Box lunch: Sweet potato stamina and the great Restaurant Week debate
August 17th, 2012
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • The humble sweet potato is taking root as an excellent source of vitamin A in parts of malnourished Africa. - NPR

  • All that glitters isn't edible gold: Just because it's the world's most expensive turkey and cheese sandwich, doesn't mean it's the best. - Guardian

  • Steve Holt(!) takes a look at the age-old question: "If restaurant week sucks for both those who prepare the food and eat it, then what keeps it going?" - The Atlantic Cities

  • The perplexing connection of Jell-O and Mormonism. - Slate

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