Month: August 2020

National food strategy set out: banishing pollution and poverty for sustainability | UK news

Henry Dimbleby’s national food strategy argues that the Covid-19 crisis has brought into painful focus the flaws in the UK’s food system, especially its effect on the nation’s physical and mental health. As the UK regenerates its economy it also has an opportunity to rebuild its food system.

The strategy review has two main focus points: addressing the “worst cracks” in the British food system that have appeared because of the pandemic; and finding ways of maintaining what it calls the UK’s high food standards after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December and the country seeks new trade

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Niven Patel, a Miami Chef, Is Not Giving Up on 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The last week in July was an especially stressful one for Niven Patel, and for Floridians in general.

It began with Mr. Patel’s decision to permanently close one of two locations of Ghee Indian Kitchen, the Miami-area restaurant that brought the chef national acclaim. The week ended with South Florida bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Isaias, just as the state recorded its fourth straight day of record reported deaths from Covid-19.

In the midst of all of this — while still adjusting to having become a father to twin daughters in June —

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For Kitchen-Less Hong Kongers, New Ban on Restaurant Dining Is a Bitter Pill | World News

By Yoyo Chow and Farah Master

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A new Hong Kong ban on dining at restaurants and food stalls aimed at reining in a spike in coronavirus cases threatens to complicate life for the many people in the city who depend on eating out for daily meals.

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers live in subdivided tiny apartments, shared by multiple families and which often do not have kitchen facilities or even if they do, are too cramped to be used often.

“Many people don’t cook or cannot cook. Lots of old people cannot cook. Most of

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PS Seasoning Launches New Line of BBQ Rubs

Six new rubs inspired by American regional barbeque available in time for grilling season

APRIL 29, 2020 – IRON RIDGE, WI — PS Seasoning, a leading blender of specialty spices and seasonings, announces a new line of dry BBQ seasoning rubs, just in time for grilling season. Available in six unique varieties, the line features competition-style seasoning blends specifically formulated to complement barbequed meats. 

Inspired by American regional BBQ flavors, the new dry rubs start with hand-selected herbs and spices custom blended to bring both unique and classic flavors to meats, seafood, vegetables and more. Flavors range from Apple Pie

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August Food News | Los Angeles, CA Patch

Here is what’s happening in the LA food scene this month.

Scratch Restaurants Launch Virtual Sushi Bar Experience

Chefs Phillips Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee have reinvented the traditional sushi counter experience with their new omakase 16-course at-home sushi experience, complete with follow along videos. Full menu is $95 including welcome cocktail, available for pick-up every night , call 818.646.6085 or www.sushibarla.com to place an order.

Sugar Factory Opens Outdoor Patio in Century City

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Sugar Factory’s beautiful Century City patio dining area. Indulge in a wide variety of sweets, shakes, sandwiches, salads, burgers and

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