This issue was months in the making. Since editorial calendars for magazines are planned way in advance, we decided to devote a special issue to the restaurants in the Convoy District back in fall 2020. The last time we did a guide to Asian food was 2014, and

in seven years a lot has happened in the neighborhood—and the country. Coming into spring 2021, we couldn’t ignore the headlines: Anti-Asian sentiment was on the rise, and in March, six Asian American women were killed in a mass shooting in Atlanta. It’s been a difficult year for people of Asian American

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Nearly 20 million more people faced food crises last year amid armed conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and weather extremes, and the outlook for this year is again grim, according to a report by the Global Network Against Food Crises.

The humanitarian agency, set up in 2016 by the European Union and United Nations, also warned that acute food insecurity has continued to worsen since 2017, the first year of its annual report into food crises.

“We must do everything we can to end this vicious cycle. There is no place for famine and starvation in the 21st century,” said U.N.

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A Detroit restaurant drew some backlash online this week after issuing an announcement on its dress code policy, including telling customers who “smell like marijuana” to not “even think of stepping inside.” 

Caucus Club Detroit in a Tuesday Facebook post wrote that “Business Casual is the minimum dress code that should be adhered to while dining” at the restaurant. 

“Seriously people, hoodies and jerseys are not business attire,” the upscale eatery pointed out, adding that “ball caps” and “sneakers” would not be considered appropriate, either. 

“Most importantly, if you smell like marijuana don’t even think of stepping inside the Caucus

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The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) held the fifth annual meeting of the regional forum on sustainable development. This year’s Forum featured a hybrid programme of peer learning roundtables, plenary sessions, and side events.

The Forum discussed ways to include local SDG efforts in national reports.

In a video message to the opening plenary session, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed provided policy suggestions for making a “watershed moment” of the pandemic. She said policymakers in Europe and Central Asia must make choices and trade-offs, such as:

  • Prioritizing specific investments to support regions that have been most affected by the
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Milwaukee bar and restaurant owners told WISN 12 the newest COVID-19 city guidelines don’t really change things for their patrons. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinAccording to Phase 6 of Milwaukee’s COVID-19 health plan, bars and restaurants are allowed to have up to 50% capacity inside. However, the establishments still must be able to keep 6 feet of distance between parties.The new guidelines also allow for people to now walk around, but only if they are not eating or drinking. “It’s kind of difficult. How can you go to 50% and keep people 6-feet apart? We’re going to do our best … Read more

As Texans look ahead to the mask mandate ending and businesses reopening fully on Wednesday, one Houston restaurant is dealing with hateful comments because it said it will require customers to keep wearing masks.

A co-owner of Arnaldo Richards’ Picos Restaurant told CNN that while the majority of customers have been supportive, a couple of social media posts have been “hurtful” to him and his family.

One of the posts on social media, which was provided to CNN and has since been deleted, had a person threatening to call immigration to check on the green cards of restaurant staffers. Another

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