The Best Plant-Based Restaurant in Every State

Plant-based eating is more popular than ever as more people catch on to the health benefits that come with ditching meat. In 2020, sales of plant-based food topped $7 billion, according to stats from the Plant-Based Food Association.

With this shift in eating habits comes more and more innovative vegan and vegetarian restaurants to try. Exploring new restaurants will give you a tasty view into what’s next in the world of plant-based food. It’s not all tofu and tempeh!

If you’re planning a healthy road trip or building out your ultimate vegan restaurant bucket list, you might be curious

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Cara’s Cravings: Iced coffee at home | Local News

For most of the year, I identify very strongly as a hot tea drinker.

I usually start my day with a cup of breakfast tea, then follow up later in the day with either an afternoon (caffeinated) tea, or an herbal tea with flavors like ginger, echinacea, turmeric, et cetera. My electric kettle is my favorite kitchen appliance.

But North Country summers can get pretty hot and muggy so, unfortunately, drinking hot tea makes me feel hot and muggy.

I’ll freely admit to being too lazy most of the time to brew iced tea. Plus, that has always felt like

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TikTok’s Easy Tomato Spread Recipe With Photos


The first time I saw this tomato spread recipe on TikTok, I thought it was too good to be true. It seemed impossibly easy, and I feared that it might end in disappointment and an overabundance of jammy cherry tomatoes. But after taking my first bite, layered onto a piece of toasted sourdough bread, I realized it’s nothing short of genius.

This tomato spread is almost as easy to make as taco pickles, mostly because they require very few ingredients and very little effort. According to TikTok user @whatsgabycookin, you layer cherry tomatoes onto a skillet with olive oil,

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Fresh Eyes: Working toward healthy food for all

by Michael Banner

Featured photo: AnAkha Anet and her husband Michael Banner help run Island CultureZ with Marcus Hill. The organization works to offer fresh food around Winston-Salem.

For many, summertime means easy access to fresh tomatoes, peaches, squash, string beans, cucumbers, butterbeans, watermelons and other goodies. For others, including those living in urban food deserts, access to fresh fruits and vegetables is a luxury. As some sit down to bounty, others make do with dollar-store junk food. But at Island CultureZ, a local nonprofit dedicated to access to healthy food for all in east Winston-Salem and surrounding areas, we’re

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Universal hosting Halloween Horror Nights food and beverage job fair

ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando is set to host a job fair to fill food and beverage openings ahead of its popular Halloween Horror Nights event.


The job fair is set for Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is being held at Universal’s human resources office, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza in Orlando.

The base rate for all Universal employees is now $15 per hour, according to the company’s website, with culinary positions having rates of $15.50 to $18.50 per hour depending on the position.


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