Maria Godoy

Maria Godoy appears in the following:

Why People With Disabilities Want Bans On Plastic Straws To Be More Flexible

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool.

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Want Your Child To Eat (Almost) Everything? There Is A Way

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Giving kids a diet varied in flavors and textures from the get-go can help them be more open to trying new foods. The problem is America's food landscape makes that ideal hard to live up to.

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Companies And Regulators Move Toward Full Ban On Plastic Straws To Help Alleviate Pileup

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Plastic straws make up an alarming percentage of waste around the world. Bon Appetit, a large food service company, announced Thursday it is banning plastic straws in all 1,000 of its cafes across the U.S.

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For One Fine-Dining Chef, Cutting Food Waste Saves The Planet And The Bottom Line

Friday, April 20, 2018

After nearly going bankrupt, chef Tim Ma cut costs by cooking creatively with every last bit of ingredients. Some dishes born of frugality have become favorites at his acclaimed D.C. restaurant.

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James Beard Awards Urge Voters To Consider Both Cuisine And Character

Friday, January 05, 2018

As past winners, including Mario Batali, face allegations of sexual harassment, judges are being asked to consider character and culture in nominating chefs and restaurants for the "Oscars of food."

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Resolved To Lose Weight? We Gave Food-Tracking Apps A Try

Monday, January 01, 2018

How much you eat matters more than how much you work out. Several apps are designed to make watching your diet easier. We gave one a shot.

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Less Waste, More Taste: A Master Chef Reimagines Thanksgiving Leftovers

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Over this Thanksgiving week, Americans will toss almost 200 million pounds of turkey alone. Massimo Bottura helps us fight food waste by showing us how to turn leftovers into a world-class new meal.

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These Dinner Parties Serve Up A Simple Message: Refugees Welcome

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Across the U.S., locals are hosting meals designed to help the community meet the refugees who live among them as neighbors, and to break barriers by breaking bread together.

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Southern Cooking: 'People Of Color Didn't Get The Respect They Earned'

Sunday, June 11, 2017

In his new book, John T. Edge writes that food plays a central role in Southern identity, but African-American and immigrant cooks have often been left out of the stories the South tells about itself.

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An Illustrated Guide To Master The Elements Of Cooking — Without Recipes

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

In her new cookbook, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat says the key to good food is learning to balance those elements when cooking — and to trust your instincts.

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Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

Thursday, May 25, 2017

For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like "Wasabi," "Hot Chocolate" and "Sushi Bar." But don't mistake them for bubblegum pop. These ladies are legit.

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Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.

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Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The fanciful dish was meant to impress nearly 400 years ago, so don't roll your eyes at photos of these pretty edibles: They're actually a time-honored tradition tinged with a bit of kitchen science.

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Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America, But It's Really All About The Beef

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. has given the green light for China to start sending cooked poultry to America. It's part of a long-simmering trade deal that will open China's huge market up to U.S. beef producers.

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U.S.-China Deal On Cooked Chicken Imports Raises Safety Concerns

Friday, May 12, 2017

The U.S. and China reached a new trade deal that would allow U.S. beef imports to China and Chinese cooked chicken imports to the U.S. market. NPR takes a look at the historical significance of the deal and the safety concerns associated with it.

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Chew On This For Earth Day: How Our Diets Impact The Planet

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.

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In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, 'Modern Slavery' Persists

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.

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Could Meals On Wheels Really Lose Funding? Yes, But It's Hard To Say How Much

Monday, March 20, 2017

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.

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Chef José Andrés To Close Restaurants For The 'Day Without Immigrants'

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The celebrity chef will shut five of his restaurants Thursday. It's part of a national boycott calling on immigrants not to go to work in response to President Trump's immigration policies.

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Budweiser's Super Bowl Ad And The Great Debate Over What It Means To Be An American

Friday, February 03, 2017

Despite taking some historical liberties, Bud's new ad about its founder gets some things right — like the hostility toward new immigrants and suspicion of their un-American ways (like drinking).

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