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As the push for more adults to get vaccinated increases, businesses everywhere are pulling out all the stops. While companies like Target are opting to give out gift cards to those who get vaccinated at their locations, food and beverage businesses alike are enticing customers with what we all love: Free food. From Krispy Kreme to Shake Shack, here’s a list of all the places you can get free food and drinks when you get your Covid vaccine.

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ISSAQUAH, Wash. – After a long 14 months, Costco shoppers will soon be reunited with their beloved free samples.

In an earnings call on Thursday, Costco CFO Richard Galanti confirmed that most Costco locations in the U.S. will likely be offering the free food samples by the end of June, with some offering the perk even earlier. The announcement comes more than a year after Costco halted the popular practice amid the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.

“I’m happy to report that over the next couple of weeks, we’re beginning a phased return to full sampling,”

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It’s official: Harry & Lloyd’s is the best restaurant around.

Thousands of votes cast were cast at emporiyumks.com throughout the month of April and the competition was too close to call for several weeks. But, when EmporiYUM Restaurant Month voting closed at midnight Thursday, the bar and grill, which has locations in Americus and Emporia, had edged out Amanda’s Bakery & Cafe, Bobby D’s BBQ, Bruff’s Bar and Grill, Chi em Eats, Do-B’s, 1801 at the Emporia Country Club, Gambino’s, Golden Wok, Gourmet To Go and Catering, Grand Central Hotel and Grill, Ichiban, Mi Chavelita Mexican Grill and Planet Sub

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Nurses deserve a whole lot of appreciation right now. This is a good start.

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Nurse Appreciation Week takes place every year. It’s always a good reminder to appreciate and thank the people who do so much to take care of us and loved ones in medical facilities across the country. 

In 2021, it requires absolutely no explanation. We should be having Nurse Appreciation Week for many weeks in a row. Nurses have busted their asses throughout the pandemic and deserve some real, tangible appreciation. As is the case even in non-pandemic years, restaurants

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National Nurses Week officially kicks off tomorrow (that’s May 6!), and while thanking nurses and healthcare workers for all of their hard work is a sweet gesture, loading them up with free food is an even better one. Though there’s a long list of places offering up free (or discounted) options for nurses during their special week, Dunkin’ is kicking off the week with a warm gesture of their own—free coffee!

On May 6 (which also doubles as National Nurses Day!), nurses and healthcare workers can stop by their nearest Dunkin’ location to pick up a free medium

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Asian American Farmers Look Back to Go Forward
Join the Culinasian series of virtual conversations presented by Smithsonian Associates (Photos: Courtesy of Smithsonian Associates)
By Rachel Duffell

By Rachel Duffell

May 04, 2021

Smithsonian Associates will present a series of online talks in May and June exploring Asian cuisine and its role in the lives of people in America

The ‘Love Our People Like You Love Our Food’ campaign came about earlier this year in response to a surge in anti-Asian racism across the United States, and it was a reflection of the power

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