Tag: News

Food News: February 2020 | Where Y’at

Ho, ho, hot and sour soup? … The Lower Garden District is booming with the recent opening of Blue Giant (@bluegiantnola), an American-Chinese restaurant by Bill Jones and Richard Horner, former cooks at the ever-popular Warehouse District spot Cochon Restaurant. The duo wholly acknowledges that their food-not unlike that of Red’s Chinese in the Bywater-is a far cry from traditional Chinese cuisine, and rather an “homage to the Chinese-American food of our youth,” growing up in South Louisiana. Located on the corner of Magazine and Thalia, Blue Giant offers a menu featuring dishes like pan-fried shrimp and pork dumplings, duck

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Food News – March 2020





It’s all new, that’s why it’s called news. But this is the important stuff. No budget committees or drama. This news is nourishing. Enjoy your monthly food news round-up. Go forth and keep that belly happy:


• Spring doesn’t just happen here in foodie paradise – it erupts. As the ice melts and the mud flows, restaurants and breweries break out the patio furniture and unleash the umbrellas. Let’s see what’s on the menu for your calendars.

• Taste of Pearl on April 19 takes pass holders on a journey through Boulder’s food scene, galleries

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Eskimo Pie gets a new name, and other food and drink news from the week

For Coca-Cola, that means saying goodbye to underperforming products like Zico and Odwalla. Restaurants are shifting to outdoor dining and takeout, and fast-food chains are rolling out pretty much any promotional schemes they can think of.

Here are all the food and beverage giants that made headlines this week.

Coca-Cola plans to discontinue the production of Zico coconut water in the next few months. Coca-Cola bought Zico in 2013 in an effort to bolster its lineup beyond colas, but it never caught on the way rivals have. Odwalla, the sweet smoothie drink that the company bought in 2001, was
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2020: The Year of the Comfort Food Comeback | News

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In 2020 – the year of quarantining and social distancing – many Americans have chosen to eat like a kid again, according to new research. No matter gender, age or location, feel-good, nostalgic food has made perhaps the biggest comeback of all time.  

A new poll of 2,000 Americans found that two in three are reverting to childhood food favorites and eating more comfort food during the pandemic. That includes an uptick in such favorites as pizza (55%), hamburgers (48%), ice cream (46%), French fries (45%), mac and cheese (38%),

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What’s News Today: Food collection, budget discussion

Vinton Town Council will hold a public hearing about issuing up to $8.9 million in bonds. $4.4 million would be used for utility capital projects with $4.5 million to refinance existing town debt. The board will also get an update on the proposed redistricting of the Gish Mill property. A developer is proposing to put a restaurant, retail, residential and lodging on the historic property.

Gleaning for the World will collect food and household supplies today through Thursday. The organization will set up at Sam’s Club on Wards Road in Lynchburg from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The ‘Love Your

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