Thank you, NPR, for this spectacular, visually-stunning popcorn video. On popcorn’s history, NPR contributor Adam Cole writes,¬†“Popcorn is a truly ancient snack. Archaeologists¬†have uncovered¬†popcorn kernels that are 4,000 years old. They were so well-preserved, they could still pop.”

Here’s some other stuff we loved from today:

12 Cocktails to make at home for Mardi Gras. [Serious Eats]

Chef Ari Taymor is featured in this week’s Grub Street Diet. [Grub Street]

GrubHub files for $100M IPO reporting $1.3B in sales. [Eater]

Mile End chef to bake wood-fired bagels at Black Seed in Nolita. [Grub Street]