Taco Bell Testing New Vegan Meat Alternative To Expand Vegetarian Menu

Taco Bell is working on expanding its vegetarian menu. This is why the fast-food chain is experimenting with its own proprietary vegan meat. The meat is being made from chickpea and pea blend. A company spokesperson said that vegan meat will be a substitute option for seasoned beef. The will be a substitute for any menu item at no extra charge. However, the no extra charge facility will be available only during the test. The new alternative meat will be initially sold at the Southern California location during the test run. It has been as the Cravetarian.

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Make a Historic Boston Dessert That Became a Japanese Favorite

In 2019, a Boston restaurant closed. Normally, a restaurant closing in a major city wouldn’t cause much of a commotion, but this was different. Durgin-Park had been open for almost 200 years, and was famed for serving what food historian Paul Freedman calls the “first forgotten cuisine” of the United States.

Durgin-Park, located in Boston’s Faneuil Hall market, was truly the last of its kind. Something of a tourist trap in its later years, the restaurant slung crock after crock of Boston baked beans (once the city’s calling card) as well as crowd-pleasing fare like pasta and onion rings. But

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Bring in a singer, expand the menu

TAMPA — Things looked bleak for many food truck operators as the pandemic robbed them of their customers.

But the crisis inspired some creative thinking by two people who sell Latin American food on wheels, and now, they’re seeing more people show up at their windows.

One teamed up with a Peruvian singer who was also hoping to rebuild an audience.

“It was the best we could think of, because the pandemic has been like an earthquake for many of us.” said Vilma Flores, 67, who sells Peruvian food in Town N’ Country.

Oliver Castellanos, 63, was selling Colombian favorites

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Metro woman sprouts urban farm to combat food deserts in city

Kansas City, MO — La’Trice Murray, who goes by the professional name ‘Black Farmer Jane’, says she never really had much of a green thumb, until the pandemic struck.

Murray, who travels most of the year as a software trainer for Cerner, found herself grounded during COVID-19.

In search of a hobby, Murray found her new calling.

“From one plant just last year, when I just had this small strip over to the right, full of peppers and tomatoes and cucumbers,” Murray said. “That was enough to provide for myself, my mother, my father, my uncle, my grandmother

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