New art inside Vinbero.

Kali and Kris Kelnero sat with Strom Peterson at a table outside the Vinbero wine bar in the former Cheesemonger’s Table space in downtown Edmonds. I noticed a sign that gave me hope they’d soon be open. I circled back and was able to speak with Kali on the forward momentum of this new venture.

The Kelneros, owner of craft cocktail bar Kelnero, took over the Cheesemonger’s Table space from Peterson and wife Maria Montalvo, and have been working to transform it into Vinbero.

Turns out they are “sort of open,” Kali Kelnero said. Limited hours

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For years, 24-year-old California resident Kim Saira watched James Corden on “The Late Late Show” on CBS and enjoyed his comedy.

“I thought you know he was funny, he had like good content on his show,” she told TODAY Food. But that feeling shifted changed last year when she watched an old segment from the show called “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts.”

In the recurring segment, Corden presents his celebrity guests with foods he calls “gross” or “horrific” in the description. But Saira saw one clip and was horrified.

“I noticed that one of the foods that he

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A employee sprinkles cheese on a burrito at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Hollywood, California.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill has hiked menu prices by roughly 4% to cover the cost of raising its workers’ wages.

Across the restaurant industry, chains such as Chipotle, Starbucks and McDonald’s have been increasing hourly pay for employees of company-owned locations in a bid to attract new workers and retain their current ones. Consumer demand has come roaring back for restaurant meals, but the workforce has been slower to return, pushing eateries to sweeten the deal. In

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SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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ASHEVILLE – The S&W Market, Asheville’s first food hall, has announced plans to open to the public June 16 at 11:30 a.m. The collection of independent restaurants and beverage purveyors takes over the iconic S&W Building at 56 Patton Ave.

Built in 1929, the historic downtown building was designed by architect Douglas Ellington and remains a showcase of classic art deco beauty and intricate architectural details. In 2017, the building was purchased by Ellington’s two nephews, Douglas and Kenneth Ellington, of Ellington Realty Group.

Five-time James Beard Award nominee Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani Restaurant Group is the project’s culinary

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Even as Europe’s economic outlook is rapidly improving, European Central Bank policymakers decided on Thursday to maintain their “very accommodative” monetary stance.

Governments are lifting lockdown restrictions and the vaccine rollout has sped up, which has led to a bounce in the services industry and “ongoing dynamism” in manufacturing, Christine Lagarde, president of the central bank, told reporters at a news conference in Frankfurt.

“We expect economic activity to accelerate in the second half of this year as further containment measures are lifted,” she said.

But Ms. Lagarde stressed thatlots of support was still needed and that policymakers were giving

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