A significant side effect of the coronavirus pandemic is the current inflation consumers are experiencing. According to NBC News, consumers saw price hikes for the third straight month in June, jumping 5.4 percent year over year as demand outweighs supply. From the price of gas to the grocery store, there’s no way around the fact that as the world reopens, we’ll be paying more to get our usual goods including that morning cup of jo.

Jayson L. Lusk, a distinguished professor and head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University told TODAY Food that one of the biggest

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Raised in restaurants and a multicultural household, Lorna Bedford knows firsthand the powerful connections food can forge. Following in the footsteps of her mother, who owns Mom’s Siam and Mom’s Siam 2, today the 26-year-old restaurateur debuts Native Plate, a street food-inspired eatery downtown featuring global influences. (Richmond magazine)

A Magical Gathering

Originally inspired by an annual mushroom-themed dinner party, Mushroom Mania, Richmond’s multiday event exploring the wild world of fungi, kicks off April 19. Whether you’re a forager, a cook or simply looking to learn more about the many wonders of the toadstool,

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New law regulates commercial dealings between suppliers and comparatively larger buyers of food and agricultural products.

Germany passed a new law, Agrarorganisationen-und-Lieferketten-Gesetz (“AgrarOLkG”), the Agricultural Organizations and Supply Chain Act, that aims to correct perceived imbalances in bargaining power between suppliers and buyers of agricultural and food products. The Act implements the European Union’s Unfair Trading Practices Directive (“UTP”) (2019/633), which means that buyers of agricultural and food products in the EU need to look out for similar rules in other EU countries as well.

The AgrarOLkG requires covered buyers to adhere to strict obligations in their commercial dealings with

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In every corner and region of the USA, there are distinctive food scenes. As a result gastronomy tours, or better known as Foodie Tourism, was born. Americans have always been proud of their regional cuisines with recipes handed down from ancestors.

Every foodie city also has ethnic cuisines specific to the area. A few cities have renowned regional food scenes that are as old as our country itself, like in New York City and Boston. Others, like Nashville and Austin are up and coming in the foodie tour industry. Now that America

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Kojo serves a variety of sushi, as well as other Japanese dishes.



When Natalia Levey announced that she was taking over the downtown Sarasota restaurant space that previously housed Lemon Tree Kitchen, I wasn’t surprised. Levey’s two Speaks Clam Bar restaurants have proven popular, and the Lemon Tree space was too nice to sit empty for long. What did surprise me was the direction of the new restaurant. Unlike Speaks, which recreates the vibe of Italian-American clam bars in the Northeast, Kojo mashes together Asian food with techniques and flavors from other parts of the world.

Kojo's fetching dining room in the former Lemon Tree Kitchen space



That means you’ll find traditional items like sushi, baos (steamed

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  • Restaurants are struggling to find staff more than other small businesses, a poll found.
  • 74% of independent restaurant owners say it’s harder to find workers now than before the pandemic.
  • Four in five small businesses told Alignable that their supply costs are higher, too.

The leisure hospitality industry appears to be on its way to recovery after adding 343,000 people payrolls in June, making up 40% of total US job gains – but independent restaurants say they still can’t get enough staff.

Seventy-four percent of independent restaurant owners say it’s harder to find employees than it

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