Month: August 2021

Kinship Butcher and Sundries Neighborhood Market and Cafe and Academy Coffee Are Open in Virginia-Highland, Atlanta

Kinship, a butcher shop, neighborhood market, and cafe, along with former Irwin Street Market coffee bar Academy Coffee, are now open at the VA-HI building in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood. Co-owned by Myles Moody and Rachael Pack, Kinship sells whole-animal butchered meats, in-season produce, and other ingredients from local farmers and food producers. The market also features a cheese counter and a selection of natural wines. Refrigerated cases also include daily meats and cheeses for sale, while the kitchen offers fresh stocks and broths as well as to-go breakfast and lunch sandwiches and specials throughout the day. Prior to opening Kinship,…
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Padma Lakshmi children’s book serves up memories, food advice and recipes

NEW YORK — Neela is a young girl who loves cooking with her mom. Saturday is her favorite day of the week. That’s the day they go to the green market. So begins Padma Lakshmi’s charming entry into the world of children’s book, “Tomatoes For Neela,” which mixes the author’s memories of family cooking with practical food advice, a nod to farmworkers and even a pair of recipes. “It is just a very small personal story that centers around a young single mother who also is a recipe writer like me,” says Lakshmi, the host of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and…
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Study finds potential link between eating saturated fat from meat and heart disease risk

A study in more than 100,000 individuals has found a potential link between eating saturated fat from meat and developing heart disease. The preliminary research is presented at ESC Congress 2021. The association seen between saturated fat and cardiovascular disease risk in observational studies has previously been unclear; our findings are important because they provide a possible explanation -; that the relationship may vary depending on the food source. We found that saturated fat from meat may be associated with a higher risk than other food sources – in part because those consuming large amounts of meat also had…
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Candy v kale: healthy food comes to US corner stores in fight against ‘retail redlining’ | Food poverty

When Samantha Pounder and Hannah Choi imagine the shelves of a corner store, they see fresh aloe and kale instead of the usual sugary, shrink-wrapped confections and salty snacks.It’s a vision that will soon become a reality when the pair open Muki’s Market in Washington DC, one of the newest additions to a growing movement to supply big city food deserts with healthy corner stores.“The reality is there’s a need for more fresh food options,” says Pounder, food access director of Arcadia, a local non-profit. “When there are no grocery stores within walking distance or even a reasonable driving distance…
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Nigerian man tastes Indian food for the first time at US eatery. His reaction is now a viral video

A Nigerian man visited an Indian restaurant in the US and tasted Lamb Vindaloo for the first time. The video has gone viral on social media. Nigerian man tastes Indian food for the first time at US eatery. (Photos: Ling & Lamb)A Nigerian man tasted Indian food for the first time at a restaurant in the US state of Connecticut and was so impressed that he offered to pay double the price for the dish. Taccara Rae and Lamboginny, an influencer couple, shared a video of their experience of relishing Indian dishes on their Instagram account called Ling & Lamb.…
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Best of Columbia 2021: Food and Drink | Free Times

Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant — Motor Supply Co. BistroSecond Place: Spotted Salamander Cafe and CateringChef Wes Fulmer’s long-running connections with the farming community have always helped bring in the freshest ingredients to help fuel his local menu. An advocate for the region’s farmers, it’s almost impossible not to see Columbia on every plate he serves. Fulmer’s enthusiasm for local goods spills into head barman’s Jake Smith’s cocktail menu, where he constantly finds ways to incorporate local fruits and products like Indah coffee into his work.Honorable Mention: Terra Restaurant, Black RoosterBest Asian Restaurant — Miyo's GroupSecond Place: Duke's Pad ThaiThere’s no denying that…
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First Look at New Menu Items for Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom & Dockside Diner at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

If you’ve been craving a bite from Kusafiri Coffee Shop and Bakery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’re in luck! The counter-service eatery will reopen to guests beginning Sunday, August 29th. When it reopens, it’ll offer several new items inspired by the flavors of Africa. Included in the new menu are: Spiced Potato Hand Pies – Vegetables and potatoes wrapped in pastry served with harissa aïoli and coriander chutneyMarinated Chicken Flatbread Sandwich – Marinated chicken topped with cucumber–tomato salad, tahini sauce, and greens served with house-made chipsRed Chili Hot Dog – Spicy hot dog topped with cucumber–tomato salad and harissa aïoli…
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