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Dallas’ 10 most popular food stories in 2020

The most popular food stories that Dallas Morning News food reporters wrote in 2020 were often explanatory pieces about dining during the coronavirus pandemic. We consulted doctors on what’s safe in bars and restaurants, and we explained how (masked) chefs would feed us during a year when eating was all anyone wanted to do.

But you know what we also wrote about? Queso and corny dogs. Torchy’s Tacos announced they’d start selling their queso in grocery stores, and wow, we needed that. And the Fletcher’s family announced it would sell corny dogs at Golden Chick after the State

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2020: Deadly beer, seedy stories and PHE axed


This year has been dominated by the global coronavirus pandemic but it also held many other surprises such as contaminated beer in Brazil, pesticide residues in seeds from India, and approval of cell-based meat in Singapore.

As you can imagine, trying to condense 52 weeks’ worth of articles into 10 highlights means many things don’t make the cut. Some of these include a botulism outbreak in Vietnam from pate, food poisoning in Hong Kong from sandwiches, Lloyd Register Foundation’s World Risk Poll, findings from the 2019 Ugandan food aid outbreak, and an outbreak of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) linked to

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The Most-Read Food Stories of 2020

Decades from now, when cultural historians sift through the social media posts of 2020, they will tell the pandemic stories of savvy chefs and restaurateurs forced to pivot to meal kits, corner markets and sidewalk cafes as their industry collapsed, seemingly overnight. These historians will note the panic shopping of early March, as Americans rushed to buy N95 masks, toilet paper and Clorox wipes, along with whatever pantry staples they could find, 20-pound bags of flour and industrial-size bricks of active dry yeast included.

And they’ll have to scroll through mind-numbing photographs of bread — millions of misshapen, deflated, underdone

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The Ten Biggest Restaurant and Food Stories of 2020

Dolly Parton

Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly. With steady success during the remainder of the 1960s (both as a solo artist and with a series of duet albums with Porter Wagoner), her sales and chart peak came during the 1970s and continued into the 1980s. Parton’s albums in the 1990s did not sell as well, but she achieved

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The top 20 most-read just-food news stories in 2020 | Food Industry News

The sale of Mindful Chef to Nestle got you clicking

Dealing with the impact of Covid-19 on production, the growing corporate interest in direct-to-consumer and new stock-market listings of emerging plant-based businesses caught your eye this year.

US plant-based firm Tattooed Chef to go public

Ittela International, a plant-based food business in the US, is to go public, with a new name, after a transaction with an acquisition vehicle. Based in California, Ittela produces a range of vegan and vegetarian frozen foods such as smoothie bowls, meals, pizza, burgers and vegetables under its Tattooed Chef brand and also for

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