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Avocado

Your Bottomless Hunger for Avocados Is Causing Droughts in Chile

When they say guac is extra, they mean that your avocado obsession is leaving thousands in Chile disenfranchised and plagued by drought.
Lauren Rothman
3 days ago
fruit
fruit

How to Get the World's Best Mangoes in the US, Right Now

The Alphonso is the holy grail of Indian mangoes, and you just might be able to sink your teeth into one.
Myles Karp
5.16.18
the internet
the internet

Why Does This Photo of a Jar of Raspberry Jam Make Everyone So Uncomfortable?

Cursed image.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.8.18
history
history

The Mysterious Life and Death of Frank Meyer, the Man Behind Meyer Lemons

The lemon variety made its way to the US via the tiger-fighting, monkey-smuggling Most Interesting Man of the Early 20th Century.
Daniel Stone
4.25.18
fruit
fruit

A Beginner's Guide to All of the Amazing Fruit in Colombia

How to navigate produce in a country that grows just about everything.
Aaron Kase
3.28.18
Orange Juice
Orange Juice

The Flu Is So Bad This Year that Orange Juice Sales Are Spiking

Too bad there's flimsy evidence that it can actually prevent you from getting sick.
Mayukh Sen
2.9.18
longreads
longreads

We Were Promised the World's Most Delicious Mangoes. They Never Came.

Although the ban on India's Alphonso mangoes was lifted a decade ago, they're still virtually impossible to find in America. Here's why.
Myles Karp
2.7.18
money
money

Bananacoin Is a Real-Life Cryptocurrency—and People Are Actually Buying It

Developers say that in addition to being a good investment, banana prices are also easy enough for our parents to understand. OK.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.24.18
Make this
Make this

This Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding Makes Itself While You Sleep

This sweet but wholesome breakfast might just be the antidote to your weekday morning meal ennui. It's all about letting the components rest overnight while you're sleeping, too.
Munchies Staff
1.22.18
Recipe
Recipe

Fluffy Pancakes

The best you will ever have.
Matty Matheson
1.21.18
fruit
fruit

Meet the Netherlands' Biggest Pineapple Obsessive

I met up with Prins Ananas, a.k.a. Lex Boon, about his long-running pineapple research project that has culminated with him becoming a pineapple trader himself.
Felicia Alberding
1.2.18
food politics
food politics

An Apple That Tastes Like a Grape: The Politics of Food

In this investigative report for The Politics of Food, VICE’s former editor-in-chief Adam Leith Gollner looks at the strange story behind how the Grapple came into existence.
Adam Gollner
12.27.17