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In early 2013, the New York Times reported that some upscale New York restaurants (such as Momofuku Ko and Chef's Table have begun banning this in their restaurants. This has led to a lot of comment, especially in social media, in food circles in the US and Europe.

A catch portmanteau has also been coined, yoking the word "food" to the name of an iPhone app.

So what's the fuss about, and what's the portmanteau word?

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This day last year: Q.501

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