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  1. potatoes
    Is It Time to Start Hoarding French Fries?The truth about this week’s most overblown food story.
  2. hell yeah
    The Frye Fest Is the Summer Festival America DeservesWho wouldn’t love “an immersive fried potato festival”?
  3. trendlet
    How Top Chefs Are Reinventing the Hash BrownInspired by nostalgia for diner and steakhouse versions, not to mention Mickey D’s, the classic shredded-potato side dish is getting reconceived.
  4. Video Feed
    25-Ton Potato Spill Blocks Off North Carolina Highway for HoursDrivers awoke to a hellish commute courtesy of 50,000 runaway taters.
  5. The Future
    NASA Thinks Potatoes Can Legitimately Grow on MarsResearchers are planting 65 “resilient” spuds in Earth’s harshest desert conditions.
  6. Grub Guides
    14 New Potato Dishes That Are Perfect for the SeasonFrom Babu Ji, Vaucluse, Untitled, and more.
  7. Vindication
    Turns Out Potatoes Might Be the Thing Keeping French People So SkinnyThe vilified vegetable finally gets credit for something.
  8. Lawsuits
    Farmers Accused of Potato Price-Fixing, Depriving Americans of a Spud SurplusSatellite imagery and surveillance flyovers are allegedly involved.
  9. Mediavore
    Killer Cantaloupes Sicken, But Spare a Montco. Woman; Starbucks Rolls Out a NewPlus: There’s a new Sesame Street cookbook; and convicts pick the potatoes that become your french fries, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Mediavore
    Real Housewives of Southie Strikes a Nerve; It’s a Record ‘Shroom SeasonPlus potato-pickin’ convicts and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  11. Mediavore
    Local Farmers Reach Out to Pumpkin Growers Elsewhere to Fill Orders; Dud SpudsPlus: ‘Esquire’ releases a manly cookbook; and Wendy’s spent two years developing its latest burger roll out, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Willie Brown Takes Villaraigosa to Dinner; Thomas Keller on Sous-VideApparently, our mayor has an appetite for “extreme” eating.
  13. Mediavore
    The Bar That Served Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Won’t Face Charges;Plus: Chipotle steps up its use of local produce; and ‘hipsters’ turn East Passyunk Ave. around, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Scary Things
    Are Potatoes a Many-Eyed Threat to America’s Children?Spuds: dangerous starch bombs or healthy “gateway” vegetables?
  15. FYI
    Our Generation’s ‘Spud’-nik Moment Has ArrivedShould researchers be spending their time perfecting potato chips, as opposed to, say, trying to stem global hunger?
  16. Mediavore
    Brent Bolthouse Planning WeHo Lounge; Umami Burger Making Its Own SauceA new burger chain is working on its first product and a former club promoter is turning club owner.
  17. Mediavore
    Chow Back on Church; Potato Genome Cracked
  18. Chains
    McDonald’s Searching For America’s Next Top PotatoMcDonalds wants a fry potato with a smaller eco-footprint.
  19. Marketing Gimmicks
    Like They Need to Sell Us on Fried Potatoes?Potato fryers employ some unusual advertising techniques. Plus: The best food truck ever?
  20. At the Greenmarket
    Cherries and Raspberries Are Coming, But Strawberries Are Going, and Fast Most farms will bring in the last of their strawberries in the next week or two, and prices are at their lowest now, so this is a great time to gorge on the tiny red gems. Lucky for us, a parade of other fruit awaits, from the already-appearing cherries to high-summer glories like apricots. And tri-star strawberries, a unique variety that lasts all summer, have only just begun.