Category: Food News

December Food & Lifestyle News

What’s new in the City of Angels this month? Here is a food and lifestyle news update for December.

Scratch/Bar & Kitchen Launches New Takeout Tasting Menus

Chefs Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas Lee have teamed together to offer beautiful, elegant and exclusively curated tasting menus specifically designed for takeout. Limited to 10 guests per night, diners can pick up the special Scratch/Bar & Kitchen 10-course menu Wednesday to Sunday evenings at 7pm, priced at $125 per person. They also are offering a delicious Sushi/Bar takeout menu including their 16-course menu of nigiri, offered daily for pickup at 7pm,

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Hyperion Bank Notes 2020 as a Record Year | News

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In its Fourth Quarter report to shareholders, Hyperion Bank noted that 2020 was a record year for the bank.

“Thanks to the efforts of our dedicated employees, 2020 was a record year for Hyperion,” says veteran community banker Charles B. (Charlie) Crawford, Jr., Hyperion’s Chairman and CEO. “Loans increased 41%, deposits were up 29% and assets grew to over $250 million.”

He notes that, in particular, “Our team members adapted quickly and continually as COVID changed how we go about providing the high level of service our customers expect. That includes

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Millions go hungry as America reels from pandemic’s effects | US news

As winter holidays approach, many Americans won’t just miss out on celebratory meals because of isolation forced on them by the Covid-19 pandemic. Instead millions of people in the US will go literally hungry due to the deep economic crisis gripping the country.

Tens of millions of Americans have long faced hunger, but the pandemic, which has left more than 323,000 dead in America and devastated the economy, has worsened lack of access to sufficient food.

At least 35 million people faced hunger in the US before Covid-19. That figure includes more than 10 million children, according to Feeding America.

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Flour production rises in 2020 | 2021-02-01

WASHINGTON — Wheat flour production by US flour mills in 2020 totaled 425,338,000 cwts, up 3,061,000 cwts, or 0.7%, from 422,277,000 cwts in 2019, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the US Department of Agriculture.

Production in 2020, the third largest yearly total on record, was down 1,533,000 cwts, or 0.4%, from the all-time high of 426,871,000 in 2018 and 1,061,000, or 0.2%, from 426,399,000 in 2017.  Following these top three years all totaling 425 million cwts or more, three other recent years topped 424 million ranging from 424,950,000 cwts in 2014 to 424,550,000 in 2013. Output

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SoCal Food Banks Are Seeing Epic Lines And Epic Need: LAist

Sandra Aruleba and Gladys Neba plan to continue to host their free food bank outside of their church in Boyle Heights every Monday and Thursday. (Chava Sanchez/LAist)

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In the last month, 2.7 million Californians have filed for unemployment. With stay-at-home orders in place until at least May 15, those numbers are expected to go up. More than ever, people need help, not just with making rent or keeping businesses afloat

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