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    “Flamin’ Hot” tells the not-actually-true story of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos through the life of Richard Montañez, a janitor who claimed to have invented the spicy snack.
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    The Truth About Hot Cheetos Is Not in ‘Flamin’ Hot’

    The film, now streaming on Hulu and Disney Plus, was adapted from a debunked memoir, but it does reveal how food brands want to be seen.


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      Riad Nasr, left, and Lee Hanson, are the chefs behind Frenchette Bakery.
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      Frenchette Bakery to Move Into the Whitney Museum

      The bakery, from the restaurateurs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson, is expected to open in the museum in the fall, in the Untitled space.


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      CreditLinda Xiao for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Monica Pierini.
      A Good Appetite

      This Easy Lemon Tart Has a Timesaving Twist

      A press-in-the-pan shortbread crust and an easy lemon curd filling make this stunning pastry a snap to bake.