Red Bay Coffee Opens Big Beautiful Flagship Cafe at Oakland HQDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Inside the new Red Bay cafe at the company’s headquarters at International Blvd and Fruitvale in East Oakland. All images courtesy of Red Bay Coffee Roasters.

Two years after relocating its headquarters into a three-story, 11,000-square-foot former bank building on a busy corner in Oakland, California, Red Bay Coffee Roasters this month celebrated the opening of a spacious and sun-filled retail coffee bar and kitchen that greets the public on the ground floor.

Designed mostly by Red Bay Co-Founder and Chief of Brand Rachel Konte, the vast space features a long bar bathed in natural light from two-story-tall windows. The

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Maine Dunkins Offering Free Coffee to Healthcare Workers Today

Dunkin’ is always thinking of other people, and today is no exception. In honor of today’s ‘National Nurse’s Day’ Dunkin’ is offering up free coffees to anyone who works in healthcare.

Dunkin’ wants to hook nurses and healthcare workers up with free coffees today in honor of our frontline workers helping to keep America running. All you have to do is just show your healthcare ID.

You can score a free medium hot or iced coffee all day long at participating Dunkin’ locations all around Maine. Don’t forget to try the new Dunkin’ Midnight or the new Sunrise Batch.

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Comfort food from Mom’s recipe box

Regardless of ages, whether they are still with us or not, this is a good time to remember her, however you choose. My guess is that when you think of her, there are memories that stand out, and probably some would be what she cooked or baked. Likely those memories also come with a story. With that in mind, we asked several PB co-workers what some of their favorites from their moms were.

Trust me, they are winners. I made two, and added them to my recipe file — the banana bread and the macaroni and cheese. Man, were they

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Is Dark Chocolate Actually a Healthy Food? We Asked RDs

You might view dark chocolate as a health food, but is it? Before you bite into that piece of chocolate, understand why dark chocolate may not deserve the health halo it’s been wearing.

Chocolate may not be the nutritional equivalent of kale, but it’s still lauded as a healthy food far and wide because of the antioxidants it contains. And there’s data to suggest that chocolate, dark to be specific, can do a body and brain good. However, before you think this gives you license to scarf dark chocolate mini Milkyways like it’s Halloween, there are caveats.

The Truth About

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21 picnic-perfect dishes; Levy, Bon Appetit roll out new treats MLB

Plus, 25 amazing pasta dishes from food service chefs who are envisioning the shape of pasta to come, chefs are bringing picnic vibes with outdoor-friendly side dishes and more trending food & beverage stories

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular food & beverage Food Management articles, 21 picnic-perfect side dishes, salads and slaws ranked as the week’s top story. As the weather warms up, picnic season and outdoor dining converge into one delicious opportunity for fresh salads and sides to flavor your world, from blackeye pea “caviar” to brisket loaded fries, spicy street corn, crunchy slaw,

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Vegetarian Dinners: Skip the Meat, Keep the Flavor

Internet sensation pasta. Photos by Keri White

These days, there is a lot of momentum around vegetarian eating. Whether you are going fully plant based/vegan or just popping a “meatless Monday” into the calendar every so often, the options for vegetable-centric menus are growing stronger every day.

I also find in the wake of Passover, with its delicious array of hearty dishes like matzah ball soup, brisket, lamb, roast chicken and matzah brei, a few vegetarian meals are kind of what the doctor ordered to level us back out.

These two dishes are short on effort and long on flavor

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