Culinary Tour

Families in western New York were scrambling to find food, medicine and other essentials Monday after a historic blizzard blocked roads and cut off electricity, forcing many major supermarkets and pharmacies to close. 

In Buffalo, where at least 18 people have died, the two largest supermarket chains have been closed since Friday as the latest forecast called for another 6 to 12 inches of snow.

“There are no stores open. It’s whatever you can grab,” said Scott McCandless, 54, who lives in Orchard Park, a suburb southeast of Buffalo.

Surrounded by snow Sunday night, McCandless ate a bowl of generic

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Gideon’s Bakehouse is one of the newer storefronts at Disney Springs in Orlando and while it officially opened up last month, it already has an insane following. Upon its Disney Springs grand opening, guests waited up to 11 hours to try out its cookies!!! In honor of the upcoming spring season, the cookie shop released an all-new treat that features the supreme flavor duo of chocolate and peanut butter.

The bakehouse is well known for its massive cookies, with each of them weighing in at just under half a pound. Every cookie is made with intense detail, with some batches

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Be thankful that San Antonio has a variety of Asian markets for local foodies to enjoy. While some specialize in items from a variety of countries, others have a mix of Asian foods and goods imported to shops and international restaurants located across the Alamo City.

Whether you’re missing home or want to tackle a new cuisine in the kitchen, here are 13 fantastic Asian markets to shop at in San Antonio.

My ChockDee Filipino Market is a grocery market and takeout restaurant in Universal City.

My ChockDee Filipino Market is a grocery market and takeout restaurant in Universal City.

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M.Y. Chockdee Oriental Market & Restaurant

Want to eat dinner and

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Mondi has announced plans to invest nearly EUR 65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe with the aim of increasing production capacity and meeting customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions.

According to Mondi, the investment will see production capacity increase at Consumer Flexible plants in Austria (Mondi Korneuburg) and Germany (Mondi Halle and Mondi Steinfeld). The project is part of Mondi’s previously announced EUR 1 billion expansionary capital investment programme to accelerate growth in sustainable packaging.

Mondi says that work has already started at its Korneuburg plant, including investments in new state-of-the-art machinery and equipment,

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Mushrooms were declared the “2022 Ingredient of the Year” by the New York Times, and the momentum of this celebrity plant-based star is still going strong.

Breakfast Fresh whole button Champignon mushrooms

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Mushrooms are trending in food and wellness and are inspiring the runway and home decor. Couture designers are adding mushroom imagery to clothes, and they are even using mushrooms to make vegan leather.

Designer Stella McCartney recently launched a line of clothes and bags made with fungi-derived leather. This vegan leather substitute – made from mycelium, the threads from the root structure of mushrooms – is also being used to make shoes.

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General Mills is pumping up its pet foods business by acquiring Tyson Foods’ pet segment to capitalize on Americans’ rapid adoption of pets and cats during the pandemic, which has seen millions isolating at home.

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General Mills said the deal, expected to close in the first quarter of

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