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Ristorante Parma,  at 3314 Steiner St. in San Francisco, has announced its permanent closure. 

Ristorante Parma,  at 3314 Steiner St. in San Francisco, has announced its permanent closure. 

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Ristorante Parma, a Southern Italian comfort food spot in the Marina District, has announced its closure after more than 40 years in business. 

“Since I was 19, I have been blessed to meet and serve so many amazing customers in my second home,” wrote owner Angela Elia on Instagram. “Welcoming everyone with a smile and a hug while delivering mouth watering Italian dishes to their tables is what my father Pietro, taught

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Plus, Jamaican ‘Virtual Vacation’ food event brings good vibes to Advocate Condell Medical Center, new systems and a wide variety of grab-and-go options keep food service at this Texas hospital humming and more trending stories in the healthcare segment

In this month’s recap of the Top 5 most popular healthcare Food Management articles, New Morrison chef introduces himself through food at Arkansas Children’s Northwest Hospital ranked as the week’s top story. Daily special menu items, fun fusion cuisine make a splash on social media, but Chef Brigham “Cookie” Cook has his sights set on more: helping kids with disabilities and

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Monosodium glutamate or MSG is a blend of 78 percent glutamate, 10 percent bound water and 12 percent sodium. Glutamate is a type of amino acid that offers an Umami

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Branson, Mo. (KY3) -The city of Branson will soon have its first food truck court following an ordinance passed earlier this month. One local group is ready to jump at the opportunity.

The new food truck court will be located at in the middle of the parking lot at the Branson Meadows Shopping Center.

The President of the Branson Academy for the Advancement of Music and Theatre, Bob Nichols, is behind the project. He’s excited to bring a new variety of food to one central location. Bob Nichols said they plan to have four to 12 food trucks in the

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Welcome to Selfmade Stories! Brit + Co, along with sponsor Office Depot, are working together to spotlight emerging entrepreneurs and the lessons they’ve learned while launching their businesses. First up, Selfmade alum Justine Pon shares her story of how she took her passion for craft to build The Ponnery, pom pom goods celebrating Asian food and culture, and how she learned to value her company’s worth thanks to her Selfmade coaches.


Brit + Co: How did you know The Ponnery was your business to start?

I’ve always loved making cute and creative things ever since I was kid. I also

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A Mexican restaurant in Houston says it’s been getting some “horrific” threats after announcing it was keeping its mask requirement as Texas reopens.

Last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order lifting the statewide mask mandate and allowing businesses and facilities to operate at 100% capacity. The rollbacks go into effect March 10.

After Picos announced it would still require masks for diners, co-owner Monica Richards said she started receiving some disturbing messages and calls from people threatening to report the Picos staff to Immigration and Customs and Enforcement, The Houston Chronicle reported.

They also said the staff’s

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