Culinary Tour


DALLAS (KDAF) — Traveling around the world will allow you to experience cuisines like no other and if you’re a foodie, trying out new food, cuisines and dishes is in your blood, but not everyone can afford to do these worldwide travels to titillate their tastebuds.

The U.S. has cuisines from all over the world highlighted in each state including Mediterranean, Asian fusion, new American, Vietnamese, Southeast Asian, Japanese, barbecue, Italian, Korean and Portuguese. Each state has their claim to fame, but according to a study done by VacationRenter, they’ve found some surprises along the way when it comes

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Montreal-based pizzeria Chez Zac recently transformed its restaurant to an all-vegan pizzeria in an effort to reduce the food waste it was producing with meat products. Though the pizzeria originally offered a vegan menu in addition to meat and vegetarian options, Chez Zac owner Dj Bhate says the vegan pizzas were outperforming the other options. 

“We decided to go plant-based because we were throwing a lot of our meat produce away on a daily and weekly basis,” Bhate told VegNews. “Originally, we did have a vegan menu in addition to having meat and veggie options and the vegan pizzas were

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reclassified food coloring E171 (titanium dioxide) after an expert panel concluded it “can no longer be considered safe as a food additive.” The announcement comes after years of research suggesting the additive may be unsafe.

In 2016, the EFSA re-evaluated the safety of E171 and controversially concluded there was no clear evidence confirming the food additive was carcinogenic or genotoxic. At that point in time a small, but growing, body of research was beginning to indicate the possible health dangers of titanium dioxide may be amplified when it enters a human body in

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I’m a Korean, Japanese, and Taiwanese woman, and as with many other AAPI individuals, I’ve experienced an increase in race-related micro (and not so micro) aggressions since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. After phrases such as “the China virus” and “Kung Flu” were coined, my experience as an Asian-American woman significantly changed.

I was raised in New York City, one of the most diverse and progressive cities in the U.S. where 36 percent of the population is foreign-born. Combined, the Asian, Black, and Latinx communities actually account for the majority of the population in NYC, and New York

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An unusual food combination is getting buzz in Springfield.

Many people crave Asian and Mexican food every day, but now a Springfield business owner says you can get all in one bite.

Jay Jung, who has owned several restaurants in Springfield, opened his latest venture — Kungfu Taco — last month on South National Avenue in the Medical Mile Plaza shopping center.

“Since moving to America in the late 90s, I always grew up having to make my own food because my mom would work a lot, so I used to just make things,” Jung said. “One day, I started

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Executive pastry chef Meg Galus has departed Boka Restaurant Group after six years with the high-profile restaurant group. Pastry sous chef Kim Mok, who worked alongside Galus at both Boka and at the Park Hyatt, will take over the post. Galus announced her departure last month over Instagram.

Mok, who grew up in Lincolnwood with a father who worked in the restaurant industry, is a graduate of the French Pastry School and has also been with Boka group for the past six years. Her first task as executive pastry chef will be to build new teams at Boka and Alla

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