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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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Grubhub’s ‘Year in Food’ data shows Americans had unexpected pizza cravings in 2020

Pizza is still king in the U.S. even though the top topping is still a debate.

The Italian dish was labeled as one of America’s favorites by Grubhub’s “Taste of 2020” report, and shares this distinction alongside burgers, ramen and dumplings. This is the second year in a row where pizza has been named a top-ordered dish, according to the food delivery service’s internal data.

This year, pizza continued to dominate late-night orders for U.S. consumers. However, two variants of the carb staple grew more than two times the amount Grubhub recorded in 2019.

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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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2020 In The Kitchen: The Year We Spent Making, Baking, Frying And Trying | News

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Renee Horton has spent a lot more time than usual in her kitchen this year.

Horton, a NASA engineer from New Orleans, has been working from home almost exclusively since March. With her desk just steps away from her home’s kitchen, she often tries out new vegan recipes and also makes her classic comfort food staples in between video meetings.

For Horton, cooking during the coronavirus pandemic has meant consistency at a time when everything has changed.

“I think I ate chicken and waffles at the beginning because that was, like, my true comfort food,” Horton

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2020 In The Kitchen: The Year We Spent Making, Baking, Frying And Trying

Renee Horton has spent a lot more time than usual in her kitchen this year.

Horton, a NASA engineer from New Orleans, has been working from home almost exclusively since March. With her desk just steps away from her home’s kitchen, she often tries out new vegan recipes and also makes her classic comfort food staples in between video meetings.

For Horton, cooking during the coronavirus pandemic has meant consistency at a time when everything has changed.

“I think I ate chicken and waffles at the beginning because that was, like, my true comfort food,” Horton tells NPR.

Horton is

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