Chefs from Xochi, Ritual, Kata Robata and more help homeless shelter raise $500,000

Chefs from Xochi, Ritual, Kata Robata and more help homeless shelter raise 0,000
Traditionally, the Beacon Day Center’s annual “Come to the Table” dinner begins with an al fresco reception in the downtown homeless shelter’s garden. And though Thursday’s rain forced the much-anticipated cocktail hour and amuse bouche hour indoors, the …
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Chefs Rally Against Foie Gras Ban
Politicians and chefs are squaring off as a state law prepares to start. A French delicacy is serving up a debate between some of California’s most high-powered chefs and politicians. The days of foie gras are numbered in the Golden State. Come July 1 …
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CHEFS Catalog Closing
A longtime business in Colorado Springs is shutting its doors. More than 150 people will soon be out of jobs. Employees At CHEFS Catalog tell 11 News they found out about it in a meeting Friday. They say they were shocked and upset to hear the news.
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A vegan diet may help with diabetes pain

A vegan diet may help with diabetes pain
(Reuters Health) – A low-fat vegan diet may help people with type 2 diabetes reduce physical pain related to the condition, suggests a small new study. “This new study gives a ray of hope for a condition where there are no other good treatments,” said …
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The Pegan diet: When paleo met vegan
Kristin Kirkpatrick, a registered dietician at The Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, says, “Some of the problems with paleo and vegan diets are that they are difficult to follow.” For instance, people trying to go paleo tend to miss their grains, while …
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Pros and cons of a vegan diet
Vegan diets, once considered extreme, are becoming more mainstream, but the jury is out on health benefits, says Sharon Ní Chonchuir. BILL Clinton claimed a vegan diet helped him treat his heart disease. Beyoncé and Jay-Z were so taken with their vegan …
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Dallas Restaurants and Bars Step Up to Help Houston Hurricane Victims

Dallas Restaurants and Bars Step Up to Help Houston Hurricane Victims
As Houston and the Texas Coast continue to face the devastating effects of Harvey, North Texans have been quick to let victims of the storm know that they’re not alone. Many Dallas area businesses have jumped at the chance to help relief efforts by …
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A Handy Guide to Tourist Trap Restaurants in Los Angeles
Like any major American city, Los Angeles has its share of tourist traps and “locals don’t go” destinations. Folks tend to be disappointed by the sometimes shabby nature of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, say, or enrage themselves over the lack of prime …
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Sage Woodfire Tavern to add two more locations this fall after closing two other restaurants
An Atlanta restaurant group will add two locations of its popular upscale American eatery this fall. Sage Woodfire Tavern will open in East Cobb Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. at 3050 Windy Hill Road SE in the former Houston’s spot. Another location will open in …
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Mediterranean diet may help slow aging

cusineMediterranean diet may help slow aging
There’s new evidence that eating a Mediterranean diet could be good for more than your waistline — it might even help you live longer. Researchers say a Mediterranean diet– avoiding processed foods and red meat in favor of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole …
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Mediterranean diet with olive oil, nuts linked to weight loss
(Reuters Health) – Extra “good fats” from nuts and olive oil in a Mediterranean diet may help older adults lose weight, or at least avoid gaining it, a Spanish study suggests. “Our hypothesis is that not all fats are the same; we have to …
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Mediterranean Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet
A Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats such as olive oil or nuts does not lead to weight gain compared to a low-fat diet, says a new study. The low-fat dietary guidelines has not prevented a global epidemic of obesity linked to health concerns such as …
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US wants help with what China’s up to with UAS, robotics

trendUS wants help with what China’s up to with UAS, robotics
The U.S.-China relationship is complicated. From military modernization efforts, to aggressive land reclamation in Pacific waters, to being considered one of, if not the top, cyber threat, China has drawn a lot of attention from the United States. And …
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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Robotics Team
Robot drivers/builders Carlos Thompson, left, a junior, and Sabrina Horton, right, a junior, check their VEX robot after school at the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute’s robotics team, which works in the school’s art room under the direction of art …
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Learn about robotics with this 3D printed Hobby Hand that mimics natural hand
Prosthesis startup Biomechanical Robotics Group (BRG) has followed suit, creating a DIY kit from which users can assemble their own 3D printed prosthetic hand. The Hobby Hand, now the subject of a $ 30,000 Kickstarter campaign, promises easy …
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