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    Washington Post writer says calling food ‘exotic’ ‘reinforces xenophobia and racism’

    Media top headlines July 7 Washington Post finally calling for a serious investigation into COVID origins, Rachel Nichols getting replaced as a sideline reporter for the NBA finals, and CNN’s April Ryan saying voting rights in the US have ‘collapsed’ round out today’s top media headlines The Washington Post published a piece arguing that food should no longer be described as “exotic.” G. Daniela Galarza, a staff writer for the Post’s food section, began her piece by knocking a 1993 restaurant review printed by the Post itself that referred to Afghan food served at Bethesda’s Sunrise Kebab as “exotic,” insisting   Read More

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    Here’s how Ezekiel Elliott can make NFL history during Cowboys Thanksgiving Day showdown with Washington

    Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images As you ease in-and-out of your nap after stuffing your face with some delicious Thanksgiving food, the Dallas Cowboys are hoping to feed Ezekiel Elliott a healthy amount of carries when they play host to the Washington Football Team. Over the years, the star running back has feasted on the holiday and now has himself in a position to make some NFL history on Thursday if that trend continues.  In his three career Thanksgiving games, Elliott has totaled 400 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns, giving him over 100 scrimmage yards in each contest   Read More

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    Thanksgiving history: How The Washington Post has covered holiday food

    Ask anyone in food media about the annual jokes and dread about Thanksgiving. What on earth are we going to do differently this year? How many ways can you possibly roast a turkey? And it never happens, but anyone who denies they’ve never even fantasized about skipping coverage of the holiday entirely is probably lying. I’ve been on The Washington Post’s Food section team going on 10 years now, so I can personally attest that the struggle is real to come up with something unique and brand new. Was it always like this? Am I just one small cog in   Read More

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    Healthy WR Golden Tate won’t play for Giants at Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate won’t play Sunday at Washington in the aftermath of seemingly calling out quarterback Daniel Jones and the coaching staff. Tate did not travel Saturday with the Giants for the game. The team said Tate’s absence was not injury related. The 31-year-old veteran caused a stir late in Monday night’s loss to Tampa Bay after catching a touchdown pass by screaming at a TV camera, “Throw me the ball!” The following day, Tate’s wife, Elise, went on social media to complain that her husband was being underutilized despite being open. Coach   Read More

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    From Peanut Butter to Applesauce, Washington State Stockpiles Tons of Food for the Need Ahead | Community

    In Washington state’s new food warehouse, there’s enough Jif peanut butter to make nearly 3 million sandwiches. Barilla pasta boxes stretch to the ceiling, 100,000 in all. Large stacks of TreeTop applesauce, pancake mix and canned green beans sit on pallets, like soldiers waiting to be sent into duty. Since the coronavirus crisis first rocked Washington in March, nonprofits and state agencies working in food assistance have been forced to draw a completely new road map for getting food to people who need it. The warehouse in Fife is part of that new model. After seeing food banks struggle to   Read More

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