A Food Fight of Citrus and Tyranny

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The Spanish festival "La Tomatina" took place yesterday. In this epic food fight, people from all around the world came together to throw tomatoes at one another.

Sad you missed out? Learn more about the upcoming Battle of the Orange in Ivrea, Italy.

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The Battle of the Oranges takes place is February in Ivrea, Italy and is a part of the History Carnival of Ivrea. During the battle people throw oranges at one another (duh), but it isn't completely meaningless. This battle is steeped in history and the epic defeat of a tyrant.

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Ariel is the Engagement Editor for The Kitchn, where she writes fun things and manages social media. She is a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York. She lives in Brooklyn.