Vegetarian cafe Rooted + Rind opening in Delmar

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DELMAR — A vegetarian cafe called Rooted + Rind opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 14 Booth Road.

The minimal information on its Facebook page describes Rooted + Rind as a “Plant-focused cafe serving smoothies, salads, wraps, brunch + more.” The menu is not yet online, and the lone food photo on

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Cohesive Coffee claims first BridgeWay Station retail space in Mauldin

A coffee shop has claimed the first bit of retail space in Mauldin’s new BridgeWay Station.

Cohesive Coffee will have 2,500 square feet of space in the development, Hughes Investments announced Tuesday morning. The shop will offer a variety of coffee, tea, wine and light food in an atmosphere that can host business meetings, playdates and more, according to the Hughes Investment news release.

Cohesive Coffee’s first location is in the downtown airport, and founder Josh Williams said he hopes the second shop becomes a staple for Mauldin.

“We are so excited — our vision for a shop in the

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Monsoon recipes: 3 delicious coffee drinks you can prepare at home

The monsoons have already made their presence felt and and wouldn’t it be perfect if you could have a cup of freshly brewed hot coffee to accompany you while it rains outside? Indeed!

While sometimes a coffee shot can give you that kick when the cool monsoon breeze forces you to lay back a little while more. There are moments when a cup of Java is the perfect accompaniment to spicy, crunchy snacks on a lazy monsoon evening.

So go ahead, and prepare these simple yet delicious coffee recipes at home and enjoy the weather, courtesy of Rage Coffee.


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Sweetgreen CEO Deletes Post Suggesting Healthy Foods Could Prevent COVID After Backlash

Amid online backlash, Sweetgreen CEO Jonathan Neman has deleted his post suggesting that healthier food could save Americans from what he believes to be the “underlying problem” of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a Tuesday LinkedIn post, Neman shared his thoughts on the nation’s current coronavirus crisis and called for “health mandates”—which he likened to vaccine and face mask requirements implemented in cities and businesses across the country.

“78% of hospitalizations due to COVID are Obese and Overweight people,” Neman wrote. “Is there an underlying problem that perhaps we have not given enough attention to? Is there another way to

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Gold vada pav! Dubai restaurant’s twist to desi street food goes viral

Bringing the authentic taste of Mumbai to Dubai, O’Pao DXB has been satisfying tastebuds of desi people in the country with a wide variety of vada pavs for quite some time now.

Recently, infusing opulence to their usual twist, the restaurant came up with a variation involving real gold!

Unveiling the world’s first “22 Karat O’Gold Vada Pao”, the Indian restaurant teased fans with a video of their new dish, costing AED 99, roughly Rs 1,970 in Indian currency. Adorned with premium quality 22-karat gold leaves, the vada is far from the humble potato patty found in Mumbai street stalls.

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