletes say the line has stretched farther than a football field.
  3. Openings
    Brigadeiro BakeryA Brazilian bakery is opening in Soho.
  4. Awful Things
    Entire Family Gets Paralyzed After Feasting on Deadly Pufferfish by MistakeFugu is apparently as dangerous as everyone says, and doesn’t have to be served raw and in Japan by a careless sushi chef to mess you up.
  5. Foodievents
    Fat Radish Heads to Brazil Next MonthJust in time for the World Cup.
  6. Grill Bin Laden
    Brazil Has a Bunch of Low-Key Osama Bin Laden-Themed BarsOne of them is a favored hangout of “goths and rockers.”
  7. Foodievents
    São Paulo Chef Carlos Bertolazzi Will Serve Coxinhas at Smorgasburg This WeekendThe traditional South American snack is typically made with braised chicken thighs.
  8. Pastry UFO
    Here’s a Macaron-Truffle-Brigadeiro Hybrid Headed to Smorgasburg ThisStraight from São Paulo to NYC.
  9. Cut the Mustard
    Brazilian Authorities Pull Heinz ‘Ratchup’ Off the MarketNo one knows how many cases of ratchup are still out there.
  10. Barf
    More People-Stuffed Empanadas in BrazilThe cannibalism saga gets worse.
  11. Grisly
    Those Empanadas Are Made of PeopleA horrific cannibal crime in Brazil.
  12. Mediavore
    Doritos Gets Sacrilicious; Ghost Peppers Materialize in Santa MonicaThe chips-makers have a controversial new ad that’s angering Christians and spice-lovers get a new challenge.
  13. Mediavore
    Trick-or-Treaters To Be Tracked; Even In Brazil, McDonalds Makes You FatA new Android app lets you trace the path of your little goblins, while Mickey D’s must pay an employee $17,000 for his weight gain.
  14. Mediavore
    Thomas Keller Compares the Coasts; Okie Bar Manager Slices Off Customer’s NoseThe Bouchon chef thinks New Yorkers and Californians are similar, while an Oklahoma bartender goes to jail for his messy handling of a noise complaint.
  15. Mediavore
    Clinton and Schwarzenegger Consider Obesity Solutions; Brian Boitano is ComingThe Food Network renews a popular cooking show and two political heavyweights look at the nation’s growing waistlines.
  16. What Not to Eat
    Would You Eat This Ugly Fish?Researchers have discovered a new species. Probably not a solution to the wild-versus-farmed dilemma.