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Food FYI: L.A. filmmaker tackles water crisis

June 14, 2012 |  9:00 am

Water

A DROP TO DRINK

A documentary filmmaker delves into our slew of water problems. One scientist points out that the aquifer under the Central Valley, which helps irrigate crops that provide a fourth of the food in the U.S., could be depleted in as little as 60 years. [Los Angeles Times]

COFFEE CREATIVES

A crew of Berkeley baristas has formed the Alchemy Collective, a start-up cafe that began as a coffee cart. No running water? That's ok. [Oakland Local]

BURRITOB0T

The Internet loves a robot that can make a burrito. A grad student's plans to build a BurritoB0t, a machine that prints a 3D edible extrusion of a burrito, is making the rounds. [Tech Crunch]

TOP 40 TAIWANESE 

"40 Taiwanese foods we can't live without.... From mountains of shaved ice to chicken cutlets as big as your face." [CNN] 

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Photo credit: Joe Pugliese/Los Angeles Times

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