Check your Parmesan cheese wheels, folks. They’ll soon have trackers. At least the ones from Parmigiano Reggiano will. And to answer the question, yes, counterfeit cheese is a thing and it is a $2 billion industry. Almost as much as the legitimate counterpart’s profits at $2.44 billion. Parmigiano Reggiano will put trackers in 100k of their cheese wheels to curb the frauds . High-tech transponders … Continue reading Who Knew Counterfeit Cheese Was a Thing?
If you’re in Houston and looking for something to satiate your wine palate, head on over to Pur Noire, a new urban winery and tasting room who is celebrating their grand opening! Pur Noire was founded by wine loving couple Kenneth and Carissa Stephens. The name was inspired by Carissa’s French Creole heritage. The Pur Collection features a “complex Petite Sirah based blend, Pinot Gris … Continue reading Food & Drinks: Pur Noire, the First Black-Owned Urban Winery in Houston, Texas, Has its Grand Opening
It is no secret that the food of the Black diaspora is largely consumed ad associated with members of their respected demographics but it is rare for Black people to leave the box society has put them in and be seen as connoisseurs of cuisine across cultures. Kevin “Kev” Fredericks said it has always been his dream to host a food travel show and he … Continue reading Food and Drinks: Kev On Stage Announces New Food Show, “What’s Good?!” Plus Other Black Food Content Creators You Should Follow
The city of Augusta, Ga. will host it’s first Black Restaurant Week from July 20-25, 2021. The week long event will highlight Black owned restaurants in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) and highlight their socioeconomic impact to their area. Black owned restaurants were greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but were largely overlooked when it came to receiving relief. Guests who tag selfies with … Continue reading The Inaugural Black Restaurant Week Kicks Off in Augusta, Ga July 20
The same restaurant chain that broke the internet (and distribution schedules) with their wildly popular chicken sandwich in 2019 plans to wow customers again with their chicken nuggets. Popeyes Chicken plans to offer chicken nuggets made in similar fashion to their iconic chicken sandwich on July 27, 2021. “Just like our game-changing Chicken Sandwich, our new Chicken Nuggets are unlike anything you may have experienced … Continue reading Can Popeyes Break the Internet Again with the Debut of their Chicken Nuggets?
Tabitha Brown, or America’s Favorite mom as she is commonly called, has partnered with McCormick for a all purpose spice called Sunshine. It is an all purpose seasoning made with a blend of McCormick spices such as garlic and ginger with added flavors such as pineapple and mango. Description: Made with McCormick spices like garlic and ginger and the flavors of pineapple and mango, Sunshine … Continue reading Tabitha Brown, America’s Favorite Mom, to Release Sunshine All Purpose Seasoning with McCormick
This past weekend while socializing with old classmates at my alma mater’s homecoming (The UNSINKABLE Albany State University), my friends and I decided fuel up at one of the hot spots before hitting the yard (“yard” means campus). We wanted to go somewhere we’ve never tried. All the good reviews of Eggs Up Grill convinced us enough to try. The menu had a variety of … Continue reading Places to Try: Eggs Up Grill
Without fail, it seems everyone at the office gets snacky about to hours after lunch. The “3’Oclock Crash” is what we call it at my office. If you don’t have healthy options on hand, it is easy to fall victim to the overpriced and overly sweet and salty everything at the vending machine. I’ve tried to go for healthier options, but a few bucks a … Continue reading Easy Healthy Snack Prep
Bodega Ultima is a great intimate restaurant that offers a relaxing ambiance if you want to grab a bite to eat for breakfast, head there with coworkers while on lunch or catch up with friends at the bar. They are only open for breakfast and lunch, but breakfast is served throughout business hours. The smaller indoor space and quaint enclosed patio prevent large lunch crowd … Continue reading Places to Try: Bodega Ultima
Kiki with friends at the newest seafood spot on the southside of Atlanta! Krab Hut sure will satisfy any seafood cravings! What to get?? Order any number of their specials, get an oyster and/or calamari basket to share. Make sure you get the BoomBoom sauce for dipping. It has a kick too! Wash it all down with the signature Krab Punch cocktail! The atmosphere is … Continue reading Places to Try: Krab Hut